|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Kingwood is 3,090. Kingwood, West Virginia is the 6,163rd largest city in the US.
The peak population of Kingwood was in 1990, when its population was 3,280. In 1990, Kingwood was the 5,264th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 6,163rd largest city in the US. Kingwood is currently 5.8% smaller than it was in 1990.
Kingwood has grown 1.3% since the 2000. Kingwood, West Virginia's growth is about average. 47% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|6158||Fairport Harbor, Ohio||3,092||-2.8%|
|6162||Tybee Island, Georgia||3,091||-9.1%|
|6163||Kingwood, West Virginia||3,090||1.3%|
|6165||Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania||3,086||0.7%|
The total voting age population of Kingwood, West Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,289. The voting age population is 41.7% male and 58.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 21.7% of the residents of Kingwood are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Kingwood are 96.6% White, 3.0% Black, 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander and 0.2% Two or more races. Additionally, 1.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Kingwood, 18.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 29.1%. On a per-household basis, 12.4% of families are below the poverty line in Kingwood.
Among those aged 16 and older, 56.9% of Kingwood residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 87.2% of Kingwood residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 25.0% have a bachelor's degree and 7.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Kingwood residents aged 5 and older, 0.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Kingwood is 9.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Kingwood, 27.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Kingwood is $53,116.
In Kingwood, 69.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 30.5% of housing units in Kingwood.
Of all the housing units in Kingwood, 17.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Kingwood, 5.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Kingwood is $563.
In Kingwood, 76.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.