West Point, VA Population

Population: 2,866. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,013 (+5.1% change)
Males: 1,351 (47.1%), Females: 1,515 (52.9%)

King William County

Zip code: 23181

Median resident age: 39.4 years
Median household income: $49,655
Median house value: $95,100

Races in West Point:

  • White Non-Hispanic (79.5%)
  • Black (16.9%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Vietnamese (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: English (15.5%), United States (10.5%), Polish (5.9%), German (5.5%), Irish (3.7%), Scotch-Irish (3.0%).

Elevation: 10 feet

Land area: 5.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in West Point

  • High school or higher: 83.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 20.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Point town

  • Never married: 19.9%
  • Now married: 61.6%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 5.5%

2.3% Foreign born (1.4% Europe, 0.8% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -94 (-3.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near West Point:

  • EASTERN STATE HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; WILLIAMSBURG, VA)
  • CUMBERLAND HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; NEW KENT, VA)
  • RIVERSIDE WALTER REED HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; GLOUCESTER, VA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to West Point:

  • RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL (about 36 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Abbreviation: RIC)
  • NEWPORT NEWS/WILLIAMSBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 37 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Abbreviation: PHF)
  • LANGLEY AFB (about 46 miles; HAMPTON, VA; Abbreviation: LFI)
Other public-use airports nearest to West Point:

  • MIDDLE PENINSULA RGNL (about 5 miles; WEST POINT, VA; Abbreviation: FYJ)
  • NEW KENT COUNTY (about 22 miles; QUINTON, VA; Abbreviation: W96)
  • WILLIAMSBURG-JAMESTOWN (about 23 miles; WILLIAMSBURG, VA; Abbreviation: JGG)
Amtrak station near West Point:

  • 20 miles: WILLIAMSBURG (468 N. BOUNDARY ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, car rental agency, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

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

  • COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY (about 17 miles; WILLIAMSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 7,133)
  • CHRISTOPHER NEWPORT UNIVERSITY (about 39 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,432)
  • THOMAS NELSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 44 miles; Hampton, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,884)
  • VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Full-time enrollment: 18,753)
  • JOHN TYLER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 46 miles; CHESTER, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,520)
  • VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; PETERSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,641)
  • J SARGEANT REYNOLDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 48 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,906)

Schools

Public high school in West Point:

  • WEST POINT HIGH (Students: 263; Location: 2700 MATTAPONI AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in West Point:

  • WEST POINT ELEM. (Students: 314; Location: 1060 THOMPSON AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • WEST POINT MIDDLE (Students: 198; Location: 2700 MATTAPONI AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)