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Population in 2012: 11,203 (78% urban, 22% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.8%
 

Males: 5,207  (46.5%)
Females: 5,996  (53.5%)

Median resident age:  36.4 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 39773.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,785 (it was $26,404 in 2000)
West Point:

$27,785
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,555

West Point city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $83,565 (it was $60,400 in 2000)
West Point:

$83,565
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $108,179; Detached houses: $112,289; Townhouses or other attached units: $30,703; In 2-unit structures: $105,072; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $115,989; Mobile homes: $47,568

Median gross rent in 2012: $598.

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  • Black alone - 6,630 (58.6%)
  • White alone - 4,455 (39.4%)
  • Hispanic - 118 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 57 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 36 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 21 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in West Point: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: English (7.8%), Irish (6.6%), United States (5.3%), German (3.6%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%), Scottish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 240 feet

Land area: 20.8 square miles.

Population density: 538 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in West Point:

  • High school or higher: 77.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 19.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Point city:

  • Never married: 32.7%
  • Now married: 46.1%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

44 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.4%
Mississippi:  1.9%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 43 registered sex offenders living in West Point, Mississippi as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in West Point to the number of sex offenders is 261 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $727 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $714 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (70.2 miles , pop. 77,906).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (106.2 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (474.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Columbus AFB, MS (3.5 miles ), Artesia, MS (3.6 miles ), Mississippi State, MS (3.7 miles ), Starkville, MS (3.7 miles ), New Hamilton, MS (3.9 miles ), Columbus, MS (3.9 miles ), Aberdeen, MS (4.0 miles ), Caledonia, MS (4.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 23 buildings, average cost: $122,200
  • 1998: 35 buildings, average cost: $122,400
  • 1999: 31 buildings, average cost: $84,900
  • 2000: 25 buildings, average cost: $91,500
  • 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $70,100
  • 2002: 21 buildings, average cost: $125,200
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $11,800
  • 2004: 20 buildings, average cost: $105,200
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $72,100
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $957,000
  • 2007: 17 buildings, average cost: $159,200
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $71,900
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $175,300
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $153,400
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $95,900
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $95,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 33.61 N, Longitude: 88.65 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,555 (+13.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,300 (58.9%)

Area code: 662

West Point household income distribution West Point home values distribution


 

Crime rates in West Point by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 102110200023
per 100,000 8.20.016.68.48.40.017.50.00.00.017.626.7
Rapes 11121610444641078
per 100,000 90.197.9133.083.733.734.735.053.235.790.261.771.1
Robberies 20201291191491016108
per 100,000 163.9163.199.875.392.678.0122.579.889.3144.488.171.1
Assaults 223132272718162116282644
per 100,000 180.3252.9266.0226.0227.2156.0139.9186.2142.8252.7229.1391.3
Burglaries 1841421661911481531221016277115119
per 100,000 1507.91158.21379.91598.71245.51325.81067.1895.3553.4694.81013.21058.2
Thefts 295246312343280253249274206241249253
per 100,000 2417.62006.52593.52871.02356.32192.42177.92428.91838.82174.72193.82249.9
Auto thefts 041102011013
per 100,000 0.032.68.38.40.017.30.08.98.90.08.826.7
Arson 001401000100
per 100,000 0.00.08.333.50.08.70.00.00.09.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 375.3341.2423.0378.2297.9263.7289.0263.8196.6301.1315.6375.4

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 32 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.49
Mississippi average:

2.31

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West Point, Mississippi accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

19.0%
Mississippi:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +3,357 (+38.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Food processing workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

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Average climate in West Point, Mississippi

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Tornado activity:

West Point-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 200% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 33.8 miles away from the West Point city center killed 28 people and injured 272 people.

