West Point, Virginia

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Population in 2019: 3,257 (81% urban, 19% rural).
Population change since 2000: +13.6%
 
Males: 1,395  (42.9%)
Females: 1,862  (57.1%)
Median resident age:

43.3 years
Virginia median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 23181.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $74,425 (it was $49,655 in 2000)
West Point:

$74,425
VA:

$76,456

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $35,810 (it was $23,232 in 2000)

West Point town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $252,951 (it was $96,700 in 2000)
West Point:

$252,951
VA:

$288,800

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $240,491; detached houses: $242,969; townhouses or other attached units: $203,466; mobile homes: $141,150

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,078.

March 2019 cost of living index in West Point: 92.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 4.4%
(3.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.3% for Black residents)
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  • Races in West Point, VA (2019)
    • 2,92087.9%White alone
    • 1554.7%Asian alone
    • 1494.5%Black alone
    • 712.1%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in West Point, Virginia as of August 19, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in West Point is 374 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in West Point by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(32.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.9)
1
(29.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(98.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.8)
1
(31.5)
1
(31.3)
2
(59.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.0)
1
(30.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(32.9)
1
(31.9)
2
(63.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.8)
2
(60.4)
0
(0.0)
6
(179.8)
2
(60.0)
3
(90.6)
3
(90.6)
2
(61.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
9
(295.8)
8
(255.3)
9
(286.2)
9
(283.3)
10
(312.7)
14
(418.5)
18
(537.0)
9
(271.8)
3
(89.7)
8
(239.7)
4
(119.9)
2
(60.4)
1
(30.2)
9
(276.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
38
(1,249)
19
(606.4)
29
(922.1)
26
(818.4)
39
(1,220)
43
(1,286)
31
(924.8)
26
(785.3)
30
(896.9)
34
(1,019)
14
(419.7)
24
(724.4)
26
(785.3)
18
(553.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(98.6)
1
(31.9)
3
(95.4)
3
(94.4)
1
(31.3)
1
(29.9)
4
(119.3)
2
(60.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(89.9)
3
(89.9)
2
(60.4)
1
(30.2)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(63.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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 index141.051.186.894.788.8184.8114.067.442.2109.753.456.154.178.4

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, VA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.77
Virginia average:

2.27
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West Point, VA City Guides:

Ancestries: English (32.3%), American (22.7%), German (6.6%), Irish (3.7%), Scotch-Irish (2.9%), Italian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 1869/70

Elevation: 10 feet

Land area: 5.13 square miles.

Population density: 635 people per square mile   (low).

West Point, Virginia map

166 residents are foreign born (2.1% Africa, 0.7% Asia).

This town:

5.0%
Virginia:

12.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,020 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,263 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Richmond, VA (36.0 miles , pop. 197,790).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Norfolk, VA (54.5 miles , pop. 234,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (191.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

King and Queen Court House, VA (3.1 miles),
New Kent, VA (3.1 miles ),
Saluda, VA (3.5 miles ),
Urbanna, VA (3.8 miles ),
King William, VA (3.9 miles ),
Concord, VA (4.0 miles ),
Gloucester Courthouse, VA (4.2 miles ),
Williamsburg, VA (4.4 miles )

Latitude: 37.54 N, Longitude: 76.81 W

Area code: 804

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2014: 9 buildings, average cost: $102,800
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $157,800
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $189,700
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $189,700
  • 2018: 6 buildings, average cost: $186,600
  • 2019: 7 buildings, average cost: $178,100
Number of permits per 10,000 West Point, VA residents
Average permit cost in West Point, VA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.8%
Virginia:

4.6%
Historical population in West Point, VA
Historical housing units in West Point, VA
Most common industries in West Point, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Paper (14.9%)
  • Construction (9.2%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Paper (23.2%)
  • Construction (14.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.5%)
  • Wood products (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.4%)
  • Health care (13.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.4%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Social assistance (5.3%)
  • Paper (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
Most common occupations in West Point, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Electricians (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Registered nurses (5.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.0%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (3.8%)

Average climate in West Point, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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West Point, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 59.6. This is better than average.

City:

59.6
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.3
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

West Point-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Virginia state average. It is 16% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1993, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.8 miles away from the West Point town center killed 4 people and injured 246 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/6/1993, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.6 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

West Point-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 58% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 66.8 miles away from West Point center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 60.3 miles away from West Point center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 69.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 72.7 miles away from West Point center
On 8/24/2011 at 00:04:36, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML) earthquake occurred 67.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 248.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in King William County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tropical Depressions: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
West Point topographic map

Main business address for: C & F FINANCIAL CORP (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in West Point:

  • RIVERSIDE CONVALESCENT CNTR WE (2960 CHELSEA ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near West Point:

  • CUMBERLAND HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 10 miles away; NEW KENT, VA)
  • BAYADA NURSES (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; WILLIAMSBURG, VA)

Airports located in West Point:

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Amtrak station near West Point:

