West Point is a tiny town located in the state of California. With a population of 660 people and just one neighborhood, West Point is the 732nd largest community in California.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, West Point isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in West Point are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, West Point is a town of sales and office workers, managers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in West Point who work in management occupations (30.39%), sales jobs (17.65%) and office and administrative support (13.24%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.33% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, West Point is worth considering.
For a small town, West Point has a lot of people who use public transit to get to work, and those that do mostly ride the bus. This suggests that a real need for low-cost transportation in West Point exists, and local transit is helping to meet that need.