kinston Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 1,021 9.0 % 6.7 %
High School Graduate 4,668 41.2 % 32.8 %
Some College 3,455 30.5 % 24.8 %
Bachelor’s Degree 1,488 13.1 % 22.1 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 692 6.1 % 13.5 %
High School Graduate or Higher 9,048 79.9 % 86.9 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 1,687 14.9 % 14.9 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 21,589 - -
19 years old and under 5,694 26.4 % 25.9 %
20 to 44 years old 5,700 26.4 % 12.8 %
45 to 64 years old 6,183 28.6 % 12.6 %
65 years old and older 4,012 18.6 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 19,225 97.1 % 84.8 %
Spanish 525 2.7 % 14.1 %
Other Languages 50 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 3,609 43.4 % 33.2 %
Married 2,917 35.1 % 50.6 %
Separated 647 7.8 % 2.6 %
Divorced 1,136 13.7 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 10,952 - -
Occupied Housing Units 9,050 82.6 % 87.5 %
Vacant Housing Units 1,902 17.4 % 12.5 %
1-Unit, Detached 6,905 63.0 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 291 2.7 % 5.8 %
2-Units 514 4.7 % 3.8 %
3 to 4 Units 1,128 10.3 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 1,113 10.2 % 4.9 %
10 to 19 Units 142 1.3 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 508 4.6 % 8.7 %
Mobile Homes 351 3.2 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 824 7.5 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 1,068 9.8 % 13.7 %
Built 1970 to 1979 2,063 18.8 % 15.7 %
Built 1960 to 1969 2,224 20.3 % 11.0 %
Built 1940 to 1959 3,744 34.2 % 15.9 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 779 7.1 % 13.1 %
Electric 4,228 38.6 % 32.8 %
Oil / Kerosene 402 3.7 % 4.6 %
Natural Gas 3,846 35.1 % 42.5 %
Tank or LP Gas 487 4.4 % 4.2 %
Wood 37 0.3 % 1.9 %
Other Fuel 29 0.3 % 0.4 %
None 21 0.2 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 6,090 28.8 % 75.7 %
African-American 14,712 69.6 % 13.1 %
Native American 47 0.2 % 0.8 %
Asian 179 0.8 % 5.4 %
Some Other Race 116 0.5 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 28,608 53,657
Median Family Income 37,886 65,910
Median Per Capita Income 18,452 28,889
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 63.33 %
  • Temperature 83.08 ℉
  • Rainfall 6.48 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0.02
    [CDD] 9.38
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.02 %
6.0 0.00 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com