West Branch, IA

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640 Vital Statistics. 48 Condition Alerts found.

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West Branch Profile


Overview

West Branch is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 2,337 people and just one neighborhood, West Branch is the 140th largest community in Iowa.

West Branch real estate is some of the most expensive in Iowa, although West Branch house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, West Branch is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, West Branch is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in West Branch who work in office and administrative support (19.96%), management occupations (9.25%), and healthcare (8.65%).


Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, West Branch is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making West Branch a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, West Branch has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, West Branch’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

As is often the case in a small city, West Branch doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

West Branch Demographics

The overall education level of West Branch citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.21% of adults in West Branch have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in West Branch in 2010 was $26,673, which is upper middle income relative to Iowa and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $106,692 for a family of four. However, West Branch contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call West Branch home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of West Branch residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in West Branch include Irish, English, Norwegian, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in West Branch is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

44 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
West Branch 0.101011101001110
Iowa 2.86
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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West Branch 0.101011101001110
Iowa 20.47
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Iowa 15

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 29 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 
School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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This neighborhood is served by 5 districts:

WEST LIBERTY COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Iowa

(10 is best)

Better than of IA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Early Childhood Center
111 W. 7 Th St
West Liberty, IA, 52776
PK-KG
West Liberty Middle School
203 E. 7 Th St
West Liberty, IA, 52776
06-08
West Liberty High School
310 West Maxson Ave.
West Liberty, IA, 52776
09-12
West Liberty Elementary School
806 N Miller St.
West Liberty, IA, 52776
01-05

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 59.6% 40.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 49.3% 33.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.3% 6.4%

Educational Expenditures

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TIPTON COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Iowa

(10 is best)

Better than of IA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Tipton Middle School
725 West 7 Th St.
Tipton, IA, 52772
05-08
Tipton Elementary School
601 Lemon
Tipton, IA, 52772
PK-04
Tipton High School
400 E 6 Th St
Tipton, IA, 52772
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 27.7% 40.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 24.3% 33.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.5% 6.4%

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WEST BRANCH COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Iowa

(10 is best)

Better than of IA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
West Branch High School
900 W Main
West Branch, IA, 52358
09-12
Hoover Elementary School
148 N Oliphant
West Branch, IA, 52358
PK-04
West Branch Middle School
225 N Maple
West Branch, IA, 52358
05-08

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 24.7% 40.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 18.9% 33.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.8% 6.4%

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WILTON COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Iowa

(10 is best)

Better than of IA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Wilton Elementary School
201 E 6 Th St
Wilton, IA, 52778
PK-06
Wilton Jr Sr High School
1002 Cypress St
Wilton, IA, 52778
07-12

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 29.2% 40.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 22.6% 33.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.7% 6.4%

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BENNETT COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Iowa

(10 is best)

Better than of IA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Bennett Elementary School
300 Cedar St
Bennett, IA, 52721
PK-06

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 36.1% 40.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 27.7% 33.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.4% 6.4%

Educational Expenditures

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