On 3/11/1963, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.5 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 7 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

West Point-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Mississippi state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 81.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 47.4 miles away from West Point center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.2 miles away from the city center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 78.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 81.8 miles away from West Point center
On 5/28/1995 at 15:28:36, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 55.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clay County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Floods: 6, Winds: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Larry Semon - Actor, Barrett Strong - Soul musician, Bubba Phillips - Baseball player, Wirt Bowman - Politician, Earl T. Ricks - Air Force general, Floyd Heard - Athletics competitor, Dolph Pulliam - Basketball player, Jesse Anderson (American football) - Football player, Johnny Green (American football) - Football player, Orlando Bobo - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in West Point:

  • CLAY COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 835 MEDICAL CENTER DR)
  • DUGAN MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, 804 EAST MAIN STREET)
  • WEST POINT COMMUNITY LIVING CN (Nursing Home, 1122 N ESHMAN AVENUE/P.O. BOX 817)
  • WEST POINT NH (Nursing Home, OLD ABERDEEN RD)

Political contributions by individuals in West Point, MS

Airports located in West Point:


Local government website: www.wpnet.org/index.htm

College/University in West Point:

  • Gibson Barber and Beauty College (Location: 120 E Main St; Private, for-profit)

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

  • Mississippi State University (about 14 miles; Mississippi State, MS; Full-time enrollment: 15,187)
  • Itawamba Community College (about 49 miles; Fulton, MS; FT enrollment: 5,616)
  • East Mississippi Community College (about 55 miles; Scooba, MS; FT enrollment: 3,463)
  • The University of Alabama (about 70 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 24,935)
  • Shelton State Community College (about 72 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 3,652)
  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 74 miles; Booneville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,081)
  • University of Mississippi Main Campus (about 75 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 13,969)

Public high school in West Point:

Private high school in West Point:

  • OAK HILL ACADEMY (Students: 544; Location: 800 N ESHMAN AVE; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in West Point:

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Library in West Point:

  • TOMBIGBEE REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $557,304; Location: 338 COMMERCE STREET; 130,021 books; 11,419 audio materials; 2 local licensed databases; 53 state licensed databases; 379 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in West Point: West Point City Hall (A), Bryan Memorial Library (B), Clay County Courthouse (C), West Point Fire Department Station 1 Main Station (D), West Point Fire Department Station 2 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Point Plaza Shopping Center (1), West Point Shopping Center (2), Westland Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in West Point include: West Point Seventh Day Adventist Church (A), West End Baptist Church (B), Trinity United Presbyterian Church (C), Trinity Baptist Church (D), Third Mount Olive Baptist Church (E), Saint Paul United Methodist Church (F), Saint Paul Baptist Church (G), Saint Matthew Temple Church of God and Christ (H), Pilgrim Grove Missionary Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Westbrook Cemetery (1), Greenwood Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Proctor Lake (A), Hawkins Lake (B), Lake Wooten (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in West Point include: Marshall Park (1), Sportsman Park (2), West Point City Park (3), Zuber Park (4), Stumpy Wood Field (5), Chuck Keys Field (6), Bruce Field (7), Half Mile Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Moore's Amusement CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; Highway 45 Alt) (1), Waverley Plantation Mansion (Tours & Charters; Waverly Road) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Indon International Inc (817 Grove Street) (1), Hotel Furniture Factory Outlet (3074 Highway 50 East) (2), Relax Inn (Highway 45 Alt) (3), Days Inn West Point MS (1025 Highway 45 North Alternate) (4), West Point-Days Inn (45 N Alt 1025 Highway 45 N) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Clay County - Justice Court & Constables- West Point (218 West Broad Street) (1), Clay County - Justice Court Judges- West Point (218 West Broad Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Clay County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM2.5 PM10 Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.6. This is about average.
City:

31.6
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 9.68. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.68
U.S.:

9.59
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.3. This is significantly better than average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
City:

15.3
U.S.:

22.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in West Point and their reported violations in the past:

GOLDEN TRIANGLE W/A #2 (Population served: 270, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in West Point that have no violations reported:

  • CITY OF WEST POINT (Population served: 13735, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GOLDEN TRIANGLE W/A #1 (Population served: 1845, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.0%
(8.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.6% for Black residents, 9.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 26.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.5%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.6%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in West Point, MS

People in group quarters in West Point in 2010:

