West Liberty, IA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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West Liberty, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of West Liberty had a population of 3,781 as of July 1, 2015. West Liberty ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for West Liberty is located at latitude 41.5724 and longitude -91.2626 in Muscatine County. The formal boundaries for the City of West Liberty (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Muscatine County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 676 feet.

The City of West Liberty (GNIS ID: 2397269) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with West Liberty population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of West Liberty, IA Boundary Map

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West Liberty, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,781
Population in Households 3,723
Population in Familes 3,164
Population in Group Qrtrs 58
Population Density1 2,180
Diversity Index2 75
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,266
Average Household Size 2.94
Family Households 919
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,326 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 876 (66.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 389 (29.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $138,162
Average Home Value $151,140
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,233
Average Household Income $59,359
Per Capita Income $19,987
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.23% 0.2%
Households 0.23% 0.2%
Families 0.61% 0.09%
Median Household Income   2.94%
Per Capita Income   2.96%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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West Liberty, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Liberty to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 105 90th
Population Density1 # 20 98th
Diversity Index2 # 5 100th
Median Household Income # 611 40th
Per Capita Income # 963 5th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.