West Point, KY Demographics


Population: 1,100. Estimated population in July 2019: 1,032 (-6.2% change)
Males: 553 (50.3%), Females: 547 (49.7%)

Hardin County

Zip code: 40177

Median resident age: 33.9 years
Median household income: $29,792
Median house value: $54,500

Races in West Point:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.7%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Black (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (33.5%), English (8.7%), German (7.9%), Irish (6.0%), Dutch (1.5%).

Elevation: 438 feet

Land area: 2.7 square miles

Map of West Point, KY

Population

For population 25 years and over in West Point

  • High school or higher: 69.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 5.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Point city

  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 46.6%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 16.6%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change: -119 (-9.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near West Point:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to West Point:

  • LOUISVILLE INTL-STANDIFORD FIELD (about 20 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; ID: SDF)
  • BOWLING GREEN-WARREN COUNTY RGNL (about 79 miles; BOWLING GREEN, KY; ID: BWG)
  • OWENSBORO-DAVIESS COUNTY (about 86 miles; OWENSBORO, KY; ID: OWB)

Other public-use airports nearest to West Point:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Point:

  • ELIZABETHTOWN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 21 miles; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,217)
  • JEFFERSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 23 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; FT enrollment: 5,290)
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY-SOUTHEAST (about 24 miles; NEW ALBANY, IN; FT enrollment: 4,355)
  • UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE (about 24 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; FT enrollment: 15,514)
  • SULLIVAN UNIVERSITY (about 25 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; FT enrollment: 2,342)
  • BELLARMINE UNIVERSITY (about 25 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; FT enrollment: 2,030)
  • WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 76 miles; BOWLING GREEN, KY; FT enrollment: 12,806)

Public primary/middle schools in West Point:

  • WEST POINT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 150; Location: 209 NORTH 13TH; Grades: KG – 08)
  • NICHOLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 149; Location: 10665 HWY 44 W; Grades: PK – 05)