Kingston, Tennessee Population 2021

6,052
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Kingston is a city located in Roane County Tennessee. It is also the county seat of Roane County. With a 2020 population of 6,052, it is the 90th largest city in Tennessee and the 4285th largest city in the United States . Kingston is currently growing at a rate of 0.48% annually and its population has increased by 1.99% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,934 in 2010. Kingston reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 8 miles, Kingston has a population density of 854 people per square mile.

The average household income in Kingston is $70,625 with a poverty rate of 8.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $728 per month, and the median house value is $167,600. The median age in Kingston is 44.5 years, 41.3 years for males, and 49.4 years for females.

Kingston Demographics

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

  • White: 91.33%
  • Black or African American: 5.35%
  • Two or more races: 1.89%
  • Asian: 1.10%
  • Other race: 0.34%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Kingston, Tennessee is 6,052 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,994.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,934.

Kingston, Tennessee Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,41391.33%
Black or African American3175.35%
Two or More Races1121.89%
Asian651.10%
Some Other Race200.34%
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Kingston Population by Race

Kingston Population Pyramid $2021

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Kingston Median Age

44.5


Total

41.3


Male

49.4


Female

Kingston Adults

There are 4,881 adults, (1,247 of whom are seniors) in Kingston.

Kingston Age Dependency

63.1

Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Kingston Sex Ratio

Female

3,093

52.18%

Male

2,834

47.82%

Kingston Population by Age

Kingston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kingston Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female28.9%71.1%
Male31.4%68.6%
Non Family61.8%38.2%
All64%36%
Married78.7%21.3%

64.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kingston Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2252.5464
Married9763.178.7
Non Family8901.1261.8
Female2734.7528.9
Male863.9331.4

3.48

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

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Kingston Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade791.82%
9th to 12th Grade3417.84%
High School Graduate1,19327.42%
Some College1,19527.46%
Associates Degree56713.03%
Bachelors Degree62814.43%
Graduate Degree3488.00%
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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
White3,9363,522976
Black252252
Hispanic7872
Asian6565
Other Race2020

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 24.80%.

Kingston Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,382$62,899$29,292
Less Than 9th Grade$22,344$$
High School Graduate$25,476$38,261$23,536
Some College$35,089$54,813$30,025
Bachelors Degree$63,021$108,670$52,321
Graduate Degree$73,650$73,995$49,097

$39,382

Average Earnings

$62,899

Average Male

$29,292

Average Female

Kingston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kingston Language by Age

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Kingston Language

98.83% of Kingston residents speak only English, while 1.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.06% of the population.

Kingston Language

Kingston Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,1334128.03%
Black2929632.88%

8.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.66%

Male Poverty Rate

10.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kingston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kingston is Black, with 32.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kingston is White, with 8.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.29%.

Kingston Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.94%
High School17.44%
Bachelors or Greater9.74%
Some College4.41%

Kingston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed8.16%
Male Employed2.09%
Female Employed0.00%

Kingston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kingston Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,390$70,625
Families$83,643$95,001
Married Families$92,375-
Non Families$23,841$31,919
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Income by Household Type

Kingston Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.3%

Male Marriage Rate

41.2%

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 45-54, 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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444

Number of Veterans

340

Male Veterans

104

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam150
First Gulf War141
Second Gulf War52
Korea28
World War II

Kingston Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54134
65 to 74130
55 to 64118
75+62
18 to 34

Kingston Veterans by Age

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Kingston Veterans by Race

Kingston Veterans by Education

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2.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kingston Veterans by Education

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56.7%

Labor Force Participation

53.7%

Employment Rate

5.2%

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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59.81%

Born in Kingston

98.36%

Native Born

1.64%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.36% of Kingston residents were born in the United States, with 59.81% having been born in Tennessee. 0.00% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,052290.48%
20206,023290.48%
20195,994290.49%
20185,965550.93%
20175,910270.46%
20165,883510.87%
20155,83270.12%
20145,825-42-0.72%
20135,867-41-0.69%
20125,908-68-1.14%
20115,976200.34%
20105,9566921.24%
20005,2647121.46%
19904,5521110.25%
19804,4412990.70%
19704,1420.00%

Kingston Population by Year