The City of Kingwood had a population of 2,883 as of July 1, 2015.
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, 2015.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Kingwood: The Kings Woods.
|Population in Households||2,807|
|Population in Familes||2,202|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||76|
|Average Household Size||2.2|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,459 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||834 (57.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||444 (30.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||181 (12.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$141,504|
|Average Home Value||$166,617|
|Median Household Income||$37,237|
|Average Household Income||$48,925|
|Per Capita Income||$20,921|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.61%|
|Per Capita Income||2.56%|
The table below compares Kingwood to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 Density1||# 129||68th|
|Diversity Index2||# 227||44th|
|Median Household Income||# 195||52nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 173||57th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.