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Population (year 2000): 23,456. Estimated population in July 2005: 23,067 (-1.7% change)
Males: 11,049 (47.1%), Females: 12,407 (52.9%)

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Median resident age: 38.1 years
Median household income: $31,594 (year 2000)
Median house value: $86,700 (year 2000)

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Races in Kingston:

  • White Non-Hispanic (77.1%)
  • Black (12.8%)
  • Hispanic (6.5%)
  • Two or more races (3.1%)
  • Other race (1.9%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Chinese (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Irish (21.8%), German (18.7%), Italian (16.0%), English (6.1%), Polish (5.8%), Dutch (4.8%).

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Land area: 7.4 square miles

Kingston,

For population 25 years and over in Kingston

  • High school or higher: 78.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kingston city

  • Never married: 32.4%
  • Now married: 43.9%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

5.1% Foreign born (2.1% Latin America, 1.8% Europe, 1.1% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -499 (-2.1%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: CT Danbury, (52.1 miles pop. 74,848).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bay, NY (80.3 miles Oyster pop. 293,925).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (84.9 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: NY Kingston, (0.0 miles Park, NY (1.9 miles Lincoln NY (2.1 miles Hillside, Ewen, NY (2.3 miles Port Kingston, NY (2.7 miles East NY Hurley, (3.5 miles Katrine, NY Lake (3.8 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $113,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $107,800
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $114,600
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2005: 14 buildings, average cost: $151,300

Latitude: 41.93 N, Longitude: 74.00 W

Area codes: 845, 914


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (28.2%), Retail trade (11.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,702 (+28.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,151 (50.2%)


 

Crime in Kingston by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 2 1 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 8.5 4.3 4.3
Rapes 6 7 7 7 5
    per 100,000 25.6 29.8 29.8 29.8 21.3
Robberies 28 20 22 62 58
    per 100,000 119.4 85.3 93.8 264.3 247.3
Assaults 29 21 34 48 28
    per 100,000 123.6 89.5 145.0 204.6 119.4
Burglaries 68 77 92 176 135
    per 100,000 289.9 328.3 392.2 750.3 575.5
Thefts 683 683 563 873 762
    per 100,000 2911.8 2911.8 2400.2 3721.9 3248.6
Auto thefts 57 63 52 75 33
    per 100,000 243.0 268.6 221.7 319.7 140.7
227.0 216.4 218.8 363.4 292.3


Average climate in Kingston, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Kingston,

Kingston-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.3 miles away from the Kingston city center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/29/1995, a category 4 tornado 43.7 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Keith Simmons - College basketball player (Holy Cross Crusaders), Tay Fisher - College basketball player (Siena Saints).


Main business address for: IMAGE TECHNOLOGY LABORATORIES INC (SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE).


Hospitals/medical centers in Kingston:
  • BENEDICTINE HOSPITAL (105 MARYS AVE)
  • KINGSTON HOSPITAL (396 BROADWAY)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Kingston:
  • NORTHERN DUTCHESS HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; RHINEBECK, NY)
  • HUDSON RIVER PSYCHIATRIC CENTER (about 17 miles; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY)
  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Kingston:
  • DUTCHESS COUNTY (about 24 miles; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; ID: POU)
  • STEWART INT'L (about 31 miles; NEWBURGH, NY; ID: SWF)
  • DANBURY MUNI (about 54 miles; DANBURY, CT; ID: DXR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Kingston:
  • KINGSTON-ULSTER (about 6 miles; KINGSTON, NY; ID: 20N)
  • AIRHAVEN (about 13 miles; STAATSBURG, NY; ID: 09N)
  • SKY PARK (about 13 miles; RED HOOK, NY; ID: 46N)

