Kingston, Pennsylvania Population 2024

13,321

Kingston is a city located in Luzerne County Pennsylvania. Kingston has a 2024 population of 13,321. Kingston is currently declining at a rate of -0.01% annually and its population has decreased by -0.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,325 in 2020.

The average household income in Kingston is $77,196 with a poverty rate of 18.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Kingston is 37.6 years, 35.3 years for males, and 39.6 years for females.

Kingston Demographics

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

  • White: 88.58%
  • Black or African American: 4.27%
  • Two or more races: 3.24%
  • Other race: 2.48%
  • Asian: 1.4%
  • Native American: 0.02%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
Land Area (mi²)
2.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
6,206.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.03% (-4)
The current population of Kingston, Pennsylvania is 13,321 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 13,325.

Kingston, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White11,79688.58%
Black or African American5694.27%
Two or more races4323.24%
Other race3302.48%
Asian1871.4%
Native American20.02%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander10.01%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Kingston Population by Race

Kingston Population Pyramid 2024

Kingston Median Age

37.6

Total

35.3

Male

39.6

Female

Kingston Adults

There are 10,435 adults, (2,576 of whom are seniors) in Kingston.

Kingston Age Dependency

69.4

Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Kingston Sex Ratio

Female7,04152.87%
Male6,27647.13%

Kingston Population by Age

Kingston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,8952.1946.753.3
Non Family2,9971.1831.268.8
Married1,8533.2476.123.9
Female8073.1442.857.2
Male2383.5525.674.4

3.16

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

46.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Kingston Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1932.07%
9th to 12th Grade3603.87%
High School Graduate2,89931.15%
Some College1,69918.26%
Associates Degree1,07211.52%
Bachelors Degree1,73018.59%
Graduate Degree1,35314.54%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Kingston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kingston Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White8,4968,0502,812
Hispanic33323955
Other Race22514256
Black20119021
2+ Races13913989
Asian13713092
Native American220
Islander110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 67.15%.

Kingston Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$40,109$46,310$34,589
Less Than 9th Grade$9,476$23,750$9,113
High School Graduate$30,110$36,925$25,000
Some College$37,819$41,017$34,432
Bachelors Degree$46,814$63,545$35,525
Graduate Degree$76,311$78,542$75,331

$40,109

Average Earnings

$46,310

Average Male

$34,589

Average Female

Kingston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kingston Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Kingston Language

92.16% of Kingston residents speak only English, while 7.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.82% of the population.

Kingston Language

Kingston Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White11,2721,90216.87%
Black56021538.39%
Other32318055.73%
Hispanic59413122.05%
Multiple4328519.68%
Asian1874021.39%

18.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.86%

Male Poverty Rate

19.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kingston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kingston is Other, with 55.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kingston is White, with 16.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.89%.

Kingston Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.7%
High School25.64%
Some College13.29%
Bachelors or Greater9.53%

Kingston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed12.77%
Male Unemployed9.57%
Male Employed7.66%
Female Unemployed4.42%

Kingston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kingston Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$52,253$77,196
Families$80,804$103,719
Married Families$110,744$-999,999,999
Non Families$33,697$49,843

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Kingston Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.0%

Male Marriage Rate

32.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Kingston Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Kingston Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Kingston Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Kingston Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

716

Number of Veterans

622

Male Veterans

94

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam249
Second Gulf War130
First Gulf War129
Korea51
World War II20

Kingston Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74181
75+172
35 to 54160
55 to 64124
18 to 3479

Kingston Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White6897.34%
Asian84.49%
Black61.96%
Other Race62.67%
Hispanic61.27%
2+ Races51.57%
Native American2100%

Kingston Veterans by Race

Kingston Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kingston Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.3%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Kingston Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Kingston Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Kingston Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

74.91%

Born in Kingston

96.32%

Native Born

3.68%

Foreign Born

1.08%

Non Citizen

2.6%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.32% of Kingston residents were born in the United States, with 74.91% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Kingston Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202913,316-1-0.01%
202813,317-1-0.01%
202713,318-1-0.01%
202613,319-1-0.01%
202513,320-1-0.01%
202413,321-1-0.01%
202313,322-1-0.01%
202213,323-21-0.16%
202113,344190.14%
202013,3254943.85%
201912,831-43-0.33%
201812,874-18-0.14%
201712,89210.01%
201612,891-54-0.42%
201512,945-58-0.45%
201413,003-44-0.34%
201313,047-81-0.62%
201213,128-13-0.1%
201113,141-23-0.17%
201013,164-691-4.99%
200013,855-652-4.49%
199014,507-1,174-7.49%
198015,681-2,644-14.43%
197018,325-1,936-9.56%
196020,261-835-3.96%
195021,0964172.02%
194020,679-921-4.26%
193021,60012,648141.29%
19208,9522,50338.81%
19106,4492,60367.68%
19003,84600%
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Kingston Population by Year