Kingston Population 2022

594,531
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As the first capital of Canada in 1841, Kingston has a long history. However, authorities decided that the location was not quite right and so Kingston was only a capital city for three years. Located directly on Lake Ontario and the sources of two rivers, the St. Lawrence and the Cataraqui, Kingston is still a growing city with a lot to offer and remains an integral part of military operations in Ontario.

The population of Kingston, according to the numbers in 2016, is 172,411. Although the numbers for 2017 are not definitive, the estimated population, according to the average rate of growth, puts the 2017 population at approximately 175,018.

City Size and Population Density

The population density of the Kingston metro area is about 82.3 people residing for every kilometer in the area. The city covers a total surface area of 451.19 square kilometers (174.21 square miles).

Demographics

From the most current numbers, it is known that female residents outnumber males. Females make up 51.3% of the overall population of Kingston and males 48.7%.

Other numbers for demographics show that Kingston is a hot spot for retirees, as 14.1% of the total population is at or above the retirement age.

It is also known that 94.2% of the population identifies as Caucasian. Minorities include 1.7% Chinese, 1.2% black, and .8% South Asian. The remaining 2.1% of the population is a combination of several other races and those that identify as one or more different races.

Education

The city of Kingston is quite diverse in its education levels. Within Kingston, 18.8% of the overall population does not have a high school diploma. 27% of the population have at least obtained a high school diploma, while 8% have chosen apprenticeship or trades after high school and 21.5% have attended a non-university college and received a certificate of completion.

The smallest numbers are those that have received a degree from a university that is below bachelor level. Those numbers make up just 3% of the population, while those that have attended and earned a bachelor's degree or higher from a university represent 21.7% of the population of Kingston.

Transportation

Transportation in and around Kingston is primarily by privately owned personal vehicles. 69.1% of the population of the city owns and regularly drives their own vehicle everywhere they go. There is, however, a growing number of people turning to public transportation. Currently, this totals only 5% of the population, while 14.5% of people choose to bike or walk to where they want to go. 9.7% of the population claim to be passengers without the legal ability to drive, and just 1.7% of the population claims that they regularly use other forms of transportation to get to and from their destinations.

Year Population
2035645,446
2034641,592
2033637,570
2032633,410
2031629,154
2030624,822
2029620,454
2028616,093
2027611,805
2026607,664
2025603,770
2024600,225
2023597,124
2022594,531
2021592,477
2020590,940
2019589,849
2018589,083
2017588,487
2016587,891
2015587,296
2014586,702
2013586,108
2012585,515
2011584,922
2010584,330
2009583,738
2008583,147
2007582,555
2006581,965
2005581,375
2004580,787
2003580,198
2002579,610
2001578,887
2000577,604
1999576,321
1998575,042
1997573,766
1996572,494
1995571,222
1994569,955
1993568,690
1992567,430
1991566,169
1990562,168
1989557,372
1988552,622
1987547,901
1986543,226
1985538,591
1984534,001
1983529,439
1982524,921
1981520,529
1980516,183
1979511,865
1978507,587
1977503,345
1976499,144
1975494,967
1974490,830
1973486,728
1972482,666
1971478,627
1970474,627
1969469,297
1968463,626
1967458,009
1966452,467
1965446,992
1964441,591
1963436,241
1962430,962
1961425,748
1960420,603
1959406,062
1958389,335
1957373,296
1956357,938
1955343,173
1954329,036
1953315,481
1952302,502
1951290,023
1950278,076

Kingston Population 2022

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
2035645,4460.60%3,854
2034641,5920.63%4,022
2033637,5700.66%4,160
2032633,4100.68%4,256
2031629,1540.69%4,332
2030624,8220.70%4,368
2029620,4540.71%4,361
2028616,0930.70%4,288
2027611,8050.68%4,141
2026607,6640.64%3,894
2025603,7700.59%3,545
2024600,2250.52%3,101
2023597,1240.44%2,593
2022594,5310.35%2,054
2021592,4770.26%1,537
2020590,9400.18%1,091
2019589,8490.13%766
2018589,0830.10%596
2017588,4870.10%596
2016587,8910.10%595
2015587,2960.10%594
2014586,7020.10%594
2013586,1080.10%593
2012585,5150.10%593
2011584,9220.10%592
2010584,3300.10%592
2009583,7380.10%591
2008583,1470.10%592
2007582,5550.10%590
2006581,9650.10%590
2005581,3750.10%588
2004580,7870.10%589
2003580,1980.10%588
2002579,6100.12%723
2001578,8870.22%1,283
2000577,6040.22%1,283
1999576,3210.22%1,279
1998575,0420.22%1,276
1997573,7660.22%1,272
1996572,4940.22%1,272
1995571,2220.22%1,267
1994569,9550.22%1,265
1993568,6900.22%1,260
1992567,4300.22%1,261
1991566,1690.71%4,001
1990562,1680.86%4,796
1989557,3720.86%4,750
1988552,6220.86%4,721
1987547,9010.86%4,675
1986543,2260.86%4,635
1985538,5910.86%4,590
1984534,0010.86%4,562
1983529,4390.86%4,518
1982524,9210.84%4,392
1981520,5290.84%4,346
1980516,1830.84%4,318
1979511,8650.84%4,278
1978507,5870.84%4,242
1977503,3450.84%4,201
1976499,1440.84%4,177
1975494,9670.84%4,137
1974490,8300.84%4,102
1973486,7280.84%4,062
1972482,6660.84%4,039
1971478,6270.84%4,000
1970474,6271.14%5,330
1969469,2971.22%5,671
1968463,6261.23%5,617
1967458,0091.22%5,542
1966452,4671.22%5,475
1965446,9921.22%5,401
1964441,5911.23%5,350
1963436,2411.22%5,279
1962430,9621.22%5,214
1961425,7481.22%5,145
1960420,6033.58%14,541
1959406,0624.30%16,727
1958389,3354.30%16,039
1957373,2964.29%15,358
1956357,9384.30%14,765
1955343,1734.30%14,137
1954329,0364.30%13,555
1953315,4814.29%12,979
1952302,5024.30%12,479
1951290,0234.30%11,947
1950278,0760.00%

Kingston Population Data (Urban Area)

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