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Population in 2012: 3,730 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.9%
 

Males: 1,837  (49.3%)
Females: 1,893  (50.7%)

Median resident age:  32.8 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 52776.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,226 (it was $37,925 in 2000)
West Liberty:

$46,226
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,676

West Liberty city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $123,322 (it was $83,000 in 2000)
West Liberty:

$123,322
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $129,648; Detached houses: $140,064; Townhouses or other attached units: $176,333; In 2-unit structures: $121,587; Mobile homes: $35,082

Median gross rent in 2012: $727.

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  • Hispanic - 1,801 (48.5%)
  • White alone - 1,660 (44.7%)
  • Asian alone - 155 (4.2%)
  • Two or more races - 63 (1.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 20 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 11 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in West Liberty: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (16.8%), Irish (9.3%), English (5.0%), Norwegian (2.6%), Scotch-Irish (2.4%), United States (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/1/1867

Elevation: 676 feet

Land area: 1.56 square miles.

Population density: 2,392 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in West Liberty:

  • High school or higher: 77.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Liberty city:

  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 55.0%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

698 residents are foreign born (2.3% Asia).

This city:  18.8%
Iowa:  3.7%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in West Liberty, Iowa as of May 12, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in West Liberty to the number of sex offenders is 933 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,845 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,516 (1.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Iowa City, IA (14.8 miles , pop. 62,220).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (141.1 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (185.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Atalissa, IA (2.2 miles ), Nichols, IA (2.6 miles ), West Branch, IA (2.9 miles ), Rochester, IA (3.0 miles) , Lone Tree, IA (3.2 miles ), Wilton, IA (3.6 miles ), Conesville, IA (3.8 miles ), Hills, IA (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 2003: 22 buildings, average cost: $88,100
  • 2004: 23 buildings, average cost: $88,100
  • 2005: 22 buildings, average cost: $88,100
  • 2006: 19 buildings, average cost: $88,100
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $92,500
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $92,500
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $92,500

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Latitude: 41.57 N, Longitude: 91.26 W

Area code: 319

West Liberty household income distribution West Liberty home values distribution


 

Crime rates in West Liberty by Year
Type 2006 2007 2009 2010 2011
Murders 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 01001
per 100,000 0.027.10.00.026.6
Robberies 01000
per 100,000 0.027.10.00.00.0
Assaults 51221
per 100,000 138.027.154.353.726.6
Burglaries 52919269
per 100,000 138.0784.8515.6698.0239.6
Thefts 4441393131
per 100,000 1214.81109.61058.3832.2825.3
Auto thefts 41421
per 100,000 110.427.1108.553.726.6
Arson 01000
per 100,000 0.027.10.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 284.7) 98.6142.3102.0101.281.8

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.86
Iowa average:

1.72

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West Liberty, Iowa accommodation, arts, entertainment & recreation - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.9%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +375 (+12.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (46%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
  • Manufacturing (39%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (13%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Food processing workers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Food processing workers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)

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Tornado activity:

West Liberty-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 181% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.8 miles away from the West Liberty city center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/7/1984, a category F4 tornado 30.5 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 64 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

West Liberty-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Iowa state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 95.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Muscatine County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Samuel W. Koster - General, Ray Wolfe - Politician.


Hospital/medical center in West Liberty:

  • SIMPSON MEMORIAL HOME, INC (Nursing Home, 1000 NORTH MILLER STREET)

Other hospitals/medical centers near West Liberty:

  • CRESTVIEW NURSING AND REHAB CENT (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WEST BRANCH, IA)
  • LONE TREE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LONE TREE, IA)
  • UNIVERSITY OF IOWA HOSPITAL AND CLINICS - MUSCATINE (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; MUSCATINE, IA)

Political contributions by individuals in West Liberty, IA

Airports located in West Liberty:


Local government website: WWW.WESTLIBERTYIOWA.COM

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Liberty:

  • University of Iowa (about 16 miles; Iowa City, IA; Full-time enrollment: 24,313)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 32 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 9,715)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 36 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 2,699)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 36 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,969)
  • Palmer College of Chiropractic (about 36 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • Kaplan University (about 37 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 8,162)
  • Augustana College (about 38 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,446)

Public high school in West Liberty:

Public elementary/middle schools in West Liberty:

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Library in West Liberty:

  • WEST LIBERTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $214,267; Location: 400 N SPENCER; 18,556 books; 708 audio materials; 940 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 13 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 28 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in West Liberty: West Liberty (A), Rock Island Depot (B), West Liberty Police Department (C), West Liberty City Hall (D), West Liberty Library (E), West Liberty Volunteer Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in West Liberty include: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A), Independent Pentecostal Church (B), West Liberty United Methodist Church (C), Saint Joseph Church (D), First Church United (E), West Liberty Christian Church (F), Our Redeemer Lutheran Church (G), Faith Baptist Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Oak Ridge Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in West Liberty include: Kimberly Park (1), Wapsie Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: New Strand Theatre (Amusement & Theme Parks; 111 East 3rd Street).

