West Liberty, Iowa

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West Liberty, Iowa

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High Points

West Liberty strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Iowa):

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Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy West Liberty Racial Diversity
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% West Liberty Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of West Liberty, Iowa

Comparing West Liberty to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 10 10
Male Share of the Population 9 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 9
Well-Paid Single Men 7 6
Senior Citizens 4 2
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Age of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 10
Portion of People Married 7 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 6
College Educated Adults 6 6
Median Family Income 6 4
People in Middle Class or Better 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Short Commute Times 9 6
Working at Home 6 6
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 10
Affordability of Rents 5 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 7
Housing Recently Built 5 7
People Living Alone 4 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 2

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West Liberty Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles SE of Iowa City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 187 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Muscatine
Standard Zip Codes 52776
Phone Area Codes 319
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.57
Longitude -91.263

West Liberty Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 15 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
Distance 15.6 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 31 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.9 inches
Station TIPTON 4 NE
Distance 19.4 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
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West Liberty Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,332 100%
Male 1,677 50.3%
Female 1,655 49.7%
Under 18 992 29.8%
18+ 2,340 70.2%
65+ 444 13.3%
Median Age 31.7
Average Family Size 3.46
White 2,239 67.2%
African-American 10 0.3%
Asian 118 3.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 14 0.4%
Other 833 25%
Mixed Race 118 3.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1,349 40.5%

Estimated West Liberty Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,603
Growth 271
Growth % 8.1%

West Liberty Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 53.5%
German 18.5%
Irish 5.2%
English 5%
US/American 2.9%
Dutch 2.7%
Danish 1.9%
French (except Basque) 1.8%
Italian 1.2%
Czech 1%
Norwegian 1%
Swedish 1%
Scotch-Irish 1%
Scottish 0.6%
European 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
Polish 0.4%
Belgian 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
Swiss 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Centerdale (52776)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
West Liberty 3,332 $41,667
Atalissa 283 $43,929
Conesville 424 $30,000
Lone Tree 1,151 $50,000
Nichols 374 $47,917
West Branch 2,188 $51,667
Wilton 2,829 $49,615

West Liberty Public Libraries

West Liberty Public Library
West Liberty, Iowa
(319) 627-2084
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West Liberty High Schools (2004)

Serves 358 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.7

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