West Point, Georgia

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Population in 2019: 3,737 (90% urban, 10% rural).
Population change since 2000: +10.5%
 
Males: 1,840  (49.3%)
Females: 1,897  (50.7%)
Median resident age:

40.6 years
Georgia median age:

37.2 years

Zip codes: 31833.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $43,532 (it was $31,886 in 2000)
West Point:

$43,532
GA:

$61,980

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,074 (it was $16,735 in 2000)

West Point city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $149,105 (it was $80,000 in 2000)
West Point:

$149,105
GA:

$202,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $170,095; detached houses: $169,418

Median gross rent in 2019: $614.

March 2019 cost of living index in West Point: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 22.9%
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  • Races in West Point, GA (2019)
    • 2,32259.0%Black alone
    • 1,58640.3%White alone
    • 220.6%Two or more races
    • 20.05%Hispanic

Races in West Point detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 37 registered sex offenders living in West Point, Georgia as of April 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in West Point is 97 to 1.


Crime rates in West Point by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.6)
1
(26.0)
1
(26.4)
2
(52.3)
1
(26.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(89.6)
9
(267.5)
1
(29.8)
3
(89.1)
3
(85.2)
3
(84.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(79.7)
1
(26.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(52.3)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
13
(388.2)
8
(237.7)
13
(387.4)
6
(178.1)
8
(227.3)
6
(169.2)
9
(254.3)
10
(265.7)
4
(103.8)
7
(184.9)
4
(104.7)
5
(132.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
38
(1,135)
32
(951.0)
42
(1,251)
26
(772.0)
16
(454.5)
28
(789.6)
12
(339.1)
16
(425.2)
19
(493.3)
28
(739.8)
23
(601.9)
18
(478.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
60
(1,792)
64
(1,902)
69
(2,056)
62
(1,841)
40
(1,136)
54
(1,523)
35
(989.0)
23
(611.2)
79
(2,051)
47
(1,242)
48
(1,256)
40
(1,062)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
324
(9,675)
160
(4,755)
196
(5,840)
204
(6,057)
169
(4,801)
142
(4,005)
95
(2,684)
136
(3,614)
164
(4,258)
175
(4,624)
150
(3,926)
125
(3,319)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
14
(418.0)
25
(742.9)
20
(595.9)
20
(593.8)
13
(369.3)
7
(197.4)
8
(226.1)
12
(318.9)
5
(129.8)
10
(264.2)
5
(130.9)
10
(265.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/A5
(148.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(59.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index960.9858.2815.6697.7528.4558.9338.8494.6526.7549.3553.8416.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in West Point, GA

Crime rate in West Point detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 25 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.51
Georgia average:

2.52
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Ancestries: English (15.8%), American (4.8%), Irish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 4.43 square miles.

Population density: 844 people per square mile   (low).

West Point, Georgia map

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.1%
Georgia:

10.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,654 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,369 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbus, GA (30.0 miles , pop. 185,781).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (73.6 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (635.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Lanett, AL (1.3 miles ),
Huguley, AL (2.1 miles ),
Valley, AL (2.1 miles ),
Langdale, AL (2.2 miles ),
Cusseta, AL (3.2 miles),
Fredonia, AL (3.2 miles),
Beulah, AL (3.6 miles ),
La Fayette, AL (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 32.88 N, Longitude: 85.17 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +7,439 (+193.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 624 (44.3%)

Area code: 706

Distribution of median household income in West Point, GA in 2019
Distribution of house value in West Point, GA in 2019
West Point satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $90,200
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $113,500
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $49,900
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $49,900
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $92,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $92,000
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $106,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $117,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $121,300
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $58,900
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $128,300
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $143,800
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2018: 3 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2019: 3 buildings, average cost: $90,000
Number of permits per 10,000 West Point, GA residents
Average permit cost in West Point, GA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.6%
Georgia:

