West Burlington is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 3,047 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 (20.47%), sales jobs (17.29%), and management occupations (7.12%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, West Burlington has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes West Burlington a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of West Burlington spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 13.10 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
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 people in West Burlington with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.12% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in West Burlington in 2010 was $22,680, 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 $90,720 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in West Burlington include Irish, English, Swedish, and Welsh.
The most common language spoken in West Burlington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Tagalog and Spanish.