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West Point, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of West Point had a population of 3,568 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for West Point: Franklin, Westpoint.

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West Point, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,568
Daytime Population: Workers 8,896
Daytime Population: Residents 2,508
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,404
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 3.20
Population in Households 3,568
Population in Familes 2,990
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 322
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $38,770
Average Household Income $53,910
Per Capita Income $20,864


Total Housing Units 1,569 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 806 (51.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 576 (36.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 187 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $137,642
Average Home Value $176,615


Total Households 1,382
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 935
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.38% 0.6%
Households 0.27% 0.53%
Families 0.22% 0.45%
Median Household Income   0.26%
Per Capita Income   1.72%

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, 2017 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 # 207 67th
Population Density # 429 32nd
Diversity Index # 253 59th
Median Household Income # 329 48th
Per Capita Income # 296 53rd

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