West Burlington, Iowa Population 2024

3,126

West Burlington is a city located in Des Moines County Iowa. West Burlington has a 2024 population of 3,126. West Burlington is currently declining at a rate of -0.57% annually and its population has decreased by -2.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,197 in 2020.

The average household income in West Burlington is $74,760 with a poverty rate of 18.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in West Burlington is 38.3 years, 26.5 years for males, and 43.7 years for females.

West Burlington Demographics

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

  • White: 75.41%
  • Black or African American: 16.43%
  • Two or more races: 8.17%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
4.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
650.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.22% (-71)
The current population of West Burlington, Iowa is 3,126 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,197.

West Burlington, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,40175.41%
Black or African American52316.43%
Two or more races2608.17%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

West Burlington Population by Race

West Burlington Population Pyramid 2024

West Burlington Median Age

38.3

Total

26.5

Male

43.7

Female

West Burlington Adults

There are 2,460 adults, (553 of whom are seniors) in West Burlington.

West Burlington Age Dependency

67

Age Dependency Ratio

29

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

West Burlington Sex Ratio

Female1,47046.17%
Male1,71453.83%

West Burlington Population by Age

West Burlington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,2672.2951.848.2
Non Family6071.2538.761.3
Married4293.589.510.5
Female2082.8112.587.5
Male232.4347.852.2
showing: 5 rows

2.95

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

51.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

West Burlington Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

West Burlington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Burlington Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 96.39%.

West Burlington Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,281

Average Earnings

$42,366

Average Male

$37,346

Average Female

West Burlington Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Burlington Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

West Burlington Language

97.68% of West Burlington residents speak only English, while 2.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.21% of the population.

West Burlington Language

West Burlington Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,11438118.02%
Black3188125.47%
Hispanic724866.67%
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18.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.33%

Male Poverty Rate

17.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Burlington

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Burlington is Hispanic, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Burlington is White, with 18.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.91%.

West Burlington Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.26%
Some College19.18%
High School15.93%
Bachelors or Greater10.09%
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West Burlington Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed15.48%
Male Employed13.51%
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

West Burlington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Burlington Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

West Burlington Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

35.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.8%

Male Marriage Rate

35.2%

Female Marriage Rate

West Burlington Married by Age and Sex

male

female

West Burlington Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

West Burlington Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

West Burlington Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

188

Number of Veterans

182

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

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West Burlington Veterans by War

count

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West Burlington Veterans by Age

count

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West Burlington Veterans by Race

West Burlington Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Burlington Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.2%

Labor Force Participation

57.4%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

West Burlington Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

West Burlington Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

West Burlington Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

77.29%

Born in West Burlington

98.34%

Native Born

1.66%

Foreign Born

1.13%

Non Citizen

0.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.34% of West Burlington residents were born in the United States, with 77.29% having been born in Iowa. 1.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

West Burlington Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,036-18-0.59%
20283,054-18-0.59%
20273,072-18-0.58%
20263,090-18-0.58%
20253,108-18-0.58%
20243,126-18-0.57%
20233,144-18-0.57%
20223,162-18-0.57%
20213,180-17-0.53%
20203,19730810.66%
20192,889-17-0.58%
20182,906-13-0.45%
20172,919-28-0.95%
20162,947-3-0.1%
20152,950-4-0.14%
20142,954-95-3.12%
20133,049511.7%
20122,998170.57%
20112,981-20-0.67%
20103,001-160-5.06%
20003,161782.53%
19903,083-288-8.54%
19803,3712327.39%
19703,13957922.62%
19602,560
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West Burlington Population by Year