WV

National Population : 333,590,059
West Virginia State Population : 1,692,126

About Kingwood, WV

Kingwood, WV is located in Preston County in the state of West Virginia.

The total City Population for Kingwood is about 3,330 with about 485 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 5,721.

The Average Home Value is $120,800.00, which is roughly 28% higher than the Average Home Value of $87,464.00 for the state of West Virginia, and roughly 36% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $46,333.00, which is roughly 20% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $36,951.00 for the state of West Virginia, and roughly 19% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Kingwood is about 9.1%.

West Virginia is ranked #33 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 33.11 out of 100.

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Voting

Preston County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 71.73% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 76.79%
Democratic: 21.71%
Libertarian: 1.15%
Green: 0.36%


Nearby Locations

Albright, WV (4.72 mi.)
Reedsville, WV (7.51 mi.)
Terra Alta, WV (7.68 mi.)
Hopemont, WV (7.68 mi.)
Corinth, WV (7.68 mi.)
Bretz, WV (7.93 mi.)
Newburg, WV (8.94 mi.)
Masontown, WV (9.78 mi.)
Cascade, WV (9.78 mi.)
Tunnelton, WV (10.37 mi.)
Independence, WV (11.07 mi.)
Brandonville, WV (12.47 mi.)
Cuzzart, WV (12.47 mi.)
Bruceton Mills, WV (12.47 mi.)
Hazelton, WV (12.47 mi.)
Bruceton MLS, WV (12.47 mi.)
Amboy, WV (13.01 mi.)
Aurora, WV (13.01 mi.)
Little Falls, WV (13.89 mi.)
Thornton, WV (15.32 mi.)
Horse Shoe Run, WV (15.48 mi.)
Eglon, WV (15.48 mi.)
Horse Shoe Rn, WV (15.48 mi.)
Rowlesburg, WV (17.10 mi.)
Manheim, WV (17.10 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 26537
Latitude : 39.512307
Longitude : -79.724454
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 2070 ft.
Area Code(s) : 304

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.38
Male Population Estimate : 47.30%
Female Population Estimate : 52.70%
Median Age : 43.1
Male Median Age : 40.9
Female Median Age : 44.9

White Population Estimate : 98.72%
Black Population Estimate : 0.96%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 0.49%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.44%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.00%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.59%
Other Population Estimate : 0.21%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Kingwood specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Preston County: About 7 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Preston County: About 230 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Preston County is about 45% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 20% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.