MS

National Population : 333,590,059
Mississippi State Population : 3,106,550

About West Point, MS

West Point, MS is located in Clay County in the state of Mississippi.

The total City Population for West Point is about 8,440 with about 192 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 16,670.

The Average Home Value is $91,800.00, which is roughly 0% higher than the Average Home Value of $91,745.00 for the state of Mississippi, and roughly 51% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $35,551.00, which is roughly 9% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $39,280.00 for the state of Mississippi, and roughly 38% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for West Point is about 12.5%.

Mississippi is ranked #50 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 8.08 out of 100.

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Voting

Clay County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 28.47% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 57.36%
Republican: 41.03%
Other: 1.02%
Libertarian: 0.47%
Green: 0.12%


Nearby Locations

Cedarbluff, MS (10.48 mi.)
Prairie, MS (12.39 mi.)
Columbus, MS (13.23 mi.)
Columbus AFB, MS (13.23 mi.)
Aberdeen, MS (16.44 mi.)
Starkville, MS (16.68 mi.)
Pheba, MS (16.81 mi.)
Hamilton, MS (17.86 mi.)
Steens, MS (18.16 mi.)
Caledonia, MS (19.64 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 39773
Latitude : 33.659270
Longitude : -88.753460
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 237 ft.
Area Code(s) : 662

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.50
Male Population Estimate : 46.68%
Female Population Estimate : 53.32%
Median Age : 37.6
Male Median Age : 35.8
Female Median Age : 39.1

White Population Estimate : 41.33%
Black Population Estimate : 58.04%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 0.94%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.33%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.05%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.43%
Other Population Estimate : 0.46%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of West Point specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Clay County: About 7 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2019)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Clay County: About 276 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Clay County is about 44% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 4% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.