West Frankfort is a city located in Franklin County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 7,727, it is the 265th largest city in Illinois and the 3717th largest city in the United States . West Frankfort is currently declining at a rate of -0.62% annually and its population has decreased by -5.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,182 in 2010. West Frankfort reached it's highest population of 14,683 in 1930. Spanning over 5 miles, West Frankfort has a population density of 1,552 people per square mile.
The average household income in West Frankfort is $41,765 with a poverty rate of 30.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $535 per month, and the median house value is $62,700. The median age in West Frankfort is 43.4 years, 37.6 years for males, and 47.3 years for females.