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West Point, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of West Point had a population of 623 as of July 1, 2023. West Point ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for West Point is located at latitude 34.2387 and longitude -86.9592 in Cullman County. The formal boundaries for the Town of West Point encompass a land area of 3.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Cullman County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6).

The Town of West Point 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.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of West Point is located within Logan Division of Cullman County.

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West Point, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2023)


Total Population 623 (100%)
Population in Households 623 (100.0%)
Population in Families 464 (74.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 171
Diversity Index2 23


Median Household Income $68,172
Average Household Income $92,978
% of Income for Mortgage4 20%
Per Capita Income $36,714
Wealth Index5 83
Socioeconomic Status Index6 Moderate (49.5)


Total HU (Housing Units) 260 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 199 (76.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $223,125
Average Home Value $249,749
Housing Affordability Index3 136


Total Households 246
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 158
Average Family Size 3.00
  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 races 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 % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.
  6. The Socioeconomic Index ranges from zero (lowest relative status) to 100 (highest relative status). This measure quantifies disparities in social position of an area's inhabitants and is built from a broad range of demographic, housing, and socioeconomic inputs. More information on this measure can be found in Esri's SEI tutorial.


2020-2023 2023-2028
Population 0.10% 0.45%
Households -0.50% 0.48%
Families   0.63%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   3.05%
Owner Occupied HU   2.03%

West Point, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Point to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2023 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 # 377 37th
Population Density # 367 38th
Median Household Income # 90 85th
Housing Affordability Index # 274 46th
Per Capita Income # 103 83rd
Diversity Index # 495 17th

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