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Demographics Analysis

The people of West Point Township, Illinois give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(West Point Township, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 118

5 to 9 years : 80

10 to 14 years : 111

15 to 17 years : 89

18 and 19 years : 82

20 years : 36

21 years : 30

22 to 24 years : 26

25 to 29 years : 66

30 to 34 years : 65

35 to 39 years : 114

40 to 44 years : 111

45 to 49 years : 81

50 to 54 years : 195

55 to 59 years : 75

60 and 61 years : 50

62 to 64 years : 90

65 and 66 years : 35

67 to 69 years : 29

70 to 74 years : 31

75 to 79 years : 73

80 to 84 years : 68

85 years and over : 5

Female:

Under 5 years : 86

5 to 9 years : 99

10 to 14 years : 96

15 to 17 years : 75

18 and 19 years : 58

20 years : 31

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 51

25 to 29 years : 94

30 to 34 years : 38

35 to 39 years : 92

40 to 44 years : 94

45 to 49 years : 93

50 to 54 years : 160

55 to 59 years : 98

60 and 61 years : 34

62 to 64 years : 58

65 and 66 years : 39

67 to 69 years : 24

70 to 74 years : 69

75 to 79 years : 71

80 to 84 years : 99

85 years and over : 57


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(West Point Township, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,790

Multiple ancestry : 1,171

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 315


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(West Point Township, Illinois)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 3,240

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 26

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 10

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(West Point Township, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 204

5 to 17 years : 550

18 to 24 years : 314

25 to 34 years : 263

35 to 44 years : 411

45 to 54 years : 529

55 to 59 years : 173

60 and 61 years : 84

62 to 64 years : 148

65 to 74 years : 227

75 years and over : 373

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 115

5 to 17 years : 350

18 to 24 years : 223

25 to 34 years : 161

35 to 44 years : 267

45 to 54 years : 420

55 to 59 years : 120

60 and 61 years : 84

62 to 64 years : 143

65 to 74 years : 167

75 years and over : 276

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 89

5 to 17 years : 200

18 to 24 years : 91

25 to 34 years : 83

35 to 44 years : 137

45 to 54 years : 109

55 to 59 years : 53

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 5

65 to 74 years : 60

75 years and over : 87

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 19

35 to 44 years : 7

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 10


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(West Point Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,234

Female : 1,092

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 409

Female : 505

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 7

Female : 19

Foreign born:

Male : 10

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(West Point Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 2,319

Born in other state in the United States : 885

Native: born outside the United States : 26

Foreign born : 10


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(West Point Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 384

Now married, except separated : 1,095

Divorced : 329

Separated : 17

Widowed : 154

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 215

Now married, except separated : 365

Divorced : 51

Separated : 0

Widowed : 40

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 19

Now married, except separated : 7

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 10

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(West Point Township, Illinois)

Speak only English : 3,019

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 47

Speak English less than "very well" : 6


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in West Point Township, Illinois

  • German: 1,714   (43.6%)
  • English: 450   (11.5%)
  • Irish: 390   (9.9%)
  • United States Or American: 272   (6.9%)
  • Dutch: 204   (5.2%)
  • Norwegian: 141   (3.6%)
  • Swedish: 75   (1.9%)
  • Polish: 75   (1.9%)
  • Swiss: 73   (1.9%)
  • Other Groups: 63   (1.6%)
  • French (except Basque): 61   (1.6%)
  • Scotch-irish: 49   (1.2%)
  • Arab: 47   (1.2%)
  • Italian: 44   (1.1%)
  • Welsh: 43   (1.1%)
  • Scottish: 34   (0.9%)
  • Danish: 33   (0.8%)
  • Belgian: 22   (0.6%)
  • Greek: 20   (0.5%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 18   (0.5%)
  • French Canadian: 18   (0.5%)
  • Slovak: 16   (0.4%)
  • Czech: 15   (0.4%)
  • Russian: 11   (0.3%)
  • Lithuanian: 7   (0.2%)
  • British: 7   (0.2%)
  • Finnish: 7   (0.2%)
  • Austrian: 6   (0.2%)
  • European: 6   (0.2%)
  • Luxemburger: 5   (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 3   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In West Point Township, Illinois is 3,276