  • 20 miles: WILLIAMSBURG (468 N. BOUNDARY ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, car rental agency, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

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

  • College of William and Mary (about 20 miles; Williamsburg, VA; Full-time enrollment: 7,617)
  • Virginia Union University (about 36 miles; Richmond, VA; FT enrollment: 2,028)
  • Virginia Commonwealth University (about 36 miles; Richmond, VA; FT enrollment: 26,647)
  • John Tyler Community College (about 36 miles; Chester, VA; FT enrollment: 5,864)
  • J Sargeant Reynolds Community College (about 38 miles; Richmond, VA; FT enrollment: 8,271)
  • Christopher Newport University (about 38 miles; Newport News, VA; FT enrollment: 5,061)
  • Thomas Nelson Community College (about 40 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 7,056)

Public high school in West Point:

  • WEST POINT HIGH (Students: 251, Location: 2700 MATTAPONI AVE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in West Point:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in West Point: Hampton Roads Sanitation District Town of West Point Sewage Treatment Plant (A), West Point Police Department (B), West Point Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad (C), Pamunkey Regional Library West Point Branch Library (D), Waterview Adult Home (E), Riverside Convalescent Center at West Point (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in West Point: C & F FINANCIAL CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in West Point: Canaan Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Sunny Slope Cemetery (1), Saint Theresas Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Olssons Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: West Point Creek (A), Herring Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Chesty Puller - (1898-1971), Marine hero, Lou Louden - Baseball player.

King William County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

WASHINGTON BURGESS INN (Population served: 108, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-29-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-29-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-21-2014)
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Virginia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

72.2%
Whole state:

67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.5%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
70 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in West Point in 2000:

  • 54 people in nursing homes
  • 27 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally ill

Banks with branches in West Point (2011 data):

  • Citizens and Farmers Bank: Citizens And Farmers Bank at Eighth And Main Streets, branch established on 1927/02/01; 14th Street Branch at 14th Street Near Main Street, branch established on 1978/03/28. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $921.0 mil, Deposits: $647.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Consumer Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: C&F Financial Corporation
  • Essex Bank: West Point Branch at 1681 Main Street, branch established on 1968/01/06. Info updated 2009/12/01: Bank assets: $1,091.2 mil, Deposits: $934.0 mil, headquarters in Tappahannock, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bankers Trust Corporation

For population 15 years and over in West Point:

Marital status in West Point, VA
  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 60.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

For population 25 years and over in West Point:

  • High school or higher: 94.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Virginia average:

12.1

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for West Point, VA (based on King William County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,08619
Mainline Protestant1,4249
Black Protestant7412
Catholic5691
Other8-
None9,107-
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: 2
This county:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Here:

5.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
King William County:

3.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
King William County:

9.8%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.1%
State:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.1%
Virginia:

18.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.1%
Virginia:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
West Point:

40.2%
Virginia:

48.6%

Average BMI:
West Point:

30.0
Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
West Point:

19.4%
State:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
West Point:

14.8%
Virginia:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
West Point:

6.7
Virginia:

6.8

Overweight people:
West Point:

36.0%
Virginia:

33.5%

General health condition:
West Point:

47.7%
Virginia:

57.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.9%
Virginia:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of West Point, VA 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
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 78$408,197$62,8002$1,614
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 26$77,190$35,6264$2,852
Other and Unallocable 9$29,470$39,2930$0
Police Protection - Officers 8$32,225$48,3380$0
Streets and Highways 4$8,689$26,0670$0
Water Supply 4$10,680$32,0400$0
Other Government Administration 4$21,534$64,6021$208
Solid Waste Management 4$8,200$24,6000$0
Financial Administration 4$16,576$49,7281$1,723
Police - Other 1$2,507$30,0840$0
Totals for Government 142$615,266$51,9948$6,397

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

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $65,000 ($19.96)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $16,000 ($4.91)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $9,762,000 ($2997.24)
    Police Protection: $660,000 ($202.64)
    Central Staff Services: $577,000 ($177.16)
    Water Utilities: $406,000 ($124.65)
    Financial Administration: $260,000 ($79.83)
    General Public Buildings: $231,000 ($70.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $165,000 ($50.66)
    Local Fire Protection: $125,000 ($38.38)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $79,000 ($24.26)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $31,000 ($9.52)
    Libraries: $22,000 ($6.75)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $296,000 ($90.88)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $84,000 ($25.79)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $168,000 ($51.58)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,944,000 ($1824.99)

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

  • Charges - Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $379,000 ($116.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $184,000 ($56.49)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $4,000 ($1.23)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $140,000 ($42.98)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $147,000 ($45.13)
    General Revenue - Other: $119,000 ($36.54)
    Donations From Private Sources: $45,000 ($13.82)
    Interest Earnings: $43,000 ($13.20)
    Fines and Forfeits: $30,000 ($9.21)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $652,000 ($200.18)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $5,479,000 ($1682.22)
    Housing and Community Development: $11,000 ($3.38)
  • Tax - Property: $5,915,000 ($1816.09)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $293,000 ($89.96)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $182,000 ($55.88)
    Public Utilities Sales: $155,000 ($47.59)
    Motor Vehicle License: $61,000 ($18.73)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,410,000 ($2275.10)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,888,000 ($2114.83)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $523,000 ($160.58)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,785,000 ($1469.14)

