West Branch is a city located in Cedar County Iowa. West Branch has a 2020 population of 2,684. West Branch is currently growing at a rate of 2.44% annually and its population has increased by 15.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,333 in 2010.
The average household income in West Branch is $74,849 with a poverty rate of 13.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $769 per month, and the median house value is $159,800. The median age in West Branch is 43.7 years, 44.1 years for males, and 43.5 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of West Branchwas:
99.24% of West Branch residents speak only English, while 0.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.52% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in West Branch is Asian, with 39.39% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in West Branch is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.71%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in West Branch
98.09% of West Branch residents were born in the United States, with 77.77% having been born in Iowa. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.