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
  • County: Preston County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.472, Longitude -79.684
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 306
  • PO Box Addresses: 236
  • Residential Addresses: 2,388
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,385

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Kingwood, WV 26537 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,400
Population in Households 5,271
Population in Familes 4,165
Population in Group Qrtrs 129
Population Density1 140
Diversity Index2 7


Median Household Income $43,821
Average Household Income $58,504
Per Capita Income $24,464


Total Housing Units 2,496 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,570 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 652 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 274 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $128,537
Average Home Value $138,328


Total Households 2,222
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 1,460
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.25% 0.25%
Households 0.22% 0.21%
Families 0.07% 0.11%
Median Household Income   2.79%
Per Capita Income   2.44%

Kingwood, WV 26537 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26537 to the other 671 ZIP Codes 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 99 85th
Population Density # 155 77th
Diversity Index # 311 55th
Median Household Income # 195 71st
Per Capita Income # 188 72nd

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