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Kingwood is a city in Preston County, in the Morgantown metro area.
It is the county seat.
The latitude of Kingwood is 39.471N. The longitude is -79.683W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,814 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,928.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Kingwood demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Preston County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 26537 ZIP code.
27% of Kingwood residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kingwood ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kingwood was $16,299, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of Kingwood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Kingwood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $234. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $666.
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Preston County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kingwood political report.
The average commute time for Kingwood workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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