Livability Score

78
/100
i The AreaVibes Livability Score evaluates 9 different categories and creates an overall score out of 100. The higher the score, the better the area.

amenities F

There are not many amenities close to this location.
Coffee (1) F
The serving Cafe
Coffee Shop
Entertainment (23) A+
P.T. Smith House
Attraction
Presidential Library Association
Attraction
House of the Maples
Attraction
Friends Meetinghouse
Attraction
Statue of Isis
Attraction
Presidential Library and Museum
Attraction
Village Green
Attraction
Birthplace Cottage
Attraction
Varney House
Attraction
Leech House
Attraction
National Park Service Visitor Center
Attraction
Blacksmith Shop
Attraction
Laban Miles House
Attraction
CE Smith House
Attraction
Schoolhouse
Attraction
Tallgrass Prairie Observation Deck
Attraction
Garvin House
Attraction
Hayhurst House
Attraction
Mackey House
Attraction
Wright House
Attraction
Staples House
Attraction
President and Mrs. Hoover Gravesite
Attraction
West Branch Heritage Museum
Museum
Food and Drink (4) F
McDonald's
Fast Food
McDonald's
Fast Food
Main Street Sweets
Sweets
The Downunder
Bar
Fitness (0) F
Groceries (0) F
Parks (7) C-
Beranek Park
Park
Village Green
Park
Heritage Square
Park
Herbert Hoover National Historic Site
Park
Wapsi Creek Park
Park
Lions Field
Park
Cubby Park
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Shops (1) F
BP Shop
Convenience Store
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commute F

Of all people who commute, 0.3% take public transportation in West Branch.
Public Transit Stops (0)
Stops & Stations
F
Workers Taking Public Transit
0.3%
F
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cost of living A+

The cost of living in West Branch is 96/100 - which is 7% higher than Iowa.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
B
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
D
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crime A+

West Branch crime rates are 599 per 100k, which is 63% lower than Iowa
Property Crime
493 crimes per 100k
A+
Violent Crime
106 crimes per 100k
A-
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employment B+

The median income in West Branch is $64,662 - which is 18% higher than Iowa.
Med. Household Income
$64,662
C
Unemployment Rate
1.1%
A+
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health A+

There are not many hospitals, police and fire stations,
Health & Safety (3)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
B+
Mercy Family Medicine
Clinic
West Branch Police Department
Police
West Branch Fire Department
Fire Station
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
A+
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housing A+

West Branch home prices are $172,500 - which is 30% higher than Iowa
Home Price
$172,500
D
Home Appreciation Rate
19%
B
Home Affordability
2.7x (home price to income ratio)
A+
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schools B+

The West Branch graduation rate is 92% - which is 5% higher than Iowa
School Test Scores
68%
C+
High School Grad. Rates
92%
A
Elementary Schools (2) F
Hoover Elementary School
West Branch Middle School
High Schools (2) F
West Branch High School
Scattergood Friends School
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F Amenities

Are there many local amenities in West Branch? Well, there are not many amenities close to this location.

Parks

Beranek Park
Village Green
Heritage Square
Herbert Hoover National Historic Site
Wapsi Creek Park
Lions Field
Cubby Park
Unknown Name

Entertainment

P.T. Smith House
Presidential Library Association
House of the Maples
Friends Meetinghouse
Statue of Isis
Presidential Library and Museum
Village Green
Birthplace Cottage

Food & Drink

McDonald's
McDonald's
Main Street Sweets
The Downunder

F Commute

Is public transit available in West Branch? Of all people who commute, 0.3% take public transportation in West Branch.
Drive to Work
87%

11% higher than the US average

Take Public Transit
0%

5% lower than the US average

Walk to Work
1%

2% lower than the US average

A+ Health & Safety

Is West Branch a healthy and safe place to live? Yes, there are many hospitals, police and fire stations.

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