West Point, Kentucky Population 2024

930

West Point is a city located in Hardin County Kentucky. West Point has a 2024 population of 930. West Point is currently declining at a rate of -0.64% annually and its population has decreased by -2% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 949 in 2020.

The average household income in West Point is $54,813 with a poverty rate of 27.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in West Point is 36.3 years, 34.6 years for males, and 38.8 years for females.

West Point Demographics

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

  • White: 92.45%
  • Two or more races: 7.27%
  • Native American: 0.28%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
2.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
349.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2% (-19)
The current population of West Point, Kentucky is 930 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 949.

West Point, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White99292.45%
Two or more races787.27%
Native American30.28%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

West Point Population by Race

West Point Population Pyramid 2024

West Point Median Age

36.3

Total

34.6

Male

38.8

Female

West Point Adults

There are 792 adults, (140 of whom are seniors) in West Point.

West Point Age Dependency

64.6

Age Dependency Ratio

21.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

West Point Sex Ratio

Female46443.24%
Male60956.76%

West Point Population by Age

West Point Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4362.4668.331.7
Non Family1791.2742.557.5
Married1593.2291.28.8
Male563.0498.21.8
Female423.8852.447.6
showing: 5 rows

3.14

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

68.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

West Point Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

West Point Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Point Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

West Point Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,750

Average Earnings

$41,058

Average Male

$31,250

Average Female

West Point Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Point Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

West Point Language

95.74% of West Point residents speak only English, while 4.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.26% of the population.

West Point Language

West Point Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White98126827.32%
Multiple781823.08%
Hispanic49510.2%
Native33100%
showing: 4 rows

27.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.17%

Male Poverty Rate

38.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Point

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Point is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Point is Hispanic, with 10.2% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 59.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.04%.

West Point Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.38%
Some College35%
High School21.7%
Bachelors or Greater8.59%
showing: 4 rows

West Point Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed40%
Female Employed34.6%
Male Employed3.86%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

West Point Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Point Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

West Point Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.2%

Male Marriage Rate

41.9%

Female Marriage Rate

West Point Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 Over 65.

West Point Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

West Point Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

98

Number of Veterans

98

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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West Point Veterans by War

count

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West Point Veterans by Age

count

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West Point Veterans by Race

West Point Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Point Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55%

Labor Force Participation

51.5%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

West Point Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

West Point Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

West Point Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

72.51%

Born in West Point

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of West Point residents were born in the United States, with 72.51% having been born in Kentucky. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

West Point Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029900-6-0.66%
2028906-6-0.66%
2027912-6-0.65%
2026918-6-0.65%
2025924-6-0.65%
2024930-6-0.64%
2023936-6-0.64%
2022942-6-0.63%
2021948-1-0.11%
2020949697.84%
2019880-1-0.11%
201888191.03%
201787230.35%
201686930.35%
2015866-26-2.91%
2014892-4-0.45%
2013896
2012896-18-1.97%
2011914-18-1.93%
2010932
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West Point Population by Year