West Frankfort is a somewhat small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 8,067 people and three constituent neighborhoods, West Frankfort is the 250th largest community in Illinois.
West Frankfort is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, West Frankfort is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in West Frankfort who work in office and administrative support (14.39%), sales jobs (12.18%), and management occupations (7.31%).
The population of West Frankfort has a very low overall level of education: only 8.44% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in West Frankfort in 2010 was $18,009, which is low income relative to Illinois, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $72,036 for a family of four.
The people who call West Frankfort home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of West Frankfort residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in West Frankfort include Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in West Frankfort is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.