West Point Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of West Point, NY

General West Point Information

State: New York

County: Orange County

Close cities: Fort Montgomery, NY, Buchanan, NY, Cold Spring, NY, Mountainville, NY, Salisbury Mills, NY, Highland Falls, NY, Newburgh, NY, Tomkins Cove, NY, Lake Peekskill, NY, Crugers, NY, Vails Gate, NY, Peekskill, NY, Harriman, NY, Highland Mills, NY, Cornwall, NY, Southfields, NY, Garrison, NY, Cornwall on Hudson, NY, Firthcliffe, NY, Beacon, NY, Arden, NY, Kiryas Joel, NY, Central Valley, NY, Fishkill, NY, Washingtonville, NY, New Windsor, NY, Montrose, NY, Nelsonville, NY, Verplanck, NY

West Point Population (census data)
Total 7,848
Male 5,293 (67.4%)
Female 2,555 (32.6%)

Population Density: 323 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 297.2 (US Avg is 100)

West Point Elevation: 161 feet above sea level

Land Area: 24.3 square miles

Median Household Income: $71,408

Zip Codes: 10997, and 10996.

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West Point Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (78.6%)
  • Black (9.1%)
  • Hispanic (6.6%)
  • Two or more races (3.0%)
  • Korean (1.7%)
  • Other race (1.6%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Filipino (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (24.1%)
  • Irish (17.8%)
  • English (9.0%)
  • Italian (8.9%)
  • Scottish (5.7%)
  • Polish (5.4%)
Foriegn Born: 339 people (4.3%)
  • Asia (48.9%)
  • Europe (31.9%)
  • Latin America (19.1%)

Local West Point Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: New York Yankees, New York Mets
NFL Football: New York Giants, New York Jets
NBA Basketball: New Jersey Nets, New York Knicks
NHL Hockey: New York Rangers, New Jersey Devils, New York Islanders
NCAA Sports: U.S. Military Academy

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