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Kingston, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Kingston Census Designated Place had a population of 5,823 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Kingston is located at latitude 41.9962 and longitude -70.7217 in Plymouth County. The formal boundaries for the Kingston Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.8 sq. miles and a water area of 1.47 sq. miles. Plymouth County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 46 feet.

The Kingston Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378149) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Kingston Census Designated Place is located within Town of Kingston, a minor civil division (MCD) of Plymouth County.

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, 2016.


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Kingston, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 5,823
Population in Households 5,806
Population in Familes 4,741
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density1 1,212
Diversity Index2 14
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,337
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 1,576
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,584 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,737 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 600 (23.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 247 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $386,404
Average Home Value $420,781
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $77,226
Average Household Income $107,399
Per Capita Income $41,443
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.65% 0.68%
Households 0.58% 0.63%
Families 1.0% 0.58%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
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.

Kingston, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kingston to the other 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 108 57th
Population Density1 # 142 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 182 27th
Median Household Income # 89 64th
Per Capita Income # 88 65th

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