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People

Total Population 1,113
Male Share of the Population 44.5%
Female Share of the Population 55.5%
Senior Citizens 21%
Employed Population 16+ 503
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 58%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.9%
Median Earnings25+ $33,718
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $28,558

Wealth

Median Family Income $72,850
% Above Poverty Level 91.5%
% Below Poverty Level 8.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home 1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29.2%
Median Gross Rent $580
Median House Value $117,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.6%
US/American 0%
English 10.1%
Irish 19.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

West Point Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 64 miles S of Iowa City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 158 miles NW of St. Louis, Missouri
County Lee
Standard Zip Codes 52656
P.O. Box Zip Codes 52657
Phone Area Codes 319
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.727
Longitude -91.461

West Point Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station FORT MADISON
Distance 10.2 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 44 to 62 F
Jul Temp 70 to 86 F
Oct Temp 47 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
Station MOUNT PLEASANT 1 SSW
Distance 16.3 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches
Station KEOKUK LOCK DAM 19
Distance 23 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 42 to 62 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Donnellson 856 $59,167
Fort Madison 10,832 $52,897
Franklin 114 $72,500
Houghton 151 $71,563

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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311 AVENUE D
West Point, Iowa
(319) 837-6315

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