Latest Data (2018)
Population 2,426
Nationwide Rank 6908

Quick Facts

West Branch, Iowa is the 6,908th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

West Branch, Iowa is a city.

West Branch, Iowa is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 West Branch had its largest population ever.

West Branch, Iowa is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 65% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
6898 Poland, Ohio 2,434 -15.2%
6899 Liberty Hill, Texas 2,433 89.0%
6900 Anchorage, Kentucky 2,432 4.1%
6901 Moorefield, West Virginia 2,432 2.0%
6902 Norwood, North Carolina 2,431 -5.9%
6903 Bellevue, Idaho 2,428 29.0%
6904 Lordsburg, New Mexico 2,427 -25.9%
6905 Muncy, Pennsylvania 2,427 -8.5%
6906 Sisseton, South Dakota 2,426 -4.6%
6907 Villa Grove, Illinois 2,426 -4.8%
6908 West Branch, Iowa 2,426 9.8%
6909 Attica, New York 2,425 -6.4%
6910 Monticello, Florida 2,425 -1.2%
6911 Wayne, Illinois 2,425 12.0%
6912 Lavaca, Arkansas 2,424 31.8%
6913 Richwood, Ohio 2,424 12.0%
6914 Odem, Texas 2,422 -2.7%
6915 Polk City, Florida 2,422 47.4%
6916 Coudersport, Pennsylvania 2,421 -8.7%
6917 Spring Valley, Minnesota 2,421 -4.0%
6918 Westmoreland, Tennessee 2,421 14.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Iowa

