Kingston, Pennsylvania Population 2020

12,850

Kingston is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 12,850, it is the 50th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 2589th largest city in the United States. Kingston is currently declining at a rate of -0.05% annually and its population has decreased by -2.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,182 in 2010. Kingston reached it's highest population of 21,600 in 1930. Spanning over 2 miles, Kingston has a population density of 6,039 people per square mile.

The average household income in Kingston is $66,534 with a poverty rate of 10.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $781 per month, and the median house value is $131,700. The median age in Kingston is 42.8 years, 37.4 years for males, and 48.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.5 males.

Kingston Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Kingston was:

  • White: 88.73%
  • Black or African American: 5.45%
  • Two or more races: 4.02%
  • Asian: 1.52%
  • Other race: 0.18%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Kingston, Pennsylvania is 12,850, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,862.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,182.

Kingston, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,47788.73%
Black or African American7055.45%
Two or More Races5204.02%
Asian1961.52%
Some Other Race230.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native140.11%

Kingston Population Pyramid 2020

Kingston Median Age

42.8


Total

37.4


Male

48.8


Female

Kingston Adults

There are 10,401 adults, (2,525 of whom are seniors) in Kingston.

Kingston Age Dependency

64.2

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Kingston Sex Ratio

Female

6,615

51.14%

Male

6,320

48.86%

Kingston Households and Families

Kingston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Kingston Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.3%18.7%
All50.9%49.1%
Female45%55%
Male45%55%
Non Family33.1%66.9%

50.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,8682.1450.9
Non Family2,9901.233.1
Married1,9323.0481.3
Female6643.3145
Male2823.1745

3.04

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kingston Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1892.00%
9th to 12th Grade4574.85%
High School Graduate3,06732.52%
Some College1,42915.15%
Associates Degree96910.27%
Bachelors Degree2,03921.62%
Graduate Degree1,28113.58%

Kingston Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,4918,0423,162
Black31418927
Hispanic28427465
Multiple Races19117016
Asian14710646
Other Race2320
Native American14144

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 37.24%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,922$44,535$31,441
Less Than High School$13,958$20,481$
High School Grad$30,911$35,282$27,147
Some College$35,813$39,966$28,750
Bachelors Degree$46,875$55,547$38,864
Graduate Degree$63,970$67,364$51,563

$37,922

Average Earnings

$44,535

Average Male

$31,441

Average Female

Kingston Language

Kingston Language by Age

Kingston Language

93.18% of Kingston residents speak only English, while 6.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.90% of the population.

Kingston Poverty

Kingston Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,6841,0079.43%
Black68522933.43%
Hispanic6959513.67%
Multiple517224.26%

10.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.10%

Male Poverty Rate

11.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kingston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kingston is Black, with 33.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kingston is Multiple, with 4.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.97%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.00%
High School14.08%
Some College7.12%
Bachelors or Greater4.47%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed22.41%
Male Unemployed13.81%
Female Employed6.90%
Male Employed4.07%

Kingston Income

Kingston Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,939$66,534
Families$78,265$90,196
Married Families$96,389-
Non Families$32,319$42,035

Kingston Marital Status

Kingston Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.6%

Male Marriage Rate

36.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Kingston Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

Kingston Marital Status by Race

Kingston Veterans

854

Number of Veterans

745

Male Veterans

109

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam323
First Gulf War96
World War II81
Second Gulf War77
Korea62
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74238
75+210
35 to 54197
55 to 64158
18 to 3451
Name Veterans % of Total
White7888.34%
Black295.35%
Hispanic183.96%
Indian14100.00%
2 or More136.47%
Asian105.78%

$Kingston Veterans by Education

2.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kingston Employment Status

64.4%

Labor Force Participation

60.3%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Kingston Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

74.06%

Born in Pennsylvania

95.33%

Native Born

4.67%

Foreign Born

1.18%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.33% of Kingston residents were born in the United States, with 74.06% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202012,850-6-0.05%
201912,856-6-0.05%
201812,862-23-0.18%
201712,885-6-0.05%
201612,891-55-0.42%
201512,946-62-0.48%
201413,008-44-0.34%
201313,052-82-0.62%
201213,134-15-0.11%
201113,149-25-0.19%
201013,174-681-0.50%
200013,855-652-0.46%
199014,507-1,174-0.78%
198015,681-2,644-1.55%
197018,325-1,936-1.00%
196020,261-835-0.40%
195021,0964170.20%
194020,679-921-0.43%
193021,60012,6489.21%
19208,9522,5033.33%
19106,4492,6035.30%
19003,8460.00%