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People

Total Population 177
Male Share of the Population 42.9%
Female Share of the Population 57.1%
Senior Citizens 18.6%
Employed Population 16+ 54
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 39.4%
Average household size 4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 28.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,563
% Above Poverty Level 72.9%
% Below Poverty Level 27.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 22.9%
Median Gross Rent $0
Median House Value $71,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 27.1%
US/American 0%
English 1.1%
Irish 5.1%

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

West Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 66 miles N of Jackson, Mississippi (center to center)
Nearest Large City 136 miles S of Memphis, Tennessee
County Holmes
Standard Zip Codes 39192
Phone Area Codes 662
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.196
Longitude -89.777

West 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 KOSCIUSKO
Distance 14.4 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 54 F
Apr Temp 49 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 77 F
Annual Precip 60.3 inches
Station PICKENS
Distance 24.3 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 55 F
Apr Temp 50 to 75 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 50 to 77 F
Annual Precip 57.4 inches
Station CANTON 4 N
Distance 39.6 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 55 F
Apr Temp 52 to 76 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 77 F
Annual Precip 55.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, West, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Possumneck (39192)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Durant 2,978 $25,154
Goodman 1,288 $21,635
Kosciusko 7,242 $33,826
Lexington 2,106 $30,694
Sallis 147 $48,594
Vaiden 802 $25,811

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

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