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
4848 Harlan 4,827 -8.6%
4857 Polk City 4,809 104.7%
4881 Evansdale 4,757 5.1%
4975 Humboldt 4,589 2.9%
5060 Mount Vernon 4,454 16.5%
5131 Camanche 4,353 3.3%
5182 Carlisle 4,282 19.3%
5219 Hampton 4,236 0.6%
5223 Dyersville 4,225 4.3%
5250 Chariton 4,172 -9.0%
5269 Jefferson 4,148 -10.0%
5342 Forest City 4,047 -7.9%
5399 Le Claire 3,970 35.5%
5467 Monticello 3,885 6.4%
5476 Huxley 3,867 65.4%
5538 West Liberty 3,794 13.2%
5546 Carter Lake 3,784 16.3%
5552 Rock Valley 3,775 31.3%
5564 Cresco 3,754 -3.7%
5580 Albia 3,731 -0.7%
5587 Emmetsburg 3,713 -4.8%
5613 Waukon 3,683 -10.7%
5621 Tiffin 3,670 235.4%
5721 Osage 3,547 2.6%
5765 Robins 3,492 89.1%
5830 Eagle Grove 3,417 -7.7%
5846 New Hampton 3,394 -7.9%
5865 Story City 3,370 3.9%
6009 Tipton 3,223 1.8%
6086 Williamsburg 3,149 18.9%
6204 Garner 3,036 3.6%
6254 Milford 2,983 20.0%
6330 West Burlington 2,895 -8.2%
6395 Wilton 2,836 0.0%
6436 Onawa 2,787 -10.0%
6461 Fairfax 2,767 187.0%
6494 Tama 2,745 0.8%
6501 Clarion 2,741 -7.3%
6551 Jesup 2,710 22.5%
6568 Bloomfield 2,694 3.4%
6581 Grundy Center 2,682 2.9%
6585 Solon 2,680 123.5%
6644 Missouri Valley 2,633 -11.8%
6655 Eldora 2,621 -13.6%
6679 Sibley 2,602 -6.6%
6723 Madrid 2,562 5.8%
6729 Center Point 2,557 26.3%
6742 Rock Rapids 2,549 -0.7%
6753 Kalona 2,541 10.4%
6820 Hawarden 2,486 0.4%
6854 Hudson 2,466 16.3%
6871 Marengo 2,455 -3.2%
6890 Belle Plaine 2,443 -15.0%
6908 West Branch 2,426 9.8%
7049 West Union 2,334 -8.4%
7084 Hull 2,307 17.5%
7088 Cascade 2,303 16.6%
7089 Ely 2,303 99.0%
7090 Mitchellville 2,303 12.7%
7101 Belmond 2,296 -10.2%
7158 La Porte City 2,259 -2.6%
7169 Lamoni 2,252 -7.8%
7175 Lisbon 2,247 17.5%
7245 Bellevue 2,196 -6.9%
7335 Toledo 2,141 -15.5%
7418 Rockwell City 2,096 -5.4%
7453 Postville 2,083 -8.3%
7475 Sac City 2,074 -12.8%
7484 Colfax 2,069 -7.1%
7516 Ida Grove 2,049 -12.3%
7563 Wapello 2,026 -4.4%
7570 Lake Mills 2,022 -5.6%
7583 Sigourney 2,015 -8.9%
7624 Ogden 1,994 -1.7%
7650 Northwood 1,976 -3.4%
7654 Britt 1,973 -3.7%
7681 Sumner 1,961 -6.5%
7700 Epworth 1,952 31.5%
7715 Parkersburg 1,943 3.0%
7733 Atkins 1,933 93.6%
7746 Alta 1,925 3.5%
7775 Audubon 1,912 -19.8%
7849 Monroe 1,874 3.4%
7891 Columbus Junction 1,855 -2.2%
7914 New London 1,846 -4.2%
7919 Denver 1,841 13.6%
7927 Durant 1,837 14.5%
7946 Leon 1,831 -7.1%
7988 Greenfield 1,811 -14.4%
7989 Guttenberg 1,811 -8.6%
8076 Peosta 1,772 167.6%
8166 Prairie City 1,729 26.3%
8179 Stuart 1,726 0.5%
8214 Dallas Center 1,714 6.7%
8262 Pleasantville 1,692 9.5%
8285 Farley 1,682 24.9%
8302 Blue Grass 1,674 43.0%
8322 Pocahontas 1,663 -14.9%
8333 Lake City 1,657 -9.0%
8360 Mount Ayr 1,643 -12.6%
8371 Reinbeck 1,637 -6.2%
8373 Walcott 1,637 7.2%
8410 Remsen 1,621 -7.8%
8439 Moville 1,610 1.1%
8453 Traer 1,604 0.6%
8480 Nashua 1,593 -1.6%
8489 Corydon 1,587 0.0%
8492 Hartley 1,587 -8.1%
8513 Manson 1,578 -16.3%
8619 Avoca 1,531 -4.7%
8627 Mediapolis 1,529 -7.1%
8682 Oakland 1,507 1.4%
8687 Ackley 1,505 -17.0%
8700 Guthrie Center 1,501 -9.6%
8748 Slater 1,483 12.8%
8760 Monona 1,477 -4.2%
8763 Urbana 1,477 42.0%
8771 Akron 1,473 -1.0%
8822 State Center 1,456 8.0%
8840 Corning 1,447 -18.8%
8841 Walford 1,446 17.8%
8884 Logan 1,431 -7.7%
8896 Manning 1,425 -4.1%
8910 Granger 1,420 118.7%
8914 Woodward 1,420 17.7%
8920 Earlham 1,417 9.0%
8929 Montezuma 1,412 -2.7%
8945 Wellman 1,408 -0.9%
8969 Woodbine 1,402 -10.5%
8971 Brooklyn 1,401 2.4%
8974 Kingsley 1,401 12.2%
8976 Bedford 1,400 -13.7%
8987 Lenox 1,397 -0.4%
9011 Lone Tree 1,389 20.6%
9016 Sanborn 1,387 2.5%
9054 Fayette 1,374 1.8%
9076 Holstein 1,364 -6.9%
9086 Nora Springs 1,359 -11.1%
9093 Tripoli 1,356 3.9%
9103 Clarksville 1,352 -6.1%
9197 Dysart 1,317 1.2%
9254 Maharishi Vedic City 1,300 1344.4%
9265 Arnolds Park 1,295 7.7%
9276 Central City 1,293 11.9%
9298 Manly 1,288 -3.9%
9308 New Sharon 1,284 -1.8%
9310 Shell Rock 1,284 -1.0%
9325 Dike 1,280 34.4%
9331 Buffalo 1,279 -7.5%
9355 Roland 1,271 -4.0%
9373 Alton 1,264 14.7%
9413 Melcher-Dallas 1,253 -3.5%
9427 Coon Rapids 1,246 -4.1%
9490 Strawberry Point 1,224 -11.2%
9516 Elkader 1,215 -17.0%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 2,426 6,908
2017 2,393 6,938
2016 2,359 6,988
2015 2,337 7,013
2014 2,349 6,991
2013 2,326 7,018
2012 2,331 6,996
2011 2,322 7,011
2010 2,322 7,013
2009 2,307 6,949
2008 2,280 6,979
2007 2,262 6,997
2006 2,262 6,976
2005 2,238 7,000
2004 2,267 6,930
2003 2,274 6,905
2002 2,246 6,947
2001 2,226 6,969
2000 2,208 6,989
1990 1,936 7,059