  • 153 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 143 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 7 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in West Point in 2000:

  • 174 people in nursing homes
  • 116 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 83 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 28 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 12 people in other group homes
  • 5 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 5 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally ill

West Point compared to Mississippi state average:

West Point, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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


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Banks with branches in West Point (2011 data):

  • Cadence Bank, N.A.: East Main Street Branch, Commerce Street Branch, Highway 45 Branch. Info updated 2011/12/14: Bank assets: $3,909.7 mil, Deposits: $3,124.0 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 112 total offices, Holding Company: Cadence Bancorp Llc
  • BancorpSouth Bank: West Point Branch at 312 East Broad Street, branch established on 1896/01/01; West Main Street Branch at 609 West Main Street, branch established on 1980/02/07. Info updated 2007/07/18: Bank assets: $12,990.3 mil, Deposits: $10,863.8 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 271 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorpsouth, Inc.
  • BankFirst Financial Services: West Point Branch at 1149 East Churchhill Road, branch established on 2000/01/24; West Point Branch at 538 Highway 45 North, branch established on 1997/02/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $718.9 mil, Deposits: $600.2 mil, headquarters in Macon, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Bankfirst Capital Corporation
  • Renasant Bank: West Point East Main Branch at 1145 East Main Street, branch established on 1974/04/08; West Point Main Branch at 324 West Main Street, branch established on 1972/12/20. Info updated 2012/02/10: Bank assets: $4,196.4 mil, Deposits: $3,416.0 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 76 total offices, Holding Company: Renasant Corporation
  • Woodforest National Bank: Ms Westpoint at 1313 Hwy 45 S, branch established on 2009/08/22. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • Regions Bank: West Point Branch at 551 East Main Street, branch established on 1934/06/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in West Point, Mississippi:

  • Days Inn - West Point, 1025 Hwy 45 N Alt, West Point, MS 39773 , Phone: (662) 494-1995
  • Holiday Inn Express, 1190 Hwy 45 Alt South, West Point, MS 39773 , Phone: (662) 494-7090
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 1281 Hwy 45 Alt S, West Point, MS 39773 , Phone: (662) 494-7802, Fax: (662) 494-7803
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in West Point, Mississippi

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


West Point travel time to work - commute


West Point mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (60%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for West Point city (based on Clay County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.18%
Here47.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Churches of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents60.8%17.7%6.2%2.6%2.5%
Congregations31.0%23.8%7.1%9.5%4.8%
NameBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaCatholic ChurchEvangelical Presbyterian ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.2%2.0%1.5%1.3%3.1%
Congregations2.4%2.4%2.4%2.4%14.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Clay County:

2.86 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Clay County:

9.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

5.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

13.4%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Clay County:

35.2%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.6%
State:

14.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 10$37,128$44,5543$3,096
Other Government Administration 1$4,166$49,9925$7,500
Judicial and Legal 6$12,168$24,3360$0
Police Protection - Officers 25$77,782$37,3353$1,040
Police - Other 4$8,904$26,7123$1,392
Firefighters 19$63,062$39,8290$0
Fire - Other 2$5,786$34,7160$0
Streets and Highways 9$20,386$27,1812$2,412
Health 1$2,034$24,4080$0
Solid Waste Management 7$12,438$21,3223$3,242
Sewerage 6$18,420$36,8400$0
Parks and Recreation 8$17,866$26,7992$1,768
Water Supply 14$39,278$33,6670$0
Electric Power 15$55,070$44,0560$0
Other and Unallocable 7$19,952$34,2030$0
Totals for Government 134$394,440$35,32321$20,450