Hotel: West Liberty Motel (1105 North Columbus Street).

 
Muscatine County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.1. This is about average.
City:

37.1
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.4
U.S.:

9.6
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.9
U.S.:

22.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in West Liberty and their reported violations in the past:

JMD OIL INC (Population served: 450, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-07-2002), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-09-2002), St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2002), St Public Notif received (AUG-19-2002), St Compliance achieved (FEB-21-2003)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-07-2002), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-09-2002), St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2002), St Public Notif received (AUG-19-2002), St Compliance achieved (FEB-21-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-08-1998), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-15-1998), St Public Notif requested (SEP-15-1998)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
COUNTRY HEIGHTS (Address: 618 N CALHOUN , Population served: 91, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-21-2005), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-26-2005), St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-20-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-08-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-17-2003), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-20-2003), St Public Notif requested (NOV-20-2003), St Public Notif received (DEC-18-2003), St Compliance achieved (MAY-12-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-10-2002), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-16-2002), St Public Notif requested (OCT-16-2002), St Public Notif received (NOV-04-2002), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-08-2001), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-14-2001), St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2001), St Public Notif received (DEC-24-2001), St Compliance achieved (MAY-13-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-18-2000), St Public Notif requested (JAN-18-2000), St Public Notif received (JAN-31-2000), St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-16-1999), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-27-1999), St Public Notif requested (DEC-27-1999), St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2000)
  • 2 other older health violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.1%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 21.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 26.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.9 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.1%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.9%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in West Liberty, IA

59 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
63 people in nursing homes in 2000

West Liberty compared to Iowa state average:

West Liberty, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.


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Banks with branches in West Liberty (2011 data):

  • MidWestOne Bank: West Liberty - Branch 57 at 305 West Rainbow Drive, branch established on 2004/12/08. Info updated 2008/09/04: Bank assets: $1,676.4 mil, Deposits: $1,308.1 mil, headquarters in Iowa City, IA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: Midwestone Financial Group, Inc.
  • West Liberty State Bank: at 101 East Fourth Street, branch established on 1934/05/31. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $79.0 mil, Deposits: $62.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Cornerstone Financial Services Group, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


West Liberty travel time to work - commute


West Liberty mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for West Liberty city (based on Muscatine County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.84%
Here49.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents25.1%18.0%12.0%6.2%5.7%
Congregations7.6%22.7%9.1%3.0%4.5%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Conservative Baptist Association of AmericaUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents4.8%4.7%4.0%3.9%15.6%
Congregations6.1%3.0%6.1%1.5%36.4%
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: 9
This county:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
This county:

4.96 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
Muscatine County:

8.03 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.1%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.9%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Muscatine County:

19.0%
State:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$14,172$42,5161$1,034
Other Government Administration 1$5,201$62,4126$6,310
Police Protection - Officers 6$19,401$38,8021$252
Police - Other 1$2,384$28,6080$0
Streets and Highways 2$8,055$48,3300$0
Solid Waste Management 4$9,270$27,8100$0
Sewerage 1$3,680$44,1600$0
Parks and Recreation 2$5,194$31,1640$0
Water Supply 2$6,675$40,0500$0
Electric Power 3$11,055$44,2200$0
Local Libraries 3$6,793$27,1725$2,314
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$2,044
Totals for Government 29$91,880$38,01914$11,954

West Liberty government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $827,000 ($221.72)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $3,556,000 ($953.35)
    Sewerage: $1,096,000 ($293.83)
    Police Protection: $412,000 ($110.46)
    Water Utilities: $342,000 ($91.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $316,000 ($84.72)
    Libraries: $191,000 ($51.21)
    Regular Highways: $177,000 ($47.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $168,000 ($45.04)
    General Public Buildings: $96,000 ($25.74)
    Local Fire Protection: $74,000 ($19.84)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $41,000 ($10.99)
    Health - Other: $14,000 ($3.75)
    Central Staff Services: $13,000 ($3.49)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($2.14)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $8,000 ($2.14)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $206,000 ($55.23)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $187,000 ($50.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $106,000 ($28.42)
    Regular Highways: $34,000 ($9.12)
    Parks and Recreation: $29,000 ($7.77)
    Police Protection: $25,000 ($6.70)
    Local Fire Protection: $23,000 ($6.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($1.61)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($0.80)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,180,000 ($316.35)

