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Demographics

People

Total Population2,951
Male Share of the Population42.4%
Female Share of the Population57.6%
Senior Citizens17.9%
Employed Population 16+1,148
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married52.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher20.3%
Median Earnings25+$27,500
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,321

Wealth

Median Family Income$50,571
% Above Poverty Level84%
% Below Poverty Level16%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work7.6%
% Using Public Transportation1.2%

Housing

People Living Alone27.7%
Median Gross Rent$662
Median House Value$131,400

Ancestry

German19.1%
Irish12.6%
English12.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.6%
Italian4.2%
Scottish2%
Dutch0.7%
Polish0.6%
Russian0.5%
Israeli0.3%
Swiss0.3%
Slovak0.2%
Canadian0.2%
US/American0.2%
Arab0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
French Except Basque0.1%
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Kingwood Almanac

CategoryValue
County Preston County
Standard Zip Codes26537
Phone Area Codes304
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.47
Approximate Longitude-79.68

Kingwood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationTERRA ALTA NO 1
Distance7.3 miles
Jan Temp19 to 34 F
Apr Temp37 to 58 F
Jul Temp59 to 77 F
Oct Temp41 to 60 F
Annual Precip55.8 inches
StationBRANDONVILLE
Distance14 miles
Jan Temp17 to 36 F
Apr Temp36 to 60 F
Jul Temp58 to 80 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip47.7 inches
StationCOOPERS ROCK ST FOREST
Distance15.3 miles
Jan Temp14 to 32 F
Apr Temp35 to 56 F
Jul Temp58 to 77 F
Oct Temp39 to 59 F
Annual Precip52.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Albright363$27,292
Masontown618$47,757
Reedsville484$45,536
Rowlesburg578$42,321
Terra Alta1,598$44,375
Tunnelton255$42,500

Kingwood Public Libraries

Kingwood Public Library
205 WEST MAIN ST
Kingwood, West Virginia
(304) 329-1499

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Kingwood Hospitals

Preston Memorial Hospital
(Non-profit)
300 S Price Street
(304) 329-1400

Kingwood Public Schools

Kingwood Elementary
207 S Price Street
ZIP: 26537
(304) 329-1034
Primary
Total Enrollment 583
Preston High School
400 Preston Drive
ZIP: 26537
(304) 329-0400
High
Total Enrollment 1265
Central Preston Middle School
350 Preston Drive
ZIP: 26537
(304) 329-0033
Middle
Total Enrollment 245
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