Amtrak stations near Kingston:
  • 4 miles: RHINECLIFF-KINGSTON (RHINECLIFF, HUTTON & CHARLES STS.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.
  • 16 miles: POUGHKEEPSIE (41 MAIN ST.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kingston:
  • CULINARY INSTITUTE OF AMERICA (about 13 miles; HYDE PARK, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,028)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT NEW PALTZ (about 14 miles; NEW PALTZ, NY; FT enrollment: 6,334)
  • MARIST COLLEGE (about 17 miles; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; FT enrollment: 4,646)
  • DUTCHESS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 17 miles; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; FT enrollment: 4,112)
  • VASSAR COLLEGE (about 22 miles; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY (about 39 miles; WEST POINT, NY; FT enrollment: 4,088)
  • ORANGE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 45 miles; MIDDLETOWN, NY; FT enrollment: 3,486)
Public high school in Kingston:
  • KINGSTON HS (Students: 2,359; Location: 403 BROADWAY; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Kingston:
  • J WATSON BAILEY MS (Students: 1,026; Location: MERILINA AVE EXT.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HARRY L. EDSON SCHOOL (Students: 489; Location: 116 MERILINA AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • CHAMBERS SCHOOL (Students: 456; Location: 945 MORTON BLVD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON SCHOOL (Students: 433; Location: 67 WALL ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • FRANK L. MEAGHER SCHOOL (Students: 321; Location: 21 WYNKOOP PL; Grades: KG - 05)
  • JOHN F. KENNEDY SCHOOL (Students: 260; Location: 107 GROSS ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SOPHIE FINN SCHOOL (Students: 222; Location: 94 MARY'S AVE; Grades: PK - 04)
  • ZENA ES (Students: 204; Location: 1700 SAWKILL RD; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Kingston:
  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 349; Location: 235 WALL STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • KINGSTON CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 220; Location: 159 BROADWAY; Grades: PK - 8)
  • THE CHILDREN'S ANNEX (Students: 130; Location: 70 KUKUK LANE; Grades: UG - UG)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD SCHOOL (Students: 98; Location: 83 EAST CHESTER ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • COMMUNITY REHAB CENTER UCP (Students: 92; Location: PO BOX 1488; Grades: PK - UG)
  • CHILDREN'S HOME KINGSTON INC (Students: 67; Location: 26 GROVE STREET; Grades: 4 - 10; Boys only)
  • BEGINNINGS (Students: 50; Location: 142-144 ELMENDORF ST.; Grades: PK - KG)
  • WINTER BEAR MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 47; Location: 109 ALBANY AVENUE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF KINGSTON (Students: 30; Location: 100 LUCAS AVE.; Grades: PK - KG)
Libraries in Kingston:
  • KINGSTON LIBRARY (Operating income: $482,410; Location: 55 FRANKLIN STREET; 83,761 books; 2,010 audio materials; 2,297 video materials; 66 serial subscriptions)
  • TOWN OF ULSTER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $255,601; Location: 985 MORTON BOULEVARD; 36,739 books; 931 audio materials; 1,063 video materials; 54 serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • The Town of Ulster Public Library\'s new address is 860 Ulster Avenue, Kingston, NY 12401

Notable location: Kingston Magnetic Station (A).

Churches in Kingston include: Saint Pauls Church (A), Trinity Church (B), Saint Johns Church (C), Holy Name Church (D), Old Dutch Church (E).

Cemeteries: Montrepose Cemetery (1), Saint Marys Cemetery (2), Saint Peters Cemetery (3), Wiltwyck Cemetery (4).

Lake: Manor Lake (A).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Rondout Creek (A), Twaalfskill Brook (B).

Parks in Kingston include: Cornell Park (1), Forsyth Park (2), Hasbrouck Park (3), Hutton Park (4), Kingman Park (5), Lawton Park (6), Block Park (7), Rondout Gardens (8).


Kingston compared to New York state average:

Strongest AM radio stations in Kingston:
  • WKNY (1490 AM; 1 kW; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGHQ (920 AM; 5 kW; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEOK (1390 AM; 5 kW; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WGNY (1220 AM; 10 kW; NEWBURGH, NY; Owner: SUNRISE BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kingston:
  • WBPM (94.3 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WFRH (91.7 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WAMK (90.9 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: W A M C)
  • WFGB (89.7 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WRKW (92.9 FM; SAUGERTIES, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDST (100.1 FM; WOODSTOCK, NY; Owner: CHET-5 BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WPDH (101.5 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFNP (88.7 FM; ROSENDALE, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WRHV (88.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCZX (97.7 FM; HYDE PARK, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRRB (96.9 FM; ARLINGTON, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBWZ (93.3 FM; NEW PALTZ, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRWD-FM (107.3 FM; HIGHLAND, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • W292CM (106.3 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: JOHN KATONAH)
  • WFKP (99.3 FM; ELLENVILLE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNQ (92.1 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSPK (104.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRIP (97.9 FM; WINDHAM, NY; Owner: RIP RADIO, LLC)
  • WLJP (89.3 FM; MONROE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WGKR (105.3 FM; GRAND GORGE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Kingston:
  • WTBY (Channel 54; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC.)
  • W42AE (Channel 42; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: DUTCHESS COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

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