Kingwood (zip 26537), West Virginia 

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Population

5,043

-11.5% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

5.4%

Median Income

$41,985

Median Home Price

$127,800

Median Age

43.2

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.1 / 3.6

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Kingwood (zip 26537), West Virginia

College town - Extreme northern West Virginia. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 26537 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
Zip Codes: Kingwood (zip 26537)
Cost of Living: -18.4% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 823 ft above sea level
Kingwood, WV Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
College-town amenities
Low crime rates
Steady employment
Cons
Cloudy, wet weather
Isolation
Arts & culture


What Bert Has To Say About Morgantown Metro Area

Morgantown, along the Monongahela River, is home to the 26,000-student West Virginia University. The area has a selection of typical West Virginia businesses including chemicals and forest products. It has emerged into a diversified business center with research and high tech industries and a strong employment base. There is plenty of recreation in the nearby mountains and rivers, and Pittsburgh is 70 miles to the north.


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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Kingwood (zip 26537) is 5.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Kingwood (zip 26537) jobs have increased by 2.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Kingwood (zip 26537)'s cost of living is 18.4% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Kingwood (zip 26537)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 26537 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Preston county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 76.8% to 21.7%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Kingwood (zip 26537)'s population is 5,043 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 11.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 26.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Kingwood (zip 26537) is Real Estate: $127,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.2%.

SCHOOLS
Kingwood (zip 26537) public schools spend $13,007 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.7 students per teacher in Kingwood (zip 26537). More Education



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Housing Market in Kingwood

It's a good time to buy in Kingwood. Home Appreciation is up 6.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Kingwood is $127,800.
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