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Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$15,633$31,502$29,829
Median household income$49,167$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$50,000$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$42,292$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$26,750$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate1.3%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level42.0%14.0%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in West Point is 48% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in West Point is 11% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in West Point is 73% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in West Point is 178% higher than the national average

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      $32,774 $49,167 $98,334
      $39,460 $59,196 $118,392
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      West Point median earnings by income bracket

      West Point employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry2.0%2.0%
      Manufacturing sector59.2%59.2%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services4.1%4.1%
      Public administration4.1%4.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities20.4%20.4%
      Education, health & social services0.0%0.0%

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      Bentley, IL18$74,37534.4%
      Carthage, IL2,474$70,56327.5%
      La Prairie, IL64$68,05623.0%
      Bowen, IL583$58,9296.5%
      Lima, IL105$58,7506.2%
      West Point, IL219$49,16711.1%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Catherine, CO219$117,604112.6%
      Luxemburg, IA219$70,93828.2%
      Mineral, IL219$38,12531.1%
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      Maryhill Estates, KY219$243,056339.3%
      West Point, IL219$49,16711.1%
      Source: The West Point, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).