West Chester, Iowa Population 2024

148

West Chester is a city located in Washington County Iowa. West Chester has a 2024 population of 148. West Chester is currently growing at a rate of 0.68% annually and its population has increased by 1.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 146 in 2020.

The average household income in West Chester is $54,675 with a poverty rate of 26.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in West Chester is 34.2 years, 34.4 years for males, and 30.5 years for females.

West Chester Demographics

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

  • White: 86.55%
  • Two or more races: 13.45%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
584.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.37% (2)
The current population of West Chester, Iowa is 148 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 146.

West Chester, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White14886.55%
Two or more races2313.45%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

West Chester Population by Race

West Chester Population Pyramid 2024

West Chester Median Age

34.2

Total

34.4

Male

30.5

Female

West Chester Adults

There are 134 adults, (19 of whom are seniors) in West Chester.

West Chester Age Dependency

48.7

Age Dependency Ratio

16.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Child Dependency Ratio

West Chester Sex Ratio

Female8851.46%
Male8348.54%

West Chester Population by Age

West Chester Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All632.7190.59.5
Married193.321000
Non Family191.1178.921.1
Male153.1386.713.3
Female1041000
showing: 5 rows

3.07

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

90.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

West Chester 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 Chester Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Chester 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 white people with a rate of 10%.

West Chester Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$25,694

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$

Average Female

West Chester Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Chester Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

West Chester Language

100% of West Chester residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

West Chester Language

West Chester Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1482919.59%
Multiple231669.57%
showing: 2 rows

26.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.71%

Male Poverty Rate

25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Chester

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Chester is Multiple, with 69.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Chester is White, with 19.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 42.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.62%.

West Chester Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School31.71%
Some College20%
Less Than 9th Grade
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

West Chester Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed73.33%
Female Employed26.19%
Male Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

West Chester Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Chester Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

West Chester Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

25.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.8%

Male Marriage Rate

24.3%

Female Marriage Rate

West Chester Married by Age and Sex

male

female

West Chester 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 55-64.

West Chester Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

West Chester Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

6

Number of Veterans

6

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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West Chester Veterans by War

count

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West Chester Veterans by Age

count

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West Chester Veterans by Race

West Chester Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Chester Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.4%

Labor Force Participation

51.8%

Employment Rate

17%

Unemployment Rate

West Chester Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

West Chester Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

West Chester 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

90.64%

Born in West Chester

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of West Chester residents were born in the United States, with 90.64% having been born in Iowa. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

West Chester Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202915310.66%
202815210.66%
202715110.67%
202615010.67%
202514910.68%
202414810.68%
202314710.68%
202214610.69%
2021145-1-0.68%
2020146-2-1.35%
201914810.68%
2018147-1-0.68%
2017148
201614810.68%
2015147
2014147
2013147
201214710.68%
2011146
2010146
showing: 20 rows

West Chester Population by Year