The City of Kingwood had a population of 2,940 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Kingwood: The Kings Woods.
|Population in Households||2,868|
|Population in Familes||2,232|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||72|
|Median Household Income||$45,519|
|Average Household Income||$58,552|
|Per Capita Income||$24,960|
|Total Housing Units||1,471 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||853 (58.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||429 (29.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||188 (12.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$131,383|
|Average Home Value||$142,614|
|Average Household Size||2.24|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.63%|
|Per Capita Income||2.49%|
The table below compares Kingwood to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 124||70th|
|Diversity Index||# 222||44th|
|Median Household Income||# 100||76th|
|Per Capita Income||# 102||75th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.