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Demographics

People

Total Population2,592
Male Share of the Population48.5%
Female Share of the Population51.5%
Senior Citizens20.5%
Employed Population 16+1,236
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married50.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher26%
Median Earnings25+$30,556
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,580

Wealth

Median Family Income$60,673
% Above Poverty Level83.6%
% Below Poverty Level16.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time14 minutes
% Working from Home5%
% Walking and Biking to Work7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone40.6%
Median Gross Rent$495
Median House Value$87,500

Ancestry

German47.8%
Norwegian16.2%
Irish15.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.5%
English5.5%
Polish4.1%
Swedish2.9%
French Except Basque1.7%
Czech1.5%
Swiss1.4%
Scottish1.1%
Dutch1.1%
Italian0.8%
Danishn0.6%
Arab0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
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West Union Almanac

CategoryValue
County Fayette County
Standard Zip Codes52175
Phone Area Codes563
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude42.95
Approximate Longitude-91.81

West Union Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationFAYETTE
Distance7.8 miles
Jan Temp4 to 23 F
Apr Temp34 to 57 F
Jul Temp60 to 82 F
Oct Temp37 to 60 F
Annual Precip35.9 inches
StationELKADER 5 SSW
Distance22 miles
Jan Temp6 to 27 F
Apr Temp35 to 60 F
Jul Temp60 to 84 F
Oct Temp38 to 63 F
Annual Precip34.2 inches
StationWAUKON
Distance26.7 miles
Jan Temp5 to 23 F
Apr Temp35 to 57 F
Jul Temp62 to 82 F
Oct Temp39 to 60 F
Annual Precip31.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Clermont556$73,194
Elgin737$55,375
Fayette1,196$69,583
Hawkeye496$57,000
St. Lucas163$75,250
Wadena279$50,000

West Union Public Libraries

West Union Community Library
210 N VINE ST
West Union, Iowa
(563) 422-3103

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West Union Hospitals

Palmer Lutheran Health Center
(Non-profit)
112 Jefferson
(319) 422-3876

West Union Public Schools

North Fayette High School
600 N Pine St
ZIP: 52175
(563) 422-3852
High
Total Enrollment 359
West Union Elementary School
400 North Pine
ZIP: 52175
(563) 422-5514
Primary
Total Enrollment 356
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