West Point, Indiana

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Population in 2010: 594.
Males: 337  (56.8%)
Females: 257  (43.2%)
Median resident age:  36.5 years
Indiana median age:  37.5 years

Zip codes: 47992.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $50,224
West Point:

$50,224
IN:

$50,532

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $25,049

West Point CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $144,100
West Point:

$144,100
IN:

$131,000

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $164,322; Detached houses: $170,468; Townhouses or other attached units: $103,435; In 2-unit structures: $259,841; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $329,248; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $127,755; Mobile homes: $44,263

Median gross rent in 2015: $499.

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  • Races in West Point, IN (2010)

    West Point races chart
    • 57296.3%White alone
    • 152.5%Hispanic
    • 61.0%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in West Point: 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (51.6%), Scotch-Irish (11.1%), British (10.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

West Point,IN real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in West Point:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 24.2%

For population 15 years and over in West Point CDP:

  • Never married: 42.5%
  • Now married: 45.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 11.8%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in West Point, Indiana as of August 22, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in West Point to the number of sex offenders is 297 to 1.


Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lafayette, IN (10.1 miles , pop. 56,397).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (60.8 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (108.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Shadeland, IN (2.3 miles ), Purdue University, IN (3.0 miles ), Montmorenci, IN (3.0 miles ), West Lafayette, IN (3.1 miles ), Lafayette, IN (3.2 miles ), Otterbein, IN (3.3 miles ), New Richmond, IN (3.3 miles ), Newtown, IN (3.3 miles) .

Latitude: 40.34 N, Longitude: 87.04 W

Area code: 765

West Point household income distribution West Point home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Indiana:

4.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (61%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Educational services (52%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (34%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Management occupations (22%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (22%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Community and social service occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in West Point: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Tornado activity:

West Point-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 98% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/20/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.2 miles away from the West Point place center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/26/1994, a category F4 tornado 10.8 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

West Point-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 138.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 114.3 miles away from West Point center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 167.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 136.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 222.2 miles away from West Point center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 133.4 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 Tippecanoe County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near West Point:

  • INDIANA VETERANS HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN)
  • WABASH VALLEY HOSPITAL INC (Hospital, about 7 miles away; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN)
  • KINDRED TRANS CARE AND REHAB-GREATER LAFAYETTE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LAFAYETTE, IN)
  • LAFAYETTE HOME HOSPITAL, INC - SNF (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; LAFAYETTE, IN)
  • UNIVERSITY PLACE INC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN)
  • REM-INDIANA INC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; LAFAYETTE, IN)
  • VISITING NURSE HOSPICE LAFAYETTE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; LAFAYETTE, IN)

Amtrak station near West Point:

  • 10 miles: LAFAYETTE (DEPOT AT 200 NORTH ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

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

  • Purdue University-Main Campus (about 10 miles; West Lafayette, IN; Full-time enrollment: 38,271)
  • Danville Area Community College (about 33 miles; Danville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,229)
  • Indiana University-Kokomo (about 49 miles; Kokomo, IN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • DePauw University (about 50 miles; Greencastle, IN; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Indianapolis (about 53 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,765)
  • Marian University (about 58 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 2,476)
  • Butler University (about 58 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,388)

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Notable location: West Point Volunteer Fire Association (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Little Flint Creek (A), Flint Run (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tippecanoe County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 83.1. This is about average.

City:

83.1
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.7
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 9.9%
Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  79.1%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.0%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Indiana average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for West Point CDP (based on Tippecanoe County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic20,0116
Evangelical Protestant19,71079
Mainline Protestant13,49936
Other2,99616
Orthodox1351
Black Protestant1191
None116,310-
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: 21
Tippecanoe County:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Tippecanoe County:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Tippecanoe County:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 120
Here:

7.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.9%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Tippecanoe County:

27.6%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.2%
State:

14.3%

7.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,086 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.48%
Indiana average:

5.59%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($216 average AGI)
Tippecanoe County:

0.05%
Indiana average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Marion County, IN  0.40% ($31,888 average AGI)
from Clinton County, IN  0.37% ($30,879)
from White County, IN  0.35% ($29,800)


7.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,224 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.97%
Indiana average:

5.83%

0.15% of residents moved to foreign countries ($353 average AGI)
Tippecanoe County:

0.15%
Indiana average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Marion County, IN  0.61% ($30,084 average AGI)
to Cook County, IL  0.32% ($31,267)
to Clinton County, IN  0.26% ($31,080)

Strongest AM radio stations in West Point:

  • WBAA (920 AM; 5 kW; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PURDUE UNIVERSITY)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLAS (1410 AM; 1 kW; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WASK (1450 AM; 1 kW; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: WASK, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Point:

  • WAZY-FM (96.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS L.P.)
  • WSHP (95.7 FM; ATTICA, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • WKHY (93.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: STAY TUNED BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBAA-FM (101.3 FM; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PURDUE UNIVERSITY)
  • WHPL (89.9 FM; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WASK-FM (98.7 FM; BATTLE GROUND, IN; Owner: WASK, INC.)
  • WKOA (105.3 FM; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: WASK, INC.)
  • WIMC (103.9 FM; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN; Owner: C.V.L. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLFF (95.3 FM; BROOKSTON, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC)
  • WGLM (106.7 FM; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: KVB BROADCASTING)
  • W216BB (91.1 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, IN; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WCDQ (106.3 FM; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN; Owner: C.V.L. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSKL (92.9 FM; VEEDERSBURG, IN; Owner: ZONA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFWR (91.5 FM; ATTICA, IN; Owner: FOUNTAIN WARREN COMMUNITY RADIO CORP)
  • WXXB (102.9 FM; DELPHI, IN; Owner: STAY TUNED BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMRS (107.7 FM; MONTICELLO, IN; Owner: GERALD NORMAN QUINN)
  • WJEF (91.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: LAFAYETTE SCHOOL CORP.)
  • WKZS (103.1 FM; COVINGTON, IN; Owner: BENTON-WEATHERFORD BROADCASTING , INC., OF IN.)

TV broadcast stations around West Point:

  • W57DC (Channel 57; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WLFI-TV (Channel 18; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PRIMELAND TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WICD (Channel 15; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WICD LICENSEE, LLC)

West Point fatal accident list:

May 30, 2007 07:00 AM, Sr-25, Cr- 510, Lat: 40.34372, Lon: -87.04639, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 8m26ftTotal length
  • $1,446,000Total costs
  • 5,850Total average daily traffic
  • 431Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,075Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in West Point)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • IN33XC040, Cr 231 & Cr 600 S (Lat: 40.663111 Lon: -87.040667), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 80.7 m, Call Sign: WQQP961
    Assigned Frequencies: 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/11/2013, Expiration Date: 02/11/2023, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in West Point)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

West Point compared to Indiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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