7.23% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,617 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.23%
Virginia average:

9.76%

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 Hanover County, VA  1.47% ($60,490 average AGI)
to Henrico County, VA  0.90% ($35,600)
to King and Queen County, VA  0.55% ($37,757)
Businesses in West Point, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1RadioShack1
Ford1Rite Aid1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1UPS1
Lane Furniture1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in West Point:

  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDZY (1290 AM; 25 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKGM (940 AM; 10 kW; SMITHFIELD, VA; Owner: WKGM, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WGGM (820 AM; 10 kW; CHESTER, VA; Owner: HOFFMAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGH (1310 AM; 20 kW; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WREJ (1540 AM; 10 kW; RICHMOND, VA)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Point:

  • WWBR (107.9 FM; WEST POINT, VA; Owner: WINNER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKLR (96.5 FM; FORT LEE, VA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WXEZ (94.1 FM; YORKTOWN, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSRV (92.3 FM; DELTAVILLE, VA; Owner: BULLSEYE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WAFX (106.9 FM; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WXGM-FM (99.1 FM; GLOUCESTER, VA; Owner: WXGM, INC.)
  • WNDJ (104.9 FM; WHITE STONE, VA; Owner: WINDMILL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBTJ (106.5 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCVE-FM (88.9 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAUQ (89.7 FM; CHARLES CITY, VA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WCWM (90.7 FM; WILLIAMSBURG, VA; Owner: THE COLLEGE OF WILLIAM & MARY IN VA.)
  • WCDX (92.1 FM; MECHANICSVILLE, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • W261CN (100.1 FM; WILLIAMSBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)

TV broadcast stations around West Point:

  • WUPV (Channel 65; ASHLAND, VA; Owner: BELL BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WCVE-TV (Channel 23; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRLH-TV (Channel 35; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: WRLH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTVR-TV (Channel 6; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: ELCOM OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WXOB-LP (Channel 17; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: KM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWBT (Channel 12; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF VIRGINIA)
  • WYSJ-CA (Channel 31; YORKTOWN, VA; Owner: JBS, INC.)
West Point fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

West Point fatal accident list:

Jan 16, 2012 09:15 PM, Cr-33, 18th Street, Lat: 37.541108, Lon: -76.798183, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Nov 9, 2008 10:20 AM, Sr-30, Lat: 37.548909, Lon: -76.807152, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Nov 29, 2000 09:10 PM, Sr-30, Lat: 37.560267, Lon: -76.822159, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 10, 1999 01:08 AM, Sr-30, Lat: 37.548909, Lon: -76.807152, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 27, 1988 05:47 PM, 30, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 561ft / 171mTotal length
  • $632,000Total costs
  • 39,525Total average daily traffic
  • 3,074Total average daily truck traffic
  • 70,868Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in West Point, VA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA46-500TP (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W PT6A SER (750 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 461JA, N461JA, N-461JA, Serial Number: 4697168, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 11/08/2003, Certificate Issue Date: 06/06/2017
    Registrant (LLC): Design Build LLC, Po Box 585, West Point, VA 23181
  • Aircraft: AMERICAN CHAMPION AIRCRAFT 8KCAB (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING AEIO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 743AC, N743AC, N-743AC, Serial Number: 753-95, Year manufactured: 1995, Airworthiness Date: 08/24/1995, Certificate Issue Date: 04/23/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Charles E Olsson, 4170 Tanager Ct, West Point, VA 23181

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 13. The highest number of reported fires - 35 took place in 2012, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in West Point, VA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (45.2%), and Structure Fires (36.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in West Point, VA
    • 8945.2%Outside Fires
    • 7236.5%Structure Fires
    • 2512.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 115.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for West Point, VA
Most common first names in West Point, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary6678.6 years
William6674.0 years
James5370.4 years
John5172.1 years
Robert4273.0 years
Thomas2771.4 years
Charles2674.9 years
Joseph2477.2 years
George2369.7 years
Richard2272.7 years
Most common last names in West Point, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2973.7 years
Smith2871.9 years
Carter2272.7 years
Wilson2073.2 years
Harris2071.2 years
Jones1975.4 years
Brown1976.3 years
Custalow1774.6 years
Washington1669.8 years
Wyatt1578.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in West Point, VA
  • 80.2%Electricity
  • 11.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.4%Utility gas
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in West Point, VA
  • 85.3%Electricity
  • 7.8%Utility gas
  • 6.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


West Point compared to Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.

West Point on our top lists:

  • #34 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
There are 9 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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  • Carroll J. Sanders (1)
  • Warren D. Winterson (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2022.