West Point, Mississippi Population 2022

10,209
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West Point is a city located in Clay County Mississippi. West Point has a 2020 population of 10,209. It is also the county seat of Clay County. West Point is currently declining at a rate of -0.63% annually and its population has decreased by -9.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,255 in 2010.

The average household income in West Point is $49,026 with a poverty rate of 31.86%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $683 per month, and the median house value is $93,300. The median age in West Point is 37 years, 33.8 years for males, and 38.7 years for females.

West Point Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 66.05%
  • White: 32.90%
  • Asian: 1.01%
  • Two or more races: 0.05%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of West Point, Mississippi is 10,209 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,209.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,255.

West Point, Mississippi Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201020,5600.00%
201120,496-64-0.31%
201220,397-99-0.49%
201320,355-42-0.21%
201420,146-209-1.04%
201520,005-141-0.70%
201619,854-151-0.76%
201719,621-233-1.19%
201819,404-217-1.12%
201919,316-88-0.46%
202019,228-88-0.46%
202119,140-88-0.46%

West Point Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,46032.90%
Black or African American6,94666.05%
Asian1061.01%
Two or More Races50.05%
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West Point Population by Race

West Point Population Pyramid 2022

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West Point Median Age

37.5


Total

34.8


Male

40.1


Female

West Point Adults

There are 8,025 adults, (1,867 of whom are seniors) in West Point.

West Point Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

West Point Sex Ratio

Female

5,952

56.59%

Male

4,565

43.41%

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
Married82.1%17.9%
Male75.4%24.6%
All58%42%
Non Family52.4%47.6%
Female30.9%69.1%

58.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

West Point Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,3012.3858
Married1,4002.8682.1
Male1713.5275.4
Female9913.6530.9
Non Family1,7391.1552.4

3.15

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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West Point Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4085.61%
9th to 12th Grade90512.45%
High School Graduate2,66336.62%
Some College1,17616.17%
Associates Degree89512.31%
Bachelors Degree79910.99%
Graduate Degree4255.85%
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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
Hispanic111
Asian808076
White2,7052,312720
2+ Races531
Black4,4813,563427

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

West Point Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,636$36,693$25,011
Less Than 9th Grade$12,028$11,975$12,179
High School Graduate$21,375$35,888$17,165
Some College$31,856$33,239$30,781
Bachelors Degree$41,750$57,574$35,357
Graduate Degree$48,974$51,076$43,523

$27,636

Average Earnings

$36,693

Average Male

$25,011

Average Female

West Point Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Point Language by Age

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West Point Language

98.86% of West Point residents speak only English, while 1.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.76% of the population.

West Point Language

West Point Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic11100.00%
Asian1067671.70%
Multiple5360.00%
Black6,8232,73940.14%
White3,32745113.56%
OtherNaN%

31.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.38%

Male Poverty Rate

35.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Point

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Point is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.53%.

West Point Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade54.27%
High School25.65%
Some College21.58%
Bachelors or Greater5.44%

West Point Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed9.75%
Male Unemployed42.93%
Female Employed11.97%
Female Unemployed75.65%

West Point Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Point Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,399$49,614
Families$41,071$53,025
Married Families$65,463-
Non Families$22,775$43,696
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Income by Household Type

West Point Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.2%

Male Marriage Rate

31.1%

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 Over 65.

West Point Marital Status by Race

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West Point Marital Status

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477

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War107
First Gulf War
Vietnam177
Korea34
World War II7

West Point Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3454
35 to 54127
55 to 6460
65 to 74149
75+87

West Point Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2037.08%
Black2735.38%
2+ Races120.00%
Hispanic1100.00%

West Point Veterans by Race

West Point Veterans by Education

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16.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Point Veterans by Education

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52.8%

Labor Force Participation

47.2%

Employment Rate

10.5%

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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83.08%

Born in West Point

98.54%

Native Born

1.46%

Foreign Born

1.04%

Non Citizen

0.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.54% of West Point residents were born in the United States, with 83.08% having been born in Mississippi. 1.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

West Point Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18902,7620.00%
19003,1934311.46%
19104,8641,6714.30%
19204,400-464-1.00%
19304,6772770.61%
19405,6279501.87%
19506,4328051.35%
19608,5502,1182.89%
19708,7141640.19%
19808,811970.11%
19908,489-322-0.37%
200012,1453,6563.65%
201011,255-890-0.76%
201111,215-40-0.36%
201211,144-71-0.63%
201311,101-43-0.39%
201410,969-132-1.19%
201510,868-101-0.92%
201610,765-103-0.95%
201710,614-151-1.40%
201810,469-145-1.37%
201910,404-65-0.62%
202010,339-65-0.62%
202110,274-65-0.63%
202210,209-65-0.63%

West Point Population by Year