West Point Lee County, Iowa

West Point: City in Iowa, USA

About

West Point is a city located in the county of Lee in the U.S. state of Iowa. Its population at the 2010 census was 966 and a population density of 613 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 916 inhabitants.

West Point Quick Facts

Population : 916 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
County : Lee County
Area : 1.58 km2
Altitude : 768 feet / 234 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 07:08:55 (22nd May 2022)
Postal code : 52656
Density : 581 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.46% (2010-2020)
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Geography

West Point is located at 40°43'0"N 91°27'1"W (40.7167000, -91.4501500).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of West Point decreased by 5.46% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 966 - census
2011 979 1.33% estimation process
2012 971 -0.82% estimation process
2013 964 -0.73% estimation process
2014 964 0% estimation process
2015 967 0.31% estimation process
2016 950 -1.79% estimation process
2017 953 0.31% estimation process
2018 937 -1.71% estimation process
2019 930 -0.75% estimation process
2020 916 -1.53% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 10,578
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 9,982
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 6.0%
April 1, 2020 Population : 11,013
April 1, 2010 Population : 9,811
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.0%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 22.5%
People over 65 (%) : 19.7%
Female persons, % : 53.3%
White only, percent : 97.3%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 1.4%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 0.6%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 1.9%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 95.7%
2015-2019 Veterans : 640
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.6%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 75.0%

West Point zip code is 52656. County name: Lee, County fips: 19111

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 75.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $192,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,500
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $583
2015-2019 median gross rent : $830
2015-2019 Households : 4,302
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.38
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 90.7%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 2.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 87.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 80.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 95.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 31.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 3.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.0%
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 218,499
2012 total retail sales per capita : $21,966
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 30.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $67,682
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $34,289
Percentage of people living in poverty : 3.7%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 720
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 394
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 204
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 46
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 634
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 42
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 637
2010 population per square mile : 1,304.1
2010 land area in square miles : 7.52

People born in West Point (3)

People born in West Point, including politician Gene Fraise, nurse and nursing theorist Imogene King, volleyball player Mikaela Foecke, .

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Schools in West Point

College & universities near West Point, IA

Code Name City ZIP
154378 Southeastern Community College West Burlington (IA) 52655-0180

Stations (11)

Amtrak & bus stations near West Point, IA

Code Name Address Type
FMD Fort Madison station 1601 20th Street RAIL
MTP Mount Pleasant 418 North Adams Street RAIL
BRL Burlington 300 South Main Street RAIL
MAC Macomb 120 East Calhoun Street RAIL
QCY Quincy North 30th St. and Wisman Lane RAIL

Post offices near West Point

Post Office Name City ZIP
West Poin Post Office West Point (IA) 52656

Other places with the same name (10)

Other cities in Lee County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Lee County , IA.

City Name Population Title
Fort Madison 10,263 City and county seat in Lee County, Iowa
Keokuk 10,090 City in Iowa, USA
Donnellson 846 Human settlement in Lee County, Iowa, United States of America
Montrose 768 City in Lee County, Iowa, United States
Houghton 135 City in Iowa, United States
Franklin 132 City in Lee County, Iowa, United States
Saint Paul 123 City in Lee County, Iowa, United States