Kinston is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 19,643, it is the 50th largest city in North Carolina and the 1885th largest city in the United States. Kinston is currently declining at a rate of -1.11% annually and its population has decreased by -9.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 21,677 in 2010. Kinston reached it's highest population of 25,295 in 1990. Spanning over 19 miles, Kinston has a population density of 1,068 people per square mile.
The average household income in Kinston is $53,945 with a poverty rate of 29.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $708 per month, and the median house value is $102,700. The median age in Kinston is 44.6 years, 38.3 years for males, and 47.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.3 males.