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West Point, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of West Point had a population of 3,315 as of July 1, 2019. 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 41.8417 and longitude -96.7086 in Cuming County. The formal boundaries for the City of West Point 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for West Point: Westpoint.

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West Point, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

West Point, NE Housing Affordability Index is 178
State of Nebraska Housing Affordability Index is 149
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

West Point, NE Wealth Index is 65
State of Nebraska Wealth Index is 87
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 3,315 (100%)
Population in Households 3,276 (98.8%)
Population in Families 2,635 (79.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 39 ( 1.2%)
Population Density 1,198
Diversity Index2 54
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,035
Average Household Income $65,229
Per Capita Income $27,722
Wealth Index4 65

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,606 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 823 (51.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 604 (37.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 179 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $126,205
Housing Affordability Index3 178
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,427
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 900
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.16% -0.1%
Households -0.04% -0.03%
Families 0.01% -0.09%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   2.14%

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, 2019 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 # 174 70th
Diversity Index # 28 95th
Median Household Income # 454 22nd
Per Capita Income # 400 31st

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