Health and Nutrition of West Frankfort, IL Residents

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Fifty percent of West Frankfort residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 22 times per month. This includes chocolate and other flavored milks, as well as hot cocoa made with milk, and does not count small amounts of milk added to coffee or tea. People living here eat an average of three meals (breakfasts, lunches or dinners) per week that were prepared away from home in places such as restaurants, fast food places, food stands, grocery stores or from vending machines. They get two of these meals from a fast-food or pizza place. People here eat two "ready to eat" foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables per month. They also eat four frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Here 49.8%
  • County 49.2%
  • Illinois 48.6%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 22.1
  • Franklin County 22.2
  • State 20.7

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.3
  • Franklin County 3.3
  • Illinois 3.6

Meals from fast food or pizza place (#/week)

  • West Frankfort 1.8
  • County 1.7
  • State 1.9

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • West Frankfort 1.8
  • Franklin County 1.6
  • State 1.9

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 3.8
  • Franklin County 3.5
  • State 3.5

The average West Frankfort resident last visited a dentist two years ago (including all types of dentists, such as, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists). Fifteen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty two percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). West Frankfort residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 46 percent. People living here aged 30 years and older, aside from brushing their teeth with toothbrush, use dental floss or any other device that clean between teeth on average three days per week. They also use mouthwash or other dental rinse products to treat dental disease or dental problems an average of three days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 22 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • West Frankfort 2.0
  • Franklin County 2.1
  • Illinois 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 15.2%
  • Franklin County 16.9%
  • Illinois 16.4%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 21.9%
  • Franklin County 21.7%
  • State 21.4%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 46.2%
  • County 45.1%
  • State 45.7%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • West Frankfort 2.9
  • County 2.7
  • State 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.8
  • County 2.7
  • State 2.9

Average number of teeth

  • West Frankfort 21.6
  • Franklin County 21.4
  • State 22.9

The average height of West Frankfort residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 180 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty six percent of people living here are obese. Forty nine percent have ever been obese. Thirty five percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • West Frankfort 66.9
  • Franklin County 66.8
  • State 66.6

Average weight (pounds)

  • West Frankfort 179.6
  • County 181.5
  • Illinois 179.3

Average BMI

  • Here 28.5
  • County 28.9
  • Illinois 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 36.0%
  • Franklin County 39.0%
  • State 37.3%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 49.1%
  • Franklin County 51.7%
  • State 48.8%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • West Frankfort 34.5%
  • County 33.9%
  • State 34.8%

Sixty seven percent of West Frankfort residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty six percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty four percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Three percent have ever used heroin. Fifteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • West Frankfort 67.0%
  • County 66.7%
  • State 63.1%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 26.0%
  • County 26.6%
  • Illinois 23.4%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • West Frankfort 23.9%
  • County 23.9%
  • Illinois 21.2%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • West Frankfort 3.2%
  • County 3.4%
  • State 2.9%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • West Frankfort 15.4%
  • County 14.8%
  • Illinois 12.7%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Ten percent of people living in West Frankfort have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Fifty percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years. Three percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Here 10.2%
  • County 11.4%
  • Illinois 10.0%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 49.8%
  • County 47.7%
  • State 46.6%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 3.3%
  • County 3.5%
  • Illinois 3.1%

West Frankfort residents 20 years and older on average get up to urinate one time at night (from time they go to bed at night until the time they get up in the morning).

