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People

Total Population 2,716
Male Share of the Population 47.4%
Female Share of the Population 52.6%
Senior Citizens 12.8%
Employed Population 16+ 1,424
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 54.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 33.9%
Median Earnings25+ $36,683
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $25,208
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,304

Wealth

Median Family Income $73,068
% Above Poverty Level 91.3%
% Below Poverty Level 8.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 5.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30.8%
Median Gross Rent $675
Median House Value $137,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.6%
US/American 0%
English 15.1%
Irish 20.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

West Branch Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 9 miles E of Iowa City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 191 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Cedar
Standard Zip Codes 52358
Phone Area Codes 563
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.671
Longitude -91.346

West Branch Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station IOWA CITY
Distance 9.8 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches
Station TIPTON 4 NE
Distance 16.9 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 36.4 inches
Station CEDAR RAPIDS AP
Distance 24.1 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 27 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 33.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, West Branch, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Cedar Valley (52358)

Downey (52358)

Herbert Hoover National Hist (52358)

Oasis (52358)

Springdale (52358)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Atalissa 327 $73,958
Coralville 20,038 $85,160
Iowa City 71,832 $75,104

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

West Branch Public Libraries

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West Branch Public Library
"300 N. DOWNEY, P.O.BOX 460"
West Branch, Iowa
(319) 643-2633

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West Branch High Schools

WEST BRANCH HIGH SCHOOL
900 W MAIN
319-643-7216
Serves 249 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.2

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