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Westside, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Westside had a population of 320 as of July 1, 2019. Westside ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for 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 Westside is located at latitude 42.0592 and longitude -95.098 in Crawford County. The formal boundaries for the City of Westside encompass a land area of 1.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Crawford County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,401 feet.

The City of Westside (GNIS ID: 2397287) 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 Westside is located within Township of West Side, a minor civil division (MCD) of Crawford County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Westside: West Side.

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Westside, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Westside, IA Housing Affordability Index is 350
State of Iowa Housing Affordability Index is 164
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Westside, IA Wealth Index is 73
State of Iowa Wealth Index is 86
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 320
Population in Households 320
Population in Familes 262
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 218
Diversity Index1 36
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $60,373
Average Household Income $72,003
Per Capita Income $29,440
Wealth Index3 73

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 161 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 121 (75.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $90,094
Housing Affordability Index2 350
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 152
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 106
Average Family Size 2
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.74% 0.25%
Households 0.66% 0.26%
Families 1.66% 0.19%
Median Household Income   3.69%
Per Capita Income   2.63%

Westside, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Westside to the other 1,008 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 579 43rd
Population Density # 858 15th
Diversity Index # 58 94th
Median Household Income # 415 59th
Per Capita Income # 534 47th

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