West Point, NY

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West Point Profile


Overview

West Point is a somewhat small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 6,580 people and just one neighborhood, West Point is the 251st largest community in New York. West Point has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.

Occupations and Workforce

The armed forces are a huge part of the life in West Point, employing 71.77% of the workforce. While it is a military town, the civilian sector still plays an important role in the local economy, where the Public Service and Healthcare industries employ 31.55% and 16.93% of the civilian workforce, respectively.

Of important note, West Point is also a town of artists. West Point has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape West Point’s character.

Also of interest is that West Point has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in West Point telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 36.50% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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

West Point is a small town with a large college student population. Because of this, there is a real youthful, hip vibe to the place, and much of the life in the town is centered on the college. This has helped West Point to buck the trend of other small towns that have suffered declining populations over the past 20 to 30 years. Spending by students, and faculty and staff jobs, are a big part of the local economy.

Overall, West Point’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of West Point spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 9.29 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.

West Point Demographics

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in West Point. 69.72% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in West Point in 2010 was $20,546, which is low income relative to New York, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $82,184 for a family of four. However, West Point contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

West Point is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call West Point home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of West Point residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. West Point also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.51% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in West Point include Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in West Point is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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West Point 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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West Point 0.101011101001110
New York State 16.04
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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West Point 0.101011101001110
New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

HIGHLAND FALLS CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Better than of NY school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NY Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Fort Montgomery Elementary School
895 Rt 9 W
Fort Montgomery, NY, 10922
KG-02
James I O'neill High School
21 Morgan Rd
Fort Montgomery, NY, 10922
09-12
Highland Falls Intermediate School
52 Mountain Ave
Highland Falls, NY, 10928
03-08

School District Enrollment By Group

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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 30.7% 47.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 22.8% 42.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.9% 5.1%

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