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West Point, Mississippi - Basic Facts

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The City of West Point had a population of 11,082 as of July 1, 2017.

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.

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: Robertsons Store.

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


Total Population 11,082
Daytime Population: Workers 4,882
Daytime Population: Residents 6,481
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,363
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 10,779
Population in Familes 9,032
Population in Group Qrtrs 303
Population Density2 531
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $30,248
Average Household Income $46,378
Per Capita Income $18,511


Total Housing Units 4,981 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,467 (49.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,902 (38.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 612 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $95,999
Average Home Value $119,984


Total Households 4,369
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 2,982
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 -0.28% -0.37%
Households -0.23% -0.35%
Families -0.28% -0.47%
Median Household Income   0.68%
Per Capita Income   1.64%

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, 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 # 37 90th
Population Density # 162 56th
Diversity Index # 139 62nd
Median Household Income # 246 32nd
Per Capita Income # 204 44th

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