(updated 2009)



Male Population in West Point Township, Illinois: 1,660
Female Population in West Point Township, Illinois: 1,616


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in West Point Township, Illinois: 40.7
Median Female Resident Age in West Point Township, Illinois: 44.9


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in West Point Township, Illinois


White


Both sexes

43.3

Male

41.6

Female

44.2

Black or African American


Both sexes

23.0

Male

24.5

Female

21.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

39.5

Male

39.5

Female

0.0

Asian


Both sexes

26.5

Male

13.0

Female

40.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

32.0

Male

35.5

Female

32.0

Other


Both sexes

21.8

Male

28.5

Female

21.3

Two or More Races


Both sexes

11.3

Male

10.5

Female

11.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

21.7

Male

22.5

Female

21.7

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

43.4

Male

41.8

Female

44.3


(updated 2010)



Races in West Point Township, Illinois


  • White: 3,240
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 36



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education West Point Township, Illinois citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in West Point Township, Illinois

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 5   (0.48%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 44   (4.24%)
  • 9th Grade: 21   (2.02%)
  • 10th Grade: 32   (3.08%)
  • 11th Grade: 24   (2.31%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 5   (0.48%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 432   (41.62%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 101   (9.73%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 114   (10.98%)
  • Associate Degree: 71   (6.84%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 114   (10.98%)
  • Master's Degree: 58   (5.59%)
  • Professional School Degree: 9   (0.87%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 8   (0.77%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 4   (0.34%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 63   (5.36%)
  • 9th Grade: 25   (2.13%)
  • 10th Grade: 24   (2.04%)
  • 11th Grade: 32   (2.72%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 8   (0.68%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 498   (42.38%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 112   (9.53%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 146   (12.43%)
  • Associate Degree: 121   (10.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 84   (7.15%)
  • Master's Degree: 37   (3.15%)
  • Professional School Degree: 17   (1.45%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 4   (0.34%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In West Point Township, Illinois

  • Lena Winslow Cusd 202


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 401 Fremont, Lena, IL 61048, Phone: (815) 369-3100, Students: 1,056 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In West Point Township, Illinois

  • Lena Elem School


    ( Grades: 1-5, Location: 401 Fremont St, Lena, IL 61048, Phone: (815) 369-3113, Students: 337 )

  • Lena-winslow Jr High School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 517 Fremont St, Lena, IL 61048, Phone: (815) 369-3114, Students: 243 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In West Point Township, Illinois

  • Lena-winslow High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 516 Fremont St, Lena, IL 61048, Phone: (815) 369-3115, Students: 355 )

Public Libraries (Central) In West Point Township, Illinois

  • Lena Community District Library


    300 West Mason Street, Lena, IL 61048

(updated 2012)



Museums Near West Point Township, Illinois


  • Lena Area Historical Society


    427 Grove St, Lena, IL 61048

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to West Point Township, Illinois affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of West Point Township, Illinois.

Area Features of West Point Township, Illinois


Airport


(1) Kramer Airport   (2) Lena Flying Club Landing Field Historical   (3) Red Shed Field  

Building


(1) Leamons Ambulance Service   (2) Lena Fire Protection District   (3) Lena Police Department  

Cemetery


(1) Eleroy Cemetery   (2) Grisby Cemetery   (3) Holly Grove Cemetery   (4) Howardsille Cemetery   (5) Lena Cemetery   (6) Louisa Cemetery   (7) Saint Joseph Cemetery   (8) Salem Evangelical Cemetery   (9) Samel Evangelical Cemetery   (10) Waddams Grove Cemetery  

Church


(1) Good Shepherd Lutheran Church   (2) Lena Church Of The Brethren   (3) Lena United Methodist Church   (4) Saint Joseph Catholic Church   (5) Salem United Church Of Christ  

