West Point, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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West Point, New York - Basic Facts

The West Point Census Designated Place had a population of 6,664 as of July 1, 2016. West Point ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for West Point is located at latitude 41.3607 and longitude -74.0198 in Orange County. The formal boundaries for the West Point Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 19.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0.9 sq. miles. Orange County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 157 feet.

The West Point Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390488) has a M2 Census Class Code which indicates a military or other defense installation entirely within a census designated place. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The West Point Census Designated Place is located within Town of Highlands, a minor civil division (MCD) of Orange County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with West Point population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for West Point: Westpoint.


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West Point Census Designated Place, NY Boundary Map



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West Point, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 6,664
Population in Households 2,481
Population in Familes 2,452
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,183
Population Density1 337
Diversity Index2 52
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 636
Average Household Size 3.9
Family Households 620
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 857 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3 ( 0.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 633 (73.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 221 (25.8%)
Median Home Value $0
Average Home Value $0
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $101,551
Average Household Income $124,804
Per Capita Income $22,519
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.24% 0.16%
Households 0.18% 0.31%
Families 0.16% 0.29%
Median Household Income   0.8%
Per Capita Income   0.71%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

West Point, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Point to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 288 76th
Population Density1 # 1052 12th
Diversity Index2 # 205 83rd
Median Household Income # 198 84th
Per Capita Income # 1014 15th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.