West Point is located in Northern Davis County, on the shores of the Great Salt Lake. Initially known as South Hooper, the city was incorporated in 1935. It has since grown significantly, from a population of around 600 to its current population, nearing 10,000. Most of the new construction has been in single-family homes, making this city a great location to raise a family.
A Haven for New and Young Families
West Point is ideal for new and young families. The city has a very low crime rate, so you can feel safe if you children are outside playing or if you go to the park. And with 53% of the households with children, over a third of the population under 18, and an average residency of 15 years, you can expect to have neighbors who have children and will stay around for a while to come. West Point has a very high ownership rate of 89%.
Education and Quality of Life
The public schools in West Point have above average ratings, beating out schools in surrounding communities. Lakeside Elementary received a 7/10, West Point Elementary received a 6/10, and West Point Jr. received a 5/10. All of these schools scored particularly well on test scores. Your children will be close by, with all of these schools within city boundaries and the High School just a few miles down the road.
West Point has a low cost of living, scoring 11 points under the average. In other words, you will be able to afford more with you income in this city. The city also offers some restaurants and a grocery store, all right in your neighborhood. And with Salt Lake and Ogden less than 40 minutes away, you have all of the big-city amenities you need.
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