West Liberty government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $773,000 ($207.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $270,000 ($72.39)
    All Other: $79,000 ($21.18)
    Parks and Recreation: $28,000 ($7.51)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $714,000 ($191.42)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $11,000 ($2.95)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $264,000 ($70.78)
    General Revenue, NEC: $105,000 ($28.15)
    Sale of Property: $26,000 ($6.97)
    Fines and Forfeits: $25,000 ($6.70)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $3,938,000 ($1055.76)
    Water Utilities: $329,000 ($88.20)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $279,000 ($74.80)
  • Tax - Property: $890,000 ($238.61)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $309,000 ($82.84)
    Other License: $21,000 ($5.63)
    Public Utilities Sales: $20,000 ($5.36)

West Liberty government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,600,000 ($2037.53)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,928,000 ($1857.37)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $672,000 ($180.16)

West Liberty government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,425,000 ($1186.33)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,860,000 ($766.76)

5.33% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,419 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.33%
Iowa average:

6.30%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Scott County, IA  0.61% ($37,990 average AGI)
from Johnson County, IA  0.55% ($41,157)
from Louisa County, IA  0.52% ($32,060)


5.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($48,358 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
Iowa average:

6.47%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Johnson County, IA  0.72% ($32,405 average AGI)
to Scott County, IA  0.66% ($40,028)
to Louisa County, IA  0.41% ($28,758)

Strongest AM radio stations in West Liberty:

  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXIC (800 AM; 1 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCRG (1600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WKBF (1270 AM; 5 kW; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WOC (1420 AM; 5 kW; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Liberty:

  • KSUI (91.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KBEA-FM (99.7 FM; MUSCATINE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KWCC (93.1 FM; MUSCATINE, IA; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKRQ (100.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRNA (94.1 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLLR-FM (103.7 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVIK (90.3 FM; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: AUGUSTANA COLLEGE)
  • KDAT (104.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KCQQ (106.5 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZIA (102.9 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KZIA, INC.)
  • K295AC (106.9 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: KIRKWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KMXG (96.1 FM; CLINTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around West Liberty:

  • KIIN (Channel 12; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KWKB (Channel 20; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: KM TELEVISION OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • K16EL (Channel 66; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KFXA (Channel 28; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SECOND GENERATION OF IOWA, LTD.)
  • K62FU (Channel 62; MUSCATINE, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KGAN (Channel 2; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCRG-TV (Channel 9; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • WHBF-TV (Channel 4; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: CORONET COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • K64DG (Channel 64; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: R B SHELDAHL)
  • KWQC-TV (Channel 6; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF DAVENPORT, INC.)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KYOU-TV (Channel 15; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGWB-TV (Channel 26; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: BURLINGTON TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WBQD-LP (Channel 26; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: FOUR SEASONS PEORIA, LLC)

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

West Liberty, Iowa:
  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Iowa average:
  • Fatal accident count: 80
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 124
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 25
  • Fatalities: 87
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 201
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8

West Liberty fatal accident list:

Jan 2, 1985 10:09 AM, E 6th, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1



FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 1286 Elder Avenue (Lat: 41.552250 Lon: -91.275444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 56.4 m, Overall height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: KNKN536
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/26/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • PETER M CONNOLLY,, 1219 Eliason Avenue (Lat: 41.562306 Lon: -91.286500), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 7733998900, Stephanie.Terrell@uscellular.Com, 8410 W BRYN MAWR AVE #700
  • PETER M CONNOLLY,, 1219 Eliason Avenue (Lat: 41.562306 Lon: -91.286500), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnoll@hklaw, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, SUITE 100
  • Janean K Amundson, 1627 Hwy 6 (Lat: 41.568528 Lon: -91.243556), Type: 94.4, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 3194523852, , 608 LOMBARD
  • Janean K Amundson, 1627 Hwy 6 (Lat: 41.568528 Lon: -91.243556), Type: 94.4, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 3194523852, , 608 LOMBARD

