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Westside, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Westside had a population of 324 as of July 1, 2017. 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 42.0757 and longitude -95.1013 in Crawford County. The formal boundaries for the City of Westside (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Westside population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Westside: West Side.

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Westside, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 324
Daytime Population: Workers 188
Daytime Population: Residents 158
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 346
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.07
Population in Households 324
Population in Familes 266
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 220
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $52,521
Average Household Income $60,824
Per Capita Income $24,885


Total Housing Units 153 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 131 (85.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 0
Median Home Value $87,222
Average Home Value $114,695


Total Households 155
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 108
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.11% 0.37%
Households 1.12% 0.38%
Families 2.39% 0.37%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.96%

Westside, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Westside to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 580 43rd
Population Density # 857 15th
Diversity Index # 52 95th
Median Household Income # 581 43rd
Per Capita Income # 743 26th

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