Kingwood, WV 26537 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26537: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Kingwood, WV 26537

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 314
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,389
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 5
  • County: Preston County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.472, Longitude -79.684
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Kingwood, WV 26537 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,509
Daytime Population: Workers 4,137
Daytime Population: Residents 3,008
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,145
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.30
Population in Households 5,369
Population in Familes 4,259
Population in Group Qrtrs 140
Population Density2 133
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $40,818
Average Household Income $54,376
Per Capita Income $22,732


Total Housing Units 2,548 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,577 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 684 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 287 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $121,488
Average Home Value $131,959


Total Households 2,261
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 1,486
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.15% 0.08%
Households 0.13% 0.07%
Families -0.06% -0.04%
Median Household Income   0.97%
Per Capita Income   2.01%

Kingwood, WV 26537 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26537 to the other 663 ZIP Codes 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 100 85th
Population Density # 169 75th
Diversity Index # 317 52nd
Median Household Income # 298 55th
Per Capita Income # 249 63rd

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