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.
Unlike some cities, West Burlington isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in West Burlington are a mix of both white- and blue-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 (21.78%), sales jobs (17.16%), and food service (5.74%).
In addition, West Burlington is a college town. There are a lot of students in West Burlington attending college, and as a result West Burlington provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
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.
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 12.94 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
West Burlington is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In West Burlington, just 9.92% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in West Burlington in 2010 was $22,708, 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 $90,832 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, Welsh, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in West Burlington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Tagalog and Spanish.