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West Bend, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of West Bend had a population of 755 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for West Bend is located at latitude 42.9599 and longitude -94.4457 in Palo Alto County. The formal boundaries for the City of West Bend (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Palo Alto County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,191 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of West Bend are located in Palo Alto County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Kossuth County.

The City of West Bend (GNIS ID: 2397260) 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.

The City of West Bend is located within Township of West Bend, a minor civil division (MCD) of Palo Alto County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with West Bend population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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West Bend, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 755
Population in Households 720
Population in Familes 559
Population in Group Qrtrs 35
Population Density1 853
Diversity Index2 7
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 347
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 209
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 397 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 278 (70.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 70 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $98,684
Average Home Value $117,690
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,903
Average Household Income $54,277
Per Capita Income $25,057
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.62% -0.43%
Households -0.59% -0.41%
Families -0.3% -0.48%
Median Household Income   3.45%
Per Capita Income   2.13%
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.

West Bend, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Bend to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 373 63rd
Population Density1 # 397 61st
Diversity Index2 # 670 36th
Median Household Income # 884 12th
Per Capita Income # 664 34th

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