For population 25 years and over in West Point:
For population 15 years and over in West Point town:
76 residents are foreign born (0.7% Asia, 0.2% Latin America, 0.2% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,664 (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
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in West Point detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -94 (-3.2%).
Work and jobs in West Point: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in West Point, Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
West Point-area historical tornado activity is above Virginia state average. It is 25% greater 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 slightly below Virginia state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 60.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 70.9 miles away from West Point center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 62.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 86.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/22/2001 at 16:01:20, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, 2.5 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 93.1 miles away from West Point center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in King William County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 3, Tropical Depressions: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Chesty Puller - (1898-1971), Marine hero, Lou Louden - Baseball player.
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Local government website: www.west-point.va.us
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.3. This is significantly better than average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.6%
(7.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.1% for Black residents, 18.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 53.0% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for West Point town (based on King William County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.88%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
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10.51% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,655 average adjusted gross income)
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:
7.73% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,163 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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West Point fatal accident list:
Apr 27, 1988 05:47 PM, 30, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in West Point)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in West Point, VA)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4 (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:4 (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
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.