West Burlington, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 3,023 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.4%
 
Males: 1,372  (45.4%)
Females: 1,651  (54.6%)
Median resident age:  44.4 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 52655.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,207 (it was $38,958 in 2000)
West Burlington:

$37,207
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,155 (it was $19,659 in 2000)

West Burlington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $96,933 (it was $59,400 in 2000)
West Burlington:

$96,933
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $90,973; Detached houses: $102,020; Townhouses or other attached units: $41,932; Mobile homes: $22,813

Median gross rent in 2012: $603.

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West Burlington races chart
  • White alone - 2,617 (88.2%)
  • Black alone - 121 (4.1%)
  • Hispanic - 117 (3.9%)
  • Two or more races - 54 (1.8%)
  • Asian alone - 48 (1.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.07%)

Races in West Burlington detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in West Burlington: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (34.6%), Irish (14.5%), English (11.5%), United States (10.1%), Swedish (3.3%), French (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/15/1883

Elevation: 699 feet

Land area: 5.03 square miles.

Population density: 601 people per square mile   (low).

West Burlington,IA real estate house value index trend

West Burlington, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in West Burlington:

  • High school or higher: 94.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Burlington city:

  • Never married: 33.8%
  • Now married: 41.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

16 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.5%
Iowa:  4.3%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in West Burlington, Iowa as of April 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in West Burlington to the number of sex offenders is 329 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,454 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,188 (1.3%)

West Burlington satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Davenport, IA (58.2 miles , pop. 98,359).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (159.4 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (194.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Burlington, IA (1.6 miles ), Beaverdale, IA (1.7 miles ), Gulf Port, IL (2.1 miles ), Middletown, IA (2.2 miles ), Danville, IA (2.9 miles ), Denmark, IA (3.2 miles ), Lomax, IL (3.3 miles ), Gladstone, IL (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $52,300
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $106,000
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $81,300
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,200
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $180,400
  • 2003: 49 buildings, average cost: $42,700
  • 2004: 51 buildings, average cost: $42,700
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $232,500
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $199,400
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $182,000
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $205,300
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $156,700
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $128,000
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $120,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.82 N, Longitude: 91.16 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,907 (+130.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 561 (38.5%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 319

West Burlington household income distribution West Burlington home values distribution

Crime rates in West Burlington by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 001000000001
per 100,000 0.00.032.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.033.7
Rapes 001111310121
per 100,000 0.00.032.232.531.630.888.930.10.029.667.033.7
Robberies 110010111402
per 100,000 31.731.50.00.031.60.029.630.130.3118.20.067.4
Assaults 30163109129137
per 100,000 95.00.032.2195.294.8307.9266.6361.8272.929.6100.5235.9
Burglaries 242463630332912271727
per 100,000 760.0756.6193.197.6189.7923.6977.5874.3363.9798.1569.7910.0
Thefts 22716723122620322220323215088149230
per 100,000 7188.15264.87432.47354.46418.06835.06013.06994.34548.22601.24993.37751.9
Auto thefts 8613755100514
per 100,000 253.3189.232.297.6221.3153.9148.1301.50.0147.833.5134.8
Arson 110100000000
per 100,000 31.731.50.032.50.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 349.8258.8368.1335.8306.6392.1407.8422.6243.4212.6283.8490.6

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in West Burlington detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 9 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.03
Iowa average:

1.72
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.3%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +81 (+2.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)

Work and jobs in West Burlington: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in West Burlington, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

West Burlington-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 63% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/25/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.9 miles away from the West Burlington city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 1/24/1967, a category F3 tornado 9.0 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

West Burlington-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 239.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 222.4 miles away from West Burlington center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 266.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 267.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 239.8 miles away from West Burlington center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 126.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Des Moines County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
West Burlington topographic map

Birthplace of: Amy Leslie - Actress.

Hospitals and medical centers in West Burlington:

  • GREAT RIVER MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1221 SOUTH GEAR AVENUE)
  • SOUTHEASTERN RENAL DIALYSIS, LC - W BURLINGTON (1213 S. GEAR)
  • GREAT RIVER HOME HEALTH CARE (1306 SOUTH WASHINGTON ROAD)

Airports and heliports located in West Burlington:

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Amtrak stations near West Burlington:

  • 4 miles: ALDERSHOT (BURLINGTON, 1199 WATERDOWN RD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 4 miles: BURLINGTON (300 S. MAIN ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: FORT MADISON (1601 20TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service.

