West Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa

West Burlington: City in Iowa

About

West Burlington is a city located in the county of Des Moines in the U.S. state of Iowa. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,968 and a population density of 230 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,875 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about West Burlington

Population : 2,875 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
County : Des Moines County
Different from : West Burlington Township
Postal code : 52655
Area : 12.9 km2
Altitude : 696 feet / 212 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 03:11:19 (6th February 2023)
Density : 223 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -3.23% (2010-2020)
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Location of West Burlington on Iowa map.
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Geography

West Burlington is located at 40°49'30"N 91°9'24"W (40.8250400, -91.1565400).

West Burlington map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of West Burlington decreased by 3.23% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,968 - census
2011 2,983 0.5% estimation process
2012 2,997 0.47% estimation process
2013 3,047 1.64% estimation process
2014 2,952 -3.22% estimation process
2015 2,947 -0.17% estimation process
2016 2,941 -0.2% estimation process
2017 2,915 -0.89% estimation process
2018 2,900 -0.52% estimation process
2019 2,890 -0.35% estimation process
2020 2,875 -0.52% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 17,258
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 16,667
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 3.5%
April 1, 2020 Population : 17,703
April 1, 2010 Population : 16,667
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.8%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 19.0%
People over 65 (%) : 26.7%
Female persons, % : 50.3%
White only, percent : 97.2%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.2%
Asians alone % : 0.8%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : Z
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.1%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 2.2%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 95.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,177
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.5%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 14,283

West Burlington zip code is 52655. County name: Des Moines, County fips: 19057

Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 14,283
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 79.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $194,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,210
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $518
2015-2019 median gross rent : $844
Permits for construction, 2020 : 198
2015-2019 Households : 8,174
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.07
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 88.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 3.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 90.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 82.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 96.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 33.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 4.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.3%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 56,785
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 34,480
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 719,766
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 292,875
2012 total retail sales per capita : $17,256
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.2
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $59,969
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $39,052
Percentage of people living in poverty : 7.0%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 782
2019 total employment : 7,729
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 314,475
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 2.3%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 1,727
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,459
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,338
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 737
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,360
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 257
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,087
2010 population per square mile : 43.8
2010 land area in square miles : 380.61

People born in West Burlington (1)

actress (1855-1939) Amy Leslie was born in West Burlington

Schools in West Burlington

College & universities near West Burlington, IA

Code Name City ZIP
154378 Southeastern Community College West Burlington (IA) 52655-0180

Stations (11)

Amtrak & bus stations near West Burlington, IA

Code Name Address Type
BRL Burlington 300 South Main Street RAIL
FMD Fort Madison station 1601 20th Street RAIL
MTP Mount Pleasant 418 North Adams Street RAIL
MAC Macomb 120 East Calhoun Street RAIL
GBB Galesburg station 225 South Seminary Street RAIL

Post offices near West Burlington

Post Office Name City ZIP
West Burlington Post Office West Burlington (IA) 52655

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Des Moines County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Des Moines County , IA.

City Name Population Title
Burlington 24,516 City in Des Moines County, Iowa, United States
Mediapolis 1,514 City in Des Moines County, Iowa, United States
Danville 896 City in Des Moines County, Iowa, United States
Middletown 335 City in Des Moines County, Iowa, United States
Patterson 163 City in Madison County, Iowa, United States

Distance to Other Cities

West Burlington distances to largest Iowa cities