Civil


(1) Township Of Erin   (2) Township Of West Point   (3) Village Of Lena  

Dam


(1) Lake Le-aqua-na Dam  

Locale


(1) Holmestead Farms   (2) Twelve Oaks Farm  

Park


(1) Lake Le-aqua-na State Park  

Populated Place


(1) Eleroy   (2) Lena   (3) Salem   (4) Waddams Grove  

Post Office


(1) Eleroy Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Lake Le-aqua-na  

School


(1) Albee School Historical   (2) Albright School Historical   (3) Central School Historical   (4) Goddard School Historical   (5) Lena Elementary School   (6) Lena-winslow High School   (7) Lena-winslow Junior High School   (8) Louisa School Historical   (9) Pickard School Historical   (10) Pleasant Hill School Historical   (11) Rees School Historical   (12) Stony Bluff School Historical   (13) Waddams Grove School Historical  

Tower


(1) Lena Water Tower  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in West Point Township, Illinois

61048 (pop. 4,516)


Cities Nearby West Point Township, Illinois

Lena Village, IL  (pop. 2,754) 1.1 Miles
Kent Township, IL  (pop. 732) 4.0 Miles
Waddams Township, IL  (pop. 747) 4.8 Miles
Erin Township, IL  (pop. 308) 5.1 Miles
Winslow Township, IL  (pop. 591) 6.5 Miles
Nora Township, IL  (pop. 337) 6.7 Miles
Wards Grove Township, IL  (pop. 235) 6.9 Miles
Nora Village, IL  (pop. 84) 7.0 Miles
Winslow Village, IL  (pop. 283) 7.3 Miles
Pearl City Village, IL  (pop. 802) 8.7 Miles



Area Code(s) in West Point Township, Illinois

815



Elevation in West Point Township, Illinois is 955.0 ft. (291.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of West Point Township, Illinois

Lat: 42.391171 N        Long: -89.839593 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of West Point Township, Illinois need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Illinois

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.92 7.77 5.40 6.70 0.00 7.49
  Total Electric Industry 9.92 7.77 5.40 6.70 0.00 7.49
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.87 7.95 5.49 6.84 0.00 7.63
  Total Electric Industry 9.87 7.95 5.49 6.84 0.00 7.63
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.29 8.09 5.47 6.93 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.29 8.09 5.47 6.93 0.00 7.69
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.28 8.00 5.45 7.03 0.00 7.75
  Total Electric Industry 10.28 8.00 5.45 7.03 0.00 7.75
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.98 7.68 5.18 6.47 0.00 7.41
  Total Electric Industry 9.98 7.68 5.18 6.47 0.00 7.41
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.37 7.88 5.27 6.80 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.37 7.88 5.27 6.80 0.00 7.69
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.34 7.97 5.24 6.84 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.34 7.97 5.24 6.84 0.00 7.69
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.43 7.93 5.29 6.84 0.00 7.71
  Total Electric Industry 10.43 7.93 5.29 6.84 0.00 7.71
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.85 7.77 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.46
  Total Electric Industry 9.85 7.77 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.46
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 5.00 2.42 2.14 0.00 0.00 2.23
  Full-Service Providers 8.83 7.39 5.02 5.95 0.00 6.98
  Total Electric Industry 8.83 7.38 4.99 5.95 0.00 6.96
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.49 6.92 0.00 0.00 6.28
  Full-Service Providers 8.83 7.53 4.76 5.55 0.00 6.99
  Total Electric Industry 8.83 7.31 4.99 5.63 0.00 6.94
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.71 0.95 1.48 0.00 1.29
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.60 4.18 4.49 0.00 4.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.71 7.51 4.57 6.48 0.00 7.02
  Total Electric Industry 8.71 7.40 4.65 6.37 0.00 6.90
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 2.57 1.62 3.08 0.00 2.02
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.69 3.67 3.97 0.00 4.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.39 7.41 4.75 5.76 0.00 7.01
  Total Electric Industry 8.39 7.52 4.89 5.88 0.00 6.94
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 2.30 1.44 0.00 0.00 1.73
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.70 3.67 0.00 0.00 4.02
  Full-Service Providers 8.38 7.35 4.74 0.00 5.87 7.07
  Total Electric Industry 8.38 7.30 4.86 0.00 5.87 6.86
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.81 1.11 0.00 0.00 1.40
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.15 3.70 0.00 0.00 3.89
  Full-Service Providers 8.37 8.03 4.57 0.00 5.70 7.16
  Total Electric Industry 8.37 7.54 4.65 0.00 5.70 6.80
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.66 0.89 0.00 0.00 1.25
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.21 3.74 0.00 0.00 3.95
  Full-Service Providers 8.34 8.41 4.60 0.00 5.61 7.37
  Total Electric Industry 8.34 7.75 4.61 0.00 5.61 6.95
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.54 0.88 0.00 0.00 1.21
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.60 4.35 0.00 0.00 4.47
  Full-Service Providers 8.42 8.59 4.46 0.00 5.59 7.38
  Total Electric Industry 8.42 7.95 4.69 0.00 5.59 7.07

