West Point, Illinois

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West Point, Illinois

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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

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  • 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
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
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West Point Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 195 100%
Male 99 50.8%
Female 96 49.2%
Under 18 59 30.3%
18+ 136 69.7%
65+ 21 10.8%
Median Age 34.1
Average Family Size 3.09
White 194 99.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 1 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated West Point Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 185
Growth -10
Growth % -5.1%

West Point Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 38.7%
German 19%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.5%
English 15.5%
Irish 4.8%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
Swedish 1.2%
Dutch 1.2%
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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)

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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
West Point 195 $45,250
Basco 107 $58,125
Bowen 535 $36,429
Carthage 2,725 $50,142
Elvaston 152 $45,833
Lima 159 $38,000
Loraine 363 $43,542
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