5.4%
Historical population in West Point, GA
Historical housing units in West Point, GA
Most common industries in West Point, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (12.1%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Construction (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (12.4%)
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (5.0%)
  • Public administration (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (11.8%)
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Health care (11.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (10.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Social assistance (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
Most common occupations in West Point, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.2%)
  • Financial managers (5.0%)
  • Computer specialists (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (11.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.8%)
  • Customer service representatives (6.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)

Average climate in West Point, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

West Point-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 47% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/19/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.6 miles away from the West Point city center killed 2 people and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 12/5/1954, a category F3 tornado 19.7 miles away from the city center injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

West Point-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 51% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 114.9 miles away from West Point center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 126.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 169.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 172.8 miles away from West Point center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 114.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 164.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Troup County (8) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
West Point topographic map

Main business address for: KNOLOGY INC (RADIO TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS), CHARTER FINANCIAL CORP/GA (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED), WESTPOINT STEVENS INC (MISCELLANEOUS FABRICATED TEXTILE PRODUCTS), ITC DELTACOM INC (TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS (NO RADIO TELEPHONE)).

Hospitals and medical centers near West Point:

  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER - LANETT (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; LANETT, AL)
  • LANIER HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; VALLEY, AL)
  • CARESOUTH HOMECARE PROFESSIONALS (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; VALLEY, AL)
  • GEORGE H. LANIER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; VALLEY, AL)
  • GEORGE H LANIER MEMORIAL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; VALLEY, AL)
  • WEST GEORGIA DIALYSIS - LAGRANGE (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; LAGRANGE, GA)
  • WEST GEORGIA HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; LAGRANGE, GA)

College/University in West Point:

  • Point University (Full-time enrollment: 1,376; Location: 507 West 10th Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.point.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Point:

  • Auburn University (about 27 miles; Auburn University, AL; Full-time enrollment: 22,741)
  • Columbus Technical College (about 29 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 3,241)
  • Southern Union State Community College (about 30 miles; Wadley, AL; FT enrollment: 4,120)
  • Columbus State University (about 30 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 6,876)
  • Tuskegee University (about 44 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • University of West Georgia (about 49 miles; Carrollton, GA; FT enrollment: 10,358)
  • West Georgia Technical College (about 57 miles; Waco, GA; FT enrollment: 4,768)

Private high school in West Point:

  • CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 14, Location: 506 E 8TH ST, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle school in West Point:

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User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Kia is building a new auto plant in West Point, Ga starting in June of 2007. Property values are on the up swing. added by HLB

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in West Point: West Point Waterworks (A), West Point Fire Department (B), West Point City Hall (C), Hawkes Childrens Library of West Point (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in West Point include: KNOLOGY INC (A), CHARTER FINANCIAL CORP/GA (B), WESTPOINT STEVENS INC (C), ITC DELTACOM INC (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in West Point include: West Point Presbyterian Church (A), First Methodist Church (B), First Christian Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), Emmanuel Chapel Methodist Church (E), Bethlehem Baptist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Forty Tyler Cemetery (1), Pinewood Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Chipley Historical Center (Historical Places & Services; 146 McDougal Avenue North).

Birthplace of: Dorothy Kirby - Amateur golfer, Joe Palmisano (baseball) - Baseball player, Patty Crosby - Television journalist.

Troup County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.9%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.1%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Banks with branches in West Point (2011 data):

  • Synovus Bank: West Point Office at 409 East 11th Street, branch established on 2007/10/29; Kia Branch at 7377 Kia Parkway, branch established on 2010/09/20. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $26,863.3 mil, Deposits: $22,415.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 296 total offices, Holding Company: Synovus Financial Corp.
  • CharterBank: Charterbank at 1233 O.G. Skinner Dr, branch established on 1954/06/15; West Point Branch at 600 3rd Ave, branch established on 1989/08/09. Info updated 2011/09/12: Bank assets: $1,115.4 mil, Deposits: $869.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: West Point Branch at 599 Third Avenue, branch established on 1973/08/13. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Capital City Bank: West Point Branch at 410 West 10th Street, branch established on 1906/01/13. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,617.3 mil, Deposits: $2,181.2 mil, headquarters in Tallahassee, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 74 total offices, Holding Company: Capital City Bank Group, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in West Point:

Marital status in West Point, GA
  • Never married: 32.8%
  • Now married: 48.2%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

For population 25 years and over in West Point:

  • High school or higher: 82.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
Georgia average:

12.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - West Point
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for West Point, GA (based on Troup County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant25,37388
Mainline Protestant7,30842
Black Protestant2,1959
Catholic1,0641
Other3973
None30,707-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
This county:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Troup County:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 51
Here:

8.05 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 51
Troup County:

8.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.8%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.2%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.1%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
West Point:

51.7%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
West Point:

49.6%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
West Point:

29.5
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.3%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
West Point:

12.5%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
West Point:

6.8
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
This city:

36.7%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

55.5%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.1%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of West Point, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 18$57,217$38,1450$0
Firefighters 16$56,700$42,5254$7,445
Solid Waste Management 10$20,076$24,0910$0
Financial Administration 8$27,823$41,7350$0
Streets and Highways 7$19,890$34,0970$0
Police - Other 7$20,715$35,5110$0
Sewerage 5$18,161$43,5860$0
Gas Supply 4$11,634$34,9020$0
Electric Power 4$19,078$57,2340$0
Water Supply 4$17,153$51,4592$2,400
Other Government Administration 3$20,492$81,9680$0
Judicial and Legal 2$4,478$26,8681$1,246
Totals for Government 88$293,417$40,0117$11,091

West Point government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Gas Utilities: $226,000 ($60.48)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $4,721,000 ($1263.31)
    Police Protection: $1,923,000 ($514.58)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,354,000 ($362.32)
    Water Utilities: $1,182,000 ($316.30)
    Gas Utilities: $1,094,000 ($292.75)
    Central Staff Services: $1,023,000 ($273.75)
    Sewerage: $924,000 ($247.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $564,000 ($150.92)
    Regular Highways: $512,000 ($137.01)
    Housing and Community Development: $274,000 ($73.32)
    General - Other: $198,000 ($52.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $52,000 ($13.91)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $137,000 ($36.66)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $284,000 ($76.00)
    Regular Highways: $92,000 ($24.62)
    Police Protection: $47,000 ($12.58)
    Electric Utilities: $37,000 ($9.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $25,000 ($6.69)
    Water Utilities: $24,000 ($6.42)
    Sewerage: $16,000 ($4.28)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($1.07)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,311,000 ($886.00)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $567,000 ($151.73)

West Point government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,887,000 ($504.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $465,000 ($124.43)
    Other: $236,000 ($63.15)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $13,000 ($3.48)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $25,000 ($6.69)
    General Local Government Support: $25,000 ($6.69)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,076,000 ($287.93)
    General Local Government Support: $648,000 ($173.40)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $170,000 ($45.49)
    General Revenue - Other: $157,000 ($42.01)
    Sale of Property: $36,000 ($9.63)
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000 ($2.94)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($1.87)
    Royalties: $2,000 ($0.54)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $5,341,000 ($1429.22)
    Water Utilities: $1,859,000 ($497.46)
    Gas Utilities: $1,438,000 ($384.80)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $99,000 ($26.49)
  • Tax - Property: $1,726,000 ($461.87)
    Public Utilities Sales: $568,000 ($151.99)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $283,000 ($75.73)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $144,000 ($38.53)
    Other License: $60,000 ($16.06)
    Other Selective Sales: $11,000 ($2.94)

West Point government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,703,000 ($7145.57)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,189,000 ($7008.03)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $514,000 ($137.54)

West Point government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,045,000 ($2687.99)

6.26% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,281 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.26%
Georgia average:

9.49%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Coweta County, GA  0.63% ($34,623 average AGI)
from Chambers County, AL  0.60% ($30,493)
from Meriwether County, GA  0.50% ($24,370)