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in West Point Township, Illinois

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 90   (5.9%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 59   (3.9%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 90   (5.9%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 145   (9.5%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 177   (11.7%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 222   (14.6%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 232   (15.3%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 182   (12.0%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 9   (0.6%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 69   (4.5%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 22   (1.4%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 6   (0.4%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 104   (6.8%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 112   (7.4%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(West Point Township, Illinois)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,290

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 135

In 3-person carpool : 15

In 4-person carpool : 7

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 45

Other means : 6

Worked at home : 82


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(West Point Township, Illinois)

Less than 5 minutes : 193

5 to 9 minutes : 201

10 to 14 minutes : 135

15 to 19 minutes : 156

20 to 24 minutes : 240

25 to 29 minutes : 102

30 to 34 minutes : 152

35 to 39 minutes : 65

40 to 44 minutes : 12

45 to 59 minutes : 103

60 to 89 minutes : 107

90 or more minutes : 32


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(West Point Township, Illinois)

With Social Security income : 504

No Social Security income : 846


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(West Point Township, Illinois)

With retirement income : 295

No retirement income : 1,055


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(West Point Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 21

$10,000 to $14,999 : 5

$15,000 to $19,999 : 32

$20,000 to $24,999 : 30

$25,000 to $29,999 : 67

$30,000 to $34,999 : 54

$35,000 to $39,999 : 78

$40,000 to $44,999 : 76

$45,000 to $49,999 : 21

$50,000 to $59,999 : 100

$60,000 to $74,999 : 125

$75,000 to $99,999 : 128

$100,000 to $124,999 : 76

$125,000 to $149,999 : 53

$150,000 to $199,999 : 21

$200,000 or more : 6


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(West Point Township, Illinois)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $55,905


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near West Point Township, Illinois

  • NEW (1210 AM; 2.0 kW; Freeport, IL; Owner: Km Communications, Inc.)
  • WEKZ (1260 AM; 1.0 kW; Monroe, WI; Owner: Ronald M. Spielman & Scott Thompson)
  • WFRL (1570 AM; 5.0 kW; Freeport, IL; Owner: Green County Broadcasting)

FM Radio Stations Near West Point Township, Illinois

  • WCCI (100.3 FM; Savanna, IL; Owner: Carroll County Communications, Inc.)
  • WQLF (102.1 FM; Eleroy, IL; Owner: Lena Radio Broadcasting)
  • WDBQ-FM (107.5 FM; Galena, IL; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WNIE (89.1 FM; Freeport, IL; Owner: Northern Illinois University)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Milledgeville, IL; Owner: Newman Central Catholic High School)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Lanark, IL; Owner: Pensacola Christian College, Inc.)
  • NEW (90.1 FM; Shullsburg, WI; Owner: St. Michael's Church Of Galena)
  • WFPS (92.1 FM; Eleroy, IL; Owner: Green County Broadcasting)
  • WEKZ-FM (93.7 FM; Monroe, WI; Owner: Ronald M.spielman & Scott)
  • WSEY (95.7 FM; Mount Morris, IL; Owner: Nrg License Sub, Llc)
  • WXXQ (98.5 FM; Pecatonica, IL; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in West Point Township, Illinois

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 192  (21.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 52  (5.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 179  (20.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 45  (5.1%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 130  (14.7%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 217  (30.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 119  (16.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 290  (40.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 5  (0.7%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 173 Farms In West Point Township, Illinois


(updated 2008)



Banks In West Point Township, Illinois

Citizens State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $229k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 100

Community Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $169.1k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 126

Lena State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $83.2k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 1

(updated 2014)