Summary

Avg. # of times urinating at night

  • Here 1.1
  • County 1.2
  • State 1.1

Twelve percent of West Frankfort residents above the age of 40 have problems with their ability to smell, such as not being able to smell things or things not smelling the way they are supposed to. Seven percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Seventy three percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Thirty five percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Twenty percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty three percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Forty two percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • West Frankfort 11.7%
  • County 13.0%
  • Illinois 11.3%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • West Frankfort 6.5%
  • County 5.6%
  • State 5.6%

People 40+ that ever had wisdom teeth removed (%)

  • West Frankfort 72.9%
  • County 72.4%
  • State 66.6%

People 40+ that ever had tonsils teeth removed (%)

  • West Frankfort 34.8%
  • Franklin County 32.4%
  • Illinois 26.7%

People 40+ that ever had a loss of consciousness because of a head injury (%)

  • West Frankfort 19.7%
  • Franklin County 17.5%
  • State 15.1%

People 40+ that ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull (%)

  • Here 23.0%
  • County 23.0%
  • Illinois 20.7%

People 40+ that ever had two or more sinus infections (%)

  • Here 42.5%
  • County 43.4%
  • State 39.0%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Seventy seven percent of people living in West Frankfort are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 76.6%
  • Franklin County 75.5%
  • State 73.6%

Twenty seven percent of people living in West Frankfort have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Thirty percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Forty six percent of people in West Frankfort frequently check their blood cholesterol. Twenty three percent of people have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that their blood cholesterol level was high.

Summary

Has high blood pressure (%)

  • West Frankfort 26.9%
  • County 26.7%
  • State 22.0%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 30.2%
  • Franklin County 27.4%
  • State 23.9%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • West Frankfort 46.2%
  • Franklin County 44.9%
  • Illinois 41.2%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • West Frankfort 22.7%
  • County 22.7%
  • State 18.2%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Thirty nine percent of people living in West Frankfort use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • West Frankfort 39.0%
  • Franklin County 36.6%
  • Illinois 32.9%

Twenty seven percent of West Frankfort residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty six percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty three percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty two percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty seven percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Nineteen percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Twelve percent of people living here move or speak so slowly that other people could have noticed, or the opposite - being so fidgety or restless that they have been moving around a lot more than usual. Four percent have thoughts that they would be better off dead or of hurting themselves in some way.

Summary

People who have little interest in doing things (%)

  • Here 26.8%
  • County 26.8%
  • Illinois 26.5%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • West Frankfort 26.4%
  • Franklin County 28.9%
  • State 27.3%

People who have trouble sleeping or sleeping too much (%)

  • Here 43.3%
  • Franklin County 43.5%
  • State 41.4%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 52.3%
  • County 53.0%
  • Illinois 51.2%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • West Frankfort 27.2%
  • Franklin County 28.3%
  • State 28.4%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • West Frankfort 19.6%
  • Franklin County 22.9%
  • State 21.1%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • West Frankfort 19.0%
  • County 20.0%
  • Illinois 19.2%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • West Frankfort 12.3%
  • County 14.4%
  • State 14.3%

People having thoughts they would be better off dead (%)

  • West Frankfort 4.1%
  • Franklin County 4.9%
  • Illinois 4.4%

West Frankfort residents on average take three prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • West Frankfort 2.5
  • Franklin County 2.4
  • State 2.0

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Eighty one percent of people living in West Frankfort have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Ten percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 5.2 days per month on average. They have 5.5 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 22 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 81.0%
  • Franklin County 79.6%
  • Illinois 79.3%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 9.7%
  • County 11.3%
  • State 11.0%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 5.2
  • County 5.1
  • State 4.7

Average drinks/week

  • West Frankfort 5.5
  • Franklin County 6.0
  • State 5.6

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 22.2
  • Franklin County 25.8
  • State 22.9

Ninety eight percent of West Frankfort residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety five percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty eight percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty one percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Five percent of males in West Frankfort have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety eight percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Ninety two percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Forty five percent have ever had anal sex. Ten percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in West Frankfort were 17 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 29 women. He has vaginal sex with 22 women. People living here were on average 21 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on six women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 3.1 men on average. They have had 1.8 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in West Frankfort were 20 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on five men in their lifetime. Six percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in West Frankfort has vaginal or anal sex 56 times a year. Fifty seven percent have sex without using a condom. Females in West Frankfort 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with nine men on average. They have had eight male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.4 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty six percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