College/University in West Burlington:

  • Southeastern Community College (Full-time enrollment: 2,251; Location: 1500 West Agency Road; Public; Website: www.scciowa.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near West Burlington:

  • Western Illinois University (about 36 miles; Macomb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,755)
  • Augustana College (about 57 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 58 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 59 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Black Hawk College (about 59 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 5,086)
  • Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (about 61 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 60,376)
  • University of Iowa (about 62 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)

Public high school in West Burlington:

Public elementary/middle schools in West Burlington:

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Notable locations in West Burlington: Des Moines County Fairgrounds (A), Superior Ambulance Service (B), Medforce Aeromedical Transport Base 2 (C), West Burlington Police Department (D), West Burlington Volunteer Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Westland Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in West Burlington include: West Burlington United Methodist Church (A), Jehovahs Witnesses Church (B), West Burlington Church of God (C), Christian Church West Burliington (D), Wings of Praise Church (E), Saint Paul United Church of Christ (F), Saint Mary's Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Mary's Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in West Burlington include: West Burlington Community Park (1), Longmeadow Park (2), Luers Park (3), Burlington Regional Recreational Complex (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Ancam Antique Airfield (Museums; 12128 Nepenthe Drive), Trailways Bus System (Tours & Charters; 906 Broadway Street).

Hotel: Americinn Motel & Suites (628 South Gear Avenue).

Des Moines County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2000 was 17.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

17.5
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 0.840. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.840
U.S.:

1.929
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.1%
(16.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.3%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.0%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in West Burlington in 2010:

  • 39 people in college/university student housing
  • 13 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 3 people in in-patient hospice facilities
35 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

West Burlington compared to Iowa state average:

  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in West Burlington (2011 data):

  • Farmers & Merchants Bank & Trust: West Burlington Branch at 101 Broadway Street, branch established on 1907/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $191.1 mil, Deposits: $162.9 mil, headquarters in Burlington, IA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers And Merchants Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

West Burlington travel time to work - commute West Burlington mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (67%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for West Burlington city (based on Des Moines County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.98%
Here: 46.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents27.2%16.3%11.9%6.2%4.3%
Congregations3.2%17.5%9.5%11.1%6.3%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ) Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents4.1%4.1%3.2%2.9%19.8%
Congregations1.6%1.6%4.8%3.2%41.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Des Moines County:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Des Moines County:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Des Moines County:

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.5%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Des Moines County:

30.0%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.3%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$9,773$39,0921$1,034
Other Government Administration 2$8,218$49,3086$1,027
Police Protection - Officers 10$42,520$51,0242$2,263
Police - Other 0$0 1$1,612
Firefighters 1$4,446$53,35228$2,249
Streets and Highways 3$13,742$54,9680$0
Sewerage 2$7,990$47,9400$0
Water Supply 3$12,314$49,2560$0
Totals for Government 24$99,003$49,50238$8,185

West Burlington government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $26,000 ($8.60)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $755,000 ($249.75)
    Water Utilities: $679,000 ($224.61)
    Police Protection: $665,000 ($219.98)
    Sewerage: $348,000 ($115.12)
    Fire Protection: $168,000 ($55.57)
    Financial Administration: $137,000 ($45.32)
    Central Staff Services: $124,000 ($41.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $114,000 ($37.71)
    General - Other: $108,000 ($35.73)
    Parks & Recreation: $90,000 ($29.77)
    Health Services - Other: $34,000 ($11.25)
    Libraries: $15,000 ($4.96)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $4,000 ($1.32)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $457,000 ($151.17)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $15,000 ($4.96)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $275,000 ($90.97)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $857,000 ($283.49)

West Burlington government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $360,000 ($119.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $68,000 ($22.49)
    All Other: $48,000 ($15.88)
    Parks & Recreation: $26,000 ($8.60)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $44,000 ($14.56)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $14,000 ($4.63)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $327,000 ($108.17)
    General Revenue, NEC: $91,000 ($30.10)
    Rents: $9,000 ($2.98)
    Special Assessments: $7,000 ($2.32)
    Property Sale Other: $5,000 ($1.65)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $687,000 ($227.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $253,000 ($83.69)
    All Other: $82,000 ($27.13)
    General Support: $67,000 ($22.16)
  • Tax - Property: $2,164,000 ($715.85)
    Total General Sales: $394,000 ($130.33)
    Public Utilities: $20,000 ($6.62)
    NEC: $14,000 ($4.63)
    Other Selective Sales: $7,000 ($2.32)

West Burlington government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $4,000,000 ($1323.19)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,320,000 ($1098.25)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,600,000 ($860.07)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,600,000 ($1190.87)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $400,000 ($132.32)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $720,000 ($238.17)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $894,000 ($295.73)
    End of Fiscal Year: $654,000 ($216.34)

West Burlington government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,619,000 ($866.36)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,600,000 ($1190.87)

4.25% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,054 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.25%
Iowa average:

5.75%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lee County, IA  0.52% ($32,381 average AGI)
from Henry County, IA  0.33% ($26,943)
from Henderson County, IL  0.24% ($51,692)


4.77% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,129 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.77%
Iowa average:

5.94%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Henry County, IA  0.44% ($32,479 average AGI)
to Lee County, IA  0.37% ($32,250)
to Johnson County, IA  0.26% ($35,286)

Strongest AM radio stations in West Burlington:

