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West Point, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of West Point had a population of 3,515 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for West Point is located at latitude 37.5522 and longitude -76.8018 in King William County. The formal boundaries for the Town of West Point (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.05 sq. miles and a water area of 1.61 sq. miles. King William County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Town of West Point (GNIS ID: 2391480) 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.

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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for West Point: Cinquoteck, Delaware, Delaware Town, Deleware Town, King and Queen, Opechancanough, Pamunkee, Pamunkey, Pumunkey Town, The Point, Westpoint, Wests Point.

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West Point, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,515
Population in Households 3,448
Population in Familes 2,913
Population in Group Qrtrs 67
Population Density1 696
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 1,331
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 949
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,466 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 928 (63.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 403 (27.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 135 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $217,880
Average Home Value $268,353


Median Household Income $61,184
Average Household Income $69,544
Per Capita Income $27,056
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.99% 0.84%
Households 0.92% 0.81%
Families 0.71% 0.73%
Median Household Income   3.19%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

West Point, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Point to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 220 63rd
Population Density1 # 317 47th
Diversity Index2 # 336 44th
Median Household Income # 199 67th
Per Capita Income # 260 56th

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