West Burlington, Iowa

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Population in 2019: 2,890 (93% urban, 7% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.6%
 
Males: 1,367  (47.3%)
Females: 1,523  (52.7%)
Median resident age:

39.9 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 52655.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $46,346 (it was $38,958 in 2000)
West Burlington:

$46,346
IA:

$61,691

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $29,329 (it was $19,659 in 2000)

West Burlington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $115,466 (it was $59,400 in 2000)
West Burlington:

$115,466
IA:

$158,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $153,456; detached houses: $154,886; townhouses or other attached units: $229,388; in 2-unit structures: $108,790; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $151,699; mobile homes: $63,784

Median gross rent in 2019: $766.

March 2019 cost of living index in West Burlington: 77.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.1%
(13.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.4% for Black residents, 34.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in West Burlington, IA (2019)
    • 2,48884.1%White alone
    • 1715.8%Black alone
    • 1184.0%Two or more races
    • 1133.8%Asian alone
    • 451.5%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in West Burlington, Iowa as of October 28, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in West Burlington is 250 to 1.


Crime rates in West Burlington by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(30.8)
3
(88.9)
1
(30.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.6)
2
(67.0)
1
(33.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(65.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.6)
1
(30.1)
1
(30.3)
4
(118.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(67.4)
1
(33.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(65.3)
1
(32.7)
1
(34.1)
2
(69.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
10
(307.9)
9
(266.6)
12
(361.8)
9
(272.9)
1
(29.6)
3
(100.5)
7
(235.9)
6
(198.2)
5
(165.2)
14
(457.2)
7
(229.1)
4
(136.3)
14
(485.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
30
(923.6)
33
(977.5)
29
(874.3)
12
(363.9)
27
(798.1)
17
(569.7)
27
(910.0)
31
(1,024)
20
(660.7)
25
(816.5)
N/A14
(477.0)
N/A
Thefts
(per 100,000)
222
(6,835)
203
(6,013)
232
(6,994)
150
(4,548)
88
(2,601)
149
(4,993)
230
(7,752)
274
(9,052)
229
(7,565)
255
(8,328)
288
(9,427)
197
(6,712)
189
(6,558)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(153.9)
5
(148.1)
10
(301.5)
0
(0.0)
5
(147.8)
1
(33.5)
4
(134.8)
8
(264.3)
5
(165.2)
7
(228.6)
8
(261.9)
8
(272.6)
5
(173.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(98.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.7)
City-Data.com crime index436.6454.1470.6271.1236.8316.0546.3504.5395.1571.8511.0361.2428.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in West Burlington, IA

Crime rate in West Burlington detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.43
Iowa average:

1.70
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Ancestries: German (35.6%), Irish (10.6%), American (6.4%), English (3.7%), European (2.2%), Scottish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/15/1883

Elevation: 699 feet

Land area: 5.03 square miles.

Population density: 575 people per square mile   (low).

West Burlington, Iowa map

103 residents are foreign born

This city:

3.5%
Iowa:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,013 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,625 (1.7%)

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 )

Latitude: 40.82 N, Longitude: 91.16 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,087 (+138.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 508 (36.4%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 319

Distribution of median household income in West Burlington, IA in 2019
Distribution of house value in West Burlington, IA in 2019
West Burlington satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $187,300
  • 2014: 9 buildings, average cost: $158,100
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2018: 3 buildings, average cost: $286,000
  • 2019: 2 buildings, average cost: $235,000
Number of permits per 10,000 West Burlington, IA residents
Average permit cost in West Burlington, IA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.4%
Iowa:

3.1%
Historical population in West Burlington, IA
Historical housing units in West Burlington, IA

Population change in the 1990s: +81 (+2.6%).
Most common industries in West Burlington, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.1%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (5.3%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.4%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (6.9%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.9%)
  • Machinery (5.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.0%)
  • Food (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.0%)
  • Educational services (11.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.4%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.6%)
  • Food (4.1%)
  • Social assistance (4.0%)
Most common occupations in West Burlington, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Engineers (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Registered nurses (6.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)

Average climate in West Burlington, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2000 was 12.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

12.1
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

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.:

1.789

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 significantly above Iowa state average. It is 178% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 239.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) 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 the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 266.6 miles away from West Burlington 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 West Burlington center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 239.8 miles away from West Burlington 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 (24) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 20, Storms: 16, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 4, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
West Burlington topographic map

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:

See full list of schools located in West Burlington

Points of interest:

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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).

