West Point Hardin County, Kentucky

West Point: City in Kentucky, United States

About

West Point is a city located in the county of Hardin in the U.S. state of Kentucky. Its population at the 2010 census was 797 and a population density of 114 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 875 inhabitants.

The city was created 233 years ago in 1788.

West Point Quick Facts

Population : 875 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
County : Hardin County
Postal code : 40177
Phone Area Codes : 502
Area : 6.97 km2
Altitude : 436 feet / 133 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1789 (233 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 16:52:19 (23rd May 2022)
Density : 126 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 8.91% (2010-2020)
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Geography

West Point is located at 37°59'58"N 85°56'37"W (37.9995200, -85.9435700).

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Demographics

The population of West Point increased by 8.91% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 797 - census
2011 913 12.71% estimation process
2012 896 -1.9% estimation process
2013 895 -0.11% estimation process
2014 891 -0.45% estimation process
2015 865 -3.01% estimation process
2016 867 0.23% estimation process
2017 869 0.23% estimation process
2018 877 0.91% estimation process
2019 876 -0.11% estimation process
2020 875 -0.11% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 26,666
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 27,557
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -3.2%
April 1, 2020 Population : 27,591
April 1, 2010 Population : 27,552
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.3%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 25.4%
People over 65 (%) : 18.0%
Female persons, % : 49.1%
White only, percent : 81.1%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.4%
Asians alone % : 5.2%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.7%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 30.7%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 59.8%
2015-2019 Veterans : 2,004
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 18.7%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 64.7%

West Point zip code is 40177. County name: Hardin, County fips: 21093

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 64.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $94,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,056
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $468
2015-2019 median gross rent : $685
2015-2019 Households : 10,273
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.53
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 31.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 87.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 75.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 78.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 9.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 62.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 43,697
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 127,793
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 404,974
2012 total retail sales per capita : $14,629
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $52,035
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $24,600
Percentage of people living in poverty : 14.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,595
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 828
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 464
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 116
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,351
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 240
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,196
2010 population per square mile : 1,429.0
2010 land area in square miles : 19.28

People born in West Point (1)

racecar driver William Cantrell was born in West Point

Schools in West Point

College & universities near West Point, KY

Code Name City ZIP
157827 Trend Setters' Academy of Beauty Culture-Louisville Louisville (KY) 40258

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near West Point, KY

Code Name Address Type
LVL Louisville, Kentucky 720 West Muhammad Ali Blvd. BUS

Post offices near West Point

Post Office Name City ZIP
West Poin Post Office West Point (KY) 40177

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Other cities in Hardin County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Hardin County , KY.

City Name Population Title
Elizabethtown 30,331 County seat of Hardin County, Kentucky, United States
Radcliff 22,923 City in Kentucky
Vine Grove 6,554 City in Hardin County, Kentucky, United States of America
Upton 691 City in Kentucky, USA
Sonora 523 City in Hardin County, Kentucky, United States of America