West Point Cuming County, Nebraska

West Point: City in Nebraska, USA

About

West Point is a city located in the county of Cuming in the U.S. state of Nebraska. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,364 and a population density of 469 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,237 inhabitants.

The city was created 165 years ago in 1856.

West Point Quick Facts

Population : 3,237 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Nebraska (United States)
County : Cuming County
Postal code : 68788
Phone Area Codes : 402
Area : 7.17 km2
Altitude : 1,348 feet / 411 meters
Capital city : West Point is capital of Cuming County
Establishment : January 01, 1857 (165 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 11:10:24 (24th May 2022)
Density : 451 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -3.92% (2010-2020)
West Point locator map
Location of West Point on Nebraska map.
Cuming County Nebraska Incorporated and Unincorporated areas West Point Highlighted locator map image
Cuming County Nebraska Incorporated and Unincorporated areas West Point Highlighted
Cuming County Nebraska Incorporated and Unincorporated areas West Point Highlighted locator map image

Geography

West Point is located at 41°50'30"N 96°42'31"W (41.8416700, -96.7086400).

West Point map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of West Point decreased by 3.92% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,364 - census
2011 3,364 0% estimation process
2012 3,345 -0.57% estimation process
2013 3,322 -0.69% estimation process
2014 3,328 0.18% estimation process
2015 3,346 0.54% estimation process
2016 3,300 -1.39% estimation process
2017 3,308 0.24% estimation process
2018 3,318 0.3% estimation process
2019 3,283 -1.07% estimation process
2020 3,237 -1.42% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 8,733
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 8,698
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 0.4%
April 1, 2020 Population : 8,301
April 1, 2010 Population : 8,644
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.0%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 23.8%
People over 65 (%) : 17.8%
Female persons, % : 47.8%
White only, percent : 89.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 6.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 0.1%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.1%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 1.7%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 88.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 717
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 3.4%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 54.5%

West Point zip code is 68788. County name: Cuming, County fips: 31039

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 54.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $96,900
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $878
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $385
2015-2019 median gross rent : $626
2015-2019 Households : 3,552
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.31
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 81.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 3.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 85.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 81.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 90.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 54.6%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 29,104
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 119,663
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 258,345
2012 total retail sales per capita : $30,114
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.2
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $47,091
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $23,968
Percentage of people living in poverty : 13.1%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 756
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 318
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 184
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 40
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 627
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 608
2010 population per square mile : 1,704.9
2010 land area in square miles : 5.07

People born in West Point (7)

People born in West Point, including politician Richard C. Hunter, politician, incumbent Governor of Minnesota Tim Walz, television anchor Bob "Hoolihan" Wells, .

List

  • Martin E. Marty (American historian of religion, educator, author, and theologian) he was born in 05/02/1928
  • Jim Kane (American baseball player) he was born in 02/02/1937
  • Joe Wostoupal (American football player (1903-1966)) he was born in 01/01/1903
  • Eldon Johnson (American politician) he was born in 16/08/1930

Schools in West Point

College & universities near West Point, NE

Code Name City ZIP
181419 Nebraska Indian Community College Macy (NE) 68039-0428

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near West Point, NE

Code Name Address Type
OMA Omaha 1003 S. 9th Street RAIL
LNK Lincoln 201 North 7th St. RAIL

Post offices near West Point

Post Office Name City ZIP
West Poin Post Office West Point (NE) 68788

Other places with the same name (10)

Other cities in Cuming County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Cuming County , NE.

City Name Population Title
Beemer 656 Township in Cuming County, Nebraska
Bancroft 470 Village in Nebraska
Monterey 197 Human settlement in United States of America
Saint Charles 196 Township in Cuming County, Nebraska
Wisner 142 City in Coming County, Nebraska, United States

Distance to Other Cities

West Point distances to largest Nebraska cities