West Point, Iowa

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Population in 2019: 930 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.1%
 
Males: 471  (50.7%)
Females: 459  (49.3%)
Median resident age:

44.5 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 52656.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $52,543 (it was $38,409 in 2000)
West Point:

$52,543
IA:

$61,691

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $32,942 (it was $27,289 in 2000)

West Point city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $129,657 (it was $77,400 in 2000)
West Point:

$129,657
IA:

$158,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $149,622; detached houses: $156,359; mobile homes: $31,220

Median gross rent in 2019: $553.

March 2019 cost of living index in West Point: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.4%
(6.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
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According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in West Point, Iowa as of July 24, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in West Point is 1,029 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: German (61.9%), American (9.9%), Irish (5.1%), Swedish (4.7%), Italian (2.4%), Polish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/25/1858

Elevation: 775 feet

Land area: 0.58 square miles.

Population density: 1,602 people per square mile   (low).

West Point, Iowa map

14 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.6%
Iowa:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,794 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,793 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Iowa City, IA (65.0 miles , pop. 62,220).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (158.2 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (210.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Franklin, IA (2.2 miles),
St. Paul, IA (2.2 miles),
Denmark, IA (2.5 miles ),
Donnellson, IA (2.8 miles ),
Fort Madison, IA (2.9 miles ),
Houghton, IA (3.1 miles),
Danville, IA (3.5 miles ),
Nauvoo, IL (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 40.72 N, Longitude: 91.45 W

Area code: 319

Distribution of median household income in West Point, IA in 2019
Distribution of house value in West Point, IA in 2019

West Point satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $315,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $245,000
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $232,500
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $174,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $220,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $550,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $397,500
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $233,300
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $375,000
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $290,000
Number of permits per 10,000 West Point, IA residents
Average permit cost in West Point, IA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.9%
Iowa:

3.1%
Most common industries in West Point, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (15.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.4%)
  • Construction (4.2%)
  • Educational services (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (8.4%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.6%)
  • Chemicals (5.6%)
  • Health care (5.6%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (26.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Social assistance (5.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.2%)
Most common occupations in West Point, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Registered nurses (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (9.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.7%)

Average climate in West Point, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

West Point, Iowa average temperatures West Point, Iowa average precipitation West Point, Iowa humidity West Point, Iowa wind speed West Point, Iowa snowfall West Point, Iowa sunshine West Point, Iowa clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2000 was 12.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

12.1
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 0.840. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.840
U.S.:

1.789

Tornado activity:

West Point-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 54% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/24/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.6 miles away from the West Point city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/25/1965, a category F3 tornado 13.2 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

West Point-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 193% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 246.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 246.3 miles away from West Point 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 230.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 266.3 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) earthquake occurred 272.4 miles away from West Point center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 419.2 miles away from West Point 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 Lee County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 3, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
West Point topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in West Point:

  • WEST POINT CARE CENTER (607 NORTH 6TH STREET PO BOX 398)

Other hospitals and medical centers near West Point:

  • SOUTHEASTERN RENAL DIALYSIS, LC - FT MADISON (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; FORT MADISON, IA)
  • FORT MADISON HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; FORT MADISON, IA)
  • REGIONAL HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; DONNELLSON, IA)
  • DONNELLSON HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; DONNELLSON, IA)
  • LEE COUNTY HEALTH DEPT COMM NU (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; FORT MADISON, IA)
  • MOBILE NURSING SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; FORT MADISON, IA)
  • DANVILLE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; DANVILLE, IA)

Amtrak stations near West Point:

  • 9 miles: FORT MADISON (1601 20TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service.
  • 19 miles: MOUNT PLEASANT (418 N. ADAMS ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 20 miles: BURLINGTON (300 S. MAIN ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

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

  • Southeastern Community College (about 17 miles; West Burlington, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,251)
  • Western Illinois University (about 44 miles; Macomb, IL; FT enrollment: 10,755)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 55 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)
  • University of Iowa (about 66 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)
  • Truman State University (about 70 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,553)
  • Augustana College (about 72 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 72 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)

Private elementary/middle school in West Point:

See full list of schools located in West Point

Library in West Point:

  • WEST POINT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $73,480; Location: 317 5TH ST; 10,033 books; 3,809 audio materials; 723 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 25 state licensed databases; 42 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in West Point: Diamond B Raceway (A), West Point Feed and Grain Incorporated Elevator (B), West Point Volunteer Fire Department (C), West Point Public Library (D), West Point City Hall (E), West Point Police Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in West Point: Saint Mary's Roman Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Calvary Cemetery (1), West Point Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Imogene King - Nurse, Gene Fraise - Politician.

