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West Point, California - Basic Facts

The West Point Census Designated Place had a population of 656 as of July 1, 2017. West Point ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for West Point is located at latitude 38.4043 and longitude -120.5373 in Calaveras County. The formal boundaries for the West Point Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Calaveras County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,785 feet.

The West Point Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409563) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The West Point Census Designated Place is located within Arnold-West Point CCD of Calaveras County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with West Point population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for West Point: Indian Gulch, Westpoint.

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West Point, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 656
Daytime Population: Workers 131
Daytime Population: Residents 455
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 586
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 655
Population in Familes 491
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 176
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $36,375
Average Household Income $50,740
Per Capita Income $23,693


Total Housing Units 391 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 206 (52.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 92 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 93 (23.8%)
Median Home Value $208,125
Average Home Value $195,732


Total Households 298
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 172
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.37% -0.37%
Households -0.45% -0.41%
Families -0.78% -0.47%
Median Household Income   1.16%
Per Capita Income   2.41%

West Point, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Point to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1138 25th
Population Density # 1156 24th
Diversity Index # 1109 27th
Median Household Income # 1315 13th
Per Capita Income # 1006 34th

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