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West Point is a city in Hardin County, in the Elizabethtown metro area.

West Point is in the Pennyroyal region.

The latitude of West Point is 37.999N. The longitude is -85.943W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 436 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,062.


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Median household income
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$29,792
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our West Point demographic reports
West Point is at the confluence of the Salt and Ohio rivers
Nearby parks & recreation: Tioga Falls National Recreation Trail

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11% of West Point residents report German ancestry, and 8% 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 $13,381, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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5% of West Point residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in West Point, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $281.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $653.


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Hardin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West Point political report.

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The average commute time for West Point workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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