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West Point is a village in Hancock County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named West Point. For links to other places called West Point, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of West Point is 40.255N. The longitude is -91.182W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 669 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 195.


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$29,500
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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23% of West Point residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the West Point ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in West Point was $13,631, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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8% of West Point residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in West Point, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $325.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $425.


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Hancock County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West Point political report.

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The average commute time for West Point workers is 40 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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