Kingwood Information

Kingwood Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Kingwood, WV

General Kingwood Information

State: West Virginia

County: Preston County

Close cities: Rowlesburg, WV, Bruceton Mills, WV, Masontown, WV, Tunnelton, WV, Albright, WV, Reedsville, WV, Independence, WV, Newburg, WV, Weston, WV, Terra Alta, WV

Kingwood Population (census data)
Total 2,942 (-0.5% since 2000)
Male 1,344 (45.7%)
Female 1,598 (54.3%)

Population Density: 1,192 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 79.1 (US Avg is 100)

Kingwood Elevation: 1,863 feet above sea level

Land Area: 2.47 square miles

Median Household Income: $34,877

Zip Codes: 26537, and 26519.

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Kingwood Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (97.4%)
  • Black (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (25.0%)
  • United States (20.6%)
  • Irish (12.9%)
  • English (8.7%)
  • Dutch (3.4%)
  • Italian (3.1%)

Kingwood School Information

High Schools
Preston High School (400 Preston Drive, Kingwood, WV, 26537 - Preston County School District District)
Middle Schools
Central Preston Middle School (100 E High Street, Kingwood, WV, 26537 - Preston County School District District)
Elementary Schools
Kingwood Elementary School (207 South Price Street, Kingwood, WV, 26537 - Preston County School District District)

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