West Point is a somewhat small city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 10,204 people and just one neighborhood, West Point is the 53rd largest community in Utah. Much of the housing stock in West Point was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local West Point economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in West Point, where the median household income is $78,386.
Occupations and Workforce
West Point is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, West Point is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in West Point who work in office and administrative support (14.63%), management occupations (8.96%) and sales jobs (8.31%).
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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, West Point is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making West Point a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, West Point has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, West Point’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.