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West Point, Nebraska - Basic Facts

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The City of West Point had a population of 3,293 as of July 1, 2017. West Point ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for West Point is located at latitude 41.8377 and longitude -96.7059 in Cuming County. The formal boundaries for the City of West Point (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Cuming County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,348 feet.

The City of West Point (GNIS ID: 838328) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with West Point population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for West Point: Westpoint.

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West Point, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,293
Daytime Population: Workers 2,448
Daytime Population: Residents 1,588
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,036
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.23
Population in Households 3,254
Population in Familes 2,613
Population in Group Qrtrs 39
Population Density2 1,209
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $46,461
Average Household Income $60,728
Per Capita Income $25,883


Total Housing Units 1,570 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 934 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 479 (30.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 156 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $118,935
Average Home Value $145,503


Total Households 1,414
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 888
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.29% -0.15%
Households -0.17% -0.09%
Families -0.17% -0.2%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   2.9%

West Point, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Point to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 45 92nd
Population Density # 168 71st
Diversity Index # 29 95th
Median Household Income # 369 37th
Per Capita Income # 407 30th

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