Lee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.8%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.3%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
29 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
45 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in West Point (2011 data):

  • Pilot Grove Savings Bank: West Point Branch at 509 Avenue D, branch established on 1992/06/30. Info updated 2011/12/05: Bank assets: $376.5 mil, Deposits: $325.6 mil, headquarters in Pilot Grove, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Pilot Grove Savings Bank Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Lee County Bank & Trust, National Association: West Point Branch at 504 Avenue D, branch established on 2001/07/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $163.2 mil, Deposits: $115.4 mil, headquarters in Fort Madison, IA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Lee Capital Corp.

For population 15 years and over in West Point:

Marital status in West Point, IA
  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 52.3%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

For population 25 years and over in West Point:

  • High school or higher: 94.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Iowa average:

10.3

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, IA (based on Lee County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,76526
Catholic6,3897
Evangelical Protestant4,13732
Other7257
None17,846-
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: 8
Lee County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
This county:

5.60 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 40
This county:

11.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.1%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.2%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lee County:

13.2%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
West Point:

51.4%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.6%
Iowa:

46.1%

Average BMI:
West Point:

28.9
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
West Point:

20.2%
Iowa:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
West Point:

9.4%
Iowa:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.6%
Iowa:

33.8%

General health condition:
West Point:

57.4%
Iowa:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
West Point:

76.8%
Iowa:

77.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of West Point, IA 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
Water Supply 4$1,756$5,2680$0
Electric Power 4$10,976$32,9280$0
Sewerage 2$2,294$13,7640$0
Parks and Recreation 2$534$3,2040$0
Streets and Highways 2$9,110$54,6600$0
Other Government Administration 2$2,236$13,4161$475
Police Protection - Officers 1$7,493$89,9162$740
Local Libraries 1$2,540$30,4802$1,594
Totals for Government 18$36,939$24,6265$2,809

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $259,000 ($278.49)
    Regular Highways: $93,000 ($100.00)
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000 ($3.23)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,601,000 ($1721.51)
    Regular Highways: $791,000 ($850.54)
    Water Utilities: $153,000 ($164.52)
    Police Protection: $99,000 ($106.45)
    Sewerage: $83,000 ($89.25)
    Libraries: $75,000 ($80.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $66,000 ($70.97)
    Financial Administration: $62,000 ($66.67)
    Central Staff Services: $21,000 ($22.58)
    Local Fire Protection: $16,000 ($17.20)
    General - Other: $13,000 ($13.98)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($1.08)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $31,000 ($33.33)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $16,000 ($17.20)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $400,000 ($430.11)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $112,000 ($120.43)
    Other: $46,000 ($49.46)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($2.15)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $85,000 ($91.40)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $21,000 ($22.58)
    Sale of Property: $13,000 ($13.98)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($7.53)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,515,000 ($1629.03)
    Water Utilities: $199,000 ($213.98)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $120,000 ($129.03)
    General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($2.15)
  • Tax - Property: $218,000 ($234.41)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $118,000 ($126.88)
    Public Utilities Sales: $11,000 ($11.83)
    Other License: $3,000 ($3.23)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $772,000 ($830.11)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $759,000 ($816.13)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,000 ($13.98)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,597,000 ($1717.20)

5.03% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,038 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.03%
Iowa average:

6.23%

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 Des Moines County, IA  0.71% ($39,552 average AGI)
to Hancock County, IL  0.67% ($36,567)
to Henry County, IA  0.24% ($37,031)

Businesses in West Point, IA

  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in West Point:

  • KBKB (1360 AM; 1 kW; FORT MADISON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KBUR (1490 AM; 1 kW; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAD (930 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Point:

  • KAYP (89.9 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KBKB-FM (101.7 FM; FORT MADISON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDMG (103.1 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRNQ (96.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: DAVID M. LISTER)
  • KOKX-FM (95.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KKNL (97.3 FM; NEW LONDON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KGRS (107.3 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KILJ-FM (105.5 FM; MOUNT PLEASANT, IA; Owner: KILJ, INC.)
  • KRXL (94.5 FM; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KIRX, INC.)
  • KKMI (93.5 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIUW (89.5 FM; WARSAW, IL; Owner: WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • KMDY (90.9 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WCEZ (93.9 FM; CARTHAGE, IL; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)

TV broadcast stations around West Point:

  • K38AB (Channel 38; FORT MADISON, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KGWB-TV (Channel 26; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: BURLINGTON TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • KTVO (Channel 3; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KTVO LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • KYOU-TV (Channel 15; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K54AF (Channel 54; KEOSAUQUA, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K60CL (Channel 60; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: CHRIST VISION, INC.)

