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Demographics

People

Total Population2,294
Male Share of the Population46.3%
Female Share of the Population53.7%
Senior Citizens20.4%
Employed Population 16+1,226
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married54.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher33.4%
Median Earnings25+$38,102
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,964

Wealth

Median Family Income$81,917
% Above Poverty Level92.7%
% Below Poverty Level7.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home8.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.4%
% Using Public Transportation0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone35.9%
Median Gross Rent$623
Median House Value$136,700

Ancestry

Irish20.8%
English13.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)9.1%
Danishn4.8%
Norwegian4.4%
Czech2.7%
Dutch2.5%
Scottish1.9%
Swedish1.8%
Polish1.7%
Greek1.1%
Canadian1.1%
French Except Basque1%
Welsh0.9%
Croatian0.7%
Italian0.6%
Swiss0.4%
Austrian0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Belgian0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
German0.2%
Slovak0.2%
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West Branch Almanac

CategoryValue
County Cedar County
Standard Zip Codes52358
Phone Area Codes563,319
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.67
Approximate Longitude-91.34

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)

StationIOWA CITY
Distance9.8 miles
Jan Temp13 to 30 F
Apr Temp41 to 63 F
Jul Temp66 to 88 F
Oct Temp44 to 66 F
Annual Precip37.2 inches
StationTIPTON 4 NE
Distance16.9 miles
Jan Temp8 to 27 F
Apr Temp37 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp38 to 63 F
Annual Precip36.4 inches
StationCEDAR RAPIDS AP
Distance24.1 miles
Jan Temp10 to 27 F
Apr Temp38 to 60 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp40 to 63 F
Annual Precip33.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Atalissa308$78,750
Coralville20,250$90,347
Iowa City73,415$82,659
Solon2,485$90,741
University Heights1,242$111,719
West Liberty3,746$63,182

West Branch Public Libraries

West Branch Public Library
300 NDOWNEY ST
West Branch, Iowa
(319) 643-2633

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West Branch Public Schools

Hoover Elementary School
148 N Oliphant
ZIP: 52358
(319) 643-7211
Primary
Total Enrollment 373
West Branch High School
900 W Main
ZIP: 52358
(319) 643-7216
High
Total Enrollment 244
West Branch Middle School
225 N Maple
ZIP: 52358
(319) 643-5324
Middle
Total Enrollment 247

West Branch Private Schools

Scattergood Friends School
1951 Delta Ave
ZIP: 52358
Secondary
Total Enrollment 52
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