West Point, GA

Census Place

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2022 Population
3,508
9.33% 1-year decline
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
32.2
0.625% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
24.7%
11.9% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$52,995
8.22% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$147,900
1.14% 1-year decline
2022 Employed Population
1,316
5.6% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, West Point, GA had a population of 3.51k people with a median age of 32.2 and a median household income of $52,995. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of West Point, GA declined from 3,869 to 3,508, a −9.33% decrease and its median household income grew from $48,971 to $52,995, a 8.22% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in West Point, GA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (74.1%), White (Non-Hispanic) (25.1%), White (Hispanic) (0.57%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.228%), and Black or African American (Hispanic) (0%).

None of the households in West Point, GA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.4% of the residents in West Point, GA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in West Point, GA are Point University (200 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in West Point, GA was $147,900, and the homeownership rate was 63.9%.

Most people in West Point, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.7 minutes. The average car ownership in West Point, GA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

West Point, GA is home to a population of 3.51k people, from which 99.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.57% of West Point, GA residents were born outside of the country (20 people).

In 2022, there were 2.95 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.6k people) in West Point, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 882 White (Non-Hispanic) and 20 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.4%
2022 Citizenship
99.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.4% of West Point, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in West Point, GA was 99.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in West Point, GA
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.6k ± 277
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    882 ± 327
  3. White (Hispanic)
    20 ± 32
0.57%
Hispanic Population
20 people

In 2022, there were 2.95 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.6k people) in West Point, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 882 White (Non-Hispanic) and 20 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0.57% of the people in West Point, GA are hispanic (20 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    222,301 ± 11,455 people
  2. India
    103,637 ± 7,865 people
  3. Jamaica
    49,864 ± 5,470 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Georgia was Mexico, the natal country of 222,301 Georgia residents, followed by India with 103,637 and Jamaica with 49,864.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.57%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
20 people
0.414%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
16 people

As of 2022, 0.57% of West Point, GA residents (20 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in West Point, GA was 0.414%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    81 ± 89
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    0 ± 24
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    0 ± 20

West Point, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, NaNy times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of West Point, GA employs 1.32k people. The largest industries in West Point, GA are Manufacturing (549 people), Accommodation & Food Services (111 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (107 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($65,794), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($65,642), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($62,011).

Males in Georgia have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,988. The income inequality in Georgia (measured using the Gini index) is 0.474, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

1.32k
2022 Value
± 388
−5.6%
1 Year decline
± 42.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in West Point, GA declined at a rate of −5.6%, from 1.39k employees to 1.32k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in West Point, GA, are Production Occupations (325 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (160 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (111 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of West Point, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.32k
2022 Value
± 388
−5.6%
1 Year decline
± 42.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in West Point, GA declined at a rate of −5.6%, from 1.39k employees to 1.32k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in West Point, GA, are Manufacturing (549 people), Accommodation & Food Services (111 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (107 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of West Point, GA, though some of these residents may live in West Point, GA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$52,690
Median earning men ± $24,973
$40,772
Median earning women ± $23,809

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($65,642), Manufacturing ($34,109), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($29,088).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($52,871) and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($28,926).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.94%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.87M people employed in Georgia. This represents a 2.94% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.9%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Georgia.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Georgia went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 49.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (49.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.24%).

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are the senators currently representing the state of Georgia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Georgia is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Georgia

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Jon Ossoff
Senator from Georgia2
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Inauguration delayed as incumbent senator David Perdue's term expired on January 3, 2021, two days prior to the 2020-21 United States Senate election in Georgia|runoff election.
Raphael Warnock
Senator from Georgia3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Elected to the seat to succeed Kelly Loeffler, who had been appointed to the seat following the resignation of Johnny Isakson.

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are the senators currently representing Georgia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Georgia

Georgia is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Georgia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in West Point, GA awarded 200 degrees. The student population of West Point, GA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 972 male students and 1,043 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in West Point, GA are White (97 and 51.1%), followed by Black or African American (52 and 27.4%), Hispanic or Latino (17 and 8.95%), and Two or More Races (15 and 7.89%).

The largest universities in West Point, GA by number of degrees awarded are Point University (200 and 100%).

The most popular majors in West Point, GA are General Business Administration & Management (22 and 11%), General Psychology (16 and 8%), and Child Development (15 and 7.5%).

The median tuition cost in West Point, GA for private four year colleges is $21,150.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in West Point, GA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 24.2%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 46%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 2,015 (48.2% men and 51.8% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 2,015 students enrolled in West Point, GA, 48.2% men and 51.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,064 records, of which 50.8% were women and 49.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 15 degrees awarded
  2. 14 degrees awarded
  3. 12 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in West Point, GA was General Psychology with 15 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in West Point, GA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
200 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Point University with 200 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 75 men were awarded degrees from institutions in West Point, GA, which is 0.6 times less than the 125 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 97 degrees mean that there were 1.87 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 52 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($21,150) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,150) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($2,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.03% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.33M), Some college (1.78M), and Bachelors Degree (1.56M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in West Point, GA was $147,900 in 2022, which is 0.525 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $149,600 to $147,900, a 1.14% decrease. The homeownership rate in West Point, GA is 63.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in West Point, GA have an average commute time of 16.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in West Point, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$147,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$24,586
$846
Median Property Taxes
±$272

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In West Point, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

63.9%
Homeownership
2022
69%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 63.9% of the housing units in West Point, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 64.2%.

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Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the places in West Point, GA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$52,995
Median Household Income
± $17,921
1.32k
Number of Households
± 384

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.32k households in West Point, GA grew to $52,995 from the previous year's value of $48,971.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for West Point, GA is from Georgia.
0.474
2022 Wage GINI in Georgia
0.475
2021 Wage GINI in Georgia

In 2022, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.474 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.224% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Georgia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Georgia in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (84.2%)
  2. Carpooled (9.52%)
  3. Taxi (4.48%)

In 2022, 84.2% of workers in West Point, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.52%) and those who used a taxi to get to work (4.48%).

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Commute Time

16.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in West Point, GA have a shorter commute time (16.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.878% of the workforce in West Point, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in West Point, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in West Point, GA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

24.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in West Point, GA (863 out of 3.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in West Point, GA is Black, followed by White and Native American.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

92% of the population of West Point, GA has health coverage, with 49.3% on employee plans, 25.3% on Medicaid, 7.34% on Medicare, 9.06% on non-group plans, and 1.06% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Troup County, GA see 1840 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.8% decrease from the previous year (1893 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1633 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 688 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,840 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Troup County, GA

Primary care physicians in Troup County, GA see an average of 1,840 patients per year. This represents a 2.8% decrease from the previous year (1,893 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Troup County, GA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 34.2% under 18 years, 19.9% between 18 and 34 years, 31.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.8% were men and 53.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

8%
Uninsured
49.3%
Employer Coverage
25.3%
Medicaid
7.34%
Medicare
9.06%
Non-Group
1.06%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in West Point, GA declined by 8.19% from 8.71% to 8%.

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