Kingston, Pennsylvania Population 2021

12,722
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Kingston is a city located in Luzerne County Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 12,722, it is the 48th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 2601st largest city in the United States . Kingston is currently declining at a rate of -0.35% annually and its population has decreased by -3.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,182 in 2010. Kingston reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Kingston has a population density of 5,979 people per square mile.

The average household income in Kingston is $68,196 with a poverty rate of 13.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $815 per month, and the median house value is $130,800. The median age in Kingston is 41.2 years, 36.2 years for males, and 46.9 years for females.

Kingston Demographics

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

  • White: 90.90%
  • Black or African American: 4.82%
  • Two or more races: 2.67%
  • Asian: 1.41%
  • Other race: 0.11%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Kingston, Pennsylvania is 12,722 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,812.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,182.

Kingston, Pennsylvania Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,70190.90%
Black or African American6204.82%
Two or More Races3442.67%
Asian1821.41%
Some Other Race140.11%
American Indian and Alaska Native120.09%
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Kingston Population by Race

Kingston Population Pyramid $2021

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Kingston Median Age

41.2


Total

36.2


Male

46.9


Female

Kingston Adults

There are 10,333 adults, (2,552 of whom are seniors) in Kingston.

Kingston Age Dependency

65.4

Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Kingston Sex Ratio

Female

6,583

51.14%

Male

6,290

48.86%

Kingston Population by Age

Kingston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kingston Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family30.3%69.7%
Male33.9%66.1%
Female46.8%53.2%
All48.3%51.7%
Married79.5%20.5%

48.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kingston Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,8132.1548.3
Non Family2,9401.2330.3
Married1,8863.0279.5
Female6543.1546.8
Male3333.3433.9

3.02

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

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Kingston Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1841.97%
9th to 12th Grade3904.17%
High School Graduate3,31735.44%
Some College1,53916.44%
Associates Degree9189.81%
Bachelors Degree1,67817.93%
Graduate Degree1,33314.24%
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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
White8,5388,1352,856
Black30218263
Hispanic29527224
Asian13610956
2+ Races105968
Other Race146
Native American12124

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 asian people with a rate of 41.18%.

Kingston Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,040$45,705$31,460
Less Than 9th Grade$15,521$20,809$
High School Graduate$32,472$43,657$25,391
Some College$32,296$36,975$30,156
Bachelors Degree$46,574$62,500$39,500
Graduate Degree$65,960$71,354$58,750

$37,040

Average Earnings

$45,705

Average Male

$31,460

Average Female

Kingston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kingston Language by Age

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Kingston Language

93.73% of Kingston residents speak only English, while 6.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.01% of the population.

Kingston Language

Kingston Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,8961,42713.10%
Black60717929.49%
Hispanic6568412.80%
Multiple344133.78%

13.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.59%

Male Poverty Rate

14.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kingston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kingston is Black, with 29.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kingston is Multiple, with 3.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.83%.

Kingston Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.33%
High School18.42%
Bachelors or Greater8.21%
Some College6.87%

Kingston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed25.15%
Male Unemployed12.70%
Female Employed8.51%
Male Employed4.86%

Kingston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kingston Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,554$68,196
Families$75,995$90,258
Married Families$97,283-
Non Families$33,500$44,937
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Income by Household Type

Kingston Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.3%

Male Marriage Rate

35.5%

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 35-44.

Kingston Marital Status by Race

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Kingston Marital Status

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875

Number of Veterans

767

Male Veterans

108

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam327
First Gulf War107
World War II93
Korea80
Second Gulf War75

Kingston Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+262
65 to 74217
55 to 64185
35 to 54174
18 to 3437

Kingston Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8258.65%
Hispanic214.63%
2+ Races1413.33%
Native American12100.00%
Asian116.92%
Black91.80%
Other Race428.57%

Kingston Veterans by Race

Kingston Veterans by Education

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2.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kingston Veterans by Education

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63.4%

Labor Force Participation

60%

Employment Rate

5.4%

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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75.28%

Born in Kingston

96.23%

Native Born

3.77%

Foreign Born

1.11%

Non Citizen

2.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.23% of Kingston residents were born in the United States, with 75.28% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Kingston Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202112,722-45-0.35%
202012,767-45-0.35%
201912,812-45-0.35%
201812,857-20-0.16%
201712,877-5-0.04%
201612,882-51-0.39%
201512,933-59-0.45%
201412,992-44-0.34%
201313,036-82-0.63%
201213,118-15-0.11%
201113,133-23-0.17%
201013,156-699-0.52%
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%

Kingston Population by Year