West Union, Illinois Population 2021

322
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West Union is a city located in Clark County Illinois. West Union has a 2020 population of 322. West Union is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 11.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 288 in 2010. West Union reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in West Union is $41,427 with a poverty rate of 12.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $45,000. The median age in West Union is 44.1 years, 40.8 years for males, and 44.6 years for females.

West Union Demographics

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

  • White: 87.58%
  • Black or African American: 12.42%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of West Union, Illinois is 322 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 322.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 288.

West Union, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White28287.58%
Black or African American4012.42%
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West Union Population by Race

West Union Population Pyramid $2021

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West Union Median Age

44.1


Total

40.8


Male

44.6


Female

West Union Adults

There are 247 adults, (80 of whom are seniors) in West Union.

West Union Age Dependency

92.8

Age Dependency Ratio

47.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.9

Child Dependency Ratio

West Union Sex Ratio

Female

178

55.28%

Male

144

44.72%

West Union Population by Age

West Union Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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West Union Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male27.3%72.7%
Non Family70.6%29.4%
All75.2%24.8%
Married87.1%12.9%
Female100%0%

75.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

West Union Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1412.2875.2
Married702.8987.1
Non Family34070.6
Male222.5527.3
Female152100

2.41

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

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West Union Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade104.33%
High School Graduate7733.33%
Some College7632.90%
Associates Degree3213.85%
Bachelors Degree187.79%
Graduate Degree187.79%
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West Union Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Union Educational Attainment by Race

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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 white people with a rate of 18.09%.

West Union Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$16,932$$15,938
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$21,417$$20,333
Some College$15,625$16,125$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$16,932

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$15,938

Average Female

West Union Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Union Language by Age

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West Union Language

100.00% of West Union residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

West Union Language

West Union Poverty by Race

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12.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.94%

Male Poverty Rate

13.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Union

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

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 0.00%.

West Union Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College29.63%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
High School0.00%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

West Union Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed17.20%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed21.33%

West Union Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Union Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households-$41,427
Families$42,292$48,667
Married Families$48,750-
Non Families$16,466$17,685
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Income by Household Type

West Union Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.6%

Male Marriage Rate

44.7%

Female Marriage Rate

West Union Married by Age and Sex

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West Union 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 45-54.

West Union Marital Status by Race

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West Union Marital Status

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5

Number of Veterans

5

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
World War II
Korea
Vietnam
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

West Union Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+5
65 to 74
55 to 64
35 to 54
18 to 34

West Union Veterans by Age

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West Union Veterans by Race

West Union Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Union Veterans by Education

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61.3%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

West Union Employment by Age

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West Union Employment by Race

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West Union 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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60.56%

Born in West Union

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of West Union residents were born in the United States, with 60.56% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

West Union Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213220.00%
20203220.00%
2019322-72-18.27%
2018394-36-8.37%
2017430-48-10.04%
201647812435.03%
2015354154.42%
2014339-26-7.12%
2013365-40-9.88%
2012405143.58%
201139110335.76%
20102880.00%

West Union Population by Year