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West Point is a city in Davis County, in the Ogden-Clearfield metro area.
One tradition says the community was named for its location on a point extending into Great Salt Lake; another says it was named for the military school in NY
The latitude of West Point is 41.118N. The longitude is -112.083W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,314 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,472.
Sections below provide additional information and links about West Point demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Davis County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Salt Lake City-Ogden area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 84075 ZIP code.
12% of West Point residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the West Point ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in West Point was $18,080, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of West Point residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in West Point, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $483. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,137.
Davis County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West Point political report.
The average commute time for West Point workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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