6.32% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,324 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
Georgia average:

9.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Coweta County, GA  0.62% ($45,730 average AGI)
to Chambers County, AL  0.55% ($26,832)
to Meriwether County, GA  0.33% ($25,875)
Businesses in West Point, GA
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Strongest AM radio stations in West Point:

  • WRLA (1490 AM; 1 kW; WEST POINT, GA; Owner: CASEY NETWORK, LLC)
  • WPLV (1310 AM; 1 kW; WEST POINT, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WGSE (720 AM; daytime; 8 kW; HOGANSVILLE, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WDAK (540 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTLM (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Point:

  • WCJM-FM (100.9 FM; WEST POINT, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WSTH-FM (106.1 FM; ALEXANDER CITY, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVFJ-FM (93.3 FM; MANCHESTER, GA; Owner: PROVIDENT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRLD-FM (95.3 FM; VALLEY, AL; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WJSP-FM (88.1 FM; WARM SPRINGS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WCGQ (107.3 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WKZJ (95.7 FM; GREENVILLE, GA; Owner: DAVIS B/CASTING OF COLUMBUS, INC)
  • WOAK (90.9 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: OAKSIDE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WALR-FM (104.1 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WEBT (91.5 FM; LANGDALE, AL; Owner: LANGDALE ED. BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WMXA (96.7 FM; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W220AN (91.9 FM; LA GRANGE, ETC., GA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WYFK (89.5 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMAX-FM (105.3 FM; BOWDON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMGP (98.1 FM; HOGANSVILLE, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WELR-FM (102.3 FM; ROANOKE, AL; Owner: EAGLE'S NEST, INC.)
  • WKKR (97.7 FM; AUBURN, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W212AP (90.3 FM; NOTASULGA, ETC., AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around West Point:

  • WSWS-TV (Channel 66; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF OPELIKA)
  • WTVM (Channel 9; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WJSP-TV (Channel 28; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WRBL (Channel 3; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLTZ (Channel 38; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: LEWIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTX (Channel 54; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • WCGT-LP (Channel 16; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W04DB (Channel 4; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VVILPTV, INC.)
  • WCAG-LP (Channel 33; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA-ALABAMA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W55CR (Channel 55; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W18CD (Channel 18; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
West Point fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of West Point fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 32Number of bridges
  • 492ft / 150mTotal length
  • $82,540,000Total costs
  • 332,340Total average daily traffic
  • 6,683Total average daily truck traffic
  • 412,780Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in West Point, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31950-1959
  • 191960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for West Point, GA

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 43. The highest number of fires - 84 took place in 2008, and the least - 2 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in West Point, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (39.7%), and Structure Fires (38.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in West Point, GA
    • 27139.7%Outside Fires
    • 26338.5%Structure Fires
    • 13319.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 162.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for West Point, GA
Most common first names in West Point, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary9178.1 years
John8273.8 years
James7370.0 years
Willie5170.7 years
William5073.6 years
Annie4779.9 years
Robert4369.2 years
George3574.3 years
Charlie3272.4 years
Charles3168.9 years
Most common last names in West Point, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson5674.6 years
Smith5072.1 years
Davidson4575.5 years
Williams4577.7 years
Jones3273.2 years
Winston2673.8 years
Brooks2267.8 years
Moore2169.2 years
Reed1970.5 years
Huguley1773.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in West Point, GA
  • 64.9%Electricity
  • 33.4%Utility gas
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in West Point, GA
  • 60.3%Electricity
  • 34.0%Utility gas
  • 5.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


West Point compared to Georgia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.

West Point on our top lists:

  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other South America (population 500+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • William N. Jones (4)
  • Bridget Machell (2)
  • Sean E. Moore (1)
  • Carson Rebecca Machell-Archer (1)
  • Carson Machell-Archer (1)

Total of 9 patent applications in 2008-2021.