Kingston, New York Population 2022

22,322
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Kingston is a city located in Ulster County New York. Kingston has a 2020 population of 22,322. Kingston is currently declining at a rate of -0.70% annually and its population has decreased by -6.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,814 in 2010.

The average household income in Kingston is $67,276 with a poverty rate of 19.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,050 per month, and the median house value is $177,500. The median age in Kingston is 37.2 years, 36.1 years for males, and 38.2 years for females.

Kingston Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Kingstonwas:

  • White: 69.53%
  • Black or African American: 15.63%
  • Two or more races: 7.61%
  • Other race: 3.71%
  • Asian: 3.11%
  • Native American: 0.42%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Kingston, New York is 22,322 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 22,322.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 23,814.

Kingston, New York Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021175,883-845-0.48%
2020176,728-845-0.48%
2019177,573-845-0.48%
2018178,418-217-0.12%
2017178,635-407-0.23%
2016179,042-616-0.34%
2015179,658-742-0.41%
2014180,400-298-0.17%
2013180,698-840-0.46%
2012181,538-910-0.50%
2011182,448300.02%
2010182,4180.00%

Kingston Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,04169.53%
Black or African American3,60515.63%
Two or More Races1,7557.61%
Some Other Race8563.71%
Asian7173.11%
American Indian and Alaska Native960.42%
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Kingston Population by Race

Kingston Population Pyramid $2022

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Kingston Median Age

37.2


Total

36.1


Male

38.2


Female

Kingston Adults

There are 18,011 adults, (3,537 of whom are seniors) in Kingston.

Kingston Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Kingston Sex Ratio

Female

11,757

50.96%

Male

11,313

49.04%

Kingston Population by Age

Kingston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kingston Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female32.1%67.9%
Non Family32.3%67.7%
Male44.7%55.3%
All45.4%54.6%
Married67.5%32.5%

45.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kingston Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,0882.4645.4
Non Family4,0471.2532.3
Married3,1633.3667.5
Female1,2313.3932.1
Male6473.9144.7

3.27

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Kingston Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8495.29%
9th to 12th Grade1,5889.90%
High School Graduate5,16232.19%
Some College2,81217.54%
Associates Degree1,3238.25%
Bachelors Degree2,27614.19%
Graduate Degree2,02512.63%
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Kingston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kingston Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White11,0899,8383,575
Black2,3711,947286
Hispanic1,6741,051223
2+ Races77069449
Asian486387211
Other Race43018679
Native American87645

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 90.13%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 43.42%.

Kingston Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,820$35,833$31,951
Less Than 9th Grade$21,768$27,321$20,620
High School Graduate$32,089$31,892$32,718
Some College$32,591$35,899$26,146
Bachelors Degree$42,141$42,263$42,000
Graduate Degree$66,176$80,000$59,000

$33,820

Average Earnings

$35,833

Average Male

$31,951

Average Female

Kingston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kingston Language by Age

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Kingston Language

83.01% of Kingston residents speak only English, while 16.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.39% of the population.

Kingston Language

Kingston Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,3642,04914.26%
Black3,5211,11931.78%
Hispanic3,3831,06431.45%
Multiple1,73948427.83%
Other211NaN%
Asian699689.73%
Native941515.96%

19.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.67%

Male Poverty Rate

21.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kingston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kingston is Black, with 31.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kingston is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.83%.

Kingston Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.84%
High School17.30%
Some College14.22%
Bachelors or Greater4.51%

Kingston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed52.84%
Male Unemployed49.20%
Female Employed9.56%
Male Employed3.77%

Kingston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kingston Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,299$67,276
Families$60,636$81,205
Married Families$85,720-
Non Families$35,588$45,273
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Income by Household Type

Kingston Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.2%

Male Marriage Rate

36.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Kingston Married by Age and Sex

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Kingston Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Kingston Marital Status by Race

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Kingston Marital Status

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1,010

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam343
Second Gulf War201
First Gulf War151
Korea99
World War II66

Kingston Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+306
65 to 74273
35 to 54271
18 to 3492
55 to 6468

Kingston Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7325.51%
Black1977.42%
2+ Races737.18%
Hispanic412.05%
Other Race61.32%
Native American22.13%

Kingston Veterans by Race

Kingston Veterans by Education

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11.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kingston Veterans by Education

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66.9%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Kingston Employment by Age

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Kingston Employment by Race

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Kingston Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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74.93%

Born in Kingston

88.66%

Native Born

11.34%

Foreign Born

6.35%

Non Citizen

4.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.66% of Kingston residents were born in the United States, with 74.93% having been born in New York. 6.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Kingston Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202222,322-157-0.70%
202122,479-157-0.69%
202022,636-157-0.69%
201922,793-157-0.68%
201822,950-90-0.39%
201723,040-119-0.51%
201623,159-199-0.85%
201523,358-185-0.79%
201423,543-50-0.21%
201323,593-89-0.38%
201223,682-70-0.29%
201123,752-62-0.26%
201023,8143580.15%
200023,4563610.16%
199023,095-1,386-0.58%
198024,481-1,063-0.42%
197025,544-3,716-1.35%
196029,2604430.15%
195028,8172280.08%
194028,5895010.18%
193028,0881,4000.51%
192026,6887800.30%
191025,9081,3730.55%
190024,5353,2741.44%
189021,2612,9171.49%
188018,34412,02911.25%
18706,3150.00%

Kingston Population by Year