Airports Near West Point Township, Illinois

  • Albertus


    (about 16.5 miles in Baileyville, Illinois; Airport Code: FEP)

  • Chicago/Rockford International


    (about 40.5 miles in Rockford, Illinois; Airport Code: RFD)

  • Southern Wisconsin Regional


    (about 43.6 miles in Afton, Wisconsin; Airport Code: JVL)

  • Rock County


    (about 43.8 miles in Afton, Wisconsin; Airport Code: JVL)

  • Dubuque Regional


    (about 44.5 miles in Dubuque, Iowa; Airport Code: DBQ)

  • Whiteside County-Jos H. Bittorf Field


    (about 45.7 miles in Rock Falls, Illinois; Airport Code: SQI)

  • Clinton Municipal


    (about 46.1 miles in Low Moor, Iowa; Airport Code: CWI)

  • Dane County Regional-Truax Field


    (about 57.7 miles in Madison, Wisconsin; Airport Code: MSN)

  • Truax Field


    (about 57.8 miles in Madison, Wisconsin; Airport Code: MSN)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in West Point Township, Illinois

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

85.86%

Carpooled

8.24%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

1.97%

Other Means

0.25%

Worked At Home

3.68%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including West Point Township, Illinois, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(West Point Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 705

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 66

Female householder, no husband present : 122

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 415

Householder not living alone : 42


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(West Point Township, Illinois)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 22

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 55

All other households : 1,273


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(West Point Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 670

Renter-occupied housing units : 35

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 35

Renter-occupied housing units : 31

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 80

Renter-occupied housing units : 42

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 244

Renter-occupied housing units : 213


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(West Point Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 52

$10,000 to $14,999 : 43

$15,000 to $19,999 : 117

$20,000 to $24,999 : 71

$25,000 to $29,999 : 119

$30,000 to $34,999 : 109

$35,000 to $39,999 : 101

$40,000 to $44,999 : 82

$45,000 to $49,999 : 56

$50,000 to $59,999 : 143

$60,000 to $74,999 : 140

$75,000 to $99,999 : 157

$100,000 to $124,999 : 80

$125,000 to $149,999 : 53

$150,000 to $199,999 : 21

$200,000 or more : 6


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(West Point Township, Illinois)

Total : 1,457


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(West Point Township, Illinois)

Occupied : 1,350

Vacant : 107


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(West Point Township, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(West Point Township, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 9

Built 2000 to 2004 : 34

Built 1990 to 1999 : 168

Built 1980 to 1989 : 174

Built 1970 to 1979 : 267

Built 1960 to 1969 : 106

Built 1950 to 1959 : 139

Built 1940 to 1949 : 101

Built 1939 or earlier : 459


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(West Point Township, Illinois)

Utility gas : 835

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 165

Electricity : 272

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 39

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 33

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 6

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(West Point Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 6

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 7

$30,000 to $34,999 : 13

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 18

$50,000 to $59,999 : 50

$60,000 to $69,999 : 21

$70,000 to $79,999 : 23

$80,000 to $89,999 : 187

$90,000 to $99,999 : 82

$100,000 to $124,999 : 210

$125,000 to $149,999 : 127

$150,000 to $174,999 : 120

$175,000 to $199,999 : 68

$200,000 to $249,999 : 34

$250,000 to $299,999 : 31

$300,000 to $399,999 : 15

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 5

$1,000,000 or more : 12


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(West Point Township, Illinois)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 16

Home equity loan only : 155

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 552

Housing units without a mortgage : 306


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(West Point Township, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $175,000

Built 1990 to 1999 : $171,000

Built 1980 to 1989 : $117,800

Built 1970 to 1979 : $109,800

Built 1960 to 1969 : $100,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $94,400

Built 1940 to 1949 : $94,200

Built 1939 or earlier : $102,000


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in West Point Township, Illinois: 68.7%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in West Point Township, Illinois

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 17 17 $1,729,325
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $221,542
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

18 21 $1,950,867
2000        
  Single Family 3 3 $324,519
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $324,519
2001        
  Single Family 2 2 $223,757
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $223,757
2002        
  Single Family 5 5 $581,713
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 5 $581,713
2003        
  Single Family 7 7 $860,427
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

