West Frankfort, Illinois Population 2022

7,093
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West Frankfort is a city located in Franklin County Illinois. West Frankfort has a 2020 population of 7,093. West Frankfort is currently declining at a rate of -1.27% annually and its population has decreased by -2.50% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,275 in 2010.

The average household income in West Frankfort is $41,765 with a poverty rate of 32.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $591 per month, and the median house value is $64,100. The median age in West Frankfort is 43.4 years, 37.6 years for males, and 47.3 years for females.

West Frankfort Demographics

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

  • White: 96.51%
  • Two or more races: 2.20%
  • Asian: 0.71%
  • Native American: 0.41%
  • Black or African American: 0.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of West Frankfort, Illinois is 7,093 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,275.

West Frankfort, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,33296.51%
Black or African American130.17%
American Indian and Alaska Native310.41%
Asian540.71%
Two or More Races1672.20%
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West Frankfort Population by Race

West Frankfort Population Pyramid 2022

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West Frankfort Median Age

41.9


Total

39


Male

45


Female

West Frankfort Adults

There are 5,904 adults, (1,489 of whom are seniors) in West Frankfort.

West Frankfort Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

West Frankfort Sex Ratio

Female

3,879

51.06%

Male

3,718

48.94%

West Frankfort Population by Age

West Frankfort Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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West Frankfort Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76%24%
Non Family64%36%
All63.5%36.5%
Male47.4%52.6%
Female45.3%54.7%

63.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

West Frankfort Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,2042.3363.5
Married1,1243.1776
Male1712.7247.4
Female6553.0345.3
Non Family1,2541.1664

2.94

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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West Frankfort Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1983.80%
9th to 12th Grade59711.45%
High School Graduate1,91036.63%
Some College1,59530.58%
Associates Degree4949.47%
Bachelors Degree2304.41%
Graduate Degree1913.66%
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West Frankfort Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Frankfort Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American313131
Asian545442
2+ Races746512
White5,0434,257336
Black1313

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

West Frankfort Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,000$36,250$20,152
Less Than 9th Grade$9,671$$
High School Graduate$23,021$32,459$14,412
Some College$24,819$40,344$20,851
Bachelors Degree$38,125$44,276$
Graduate Degree$41,976$75,163$41,210

$25,000

Average Earnings

$36,250

Average Male

$20,152

Average Female

West Frankfort Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Frankfort Language by Age

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West Frankfort Language

98.45% of West Frankfort residents speak only English, while 1.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.06% of the population.

West Frankfort Language

West Frankfort Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1111100.00%
Asian543055.56%
White7,2012,35032.63%
OtherNaN%
Multiple1664426.51%

32.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.75%

Male Poverty Rate

37.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Frankfort

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Frankfort is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Frankfort is Multiple, with 26.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.56%.

West Frankfort Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.71%
High School29.83%
Some College20.17%
Bachelors or Greater10.12%

West Frankfort Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.63%
Male Unemployed75.29%
Female Employed22.77%
Female Unemployed52.71%

West Frankfort Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Frankfort Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,938$42,159
Families$32,018$45,551
Married Families$58,148-
Non Families$21,518$34,067
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Income by Household Type

West Frankfort Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.2%

Male Marriage Rate

36.0%

Female Marriage Rate

West Frankfort Married by Age and Sex

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West Frankfort Marriage

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

West Frankfort Marital Status by Race

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West Frankfort Marital Status

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478

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War73
First Gulf War29
Vietnam230
Korea21
World War II18

West Frankfort Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3438
35 to 5464
55 to 6453
65 to 74249
75+74

West Frankfort Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4457.78%
2+ Races3337.93%

West Frankfort Veterans by Race

West Frankfort Veterans by Education

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18.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Frankfort Veterans by Education

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52%

Labor Force Participation

44.6%

Employment Rate

14.3%

Unemployment Rate

West Frankfort Employment by Age

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West Frankfort Employment by Race

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West Frankfort Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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84.97%

Born in West Frankfort

99.29%

Native Born

0.71%

Foreign Born

0.71%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.29% of West Frankfort residents were born in the United States, with 84.97% having been born in Illinois. 0.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

West Frankfort Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19208,4780.00%
193014,6836,2055.65%
194012,383-2,300-1.69%
195011,384-999-0.84%
19609,027-2,357-2.29%
19708,836-191-0.21%
19809,4376010.66%
19908,526-911-1.01%
20008,196-330-0.39%
20108,182-14-0.02%
20118,091-91-1.11%
20128,000-91-1.12%
20137,909-91-1.14%
20147,818-91-1.15%
20157,727-91-1.16%
20167,636-91-1.18%
20177,545-91-1.19%
20187,454-91-1.21%
20197,363-91-1.22%
20207,275-88-1.20%
20217,184-91-1.25%
20227,093-91-1.27%

West Frankfort Population by Year