West Point Jackson County, Illinois

West Point: City in Illinois, United States of America

About

West Point is a city located in the county of Jackson in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 178 and a population density of 1,047 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 165 inhabitants.

West Point Quick Facts

Population : 165 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Jackson County
Area : 0.17 km2
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 08:22:09 (25th May 2022)
Postal code : 62380
Density : 971 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -7.88% (2010-2020)
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Location of West Point on Illinois map.
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Hancock County Illinois Incorporated and Unincorporated areas West Point Highlighted
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Geography

West Point is located at 37°53'56"N 89°37'19"W (37.8989400, -89.6220400).

West Point map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of West Point decreased by 7.88% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 178 - census
2011 182 2.2% estimation process
2012 181 -0.55% estimation process
2013 178 -1.69% estimation process
2014 176 -1.14% estimation process
2015 175 -0.57% estimation process
2016 175 0% estimation process
2017 170 -2.94% estimation process
2018 169 -0.59% estimation process
2019 168 -0.6% estimation process
2020 165 -1.82% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 7,401
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 6,469
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 14.4%
April 1, 2020 Population : 6,382
April 1, 2010 Population : 6,469
People under 5 years old, percentage : 1.3%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 8.3%
People over 65 (%) : 56.3%
Female persons, % : 53.7%
White only, percent : 97.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 1.3%
Asians alone % : 0.3%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 0.2%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 0.8%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 96.8%
2015-2019 Veterans : 670
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 8.5%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 85.5%

West Point zip code is 62380. County name: Hancock, County fips: 17067

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 85.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $721,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $3,040
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $1,462
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,545
2015-2019 Households : 3,684
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 1.98
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 92.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 6.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 96.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 92.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 97.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 3.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 37.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 32.9%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 86,316
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 99,522
2012 total retail sales per capita : $14,764
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $108,081
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $88,413
Percentage of people living in poverty : 6.7%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 967
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 494
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 335
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 44
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 887
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 53
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 874
2010 population per square mile : 401.1
2010 land area in square miles : 16.13
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 54.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $335,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,936
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $484
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,515
2015-2019 Households : 2,632
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.96
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 89.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 89.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 90.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 78.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 85.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 31.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 3.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 12.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.9%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 7,539
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 9,311
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,001
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 40,501
2012 total retail sales per capita : $6,548
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $49,942
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $29,264
Percentage of people living in poverty : 15.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,159
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 625
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 506
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,115
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 29
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,122
2010 population per square mile : 8,417.6
2010 land area in square miles : 0.71

Schools in West Point

College & universities near West Point, IL

Code Name City ZIP
149222 Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Carbondale (IL) 62901-4512
146205 John A Logan College Carterville (IL) 62918-2500
417442 Career Center of Southern Illinois Red Bud (IL) 62278

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near West Point, IL

Code Name Address Type
DQN Du Quoin 20 North Chestnut St. RAIL
CDL Carbondale station 401 South Illinois St. RAIL
MAI Marion, IL 2100 West Main Street BUS
MVI Mt. Vernon, IL 102 Potomac Boulevard BUS
CEN Centralia station 108 East Broadway RAIL

Post offices near West Point

Post Office Name City ZIP
Campbell Hill Post Office Campbell Hill (IL) 62916
Rockwood Post Office Rockwood (IL) 62280
Willisvill Post Office Willisville (IL) 62997
Ava Post Office Ava (IL) 62907
Percy Post Office Percy (IL) 62272

Other places with the same name (10)

Other cities in Jackson County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Jackson County , IL.

City Name Population Title
Carbondale 25,036 City in Illinois, USA
Murphysboro 7,384 Town in Illinois
De Soto 1,503 Village in Illinois, United States
Elkville 864 City in Illinois, United States of America
Sand Ridge 761 Human settlement in United States of America
Pomona 755 Township of Illinois
Harrison 639 Census-designated place in Jackson County, Illinois, USA
Ava 610 City in Illinois
Grand Tower 560 City in Jackson County, Illinois, USA
Makanda 529 City in Illinois, United States of America
Dowell 385 Village in Jackson County, Illinois, USA
Campbell Hill 310 Town
Vergennes 279 City in Jackson County, Illinois, United States of America
Gorham 219 Village in Jackson County, Illinois, United States
Degognia 141 Township in Jackson County, Illinois