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Population (year 2000): 13,855. Estimated population in July 2005: 13,176 (-4.9% change)
Males: 6,320 (45.6%), Females: 7,535 (54.4%)

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Median resident age: 43.0 years
Median household income: $33,611 (year 2000)
Median house value: $93,400 (year 2000)

Kingston, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Kingston:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.4%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Black (0.8%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (20.1%), Polish (18.6%), German (14.9%), Italian (10.4%), English (9.2%), Welsh (6.6%).

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Land area: 2.1 square miles

Kingston,

For population 25 years and over in Kingston

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kingston borough

  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 45.4%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 15.0%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

2.9% Foreign born (1.8% Europe, 0.9% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -949 (-6.4%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: PA Scranton, (18.2 miles pop. 76,415).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: PA Philadelphia, (101.6 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: PA (1.0 miles Pringle, PA (1.2 miles Luzerne, PA (1.3 miles Edwardsville, Fort, PA (1.6 miles Forty PA (1.6 miles Courtdale, PA Wilkes-Barre, (1.7 miles PA (2.1 miles Swoyersville, PA (2.6 miles Larksville,

Latitude: 41.27 N, Longitude: 75.89 W

Area code: 570


Kingston, Pennsylvania business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.8%), Retail trade (15.7%), Manufacturing (11.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,320 (+16.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,495 (23.9%)

Crime in Kingston (2002):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 2 rapes (14.4 per 100,000)
  • 13 robberies (93.4 per 100,000)
  • 63 assaults (452.7 per 100,000)
  • 91 burglaries (653.9 per 100,000)
  • 439 thefts (3154.6 per 100,000)
  • 35 auto thefts (251.5 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 317.8 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Crime in Kingston (2004):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 2 rapes (14.9 per 100,000)
  • 15 robberies (111.8 per 100,000)
  • 64 assaults (477.2 per 100,000)
  • 56 burglaries (417.5 per 100,000)
  • 255 thefts (1901.3 per 100,000)
  • 20 auto thefts (149.1 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 244.1 (higher means more crime, US average = 315.1)

Average climate in Kingston, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Kingston,

Kingston-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 21% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.9 miles away from the Kingston city center killed 2 people and injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 7/4/1960, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 11.8 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Main business address for: DIAMOND TRIUMPH AUTO GLASS INC (SERVICES-AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR, SERVICES & PARKING).


Hospitals/medical centers near Kingston:
  • MERCY HOSPITAL (about 1 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA)
  • PENN STATE GEISINGERY WYOMING VALLEY (about 1 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA)
  • WVHCS HOSPITAL INC (about 1 miles; WILKES-BARRE, PA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Kingston:
  • WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTL (about 13 miles; WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA; ID: AVP)
  • LEHIGH VALLEY INTERNATIONAL (about 53 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; ID: ABE)
  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 62 miles; READING, PA; ID: RDG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Kingston:
  • WILKES-BARRE WYOMING VALLEY (about 3 miles; WILKES-BARRE, PA; ID: WBW)
  • SKYHAVEN (about 18 miles; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; ID: 76N)
  • HAZLETON MUNI (about 21 miles; HAZLETON, PA; ID: HZL)

Local government website:
Colleges/Universities in Kingston:
  • HARRISON CAREER INSTITUTE-KINGSTON (Full-time enrollment: 157; Location: 844 W MARKET; Private, for-profit; Website: www.harrisoncareerinst.com)
  • ACADEMY OF CREATIVE HAIR DESIGN (FT enrollment: 6; Location: 252 W SIDE MALL OFFICE COMPLEX; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kingston:
  • WILKES UNIVERSITY (about 2 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,438)
  • LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; NANTICOKE, PA; FT enrollment: 3,582)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON (about 20 miles; SCRANTON, PA; FT enrollment: 4,093)
  • MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; SCRANTON, PA; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 42 miles; BLOOMSBURG, PA; FT enrollment: 6,880)
  • LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 45 miles; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; FT enrollment: 2,145)
  • KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 51 miles; KUTZTOWN, PA; FT enrollment: 7,101)
Public high school in Kingston:
  • WEST SIDE AVTS (Students: 503; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Kingston:
  • BISHOP O REILLY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 409; Location: PO BOX 1346 316 N MAPLE; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • WYOMING SEMINARY UPPER SCHOOL (Students: 394; Location: 201 N. SPRAGUE AVE; Grades: 9 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Kingston:
  • WYOMING VALLEY WEST MS (Students: 1,389; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CHESTER STREET EL SCH (Students: 242; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • SCHUYLER AVENUE EL SCH (Students: 242; Grades: KG - 05)
  • THIRD AVENUE EL SCH (Students: 160; Grades: KG - 05)
  • PRINGLE STREET EL SCH (Students: 100; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Kingston:
  • WYOMING VALLEY MONTESSORI SCHO (Students: 164; Location: 851 W MARKET ST; Grades: PK - 6)
  • ISRAEL BEN ZION ACADEMY OF THE (Students: 122; Location: 1 INSTITUTE LANE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST HEDWIG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 111; Location: 207 ZERBEY AVENUE; Grades: PK - 5)
  • LITTLE PEOPLE DAY CARE SCHOOL (Students: 110; Location: 154 THIRD AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Kingston:
  • HOYT LIBRARY (Operating income: $489,976; Location: 284 WYOMING AVE; 96,040 books; 2,569 audio materials; 1,364 video materials; 94 serial subscriptions)
 

Kingston compared to Pennsylvania state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Kingston:
  • WBAX (1240 AM; 1 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WILK (980 AM; 5 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WITK (1550 AM; 10 kW; PITTSTON, PA; Owner: ROBERT C. CORDARO, INC.)
  • WARM (590 AM; 5 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYCK (1340 AM; 1 kW; PLAINS, PA; Owner: LB RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WNAK (730 AM; 1 kW; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: SEVEN-THIRTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WEJL (630 AM; 2 kW; SCRANTON, PA)
  • WEMR (1460 AM; 5 kW; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOGY (1300 AM; 5 kW; WEST HAZLETON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kingston:
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WCLH (90.7 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: WILKES COLLEGE)
  • W219CG (91.7 FM; WILKER-BARRE, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WCWQ (93.7 FM; DALLAS, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W288BE (105.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEZX (106.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WGGY (101.3 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WWDL-FM (104.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: LANE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBHD (95.7 FM; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUSR (99.5 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON)
  • WCWY (107.7 FM; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W235AA (94.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: TEMPLE U. OF THE COMMONWEALTH SYST OF HIGHER ED)
  • WRKC (88.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAMT (103.1 FM; FREELAND, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • W212AT (90.3 FM; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA. EDUCTNL TV ASSOC.)

TV broadcast stations around Kingston:
  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WBRE-TV (Channel 28; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WYOU (Channel 22; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • W07BV (Channel 7; WILKES-BARRE, ETC., PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)
  • WQPX (Channel 64; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: PAXSON SCRANTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W54BO (Channel 54; KINGSTON, PA; Owner: KATHY POTERA)
  • WSWB (Channel 38; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • W67DE (Channel 67; NEWPORT, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)

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