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Keyser is a city in Mineral County, in the Cumberland metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for William Keyser, railroad official
The latitude of Keyser is 39.440N. The longitude is -78.974W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 807 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,515.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Keyser demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Mineral County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Cumberland area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 26726 ZIP code.
21% of Keyser residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Keyser ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Keyser was $13,813, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Keyser residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Keyser, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $285. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $668.
Libraries in Keyser include Keyser-Mineral County ... View libraries
Newspapers in Keyser include Keyser Mineral Daily News-Tribune
Mineral County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Keyser political report.
The average commute time for Keyser workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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