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 400 West Of Jct Chicago Rock Island & Pacific Rr Track & Us 6 (Lat: 41.573917 Lon: -91.269889), Call Sign: KGB455
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.465 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/05/2013, Expiration Date: 04/19/2023
    Registrant: Midwest Wireless LLC, 5915 Brady St, Davenport, IA 52806, Phone: (563) 386-7344, Fax: (563) 386-9011, Email:
  • 102 E 4th St (Lat: 41.562528 Lon: -91.262667), Call Sign: KKK883, Licensee ID: L00027441
    Assigned Frequencies: 31.7600 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/20/1999, Expiration Date: 04/03/2004, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2004
    Registrant: West Liberty Oil Co, 102 E 4th St, West Liberty, IA 52776, Phone: (319) 627-2113
  • Lat: 41.578444 Lon: -91.269139, Call Sign: WPYX957, Licensee ID: L00056420
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/26/2003, Expiration Date: 11/26/2013, Certifier: Thomas P Anderson
    Registrant: West Liberty Community School District
  • 203 E 7th St (Lat: 41.574750 Lon: -91.261833), Type: Bant, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WQKH349
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/19/2009, Expiration Date: 05/19/2019, Certifier: Vicki Vernon
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 384-8514, Email:
  • 1336 Elder Ave (Lat: 41.548056 Lon: -91.276389), Call Sign: WQOL994
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.050 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/14/2011, Expiration Date: 11/14/2021, Certifier: Matt Daufeldt Mr.
    Registrant: Business Radio Sales & Service Ince, 1418 5th Street, Coralville, IA 52241, Phone: (319) 354-2204, Fax: (319) 351-2938, Email:
  • 799 290th St (Lat: 41.727500 Lon: -90.892500), Call Sign: WQOT361
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.772 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/24/2012, Expiration Date: 01/24/2022, Certifier: Alan Mather
    Registrant: Business Radio, 1418 5th Street, Coralville, IA 52241, Phone: (319) 354-2204, Fax: (319) 351-2938, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • WEST LIBERTY, 1219 Eliason Avenue (Lat: 41.562306 Lon: -91.286500), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WPXS588
    Assigned Frequencies: 6605.00 MHz, 6615.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/03/2003, Expiration Date: 06/03/2013, 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 LLIBERTY, Lat: 41.572694 Lon: -91.261306, Call Sign: WQFU626
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.293 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/06/2006, Expiration Date: 10/06/2016, Certifier: Chris Ward
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • WEST LIBERTY, 1286 Elder Avenue (Lat: 41.552250 Lon: -91.275528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 56.4 m, Overall height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: WQJL476
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 5945.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/21/2008, Expiration Date: 10/21/2018, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • WEST LIBERTY, 1286 Elder Avenue (Lat: 41.552250 Lon: -91.275444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 56.4 m, Overall height: 60.1 m, Call Sign: WQJT386
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/23/2008, Expiration Date: 12/23/2018, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: K0FXM, Licensee ID: L01009117
    Grant Date: 04/26/2005, Expiration Date: 07/19/2015, Certifier: John C Baker
    Registrant: John C Baker, 1638 Kelly Ave, West Liberty, IA 52776
  • Call Sign: KC0CFV, Licensee ID: L00207960
    Grant Date: 10/30/2007, Expiration Date: 11/13/2017
    Registrant: Corey L Phillips, 1575 Kelly Ave, West Liberty, IA 52776
  • Call Sign: KC0CHW, Licensee ID: L00158784
    Grant Date: 10/05/2007, Expiration Date: 11/25/2017, Certifier: Steven M Rundall
    Registrant: Steven M Rundall, 618 East 6th Street, West Liberty, IA 52776
  • Call Sign: N0RXH
    Grant Date: 04/07/1992, Expiration Date: 04/07/2002, Cancellation Date: 04/08/2004
    Registrant: Everett H Neal, 809 Windus Ave, West Liberty, IA 52776
  • Call Sign: WA0MMZ, Licensee ID: L01116928
    Grant Date: 02/10/2006, Expiration Date: 03/20/2016, Certifier: Steven P Brown
    Registrant: Steven P Brown, 1246 Eliason Ave, West Liberty, IA 52776
  • Call Sign: KC0LRA, Licensee ID: L00417740
    Grant Date: 11/01/2011, Expiration Date: 11/07/2021, Certifier: Judy I Stender
    Registrant: Judy I Stender, West Liberty, IA 52776

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 47886 , Serial Number: 28-7890149, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 10/15/1977
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Steven P Brown, 1246 Eliason Ave, West Liberty, IA 52776, Other Owners: Charles C Howard
  • Aircraft: AIRFRAMES UNLIMITED SS-2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582DCDI (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 702DW , Serial Number: AFUSS2004, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 06/06/2007
    Registrant (Individual): David R White, 1299 Elder Ridge Rd, West Liberty, IA 52776
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-235 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9270K , Serial Number: 28-7410027, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 07/25/1995
    Registrant (Corporation): Liberty Flying Club Inc, 1039 Hayes Ave, West Liberty, IA 52776
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 98240 , Serial Number: 28-26127, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 07/09/1969
    Registrant (Individual): David R White, 1299 Elder Ridge Rd, West Liberty, IA 52776


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
  • Hazardous Condition: 1


Most common first names in West Liberty, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert2378.7 years
John2380.2 years
William2178.4 years
Mary1977.1 years
Harold1775.7 years
Helen1580.8 years
Margaret1578.9 years
Donald1475.4 years
George1283.0 years
Clarence1281.1 years
Most common last names in West Liberty, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2379.7 years
Keith1275.7 years
Wilson1179.0 years
Wright975.2 years
Morrison978.1 years
Heath880.3 years
Johnson780.3 years
Phelps776.2 years
Jensen783.4 years
Walker781.3 years

Businesses in West Liberty, IA

  • Econo Lodge: 1
  • Subway: 1


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  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Food"
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  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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