Birthplace of: Amy Leslie - Actress.

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

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.

For population 15 years and over in West Burlington:

Marital status in West Burlington, IA
  • Never married: 32.8%
  • Now married: 43.2%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

For population 25 years and over in West Burlington:

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Iowa average:

10.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - West Burlington
Presidential Elections Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant8,03130
Catholic4,5213
Evangelical Protestant4,21128
Other6543
Black Protestant1583
None22,750-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
This county:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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
Here:

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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:
Here:

8.5%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Des Moines County:

30.0%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Des Moines County:

11.3%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

52.2%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
West Burlington:

49.5%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.2%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
West Burlington:

6.8%
Iowa:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
West Burlington:

6.9
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
West Burlington:

29.5%
Iowa:

33.8%

General health condition:
This city:

60.0%
State:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
West Burlington:

76.8%
Iowa:

77.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of West Burlington, IA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 7$30,697$52,6230$0
Other Government Administration 3$13,075$52,3007$788
Streets and Highways 3$14,070$56,2800$0
Sewerage 2$8,970$53,8200$0
Police - Other 2$10,826$64,9561$1,674
Financial Administration 2$9,426$56,5561$1,583
Water Supply 2$9,183$55,0980$0
Fire - Other 1$5,057$60,6840$0
Solid Waste Management 1$4,424$53,0880$0
Firefighters 0$0 21$2,881
Totals for Government 23$105,728$55,16230$6,926

West Burlington government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $7,770,000 ($2688.58)
    Regular Highways: $1,418,000 ($490.66)
    Water Utilities: $137,000 ($47.40)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,080,000 ($373.70)
    Water Utilities: $923,000 ($319.38)
    Sewerage: $661,000 ($228.72)
    Regular Highways: $384,000 ($132.87)
    Local Fire Protection: $282,000 ($97.58)
    General - Other: $274,000 ($94.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $202,000 ($69.90)
    Financial Administration: $180,000 ($62.28)
    Parks and Recreation: $139,000 ($48.10)
    Central Staff Services: $107,000 ($37.02)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $93,000 ($32.18)
    Libraries: $47,000 ($16.26)
    General Public Buildings: $34,000 ($11.76)
    Air Transportation: $23,000 ($7.96)
    Health - Other: $21,000 ($7.27)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $257,000 ($88.93)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $84,000 ($29.07)
    Other - General - Other: $48,000 ($16.61)
    Other - Libraries: $47,000 ($16.26)
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $44,000 ($15.22)
    Other - Transit Utilities: $3,000 ($1.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,459,000 ($504.84)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($4.84)

West Burlington government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,206,000 ($417.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $194,000 ($67.13)
    Other: $51,000 ($17.65)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000 ($0.35)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $14,000 ($4.84)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $151,000 ($52.25)
    Interest Earnings: $69,000 ($23.88)
    Rents: $24,000 ($8.30)
    Fines and Forfeits: $13,000 ($4.50)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $946,000 ($327.34)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $384,000 ($132.87)
    General Local Government Support: $106,000 ($36.68)
  • Tax - Property: $2,729,000 ($944.29)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $496,000 ($171.63)
    Other License: $64,000 ($22.15)
    Public Utilities Sales: $44,000 ($15.22)
    Other Selective Sales: $36,000 ($12.46)

West Burlington government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,946,000 ($5171.63)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,490,000 ($2937.72)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,219,000 ($2843.94)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,763,000 ($610.03)

West Burlington government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,550,000 ($882.35)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,590,000 ($896.19)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $694,000 ($240.14)

