The City of Kingwood had a population of 2,915 as of July 1, 2017.
The primary coordinate point for Kingwood is located at latitude 39.472 and longitude -79.6823 in Preston County. The formal boundaries for the City of Kingwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Preston County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,814 feet.
The City of Kingwood (GNIS ID: 2390607) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Kingwood 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 Kingwood: The Kings Woods.
|Daytime Population: Workers||2,519|
|Daytime Population: Residents||1,596|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||4,115|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.41|
|Population in Households||2,840|
|Population in Familes||2,216|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||75|
|Median Household Income||$41,927|
|Average Household Income||$54,837|
|Per Capita Income||$23,467|
|Total Housing Units||1,461 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||830 (56.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||445 (30.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||186 (12.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$126,059|
|Average Home Value||$138,193|
|Average Household Size||2.23|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.32%|
|Per Capita Income||2.06%|
The table below compares Kingwood to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia 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.
|Total Population||# 57||86th|
|Population Density||# 126||69th|
|Diversity Index||# 226||44th|
|Median Household Income||# 139||66th|
|Per Capita Income||# 130||68th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.