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Kingston, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Kingston had a population of 5,803 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Kingston is located at latitude 35.8726 and longitude -84.5044 in Roane County. The formal boundaries for the City of Kingston (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0.75 sq. miles. Roane County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 764 feet.

The City of Kingston (GNIS ID: 2404836) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Kingston population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Kingston, TN Boundary Map

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Kingston, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 5,803
Population in Households 5,650
Population in Familes 4,500
Population in Group Qrtrs 153
Population Density1 817
Diversity Index2 17
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,501
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 1,597
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,814 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,627 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 874 (31.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 313 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $162,227
Average Home Value $229,395
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $49,177
Average Household Income $59,085
Per Capita Income $25,813
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.42% -0.42%
Households -0.41% -0.43%
Families -0.34% -0.56%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   2.52%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Kingston, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kingston to the other 428 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 99 77th
Population Density1 # 119 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 210 51st
Median Household Income # 99 77th
Per Capita Income # 65 85th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Tennessee Census Data Comparison Tool.