5.11% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,870 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.11%
Iowa average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lee County, IA  0.59% ($39,552 average AGI)
from Henry County, IA  0.40% ($40,369)
from Henderson County, IL  0.25% ($34,268)


5.79% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,395 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
Iowa average:

6.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lee County, IA  0.57% ($35,043 average AGI)
to Henry County, IA  0.40% ($35,877)
to Johnson County, IA  0.33% ($44,204)
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

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)
West Burlington fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of West Burlington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 27Number of bridges
  • 243ft / 73.7mTotal length
  • $56,000Total costs
  • 96,795Total average daily traffic
  • 8,003Total average daily truck traffic
  • 71,670Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in West Burlington, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31940-1949
  • 21960-1969
  • 101970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 102000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for West Burlington, IA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • WEST BURLINGTON, Gear Ave .4 Mi N Of Hwy 34 (Lat: 40.830833 Lon: -91.168611), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WPNC691,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6152.75 MHz, Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 04/20/2016, 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
  • Gugler, Lat: 40.830528 Lon: -91.243306, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WQKF360,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 05/07/2019, Expiration Date: 10/17/2020, Cancellation Date: 12/19/2020, Certifier: Lennis Kelley, Registrant: Danville Mutual Telephone Company, 102 S. Main St, Danville, IA 52623, Phone: (319) 392-4251, Email:
  • 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172D (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2923U, N2923U, N-2923U, Serial Number: 17250523, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 07/19/1963, Certificate Issue Date: 04/27/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Keith A Sollazzo, 11742 154th Ave, West Burlington, IA 52655
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2994D, N2994D, N-2994D, Serial Number: 26937, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 07/13/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 08/04/2000
    Registrant (LLC): Ancam Lc, 12128 Nepenthe Dr, West Burlington, IA 52655
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T210L (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5276V, N5276V, N-5276V, Serial Number: 21060891, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 06/26/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 10/25/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Carlos Jr Falcon, 1703 Emerald Dr, West Burlington, IA 52655
  • Aircraft: CZECH SPORT AIRCRAFT A S SPORTCRUISER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 720BK, N720BK, N-720BK, Serial Number: C0545, Year manufactured: 2016, Airworthiness Date: 01/12/2016, Certificate Issue Date: 03/23/2016
    Registrant (Individual): H Eugene Anderson, 12126 Nepenthe Dr, 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, N729N, N-729N, Serial Number: WL1, Year manufactured: 1985, Airworthiness Date: 02/07/1992, Certificate Issue Date: 02/23/2005
    Registrant (Corporation): Ancam Antique Airfield Museum, 12126 Nepenthe Dr, West Burlington, IA 52655
  • Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER COMPANY R44 II (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 748BP, N748BP, N-748BP, Serial Number: 10994, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 11/17/2005, Certificate Issue Date: 12/05/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Michael J Niehaus, Po Box 549, West Burlington, IA 52655
  • Aircraft: PILATUS AIRCRAFT LTD PC-12/47E (Category: Land, Seats: 11, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-67P (1272 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 7GS, N7GS, N-7GS, Serial Number: 1332, Year manufactured: 2012, Airworthiness Date: 01/28/2012, Certificate Issue Date: 07/10/2012
    Registrant (LLC): Shottenkirk Holdings LLC, Po Box 397, West Burlington, IA 52601

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 22. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 44 took place in 2007, and the least - 1 in 2009. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in West Burlington, IA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (42.5%), and Outside Fires (31.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in West Burlington, IA
    • 16242.5%Structure Fires
    • 11831.0%Outside Fires
    • 5715.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 4411.5%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in West Burlington, IA
  • 88.5%Utility gas
  • 11.5%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in West Burlington, IA
  • 50.7%Electricity
  • 47.8%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


West Burlington compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
There are 10 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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  • Donald L. Roelfs (3)
  • William John Sherwood (1)
  • Aaron Joseph Dunkin (1)
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Total of 12 patent applications in 2008-2021.