  • KBUR (1490 AM; 1 kW; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCPS (1150 AM; 1 kW; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: JOHN M. GIANNETTINO)
  • KBKB (1360 AM; 1 kW; FORT MADISON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Burlington:

  • KGRS (107.3 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKMI (93.5 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDMG (103.1 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBKB-FM (101.7 FM; FORT MADISON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKNL (97.3 FM; NEW LONDON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KRNQ (96.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: DAVID M. LISTER)
  • KOKX-FM (95.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • K214BC (90.7 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: OAK STREET BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • KAYP (89.9 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K285DJ (104.9 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: POWER DU PREE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K257DR (99.3 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: FREEDOM QUEST PROMOTIONS)
  • KILJ-FM (105.5 FM; MOUNT PLEASANT, IA; Owner: KILJ, INC.)
  • WMOI (97.7 FM; MONMOUTH, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WMQZ (104.1 FM; COLCHESTER, IL; Owner: COLCHESTER RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around West Burlington:

  • KGWB-TV (Channel 26; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: BURLINGTON TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • KTVO (Channel 3; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KTVO LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • K38AB (Channel 38; FORT MADISON, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

West Burlington, Iowa:
  • Fatal accident count: 12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 21
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 30
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Iowa average:
  • Fatal accident count: 80
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 123
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 25
  • Fatalities: 86
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 199
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8
See more detailed statistics of West Burlington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in West Burlington)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in West Burlington, IA)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • WEST BURLINGTON, Gear Ave .4 Mi N Of Hwy 34 (Lat: 40.830833 Lon: -91.168611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WPNC691
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6670.00 MHz, 6595.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • WEST BURLINGTON, Lat: 40.823611 Lon: -91.163306, Call Sign: WPSQ272, Licensee ID: L00035924
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.381 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/20/2011, Expiration Date: 07/09/2021, Certifier: Terrie L Simonson
    Registrant: City Of West Burlington
  • KAYP, 14267 Washington Rd. (Lat: 40.837778 Lon: -91.206111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.5 m, Call Sign: WPVT826, Licensee ID: L00133335
    Assigned Frequencies: 945.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/19/2002, Expiration Date: 02/01/2013, Cancellation Date: 12/28/2010, Certifier: Marsha B Shrader
    Registrant: American Family Association
  • West Burlington, Bnsf Yd W Off Foundry Rd In (Lat: 40.829472 Lon: -91.157083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: KYH30
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 6093.45 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/14/2011, Expiration Date: 05/24/2021
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4958, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in West Burlington)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20R (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550 SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 101DX , Serial Number: 29-0221, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 04/07/2000
    Registrant (Corporation): Azure Skies Aviation LLC, 10951 Wildlife Lakes Dr, West Burlington, IA 52655
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T210J (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 169PG , Serial Number: T210-0423, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 02/19/1969
    Registrant (Corporation): Ancam L C, 12126 Nepenthe Dr, West Burlington, IA 52655
  • Aircraft: QUARTON MONG SPORT (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 353L , Serial Number: AGQ-2, Year manufactured: 1959
    Registrant (Individual): Donald R Gugeler, Rr 4, West Burlington, IA 52655
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 310R (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6195X , Serial Number: 310R1331, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 04/28/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Michael J Niehaus, Po Box 549, West Burlington, IA 52655
  • Aircraft: WILLIS/LEAVITT PEITENPOL AIRCAMPER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 729N , Serial Number: WL1, Year manufactured: 1985, Airworthiness Date: 02/07/1992
    Registrant (Corporation): Ancam Antique Airfield Museum, 12126 Nepenthe Dr, West Burlington, IA 52655
  • Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER R44 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 827JE , Serial Number: 0153, Year manufactured: 1995, Airworthiness Date: 07/27/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Michael J Niehaus, Po Box 549, West Burlington, IA 52655

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 18
  • Hazardous Condition: 15

Incident types - West Burlington

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for West Burlington, IA
Most common first names in West Burlington, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4075.8 years
William3175.1 years
Robert2975.1 years
Mary2574.3 years
Helen2080.1 years
Dorothy1779.3 years
Margaret1682.2 years
Fred1581.6 years
Richard1470.5 years
George1478.9 years
Most common last names in West Burlington, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2975.9 years
Smith1470.9 years
Nelson1171.2 years
Miller1171.2 years
Anderson884.0 years
Breuer773.3 years
Clark682.7 years
Magel681.0 years
Wagner668.5 years
Webb571.2 years
Businesses in West Burlington, IA
NameCountNameCount
AmericInn1Maurices1
Bath & Body Works1Menards1
Carson Pirie Scott1New Balance1
Chevrolet1Nike2
FedEx1Nissan1
Ford1Payless1
GNC1Starbucks1
GameStop1Subway1
H&R Block1Target1
Honda1Toyota1
Jones New York1U-Haul1
Kohl's1UPS5
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets1

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