People 18+ that ever had sex (vaginal, anal, or oral) (%)

  • West Frankfort 97.9%
  • County 97.2%
  • State 97.2%

Males 18+ that ever had vaginal sex with a woman (%)

  • Here 95.0%
  • Franklin County 95.1%
  • Illinois 93.9%

Males 18+ that ever performed oral sex on a woman (%)

  • West Frankfort 88.1%
  • Franklin County 88.9%
  • State 85.5%

Males 18+ that ever had anal sex with a woman (%)

  • West Frankfort 51.4%
  • County 49.8%
  • Illinois 48.3%

Males 18+ that ever had any sex with a man (%)

  • West Frankfort 5.1%
  • County 6.4%
  • State 6.1%

Females 18+ that ever had vaginal sex with a man (%)

  • Here 98.1%
  • County 97.6%
  • Illinois 97.1%

Females 18+ that ever performed oral sex on a man (%)

  • Here 91.8%
  • County 85.4%
  • Illinois 83.4%

Females 18+ that ever had anal sex with a man (%)

  • Here 45.1%
  • Franklin County 39.2%
  • Illinois 38.9%

Females 18+ that ever had any kind of sex with a woman (%)

  • Here 10.4%
  • County 11.2%
  • Illinois 12.5%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 16.5
  • Franklin County 16.7
  • State 16.8

Average number of female sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Here 29.1
  • County 29.6
  • State 26.9

Average number of female vaginal sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Here 21.6
  • County 21.9
  • State 21.7

Average age people first performed oral sex on a woman (18+)

  • Here 20.8
  • County 21.2
  • State 21.5

Average number of woman performed oral sex on in lifetime (18+)

  • West Frankfort 5.6
  • Franklin County 6.0
  • Illinois 5.0

Average number of male sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Here 3.1
  • Franklin County 4.9
  • State 2.4

Average number of male anal sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Here 1.8
  • Franklin County 2.9
  • State 1.4

Average age people first performed oral sex on a man (18+)

  • West Frankfort 20.0
  • Franklin County 18.9
  • State 20.0

Average number of male oral sex partners in lifetime (18+)

  • West Frankfort 5.2
  • County 7.7
  • State 4.6

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 6.4%
  • Franklin County 7.3%
  • State 9.8%

Average number of times people have vaginal or anal sex a year

  • Here 56.5
  • County 60.1
  • Illinois 62.1

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 56.7%
  • Franklin County 56.5%
  • State 52.8%

Average number of male sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • West Frankfort 9.3
  • County 11.8
  • State 11.1

Average number of male vaginal sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Here 8.4
  • Franklin County 10.4
  • Illinois 9.7

Average number of female sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • West Frankfort 0.4
  • County 0.5
  • Illinois 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 85.5%
  • County 86.2%
  • Illinois 76.6%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Ten percent of households in West Frankfort use chemical products in their homes to control fleas, roaches, ants, termites or other insects. Five percent use chemical products in their lawns or gardens to kill weeds.

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Here 10.5%
  • County 10.2%
  • Illinois 10.3%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • West Frankfort 4.5%
  • County 4.5%
  • State 4.3%

West Frankfort residents 16 years and older usually get seven hours of sleep at night on weekdays or workdays. Thirty three percent of them have trouble sleeping.

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.9
  • Franklin County 6.9
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • West Frankfort 32.7%
  • County 34.6%
  • State 29.8%

Forty nine percent of West Frankfort residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 49.1%
  • Franklin County 51.1%
  • Illinois 52.2%

