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Population (year 2000): 7,138
Males: 4,815 (67.5%), Females: 2,323 (32.5%)

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Median resident age: 21.1 years
Median household income: $56,516 (year 2000)
Median house value: $0 (year 2000)

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Races in West Point:

  • 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%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (24.1%), Irish (17.8%), English (9.0%), Italian (8.9%), Scottish (5.7%), Polish (5.4%).

New! Point, New York forum

Elevation: 161 feet

Land area: 24.3 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in West Point

  • High school or higher: 98.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 62.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 41.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 9.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Point CDP

  • Never married: 66.9%
  • Now married: 31.0%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 0.2%
  • Divorced: 1.5%

4.7% Foreign born (2.3% Asia, 1.5% Europe, 0.9% Latin America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NY (18.1 miles Ramapo, pop. 108,905).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: City, NJ Jersey (44.9 miles pop. 240,055).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (46.9 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Montgomery, NY (4.7 miles Fort NY (4.8 miles Firthcliffe, Falls, NY (5.1 miles Highland on Hudson, NY (5.3 miles Cornwall Mills, NY (6.0 miles Highland Gate, NY (6.1 miles Vails Valley, NY (6.3 miles Central Lake-Salisbury Mills, NY (6.5 miles Beaverdam

Latitude: 41.37 N, Longitude: 74.04 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 845


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (48.6%), Public administration (16.3%), Retail trade (11.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,445 (+48.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,246 (87.7%)

Average climate in West Point, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

West Point-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/14/1988, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.5 miles away from the West Point city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/29/1971, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 6.9 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Gore Vidal - (born 1925), writer, Kate Starbird - WNBA player (Indiana Fever, born: Jul 30, 1975).


Hospitals/medical centers near West Point:
  • CORNWALL HOSPITAL,THE (about 5 miles; CORNWALL, NY)
  • JULIA BUTTERFIELD HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; COLD SPRING, NY)
  • HUDSON VALLEY HOSPITAL CENTER (about 11 miles; PEEKSKILL, NY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to West Point:
  • STEWART INT'L (about 10 miles; NEWBURGH, NY; ID: SWF)
  • DUTCHESS COUNTY (about 21 miles; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; ID: POU)
  • WESTCHESTER COUNTY (about 32 miles; WHITE PLAINS, NY; ID: HPN)
Other public-use airports nearest to West Point:
  • PEEKSKILL (about 12 miles; PEEKSKILL, NY; ID: 7N2)
  • HAVERSTRAW (about 13 miles; HAVERSTRAW, NY; ID: H43)
  • ORANGE COUNTY (about 17 miles; MONTGOMERY, NY; ID: MGJ)

Amtrak station near West Point:
  • 17 miles: CROTON-HARMON (CROTON-ON-HUDSON, CROTON POINT AVE.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

College/University in West Point:
  • UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY (Full-time enrollment: 4,088; Location: INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS BRANCH; Public; Website: www.usma.edu)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near West Point:
  • ROCKLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 18 miles; SUFFERN, NY; Full-time enrollment: 4,409)
  • RAMAPO COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY (about 22 miles; MAHWAH, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,076)
  • PACE UNIVERSITY-PLEASANTVILLE BRIARCLIFF (about 25 miles; PLEASANTVILLE, NY; FT enrollment: 2,837)
  • MARIST COLLEGE (about 25 miles; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; FT enrollment: 4,646)
  • DUTCHESS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 25 miles; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; FT enrollment: 4,112)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT NEW PALTZ (about 27 miles; NEW PALTZ, NY; FT enrollment: 6,334)
  • SUNY WESTCHESTER COMMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 27 miles; VALHALLA, NY; FT enrollment: 6,730)
Public primary/middle schools in West Point:
  • WEST POINT ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 520; Location: BLDG 705A BARRY RD; Grades: PK - 04)
  • WEST POINT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 265; Location: 705 BARRY RD; Grades: 05 - 08)

Notable locations in West Point: Camp Buckner (A), Camp Natural Bridge (B), West Point Girls Camp (C), South Dock (D), Thayer Hall (E).

Churches in West Point include: Holy Trinity Chapel (A), Trinity Chapel (B).

Cemetery: Sacred Heart Cemetery (1).

Lakes and reservoirs: Cranberry Pond (A), Weyants Pond (B), Dassori Pond (C), Frederick, Lake (D), Long Pond (E), Mine Lake (F), Georgina, Lake (G), Popolopen Lake (H).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hemlock Brook (A), Long Pond Brook (B), Cranberry Brook (C), Stony Lonesome Brook (D), Crows Nest Brook (E).

Parks in West Point include: Michie Stadium (1), The Parade (2).


West Point compared to New York state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in West Point:
  • WGNY (1220 AM; 10 kW; NEWBURGH, NY; Owner: SUNRISE BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLNA (1420 AM; 5 kW; PEEKSKILL, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWLE (1170 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CORNWALL, NY; Owner: 1170 BROADCAST RADIO, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WVNJ (1160 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVERSAL B/CASTING OF NEW YORK,INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Point:
  • WLJP (89.3 FM; MONROE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • W202AR (88.3 FM; NEWBURGH, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WSPK (104.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • W299AG (107.7 FM; NEWBURGH, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • W272AV (102.3 FM; NEWBURGH, NY; Owner: JOHN KATONAH)
  • WPDH (101.5 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHUD (100.7 FM; PEEKSKILL, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFNP (88.7 FM; ROSENDALE, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WRHV (88.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WFKP (99.3 FM; ELLENVILLE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBWZ (93.3 FM; NEW PALTZ, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRWD-FM (107.3 FM; HIGHLAND, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WCZX (97.7 FM; HYDE PARK, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRRB (96.9 FM; ARLINGTON, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGNY-FM (103.1 FM; NEWBURGH, NY; Owner: SUNRISE BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WRNQ (92.1 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W213AM (90.5 FM; NEWBURGH, NY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W292CM (106.3 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: JOHN KATONAH)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)

TV broadcast stations around West Point:
  • WTBY (Channel 54; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC.)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WRNN-TV (Channel 62; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: WRNN-TV ASSOCIATES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

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