West Burlington is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 2,927 people and two constituent neighborhoods, West Burlington is the 118th largest community in Iowa.
West Burlington is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, West Burlington is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in West Burlington who work in office and administrative support (17.58%), sales jobs (16.58%), and management occupations (7.12%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, West Burlington is worth considering.
One of the benefits of West Burlington is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 13.41 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Being a small city, West Burlington does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in West Burlington with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.60% of adults in West Burlington have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in West Burlington in 2010 was $24,408, which is lower middle income relative to Iowa, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $97,632 for a family of four. However, West Burlington contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call West Burlington home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of West Burlington residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in West Burlington include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in West Burlington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Tagalog.