West Point, MS Profile: Facts & Data


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West Point, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of West Point had a population of 10,926 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for West Point is located at latitude 33.6062 and longitude -88.6576 in Clay County. The formal boundaries for the City of West Point (see map below) encompass a land area of 20.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. Clay County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 233 feet.

The City of West Point (GNIS ID: 2405717) 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.

The City of West Point is located within Supervisor District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Clay County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for West Point: Robertsons Store.

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


Total Population 10,926
Population in Households 10,623
Population in Familes 8,902
Population in Group Qrtrs 303
Population Density2 523
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $31,962
Average Household Income $48,829
Per Capita Income $19,523


Total Housing Units 5,009 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,424 (48.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,894 (37.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 691 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $97,879
Average Home Value $130,611


Total Households 4,318
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 2,941
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.41% -0.5%
Households -0.35% -0.46%
Families -0.41% -0.59%
Median Household Income   2.68%
Per Capita Income   2.81%

West Point, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Point to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi 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 # 40 89th
Population Density # 164 55th
Diversity Index # 127 65th
Median Household Income # 220 40th
Per Capita Income # 183 50th

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