West Burlington is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 2,890 people and two constituent neighborhoods, West Burlington is the 118th largest community in Iowa.
Unlike some cities, West Burlington isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in West Burlington are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, West Burlington is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in West Burlington who work in sales jobs (16.83%), office and administrative support (9.44%), and management occupations (8.45%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 15.28 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small city, West Burlington does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in West Burlington who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.16% of the adults in West Burlington have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in West Burlington in 2018 was $28,504, which is middle income relative to Iowa and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $114,016 for a family of four. However, West Burlington contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
West Burlington is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call West Burlington home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of West Burlington residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in West Burlington include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in West Burlington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Tagalog.