The City of West Frankfort had a population of 8,010 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for West Frankfort is located at latitude 37.8978 and longitude -88.9315 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the City of West Frankfort encompass a land area of 4.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Franklin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 400 feet.
The City of West Frankfort (GNIS ID: 2397267) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
|Total Population||8,010 (100%)|
|Population in Households||7,893 (98.5%)|
|Population in Families||6,032 (75.3%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||117 ( 1.5%)|
|Median Household Income||$35,286|
|Average Household Income||$46,659|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||8%|
|Per Capita Income||$19,990|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||3,947 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,961 (49.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,475 (37.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||511 (12.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$68,807|
|Average Home Value||$82,467|
|Housing Affordability Index3||255|
|Average Household Size||2.3|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.62%|
|Per Capita Income||2.42%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.35%|
The table below compares West Frankfort to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 260||81st|
|Population Density||# 404||71st|
|Median Household Income||# 1331||3rd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 826||60th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1304||5th|
|Diversity Index||# 711||48th|
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