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Kingston, Rhode Island - Basic Facts

The Kingston Census Designated Place had a population of 7,177 as of July 1, 2016. Kingston ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Rhode Island. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Kingston is located at latitude 41.4732 and longitude -71.5241 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Kingston Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 246 feet.

The Kingston Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378108) 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 South Kingstown, a minor civil division (MCD) of Washington 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kingston: Kings Towne, Kingstown, Little Rest, North Kingstown, Rochester, South Kingstown.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 7,177
Population in Households 1,865
Population in Familes 1,341
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,312
Population Density1 4,611
Diversity Index2 43
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 729
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 460
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 802 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 492 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 237 (29.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 73 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $370,909
Average Home Value $382,876
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $79,214
Average Household Income $101,541
Per Capita Income $16,739
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.46% -0.06%
Households -0.04% -0.11%
Families 0.6% -0.13%
Median Household Income   0.76%
Per Capita Income   0.63%
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, RI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kingston to the other 34 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Rhode Island 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 # 16 56th
Population Density1 # 5 88th
Diversity Index2 # 8 79th
Median Household Income # 7 82nd
Per Capita Income # 33 6th

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