Twenty two percent of West Frankfort residents' work involve vigorous-intensity activity that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate, like carrying or lifting heavy loads, digging or construction work for at least 10 minutes continuously. Forty one percent of people do moderate-intensity activities at work that cause small increases in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking or carrying light loads for at least 10 minutes continuously. Twenty eight percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Fifteen percent do any vigorous-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause large increases in breathing or heart rate like running or basketball for at least 10 minutes continuously. Forty percent do any moderate-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause a small increase in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking, bicycling, swimming or golf for at least 10 minutes continuously. People living here spend six hours sitting on a typical day (this includes sitting at work, at home, getting to and from places, or with friends, including time spent sitting at a desk, traveling in a car or bus, reading, playing cards, watching television or using a computer). They usually sit and watch TV or videos for about three hours per day. They use a computer or play computer games (including Playstation, Nintendo DS, or other portable video games) outside of work or school for 1.2 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • West Frankfort 22.0%
  • County 22.6%
  • Illinois 20.9%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • West Frankfort 41.4%
  • Franklin County 40.4%
  • Illinois 36.2%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • West Frankfort 28.3%
  • County 26.4%
  • Illinois 30.9%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 15.3%
  • County 15.1%
  • Illinois 20.2%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • West Frankfort 40.3%
  • Franklin County 41.5%
  • Illinois 41.7%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 6.2
  • Franklin County 6.0
  • State 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.9
  • Franklin County 2.9
  • Illinois 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • West Frankfort 1.2
  • Franklin County 1.2
  • Illinois 1.3

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Ten percent of West Frankfort residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Three percent of people living here has anemia, sometimes called "tired blood" or "low blood". Five percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Thirty five percent are overweight. Twenty percent of people 60 years and older have difficulties in thinking or remembering that can make a big difference in everyday activities (this does not refer to occasionally forgetting your keys or the name of someone you recently met). This refers to things like confusion or memory loss that are happening more often or getting worse. Fifteen percent of people living in West Frankfort have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Thirty three percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Five percent have ever been told they had gout. Five percent have congestive heart failure. Five percent have coronary heart disease. Three percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Five percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Four percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Four percent have ever had emphysema. Nine percent have another thyroid problem. Four percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Three percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Eleven percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • West Frankfort 10.0%
  • County 11.0%
  • Illinois 10.5%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 3.4%
  • County 3.4%
  • Illinois 3.7%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 4.7%
  • County 4.1%
  • Illinois 3.5%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 35.0%
  • County 35.0%
  • Illinois 33.2%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 20.5%
  • Franklin County 22.4%
  • State 20.7%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • West Frankfort 15.2%
  • County 13.9%
  • State 11.3%

People having trouble seeing even with glass/contacts (%)

  • West Frankfort 19.6%
  • Franklin County 20.6%
  • State 19.6%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 32.8%
  • County 30.5%
  • Illinois 24.1%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 4.9%
  • Franklin County 4.4%
  • Illinois 3.6%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 4.9%
  • Franklin County 4.4%
  • Illinois 3.2%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • West Frankfort 4.8%
  • Franklin County 4.2%
  • State 2.9%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 3.1%
  • County 3.1%
  • State 2.1%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • West Frankfort 5.2%
  • Franklin County 4.9%
  • State 3.5%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 4.4%
  • County 4.8%
  • State 3.7%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 4.2%
  • County 3.6%
  • Illinois 2.9%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • West Frankfort 9.4%
  • Franklin County 9.0%
  • State 6.9%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • West Frankfort 4.3%
  • County 4.6%
  • State 3.5%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 3.0%
  • County 3.2%
  • State 3.1%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 11.3%
  • County 11.1%
  • State 7.9%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Sixty nine percent of births in West Frankfort were vaginal deliveries. Thirty one percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.4 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty one percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Sixty one percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty eight percent of women in West Frankfort have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Fourteen percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Seventy six percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Seven percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Fifteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Twenty seven percent have ever used female hormones such as estrogen and progesterone, including any forms of female hormones, such as pills, cream, patch and injections, but do not include birth control methods or use for infertility.

