The City of West Point had a population of 836 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for West Point is located at latitude 37.9979 and longitude -85.9531 in Hardin County. The formal boundaries for the City of West Point (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hardin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 433 feet.
The City of West Point (GNIS ID: 2405715) 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.
Kentucky 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 Hardin 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, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for West Point: The Mouth of Salt River.
|Population in Households||836|
|Population in Familes||635|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.35|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||454 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||200 (44.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||155 (34.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||99 (21.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$66,810|
|Average Home Value||$90,423|
|Median Household Income||$28,667|
|Average Household Income||$39,188|
|Per Capita Income||$16,769|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-0.73%|
|Per Capita Income||-0.02%|
The table below compares West Point to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky 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.
|Total Population||# 267||51st|
|Population Density1||# 165||70th|
|Diversity Index2||# 367||32nd|
|Median Household Income||# 457||16th|
|Per Capita Income||# 471||13th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.