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Kingston, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Kingston had a population of 5,789 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Kingston is located at latitude 35.8809 and longitude -84.5085 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.

The City of Kingston is located within Commissioner District 6, a minor civil division (MCD) of Roane County.

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Kingston, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,789
Population in Households 5,637
Population in Familes 4,511
Population in Group Qrtrs 152
Population Density2 819
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $51,648
Average Household Income $67,748
Per Capita Income $29,858


Total Housing Units 2,804 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,631 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 847 (30.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 327 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $182,241
Average Home Value $246,919


Total Households 2,477
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 1,568
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.25% -0.18%
Households -0.33% -0.21%
Families -0.39% -0.37%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Kingston, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kingston to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 Density # 121 72nd
Diversity Index # 222 48th
Median Household Income # 102 76th
Per Capita Income # 61 86th

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