Also See: Kingwood, WV ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The City of Kingwood had a population of 2,921 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Kingwood is located at latitude 39.4718 and longitude -79.6834 in Preston County. The formal boundaries for the City of Kingwood 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Kingwood: The Kings Woods.
|Total Population||2,921 (100%)|
|Population in Households||2,851 (97.6%)|
|Population in Families||2,216 (75.9%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||70 ( 2.4%)|
|Median Household Income||$43,035|
|Average Household Income||$56,847|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||13%|
|Per Capita Income||$23,985|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||1,497 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||884 (59.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||404 (27.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||208 (13.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$130,316|
|Average Home Value||$151,610|
|Housing Affordability Index3||207|
|Average Household Size||2.21|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.0%|
|Per Capita Income||2.18%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.41%|
The table below compares Kingwood to the other 404 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 56||86th|
|Population Density||# 120||71st|
|Median Household Income||# 154||62nd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 115||28th|
|Per Capita Income||# 148||64th|
|Diversity Index||# 191||53rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.