Westville is a village in Georgetown Township, Vermilion County, Illinois, United States. It is part of the Danville, Illinois Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 3,175 at the 2000 census, and 2,972 in 2009.
Westville is located on Illinois Route 1 / U.S. Route 150, about seven miles south of Interstate 74 and the county seat of Danville.
Westville’s coordinates are 40°2′36″N 87°38′17″W / 40.04333°N 87.63806°W / 40.04333; -87.63806 (40.043286, -87.637995).
According to the 2010 census, Westville has a total area of 1.68 square miles (4.35 km), all land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 3,175 people, 1,420 households, and 903 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,990.6 people per square mile (766.2/km²). There were 1,537 housing units at an average density of 963.6 per square mile (370.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.86% White, 0.41% African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.03% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.38% from other races, and 1.10% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.76% of the population.
There were 1,420 households out of which 27.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.0% were married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.4% were non-families. 33.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.81.
In the village, the population was spread out with 22.5% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 24.4% from 45 to 64, and 19.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 89.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.8 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $34,654, and the median income for a family was $47,083. Males had a median income of $31,694 versus $21,433 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,538. About 4.7% of families and 7.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.2% of those under age 18 and 5.9% of those age 65 or over.