West Point, GA Profile: Facts & Data

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West Point, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of West Point had a population of 3,563 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for West Point is located at latitude 32.8985 and longitude -85.1415 in Troup County. The formal boundaries for the City of West Point (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0.15 sq. miles. Troup County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 571 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of West Point are located in Troup County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Harris County.

The City of West Point (GNIS ID: 2405716) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of West Point is located within West Point Division of Troup County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with West Point population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for West Point: Franklin, Westpoint.


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West Point, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,563
Population in Households 3,563
Population in Familes 2,977
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 322
Diversity Index2 55
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,239
Average Household Income $53,902
Per Capita Income $20,870

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,565 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 775 (49.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 605 (38.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 185 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $143,619
Average Home Value $183,655
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,380
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 932
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.31% 0.48%
Households 0.22% 0.45%
Families 0.16% 0.36%
Median Household Income   0.78%
Per Capita Income   1.66%

West Point, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Point to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 210 67th
Population Density # 433 31st
Diversity Index # 249 60th
Median Household Income # 333 47th
Per Capita Income # 339 46th

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