StatisticWest BranchIowaNational
Population2,5813,155,070328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)8095791
Median age39.338.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)61%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%44%43%
Speak English99%92%79%
Speak Spanish1%4%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in West Branch is 1320% higher than Iowa
  • The median age in West Branch is 3% higher than Iowa
  • In West Branch 95.74% of the population is White
  • In West Branch 0.00% of the population is Black
  • In West Branch 0.43% of the population is Asian

Compare West Branch, IA Demographics

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      West Branch population breakdown by race

      RaceWest BranchIowaNational
      White95.74%90.90%73.35%
      Black0.00%3.32%12.63%
      Asian0.43%2.14%5.22%
      American Indian0.00%0.32%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
      Mixed race2.13%1.97%3.06%
      Other race1.70%1.27%4.75%
      In West Branch, 6.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

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      West Branch age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The West Branch, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).