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People

Total Population 224
Male Share of the Population 52.7%
Female Share of the Population 47.3%
Senior Citizens 9.4%
Employed Population 16+ 85
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 54.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.6%
Median Earnings25+ $37,031
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,386

Wealth

Median Family Income $42,396
% Above Poverty Level 74.6%
% Below Poverty Level 25.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 19.2%
Median Gross Rent $281
Median House Value $43,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.5%
US/American 0%
English 9.8%
Irish 23.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

West Point Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 87 miles W of Springfield, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 122 miles NW of St. Louis, Missouri
County Hancock
Standard Zip Codes 62380
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.255
Longitude -91.182

West Point Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station GOLDEN
Distance 13.8 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 31 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37 inches
Station KEOKUK LOCK DAM 19
Distance 14.6 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 42 to 62 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches
Station CANTON L AND D 20
Distance 19.1 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, West Point, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Stillwell (62380)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Basco 78 $40,625
Bowen 458 $60,250
Carthage 2,580 $54,583
Elvaston 119 $37,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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