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Demographics

People

Total Population2,581
Male Share of the Population47%
Female Share of the Population53%
Senior Citizens16.9%
Employed Population 16+1,360
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married54.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher31.6%
Median Earnings25+$37,114
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,500

Wealth

Median Family Income$77,500
% Above Poverty Level92.7%
% Below Poverty Level7.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home8.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.4%
% Using Public Transportation0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone34.9%
Median Gross Rent$656
Median House Value$139,500

Ancestry

Irish22%
English14.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.7%
Norwegian4.8%
Danishn4.5%
Dutch2.9%
Czech2.5%
Scottish1.9%
French Except Basque1.4%
Swedish1.4%
Italian1.2%
Polish0.8%
Belgian0.8%
Welsh0.7%
Canadian0.7%
Greek0.7%
Croatian0.6%
Austrian0.5%
African0.3%
Finnish0.3%
Swiss0.3%
Lithuanian0.2%
Slovak0.1%
German0.1%
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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
Atalissa339$76,786
Coralville20,078$91,053
Iowa City72,385$77,939

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 North Oliphant
(319) 643-7211
Primary
Total Enrollment 400
West Branch Middle School
225 North Maple
(319) 643-5324
Middle
Total Enrollment 172
West Branch High School
900 West Main
(319) 643-7216
High
Total Enrollment 255

West Branch Private Schools

Scattergood Friends School
1951 Delta Ave
Secondary
Total Enrollment 52
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