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Preston County, West Virginia

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Population:

  • Total Population: 29,334
  • Males: 14,526
  • Females: 14,808

Ethnicity:

  • White: 28,768
  • Black/African American: 100
  • Hispanic: 183
  • Native American/Eskimo: 0
  • Asian: 48
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 2
  • Other: 0
  • 2 or more: 233

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (27,250)
  2. Spanish (200)
  3. German (120)
  4. French (90)
  5. Italian (25)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 167

  1. United Kingdom (47)
  2. Germany (34)
  3. Korea (16)
  4. Canada (11)
  5. Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) (5)
  6. Austria (5)
  7. Philippines (4)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. United Methodist Church, The (3,870)
  2. Catholic Church (1,991)
  3. Church of the Nazarene (806)
  4. American Baptist Churches in the USA (744)
  5. Church of the Brethren (464)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 12,330
    • Sensory: 1,392
    • Physical: 3,350
    • Mental: 1,821
    • Self-care: 965
    • Go outside home: 2,287
    • Employment: 2,333

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 182

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 11,544
    • Utility gas: 1,854
    • Bottled or LP gas: 1,702
    • Electricity: 1,682
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 3,882
    • Coal or Coke: 963
    • Wood: 1,315
    • Solar Energy: 0
    • Other fuel: 139
    • No fuel used: 7

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 22,940
    • No vehicle: 1,993
    • 1 or more vehicle: 20,947

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 156
    • No High School: 2,184
    • Some High School: 2,883
    • High School: 9,432
    • Some College: 2,653
    • Associate's Degree: 586
    • College Degree: 1,238
    • Master's Degree: 673
    • Professional Degree: 163
    • Doctoral Degree: 82

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 11,544
    • Owners with phone: 9,274
    • Owners without phone: 322
    • Renters with phone: 1,657
    • Renters without phone: 291

    10 closest counties:

    1. Tucker County, West Virginia
    2. Monongalia County, West Virginia
    3. Garrett County, Maryland
    4. Taylor County, West Virginia
    5. Barbour County, West Virginia
    6. Fayette County, Pennsylvania
    7. Marion County, West Virginia
    8. Grant County, West Virginia
    9. Greene County, Pennsylvania
    10. Randolph County, West Virginia

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    26374, 26410, 26425, 26444, 26519, 26520, 26524, 26525, 26535, 26537, 26542, 26547, 26705, 26716, 26764

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WKMM (96.7 FM) KINGWOOD, WV
    • WFSP-FM (107.7 FM) KINGWOOD, WV
    • WFSP (1560 AM) KINGWOOD, WV
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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