West Point, NE Profile: Facts & Data


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West Point, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of West Point had a population of 3,289 as of July 1, 2018. 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 (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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for West Point: Westpoint.

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West Point, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,289
Population in Households 3,251
Population in Familes 2,628
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density2 1,208
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $46,028
Average Household Income $60,168
Per Capita Income $25,488


Total Housing Units 1,566 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 842 (53.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 561 (35.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 163 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $120,612
Average Home Value $143,031


Total Households 1,403
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 883
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.27% -0.13%
Households -0.25% -0.14%
Families -0.22% -0.23%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   2.06%

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, 2018 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 # 46 92nd
Population Density # 173 70th
Diversity Index # 28 95th
Median Household Income # 407 30th
Per Capita Income # 444 24th

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