West Point, Illinois Population 2024

137

West Point is a city located in Hancock County Illinois. West Point has a 2024 population of 137. West Point is currently declining at a rate of -0.72% annually and its population has decreased by -2.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 141 in 2020.

The average household income in West Point is $68,641 with a poverty rate of 9.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in West Point is 35.5 years, 39.2 years for males, and 26.1 years for females.

West Point Demographics

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

  • White: 99.16%
  • Asian: 0.84%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
  • Two or more races:
Land Area (mi²)
0.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
816.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.84% (-4)
The current population of West Point, Illinois is 137 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 141.

West Point, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White23799.16%
Asian20.84%
Black or African American
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
Two or more races
showing: 7 rows

White

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

West Point Population by Race

West Point Population Pyramid 2024

West Point Median Age

35.5

Total

39.2

Male

26.1

Female

West Point Adults

There are 157 adults, (21 of whom are seniors) in West Point.

West Point Age Dependency

75.7

Age Dependency Ratio

15.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60.3

Child Dependency Ratio

West Point Sex Ratio

Female12552.3%
Male11447.7%

West Point Population by Age

West Point Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All643.7385.914.1
Married393.4984.615.4
Non Family121.0883.316.7
Male89.587.512.5
Female52.81000
showing: 5 rows

4.23

Average Family Size

3.73

Average Household Size

85.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

West Point 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 Point Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Point Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 59.86%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 2.11%.

West Point Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$53,864

Average Earnings

$61,250

Average Male

$33,750

Average Female

West Point Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Point Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

West Point Language

98.67% of West Point residents speak only English, while 1.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.89% of the population.

West Point Language

West Point Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White237229.28%
Asian2150%
showing: 2 rows

9.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.4%

Male Poverty Rate

8%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Point

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Point is Asian, with 50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Point is White, with 9.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 7.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.66%.

West Point Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater66.67%
Less Than 9th Grade28.81%
Some College8.82%
High School
showing: 4 rows

West Point Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed2.94%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

West Point Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Point Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

West Point Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.4%

Male Marriage Rate

58.3%

Female Marriage Rate

West Point Married by Age and Sex

male

female

West Point 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 35-44.

West Point Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

West Point Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

12

Number of Veterans

12

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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West Point Veterans by War

count

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West Point Veterans by Age

count

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West Point Veterans by Race

West Point Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

66.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Point Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

48.6%

Labor Force Participation

48.6%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

West Point Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

West Point Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

West Point 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

70.71%

Born in West Point

99.16%

Native Born

0.84%

Foreign Born

0.42%

Non Citizen

0.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.16% of West Point residents were born in the United States, with 70.71% having been born in Illinois. 0.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

West Point Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029132-1-0.75%
2028133-1-0.75%
2027134-1-0.74%
2026135-1-0.74%
2025136-1-0.73%
2024137-1-0.72%
2023138-1-0.72%
2022139-1-0.71%
2021140-1-0.71%
2020141-27-16.07%
2019168-1-0.59%
2018169-1-0.59%
2017170-5-2.86%
2016175
2015175-1-0.57%
2014176-2-1.12%
2013178-3-1.66%
2012181-1-0.55%
2011182-1-0.55%
2010183
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West Point Population by Year