West City, Illinois Population 2024

635

West City is a city located in Franklin County Illinois. West City has a 2024 population of 635. West City is currently declining at a rate of -0.63% annually and its population has decreased by -2.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 652 in 2020.

The average household income in West City is $50,633 with a poverty rate of 36.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in West City is 35.8 years, 37.6 years for males, and 34.4 years for females.

West City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of West City was:

  • White: 95.31%
  • Two or more races: 3.13%
  • Black or African American: 1.56%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
394.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.61% (-17)
The current population of West City, Illinois is 635 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 652.

West City, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White61095.31%
Two or more races203.13%
Black or African American101.56%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

West City Population by Race

West City Population Pyramid 2024

West City Median Age

35.8

Total

37.6

Male

34.4

Female

West City Adults

There are 460 adults, (96 of whom are seniors) in West City.

West City Age Dependency

75.8

Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.5

Child Dependency Ratio

West City Sex Ratio

Female31849.69%
Male32250.31%

West City Population by Age

West City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2612.4560.239.8
Non Family1041.2956.743.3
Married773.2971.428.6
Female733.1558.941.1
Male73.290100
showing: 5 rows

3.04

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

60.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

West City Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

West City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

West City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$31,953

Average Earnings

$35,500

Average Male

$30,625

Average Female

West City Earnings by Educational Attainment

West City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

West City Language

98.97% of West City residents speak only English, while 1.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.03% of the population.

West City Language

West City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White60622637.29%
Multiple20420%
Black10220%
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36.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

36.34%

Male Poverty Rate

36.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West City

The race most likely to be in poverty in West City is White, with 37.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West City is Multiple, with 20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.5%.

West City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade50.94%
High School31.58%
Some College20.93%
Bachelors or Greater9.09%
showing: 4 rows

West City Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed60%
Male Employed16.67%
Female Employed12.95%
showing: 4 rows

West City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

West City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

32.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.7%

Male Marriage Rate

34.9%

Female Marriage Rate

West City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

West City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

West City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

West City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

40

Number of Veterans

32

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

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West City Veterans by War

count

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West City Veterans by Age

count

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West City Veterans by Race

West City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.5%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.5%

Veteran Disability Rate

West City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.7%

Labor Force Participation

53.7%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

West City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

West City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

West City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

85.78%

Born in West City

99.06%

Native Born

0.94%

Foreign Born

0.63%

Non Citizen

0.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.06% of West City residents were born in the United States, with 85.78% having been born in Illinois. 0.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

West City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029615-4-0.65%
2028619-4-0.64%
2027623-4-0.64%
2026627-4-0.63%
2025631-4-0.63%
2024635-4-0.63%
2023639-4-0.62%
2022643-4-0.62%
2021647-5-0.77%
2020652193%
2019633-5-0.78%
2018638-5-0.78%
2017643
2016643-4-0.62%
2015647
2014647-3-0.46%
2013650-5-0.76%
2012655-3-0.46%
201165820.3%
2010656
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West City Population by Year