West Burlington, Iowa Population 2022

2,860
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West Burlington is a city located in Des Moines County Iowa. West Burlington has a 2020 population of 2,860. West Burlington is currently declining at a rate of -0.35% annually and its population has decreased by -4.70% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,001 in 2010.

The average household income in West Burlington is $66,251 with a poverty rate of 15.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $748 per month, and the median house value is $107,400. The median age in West Burlington is 39.6 years, 37.7 years for males, and 40.4 years for females.

West Burlington Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of West Burlingtonwas:

  • White: 86.40%
  • Black or African American: 5.77%
  • Two or more races: 4.07%
  • Asian: 3.72%
  • Other race: 0.03%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of West Burlington, Iowa is 2,860 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,860.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,001.

West Burlington, Iowa Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,52986.40%
Black or African American1695.77%
Two or More Races1194.07%
Asian1093.72%
Some Other Race10.03%
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West Burlington Population by Race

West Burlington Population Pyramid $2022

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West Burlington Median Age

39.6


Total

37.7


Male

40.4


Female

West Burlington Adults

There are 2,309 adults, (611 of whom are seniors) in West Burlington.

West Burlington Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

36

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

West Burlington Sex Ratio

Female

1,545

52.78%

Male

1,382

47.22%

West Burlington Population by Age

West Burlington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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West Burlington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male27.9%72.1%
Female35.5%64.5%
Non Family41%59%
All57.6%42.4%
Married88.6%11.4%

57.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

West Burlington Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2422.2557.6
Non Family5781.2941
Married4653.0188.6
Female1383.2335.5
Male613.2527.9

2.94

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

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West Burlington Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade20710.71%
High School Graduate56529.23%
Some College45823.69%
Associates Degree35218.21%
Bachelors Degree21611.17%
Graduate Degree1356.98%
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West Burlington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Burlington Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,7331,542329
Black118102
Asian404016
Hispanic26266
2+ Races22226
Other Race11

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 40.00%.

West Burlington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,786$34,297$30,904
Less Than 9th Grade$30,909$$2,500
High School Graduate$16,944$$17,969
Some College$31,833$38,333$31,111
Bachelors Degree$41,726$42,000$41,574
Graduate Degree$55,000$$52,375

$31,786

Average Earnings

$34,297

Average Male

$30,904

Average Female

West Burlington Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Burlington Language by Age

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West Burlington Language

96.05% of West Burlington residents speak only English, while 3.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.07% of the population.

West Burlington Language

West Burlington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,37831613.29%
Black1545636.36%
Asian1092926.61%
Hispanic291034.48%
Multiple9466.38%
OtherNaN%

15.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.18%

Male Poverty Rate

15.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Burlington

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Burlington is Black, with 36.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Burlington is Multiple, with 6.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.06%.

West Burlington Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.50%
High School17.06%
Some College11.65%
Bachelors or Greater2.90%

West Burlington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed13.21%
Female Employed10.97%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

West Burlington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Burlington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,469$66,251
Families$64,128$75,578
Married Families$76,438-
Non Families$31,767$52,802
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Income by Household Type

West Burlington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.2%

Male Marriage Rate

37.6%

Female Marriage Rate

West Burlington Married by Age and Sex

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West Burlington Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

West Burlington Marital Status by Race

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West Burlington Marital Status

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218

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War59
Vietnam47
World War II26
Korea25
Second Gulf War11

West Burlington Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+86
35 to 5479
65 to 7428
55 to 6425
18 to 34

West Burlington Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White21210.43%
Hispanic1235.29%
2+ Races615.00%

West Burlington Veterans by Race

West Burlington Veterans by Education

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12.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Burlington Veterans by Education

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61.1%

Labor Force Participation

58.8%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

West Burlington Employment by Age

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West Burlington Employment by Race

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West Burlington Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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64.54%

Born in West Burlington

96.55%

Native Born

3.45%

Foreign Born

2.05%

Non Citizen

1.40%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.55% of West Burlington residents were born in the United States, with 64.54% having been born in Iowa. 2.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

West Burlington Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20222,860-10-0.35%
20212,870-10-0.35%
20202,880-10-0.35%
20192,890-10-0.34%
20182,900-15-0.51%
20172,915-26-0.88%
20162,941-6-0.20%
20152,947-5-0.17%
20142,952-95-3.12%
20133,047501.67%
20122,997140.47%
20112,983-18-0.60%
20103,001-160-0.52%
20003,161780.25%
19903,083-288-0.89%
19803,3712320.72%
19703,1395792.06%
19602,5600.00%

West Burlington Population by Year