7 7 $860,427
2004        
  Single Family 8 8 $1,036,473
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

8 8 $1,036,473
2005        
  Single Family 5 5 $690,265
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 5 $690,265
2006        
  Single Family 4 4 $595,883
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $595,883


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (West Point Township, IL): $41,948
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (West Point Township): $94,000
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (West Point Township): $436
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in West Point Township, Illinois

Utility Gas: 64.2%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 13.0%
Electricity: 18.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 3.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.9%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as West Point Township, Illinois are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To West Point Township, Illinois

The Monroe Clinic Home Care


     Address: 515 22nd Ave, Monroe, Wisconsin 53566
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 6/26/1985

Jefferson Cty Hlth Dept


     Address: N3995 Annex Rd, Jefferson, Wisconsin 53549
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Lafayette Cty Nur Agcy


     Address: 729 Clay St Po Box 118, Darlington, Wisconsin 53530
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 4/23/1973

Jodaviess County Health Depart


     Address: 9483 Us Rte 20 W. Po Box 318, Galena, Illinois 61036
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 5/13/1981

Swedishamerican Hh Care Med S


     Address: 2550 Charles St., Rockford, Illinois 61108
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 3/25/1986

Hospitals Close To West Point Township, Illinois

Fhn Memorial Hospital


     Address: 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport, Illinois 61032
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Monroe Clinic


     Address: 515 22nd Ave, Monroe, Wisconsin 53566
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Memorial Hsptl Lafayette Cty


     Address: 800 Clay St Po Box 70, Darlington, Wisconsin 53530
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Midwest Medical Center


     Address: One Medical Center Drive, Galena, Illinois 61036
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Federal

Swedish American Hospital


     Address: 1401 East State Street, Rockford, Illinois 61104
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To West Point Township, Illinois

Lena Living Center


     Address: 1010 South Logan Street, Lena, Illinois 61048
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 69
     Percent Occupied: 75%

Freeport Rehab & Health Care Center


     Address: 900 South Kiwanis Drive, Freeport, Illinois 61032
     Ownership: Non Profit - Other
     Number of Residents: 85
     Percent Occupied: 59%

F H N Memorial Hospital


     Address: 1045 West Stevenson, Freeport, Illinois 61032
     Ownership: Non Profit - Other
     Number of Residents: 14
     Percent Occupied: 33%

Provena St Joseph Center


     Address: 659 East Jefferson Street, Freeport, Illinois 61032
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 99
     Percent Occupied: 83%

Manor Court Of Freeport


     Address: 2170 West Navajo Drive, Freeport, Illinois 61032
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 39
     Percent Occupied: 87%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
West Point Township, Illinois

Name: Byron
Address: 4450 North German Church Road; Byron, IL 61010
Distance: 33 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in West Point Township, Illinois

    Retired Workers: 710
    Disabled Workers: 70
    Widowers Workers: 95
    Spouses Workers: 70
    Children Workers: 30


(updated 2007)



Stephenson County, Illinois Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 41.81%
  • Bush & Cheney 57.28%
  • Other 0.91%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of West Point Township, Illinois citizens.

Relocation to Stephenson County, IL

4.35 % of Stephenson County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $38,316

Illinois Average 5.66 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Stephenson County, IL (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Winnebago County , IL 0.93 % ($38,394 AGI )
  • Jo Daviess County , IL 0.30 % ($48,250 AGI )
  • Ogle County , IL 0.29 % ($28,204 AGI )

Relocation away from Stephenson County, IL

5.39 % of Stephenson County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $36,465

Illinois Average 5.99 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Stephenson County, IL (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Winnebago County , IL 1.03 % ($40,118 AGI )
  • Jo Daviess County , IL 0.32 % ($38,115 AGI )
  • Cook County , IL 0.27 % ($26,769 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Illinois

Low Bracket: $0 (3.00%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (3.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Illinois

6.25%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for West Point Township, Illinois is based on over 50 years of data.























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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit West Point Township, Illinois directly or research local government web sites.



Number of Sex Offenders In Illinois

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
17,100 17,890 23,749 19,695 23,604 21,007 21,317 28,206 22,406 22,891


(updated 2014)



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