Living in West Point, MS

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living | Photos
Updated: 2020-03-10

West Point SnackAbility

3
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
5
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
7
Education
6
Commute
9

West Point, MS Crime Report

306
Total Crimes
2,888.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
12.47%
Above National Average

West Point, MS Cost Of Living

77
West Point's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

West Point, Mississippi Info Snack

Population
10,794
Unemployment
12.5%
Poverty
28.3%
Median Home
$91,000
Median Income
$33,118
Median Rent
$738

West Point, MS Photos

Source: Public Domain

Rankings for West Point in Mississippi

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Map Of West Point, MS

Population over time in West Point

Year Population % Change
2017 10,794 -1.0%
2016 10,903 -1.3%
2015 11,042 -0.7%
2014 11,122 -0.7%
2013 11,200 -0.5%
2012 11,258 -0.5%
2011 11,317 -0.6%
2010 11,384 -0.7%
2009 11,467 -
Crime/100k West Point MS USA
Violent Crime 311.5 234.4 368.9
Murder 9.4 5.7 5.0
Robbery 18.9 53.4 86.2
Aggravated Assault 254.9 157.2 246.8
Property Crime 2577.2 2403.0 2199.5
Burglary 991.2 697.8 376.0
Larceny 1586.0 1561.2 1594.6
Car Theft 0.0 144.0 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in West Point

White
37.0% (3,998)
African American
62.6% (6,758)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.2% (26)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.1% (12)
Hispanic
0.0% (0)
Race West Point MS USA
White 37.0% 56.8% 61.1%
African American 62.6% 37.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 0.2% 0.9% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.1% 1.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 0.0% 3.0% 17.8%

Household Income For West Point, Mississippi

Less than $10,000
17.1% (184,349)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.6% (81,876)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.1% (152,056)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.9% (139,597)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.8% (149,005)
$50,000 to $74,999
11.4% (123,577)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.4% (112,644)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.9% (95,861)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.5% (27,207)
$200,000 or more
1.2% (13,222)
Income West Point MS USA
Less than $10,000 17.1% 10.2% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.6% 6.9% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.1% 12.9% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.9% 11.4% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.8% 14.1% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 11.4% 16.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.4% 11.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.9% 10.4% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.5% 3.3% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.2% 2.7% 7.0%

Gender in West Point

Female
56.3% (6,074)
Male
43.7% (4,720)
Gender West Point MS USA
Female 56.3% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 43.7% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in West Point for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (647)
9-12th Grade
12.0% (1,295)
High School / GED
32.0% (3,454)
Some College
21.0% (2,266)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (971)
Bachelor's Degree
13.0% (1,403)
Master's Degree
6.0% (647)
Professional Degree
1.0% (107)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education West Point MS USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 12.0% 11.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 32.0% 30.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 13.0% 14.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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