kinston Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 966 8.5 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 4,843 42.6 % 32.6 %
Some College 3,394 29.9 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 1,317 11.6 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 846 7.4 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 9,127 80.3 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 1,682 14.8 % 14.8 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 21,540 - -
19 years old and under 5,613 26.1 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 5,691 26.4 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 6,181 28.7 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 4,055 18.8 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 19,167 97.0 % 84.6 %
Spanish 567 2.9 % 14.3 %
Other Languages 21 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 3,385 40.8 % 33.5 %
Married 3,205 38.6 % 50.5 %
Separated 629 7.6 % 2.6 %
Divorced 1,082 13.0 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 11,025 - -
Occupied Housing Units 8,961 81.3 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 2,064 18.7 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 7,195 65.3 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 216 2.0 % 5.8 %
2-Units 448 4.1 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 1,018 9.2 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 1,093 9.9 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 111 1.0 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 598 5.4 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 346 3.1 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 878 8.0 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 1,111 10.1 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 2,031 18.4 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 2,058 18.7 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 3,870 35.1 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 820 7.4 % 13.0 %
Electric 4,239 38.4 % 33.5 %
Oil / Kerosene 435 3.9 % 4.4 %
Natural Gas 3,513 31.9 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 694 6.3 % 4.1 %
Wood 34 0.3 % 1.8 %
Other Fuel 31 0.3 % 0.4 %
None 15 0.1 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 6,396 30.2 % 75.5 %
African-American 14,357 67.9 % 13.1 %
Native American 87 0.4 % 0.8 %
Asian 221 1.0 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 83 0.4 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 28,060 55,775
Median Family Income 37,968 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 21,935 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 64.52 %
  • Temperature 88.39 ℉
  • Rainfall 3.86 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0
    [CDD] 13.34
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
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