West Point, Illinois Population 2022

132
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West Point is a city located in Hancock County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 132, it is the 1249th largest city in Illinois and the 25815th largest city in the United States. West Point is currently declining at a rate of -2.94% annually and its population has decreased by -5.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 140 in 2020. Spanning over 0 miles, West Point has a population density of 786 people per square mile.

The average household income in West Point is $52,414 with a poverty rate of 42.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $317 per month, and the median house value is $35,700. The median age in West Point is 45.3 years, 41.5 years for males, and 46.8 years for females.

West Point Demographics

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

  • White: 99.09%
  • Asian: 0.91%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of West Point, Illinois is 132 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 140.

West Point, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21799.09%
Asian20.91%
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West Point Population by Race

West Point Population Pyramid 2022

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West Point Median Age

39


Total

44.3


Male

35.2


Female

West Point Adults

There are 141 adults, (28 of whom are seniors) in West Point.

West Point Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

69

Child Dependency Ratio

West Point Sex Ratio

Female

123

56.16%

Male

96

43.84%

West Point Population by Age

West Point Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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West Point Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.4%5.6%
All87.9%12.1%
Male85.7%14.3%
Non Family81.3%18.8%
Female71.4%28.6%

87.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

West Point Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All663.3287.9
Married363.1994.4
Male7985.7
Female73.4371.4
Non Family161.0681.3

3.88

Average Family Size

3.32

Average Household Size

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West Point Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade107.41%
9th to 12th Grade3828.15%
High School Graduate5540.74%
Some College1813.33%
Associates Degree118.15%
Bachelors Degree10.74%
Graduate Degree21.48%
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West Point Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Point Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 65.41%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 2.26%.

West Point Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,000$45,625$27,813
Less Than 9th Grade$21,250$21,354$
High School Graduate$47,813$48,906$
Some College$35,000$67,813$29,688
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$40,000

Average Earnings

$45,625

Average Male

$27,813

Average Female

West Point Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Point Language by Age

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West Point Language

97.67% of West Point residents speak only English, while 2.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.93% of the population.

West Point Language

West Point Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian2150.00%
White2179141.94%
OtherNaN%

42.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.38%

Male Poverty Rate

47.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Point

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Point is Asian, with 50.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 19.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 57.14%.

West Point Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade77.08%
High School7.27%
Some College20.69%
Bachelors or Greater33.33%

West Point Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed24.49%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed4.35%
Female Unemployed100.00%

West Point Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Point Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,167$49,771
Families$50,714$53,100
Married Families$66,250-
Non Families$23,750$35,700
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Income by Household Type

West Point Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.5%

Male Marriage Rate

50.6%

Female Marriage Rate

West Point Married by Age and Sex

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West Point Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

West Point Marital Status by Race

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West Point Marital Status

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10

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War4
First Gulf War4
Vietnam6
Korea
World War II

West Point Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 544
55 to 64
65 to 746
75+

West Point Veterans by Age

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West Point Veterans by Race

West Point Veterans by Education

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40.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

60.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Point Veterans by Education

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46.3%

Labor Force Participation

45%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

West Point Employment by Age

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West Point Employment by Race

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West Point 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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76.71%

Born in West Point

99.09%

Native Born

0.91%

Foreign Born

0.46%

Non Citizen

0.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.09% of West Point residents were born in the United States, with 76.71% having been born in Illinois. 0.46% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101780.00%
2011174-4-2.25%
2012170-4-2.30%
2013166-4-2.35%
2014162-4-2.41%
2015158-4-2.47%
2016154-4-2.53%
2017150-4-2.60%
2018146-4-2.67%
2019142-4-2.74%
2020140-2-1.41%
2021136-4-2.86%
2022132-4-2.94%

West Point Population by Year