West Point, Kentucky Population 2022

984
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West Point is a city located in Hardin County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 984, it is the 232nd largest city in Kentucky and the 14977th largest city in the United States. West Point is currently growing at a rate of 1.65% annually but its population has decreased by -10.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,098 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, West Point has a population density of 369 people per square mile.

The average household income in West Point is $57,907 with a poverty rate of 24.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $613 per month, and the median house value is $53,800. The median age in West Point is 34.5 years, 28.5 years for males, and 39.1 years for females.

West Point Demographics

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

  • White: 93.26%
  • Two or more races: 5.46%
  • Native American: 1.28%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of West Point, Kentucky is 984 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,098.

West Point, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

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West Point Population by Race

West Point Population Pyramid 2022

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West Point Median Age

36.1


Total

31.6


Male

38.5


Female

West Point Adults

There are 773 adults, (152 of whom are seniors) in West Point.

West Point Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.3

Child Dependency Ratio

West Point Sex Ratio

Female

516

46.99%

Male

582

53.01%

West Point Population by Age

West Point Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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West Point Household Types

63.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

West Point Households and Families

3.51

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

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West Point Households by Type

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West Point Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Point Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 93.48%.

West Point Educational Attainment by Race

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$32,083

Average Earnings

$37,935

Average Male

$29,063

Average Female

West Point Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Point Language by Age

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West Point Language

95.27% of West Point residents speak only English, while 4.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.14% of the population.

West Point Language

West Point Poverty by Race

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24.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.82%

Male Poverty Rate

28.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Point

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Point is White, with 25.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Point is Hispanic, with 15.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 66.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.58%.

West Point Poverty

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West Point Poverty Rate by Education

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West Point Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Point Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

West Point Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.2%

Male Marriage Rate

35.0%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

West Point Marital Status by Race

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West Point Marital Status

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81

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

West Point Veterans by War

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West Point Veterans by Age

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West Point Veterans by Race

West Point Veterans by Education

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12.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Point Veterans by Education

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54.4%

Labor Force Participation

50.6%

Employment Rate

7.1%

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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74.23%

Born in West Point

99.54%

Native Born

0.46%

Foreign Born

0.36%

Non Citizen

0.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.54% of West Point residents were born in the United States, with 74.23% having been born in Kentucky. 0.36% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

West Point Population by Year