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The Town of West Point had a population of 211 as of July 1, 2016. West Point ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for West Point is located at latitude 35.2033 and longitude -91.6098 in White County. The formal boundaries for the Town of West Point (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. White County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 207 feet.

The Town of West Point (GNIS ID: 2406866) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of West Point is located within Township of Red River, a minor civil division (MCD) of White County.

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, 2016.

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West Point, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 211
Population in Households 203
Population in Familes 166
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 519
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 59
Average Household Size 3.44
Family Households 39
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 69 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 36 (52.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (33.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $72,222
Average Home Value $102,083


Median Household Income $30,756
Average Household Income $39,841
Per Capita Income $15,878
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.13% 1.2%
Households 1.73% 1.32%
Families 1.75% 1.01%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   0.92%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

West Point, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Point to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 419 23rd
Population Density1 # 233 57th
Diversity Index2 # 73 87th
Median Household Income # 422 22nd
Per Capita Income # 493 9th

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