West Point, Georgia Population 2021

3,731
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West Point is a city located in Troup County Georgia. With a 2020 population of 3,731, it is the 172nd largest city in Georgia and the 5602nd largest city in the United States . West Point is currently declining at a rate of -0.08% annually but its population has increased by 7.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,474 in 2010. West Point reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 12 miles, West Point has a population density of 319 people per square mile.

The average household income in West Point is $57,632 with a poverty rate of 22.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $610 per month, and the median house value is $138,000. The median age in West Point is 41.9 years, 40.4 years for males, and 42.8 years for females.

West Point Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 58.37%
  • White: 41.09%
  • Two or more races: 0.54%
  • 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 3,731 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,737.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,474.

West Point, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,25058.37%
White1,58441.09%
Two or More Races210.54%
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West Point Population by Race

West Point Population Pyramid $2021

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West Point Median Age

41.9


Total

40.4


Male

42.8


Female

West Point Adults

There are 2,866 adults, (803 of whom are seniors) in West Point.

West Point Age Dependency

86.9

Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.9

Child Dependency Ratio

West Point Sex Ratio

Female

1,907

49.47%

Male

1,948

50.53%

West Point Population by Age

West Point Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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West Point Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family26.8%73.2%
Female46.4%53.6%
All55%45%
Married83%17%
Male100%0%

55.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

West Point Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5792.4455
Married6372.9583
Non Family609026.8
Female2934.2746.4
Male402.9100

3.32

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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West Point Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2359.16%
9th to 12th Grade2047.95%
High School Graduate66025.72%
Some College79931.14%
Associates Degree1495.81%
Bachelors Degree29511.50%
Graduate Degree2248.73%
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West Point Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Point Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black1,3991,0177
White1,1651,108512
Hispanic22

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 43.95%.

West Point Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,364$51,136$27,038
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$55,354$56,101$
Some College$31,136$41,324$26,962
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$98,060$

$32,364

Average Earnings

$51,136

Average Male

$27,038

Average Female

West Point Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Point Language by Age

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West Point Language

99.94% of West Point residents speak only English, while 0.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.06% of the population.

West Point Language

West Point Poverty by Race

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22.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.27%

Male Poverty Rate

29.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Point

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Point is Black, with 39.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Point is Black, with 39.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.83%.

West Point Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade56.26%
High School21.97%
Some College12.66%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

West Point Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed75.38%
Female Employed15.46%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

West Point Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Point Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,015$57,632
Families$51,369$62,868
Married Families$84,896-
Non Families$25,734$46,629
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Income by Household Type

West Point Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

39.2%

Female Marriage Rate

West Point Married by Age and Sex

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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 55-64.

West Point Marital Status by Race

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West Point Marital Status

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295

Number of Veterans

295

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam147
First Gulf War89
Second Gulf War40
World War II11
Korea

West Point Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5489
65 to 7482
75+81
55 to 6443
18 to 34

West Point Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White15711.66%
Black1389.15%

West Point Veterans by Race

West Point Veterans by Education

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13.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Point Veterans by Education

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50.5%

Labor Force Participation

46.8%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

West Point Employment by Age

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West Point Employment by Race

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West Point Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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51.34%

Born in West Point

99.95%

Native Born

0.05%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.95% of West Point residents were born in the United States, with 51.34% 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.

West Point Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,731-3-0.08%
20203,734-3-0.08%
20193,737-3-0.08%
20183,740-9-0.24%
20173,749-4-0.11%
20163,753451.21%
20153,708-48-1.28%
20143,756812.20%
20133,6751323.73%
20123,543621.78%
20113,481210.61%
20103,460780.23%
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%

West Point Population by Year