West Point government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,481,000 ($132.20)
    Electric Utilities: $300,000 ($26.78)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $11,637,000 ($1038.74)
    Water Utilities: $2,173,000 ($193.97)
    Police Protection: $1,300,000 ($116.04)
    Fire Protection: $947,000 ($84.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $440,000 ($39.28)
    General - Other: $368,000 ($32.85)
    General Public Buildings: $350,000 ($31.24)
    Regular Highways: $338,000 ($30.17)
    Parks & Recreation: $321,000 ($28.65)
    Financial Administration: $249,000 ($22.23)
    Central Staff Services: $182,000 ($16.25)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $79,000 ($7.05)
    Welfare - Other: $68,000 ($6.07)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $45,000 ($4.02)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $413,000 ($36.87)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $63,000 ($5.62)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $90,000 ($8.03)
    Police Protection: $24,000 ($2.14)
    General Public Building: $14,000 ($1.25)
    Fire Protection: $13,000 ($1.16)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($0.54)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($0.36)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($0.27)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,774,000 ($336.87)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $751,000 ($67.04)

West Point government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $411,000 ($36.69)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($0.45)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $165,000 ($14.73)
    Interest Earnings: $54,000 ($4.82)
    Property Sale Other: $30,000 ($2.68)
    Rents: $15,000 ($1.34)
    Special Assessments: $13,000 ($1.16)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $11,501,000 ($1026.60)
    Water Utilities: $3,069,000 ($273.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,835,000 ($163.80)
    Public Welfare: $68,000 ($6.07)
    Highways: $62,000 ($5.53)
  • Tax - Property: $3,374,000 ($301.17)
    NEC: $25,000 ($2.23)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $8,000 ($0.71)
    Motor Vehicle License: $0 ($0.00)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $0 ($0.00)

West Point government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $12,511,000 ($1116.75)
    Industrial Revenue: $123,000 ($10.98)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $5,292,000 ($472.37)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $157,000 ($14.01)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $4,895,000 ($436.94)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $12,152,000 ($1084.71)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $123,000 ($10.98)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $516,000 ($46.06)
    Other, NEC: $397,000 ($35.44)

West Point government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $191,000 ($17.05)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $265,000 ($23.65)

5.27% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,791 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
Mississippi average:

7.82%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Lowndes County, MS  0.81% ($32,600 average AGI)
from Oktibbeha County, MS  0.68% ($21,391)
from Monroe County, MS  0.54% ($19,892)


6.09% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,552 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.09%
Mississippi average:

8.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Lowndes County, MS  1.02% ($26,771 average AGI)
to Oktibbeha County, MS  0.72% ($21,082)
to Chickasaw County, MS  0.39% ($21,519)

Strongest AM radio stations in West Point:

  • WROB (1450 AM; 1 kW; WEST POINT, MS; Owner: BOB MCRANEY ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKOR (980 AM; 1 kW; STARKVILLE, MS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WACR (1050 AM; 1 kW; COLUMBUS, MS)
  • WSSO (1230 AM; 1 kW; STARKVILLE, MS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWZQ (1240 AM; 1 kW; ABERDEEN, MS; Owner: STANFORD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WVSA (1380 AM; 5 kW; VERNON, AL; Owner: LAMAR CTY. B/CING. CO., INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Point:

  • WKBB (100.9 FM; WEST POINT, MS; Owner: BOB MCRANEY ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • W245AB (96.9 FM; WEST POINT, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WSYE (93.3 FM; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WMBC (103.1 FM; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSMS (99.9 FM; ARTESIA, MS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • WWKZ (105.3 FM; ABERDEEN, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMSU (92.1 FM; STARKVILLE, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMSV (91.1 FM; STARKVILLE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WAJV (98.9 FM; BROOKSVILLE, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMAB-FM (89.9 FM; ACKERMAN, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WJZB (88.9 FM; STARKVILLE, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WMXU (106.1 FM; STARKVILLE, MS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAJS (91.7 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WLZA (96.1 FM; EUPORA, MS; Owner: TRI COUNTY BROADCASTING)
  • WKOR-FM (94.9 FM; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W205AQ (88.9 FM; STARKVILLE, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WZBQ (94.1 FM; CARROLLTON, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQJB (104.5 FM; STATE COLLEGE, MS; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)

TV broadcast stations around West Point:

  • WCBI-TV (Channel 4; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTVA (Channel 9; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • WKDH (Channel 45; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLOV-TV (Channel 27; WEST POINT, MS; Owner: LINGARD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W25AD (Channel 25; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WMAB-TV (Channel 2; MISSISSIPPI STATE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W05BV (Channel 5; STARKVILLE, MS; Owner: FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of West Point fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 11 meters (36ft)
Total costs: $1,012,000
Total average daily traffic: 47,750
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,036
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 71,625

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in West Point)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

111 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in West Point, MS)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • WKBB Studio, 413 North Forrest Street (Lat: 33.608444 Lon: -88.654222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQAQ626
    Assigned Frequencies: 946.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/20/2004, Expiration Date: 06/01/2020, Certifier: John Winfield
    Registrant: Graham Brock, Inc., St. Simons Island, GA 31522, Phone: (912) 638-8028, Fax: (912) 638-7722, Email:
  • 20508, 7685 Enon Road (Mswin 20508) (Lat: 33.694250 Lon: -88.874944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 182.9 m, Overall height: 189 m, Call Sign: WQOA200, Licensee ID: L01412109
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6256.54 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/21/2011, Expiration Date: 07/21/2021, Certifier: Bill Roach
    Registrant: State Of Mississippi Wireless Communication Commission, 412 East Woodrow Wilson Ave., Mail Code 66-01, Jackson, MS 39216, Phone: (601) 359-5363, Fax: (601) 359-5362, Email:
  • Vic: West Point (Lat: 33.794556 Lon: -89.087833), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: KA88845
    Assigned Frequencies: 1990.00 MHz, 2008.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/19/1984, Cancellation Date: 03/15/2010
    Registrant: Law Offices Of Robert E. Levine, 1750 K Street, N.W. Suite 350, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 775-6611, Email:
  • WEST POINT, .5 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 33.612611 Lon: -88.661972), Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: KUV91
    Assigned Frequencies: 6241.70 MHz, 6301.00 MHz, 6301.00 MHz, 6301.01 MHz, 6360.30 MHz, 6360.30 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/16/1996, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/10/1997
    Registrant: Microwave Service Company Of Florida Inc, Tupelo, MS 38802
  • Corner Of Commerce & East Westbrook (Lat: 33.603167 Lon: -88.646694), Overall height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WHM999
    Assigned Frequencies: 6900.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/19/1984, Expiration Date: 06/01/2005
    Registrant: Lingard Broadcasting Corporation, P.O Box 1732, Tupelo, MS 38802
  • 0.5m Nw West Point (Lat: 33.612611 Lon: -88.661972), Structure height: 3.4 m, Call Sign: WHQ395, Licensee ID: L00144971
    Assigned Frequencies: 6875.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/19/1982, Cancellation Date: 08/20/2010
    Registrant: Wtva, Inc., Post Office Box 350, Tupelo, MS 38802

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Port Of Clay End Of Old Hwy 50 (Lat: 30.595194 Lon: -88.795306), Type: Building, Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: WXZ212
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.500 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/09/1997, Expiration Date: 04/09/2002, Cancellation Date: 07/14/2002
    Registrant: Mary Sue Knight, Rt 2 Box 227-L Port Of Clay, West Point, MS 39773

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in West Point)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 110
  • Hazardous Condition: 10
  • Service Call: 4

Incident types - West Point


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for West Point, MS

Most common first names in West Point, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James19070.8 years
Mary18277.3 years
John14172.3 years
Willie12175.0 years
William9774.9 years
Robert9671.1 years
Annie9277.9 years
George6474.3 years
Thomas4972.3 years
Charles4467.4 years
Most common last names in West Point, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7774.8 years
Walker5872.4 years
Williams5276.6 years
Young4976.2 years
Jones4973.2 years
Johnson4975.2 years
Davis4877.1 years
Moore4577.5 years
White4173.4 years
Harris4177.1 years
Businesses in West Point, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Nike1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Days Inn1Popeyes1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Subway1
Hardee's1T-Mobile1
Holiday Inn1True Value1
KFC1U-Haul2
Kroger1UPS2
McDonald's1Walmart1
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