The City of Kingwood had a population of 2,960 as of July 1, 2016.
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, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Kingwood: The Kings Woods.
|Population in Households||2,886|
|Population in Familes||2,255|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||74|
|Average Household Size||2.24|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,480 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||838 (56.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||452 (30.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||190 (12.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$123,268|
|Average Home Value||$135,155|
|Median Household Income||$41,827|
|Average Household Income||$53,402|
|Per Capita Income||$22,793|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-0.77%|
|Per Capita Income||0.85%|
The table below compares Kingwood to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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||# 55||87th|
|Population Density1||# 125||69th|
|Diversity Index2||# 221||46th|
|Median Household Income||# 112||73rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 121||70th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.