West Point fatal accident list:

May 18, 2016 06:54 PM, 5th St, Lat: 40.721369, Lon: -91.452408, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 30ft / 9.0mTotal length
  • 3,910Total average daily traffic
  • 3,910Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Lee Cty 103 2 Mi E (Lat: 40.708083 Lon: -91.418778), Call Sign: KNGD492, Licensee ID: L00037399,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.900 MHz, Grant Date: 03/26/2003, Expiration Date: 03/11/2013, Cancellation Date: 05/11/2013, Registrant: Don Otte, 1727 Otte Rd, West Point, IA 52656, Phone: (319) 837-6531
  • 313 5th St (Lat: 40.715583 Lon: -91.453778), Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WNFR429,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.210 MHz, Grant Date: 04/04/2011, Expiration Date: 05/08/2021, Certifier: C A White, Registrant: Federal L Icensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • 1431 Avenue H (Lat: 40.722250 Lon: -91.451333), Call Sign: WQAB706,
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.137 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 469.662 MHz, 469.887 MHz, 457.512 MHz, 457.537 MHz, 457.562 MHz, 457.587 MHz, 457.612 MHz, Grant Date: 04/29/2004, Expiration Date: 04/29/2014, Cancellation Date: 03/13/2014, Certifier: Jerry L Burgess, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 40.774194 Lon: -91.562083, Call Sign: WQIP520,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.400 MHz, 456.400 MHz, Grant Date: 03/29/2018, Expiration Date: 04/04/2028, Certifier: Howard Holtkamp, Registrant: Electronic Applications Co., Inc., Burlington, IA 52601, Phone: (319) 752-2435, Fax: (319) 752-0157, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • West Point, Lat: 40.716306 Lon: -91.451806, Call Sign: WQBH678, Licensee ID: L00349491,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.281 MHz, Grant Date: 10/07/2004, Expiration Date: 10/07/2014, Cancellation Date: 12/13/2014, Certifier: Art White, Registrant: City Of West Point
  • WEST POINT, 2385 St Paul Rd (Lat: 40.725472 Lon: -91.452889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.4 m, Call Sign: WQLP851,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, Grant Date: 03/24/2010, Expiration Date: 03/24/2020, Cancellation Date: 05/30/2020, Certifier: Lennis Kelley, Registrant: Radyn, Inc, Bethesda, MD 20827, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • WEST POINT, 2385 St Paul Rd (Lat: 40.725472 Lon: -91.452889), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.4 m, Call Sign: WQZC900, Licensee ID: L02059070,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11385.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz... (+8 more), Grant Date: 04/08/2017, Expiration Date: 04/08/2027, Certifier: David Byers, Registrant: Cover 2, LLC, Po Box 835 - 800 S. Main Street, Monona, IA 52159, Phone: (563) 539-2122, Fax: (563) 539-2003, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KA0QAY, Grant Date: 04/19/1988, Expiration Date: 04/19/1998, Cancellation Date: 04/20/2000, Registrant: Matthew E Menke, 225 6th St, West Point, IA 52656
  • Call Sign: KA0UKA, Licensee ID: L00216745, Grant Date: 10/04/2011, Expiration Date: 12/24/2021, Registrant: Dennis L Hoffman, 311 Avenue C, West Point, IA 52656
  • Call Sign: KC0TSL, Licensee ID: L00969297, Grant Date: 11/14/2014, Expiration Date: 01/24/2025, Certifier: Michael J Robins, Registrant: Michael J Robins, 2244 County Rd 103, West Point, IA 52656

2002 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2017 the average number of fire incidents per year is 9. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 39 took place in 2012, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in West Point, IA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (42.3%), and Outside Fires (39.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in West Point, IA
    • 6342.3%Structure Fires
    • 5939.6%Outside Fires
    • 2114.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 64.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for West Point, IA
Most common first names in West Point, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2282.7 years
James1769.8 years
Robert1575.5 years
Joseph1479.3 years
John1476.2 years
Anna1185.5 years
George1179.0 years
Frank1079.8 years
Richard1064.6 years
Herman1086.9 years
Most common last names in West Point, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Menke2478.8 years
Boeding1475.4 years
Holtkamp1478.8 years
Fraise1372.9 years
Kaltefleiter1178.3 years
Geers1082.7 years
Winnike1078.0 years
Moeller1081.2 years
Lampe976.3 years
Mehmert982.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in West Point, IA
  • 93.1%Utility gas
  • 5.7%Electricity
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in West Point, IA
  • 56.7%Electricity
  • 43.3%Utility gas


West Point compared to Iowa 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 5 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Ralph Burgin (5)
  • Lon Newton (2)

Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2021.