|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of West City is 644. West City, Illinois is the 12,146th largest city in the US.
The peak population of West City was in 1990, when its population was 736. In 1990, West City was the 11,217th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 12,146th largest city in the US. West City is currently 12.5% smaller than it was in 1990.
West City has shrunk 10.3% since the year 2000. West City, Illinois's growth is below average. 64% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|12140||Mineral City, Ohio||644||-23.6%|
|12141||Misenheimer, North Carolina||644||3.2%|
|12142||Sandy Hook, Kentucky||644||-5.1%|
|12143||South New Castle, Pennsylvania||644||-20.1%|
|12145||Upper Marlboro, Maryland||644||-0.7%|
|12146||West City, Illinois||644||-10.3%|
|12148||Aroma Park, Illinois||643||-21.5%|
|12149||Canistota, South Dakota||643||-8.5%|
|12152||Ohio City, Ohio||643||-20.9%|
The total voting age population of West City, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 505. The voting age population is 43.6% male and 56.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.9% of the residents of West City are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of West City are 97.2% White, 1.4% Two or more races, 0.8% American Indian and 0.6% Black. Additionally, 8.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In West City, 33.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 52.3%. On a per-household basis, 24.6% of families are below the poverty line in West City.
Among those aged 16 and older, 59.3% of West City residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 84.8% of West City residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 15.9% have a bachelor's degree and 3.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among West City residents aged 5 and older, 8.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 8.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in West City is 5.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In West City, 20.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in West City is $42,125.
In West City, 58.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 41.5% of housing units in West City.
Of all the housing units in West City, 21.5% of them were build before 1940.
In West City, 11.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in West City is $661.
In West City, 71.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.