Summary

Vaginal deliveries (%)

  • West Frankfort 68.7%
  • County 68.8%
  • State 64.4%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • West Frankfort 31.3%
  • Franklin County 31.2%
  • State 35.6%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 99.4%
  • Franklin County 99.5%
  • Illinois 99.3%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • West Frankfort 61.3%
  • County 61.6%
  • State 59.7%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 60.8%
  • County 50.7%
  • State 54.6%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 27.8%
  • County 27.1%
  • Illinois 20.8%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 14.1%
  • Franklin County 14.9%
  • Illinois 11.0%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 75.5%
  • County 72.8%
  • Illinois 72.6%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • West Frankfort 6.8%
  • County 6.9%
  • State 7.4%

Women that have ever used Depo-Provera or injectables (%)

  • West Frankfort 15.1%
  • County 13.8%
  • State 17.4%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 27.2%
  • Franklin County 22.1%
  • Illinois 16.3%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People living in West Frankfort report their general health condition on average at 56 percent. Four percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 37 percent of West Frankfort residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Nine percent of people living in West Frankfort are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 55.6%
  • Franklin County 54.9%
  • Illinois 55.4%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 4.3%
  • County 4.6%
  • State 4.4%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • West Frankfort 37.1%
  • Franklin County 35.7%
  • State 40.8%

Left-handed people (%)

  • West Frankfort 8.5%
  • Franklin County 8.6%
  • Illinois 8.2%

People in West Frankfort spend $346 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 23 percent of their income. The average family in West Frankfort spends $64 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $131 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is eight percent of their income. They also spend $20 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Here $346
  • Franklin County $343
  • State $361

Income spent on food at supermarket/grocery store (%)

  • West Frankfort 23.0%
  • County 23.6%
  • Illinois 24.2%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $64
  • County $66
  • State $74

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • West Frankfort 4.3%
  • County 4.3%
  • State 4.3%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • West Frankfort $131
  • Franklin County $121
  • Illinois $139

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • West Frankfort 7.7%
  • County 6.8%
  • Illinois 7.0%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $20
  • County $20
  • Illinois $25

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • West Frankfort 1.1%
  • County 1.3%
  • State 1.2%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People living in West Frankfort report their general condition of hearing on average at 77 percent. Seventy nine percent of them can usually hear and understand, without the use of a hearing aid or any other listening devices, what a person says without seeing his or her face if that person whispers to them from across a quiet room. Ninety five percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty three percent of West Frankfort population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty seven percent of people living here have ever had a job where they were exposed to loud sounds or noise. Loud means so loud that they must speak in a raised voice to be heard. Eighteen percent of people in West Frankfort had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • West Frankfort 76.7%
  • Franklin County 76.0%
  • State 79.5%

People that can hear a whisper from across a quiet room (%)

  • Here 78.7%
  • Franklin County 76.2%
  • Illinois 79.7%

People that can hear normal voice from across a quiet room (%)

  • Here 95.1%
  • County 93.4%
  • State 95.1%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 22.5%
  • Franklin County 23.8%
  • Illinois 19.1%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • West Frankfort 47.3%
  • Franklin County 48.1%
  • Illinois 41.6%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • West Frankfort 17.5%
  • Franklin County 16.6%
  • Illinois 14.9%

Thirty percent of West Frankfort residents 40 and older take a low-dose aspirin each day to prevent heart attacks, strokes or cancer.

Summary

Adults 40+ taking low-dose aspirin (%)

  • Here 30.2%
  • County 28.5%
  • State 25.2%

Twenty percent of West Frankfort residents 20 or older have limitations caused by a long-term physical, mental or emotional problems or illnesses keeping them from working at a job or business. Twenty nine percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Eleven percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Ten percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Ten percent of people here have health problems that require them to use special equipment, such as a cane, wheelchair, special bed or special telephone.

Summary

People having limitations keeping them from working (%)

  • Here 20.1%
  • County 22.1%
  • Illinois 17.9%

People limited in amount of work they can do (%)

  • Here 29.2%
  • County 29.3%
  • State 23.7%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 11.2%
  • County 11.3%
  • State 9.0%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • West Frankfort 10.1%
  • Franklin County 11.6%
  • State 9.9%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 10.4%
  • Franklin County 10.1%
  • Illinois 7.5%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

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