West Point, Georgia Population 2020

3,735

West Point is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 3,735, it is the 171st largest city in Georgia and the 5600th largest city in the United States. West Point is currently declining at a rate of -0.11% annually but its population has increased by 7.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,474 in 2010. West Point reached it's highest population of 4,610 in 1960. Spanning over 12 miles, West Point has a population density of 319 people per square mile.

The average household income in West Point is $55,319 with a poverty rate of 25.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $614 per month, and the median house value is $139,600. The median age in West Point is 40.5 years, 31.8 years for males, and 42.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 107.4 males.

West Point Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of West Point was:

  • Black or African American: 59.51%
  • White: 39.90%
  • Two or more races: 0.59%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of West Point, Georgia is 3,735, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,743.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,474.

West Point, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,11559.51%
White1,41839.90%
Two or More Races210.59%

West Point Population Pyramid 2020

West Point Median Age

40.5


Total

31.8


Male

42.7


Female

West Point Adults

There are 2,666 adults, (577 of whom are seniors) in West Point.

West Point Age Dependency

70.1

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Child Dependency Ratio

West Point Sex Ratio

Female

1,714

48.23%

Male

1,840

51.77%

West Point Households and Families

West Point Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

West Point Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married83.2%16.8%
All46.1%53.9%
Female25.5%74.5%
Non Family21.2%78.8%

46.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5592.2846.1
Non Family604021.2
Married5363.0683.2
Female3693.1325.5
Male503.06100

3.07

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

1.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

West Point Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1988.36%
9th to 12th Grade30913.04%
High School Graduate51621.78%
Some College79933.73%
Associates Degree1817.64%
Bachelors Degree23810.05%
Graduate Degree1285.40%

West Point Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,346905
White1,013947366
Hispanic1010

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 36.13%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,188$41,413$33,667
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$53,092$73,088$
Some College$31,159$41,087$
Bachelors Degree$56,083$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$37,188

Average Earnings

$41,413

Average Male

$33,667

Average Female

West Point Language

West Point Language by Age

West Point Language

99.70% of West Point residents speak only English, while 0.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.30% of the population.

West Point Poverty

West Point Poverty by Race

25.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.76%

Male Poverty Rate

35.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Point

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Point is Black, with 42.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Point is Black, with 42.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.87%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School45.17%
High School40.50%
Some College13.47%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.41%
Female Employed21.95%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

West Point Income

West Point Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,407$55,319
Families$51,445$60,669
Married Families$87,159-
Non Families-$43,628

West Point Marital Status

West Point Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.1%

Male Marriage Rate

40.2%

Female Marriage Rate

West Point Married by Age and Sex

West Point Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

West Point Marital Status by Race

West Point Veterans

219

Number of Veterans

219

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War111
Vietnam83
World War II25
Second Gulf War25
Korea
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54111
55 to 6455
75+40
65 to 7413
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White13911.63%
Black805.49%

$West Point Veterans by Education

11.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Point Employment Status

49.7%

Labor Force Participation

42.8%

Employment Rate

13.1%

Unemployment Rate

West Point Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

49.83%

Born in Georgia

99.72%

Native Born

0.28%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.72% of West Point residents were born in the United States, with 49.83% having been born in Georgia. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,735-4-0.11%
20193,739-4-0.11%
20183,743-7-0.19%
20173,750-4-0.11%
20163,754421.13%
20153,712-44-1.17%
20143,756782.12%
20133,6781333.75%
20123,545631.81%
20113,482210.61%
20103,461790.23%
20003,382-189-0.54%
19903,571-723-1.83%
19804,294620.15%
19704,232-378-0.85%
19604,6105341.24%
19504,0764851.27%
19403,5910.00%