Kingston, NY

Census Place

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2020 Population
22,954
0.503% 1-year decline
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
36.4
2.15% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
18.8%
2.18% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$54,311
5.87% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$186,500
5.07% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Kingston, NY had a population of 23k people with a median age of 36.4 and a median household income of $54,311. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Kingston, NY declined from 23,070 to 22,954, a −0.503% decrease and its median household income grew from $51,299 to $54,311, a 5.87% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Kingston, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (61.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (17%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.66%), Two+ (Hispanic) (5.11%), and White (Hispanic) (4.6%).

None of the households in Kingston, NY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

93.5% of the residents in Kingston, NY are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Kingston, NY was $186,500, and the homeownership rate was 45.7%.

Most people in Kingston, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Kingston, NY was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Kingston, NY is home to a population of 23k people, from which 93.5% are citizens. As of 2020, 11.9% of Kingston, NY residents were born outside of the country (2.74k people).

In 2020, there were 3.61 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (14.1k people) in Kingston, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.3k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

93.5%
2020 Citizenship
93.6%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 93.5% of Kingston, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Kingston, NY was 93.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Kingston, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    14.1k ± 723
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    3.9k ± 518
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.3k ± 332
13.9%
Hispanic Population
3.2k people

In 2020, there were 3.61 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (14.1k people) in Kingston, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.3k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

13.9% of the people in Kingston, NY are hispanic (3.2k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Kingston, NY as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

11.9%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
2.74k people
11.3%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
2.62k people

As of 2020, 11.9% of Kingston, NY residents (2.74k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Kingston, NY was 11.3%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    306 ± 104
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    170 ± 116
  3. Korea
    99 ± 51

Kingston, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.8 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Kingston, NY employs 11.7k people. The largest industries in Kingston, NY are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,388 people), Retail Trade (1,499 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (1,051 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($81,250), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($60,032), and Public Administration ($57,628).

Occupations

11.7k
2020 Value
± 829
1.25%
1 Year growth
± 9.15%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Kingston, NY grew at a rate of 1.25%, from 11.5k employees to 11.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Kingston, NY, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,260 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,193 people), and Healthcare Support Occupations (795 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Kingston, NY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

11.7k
2020 Value
± 829
1.25%
1 Year growth
± 9.15%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Kingston, NY grew at a rate of 1.25%, from 11.5k employees to 11.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Kingston, NY, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,388 people), Retail Trade (1,499 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (1,051 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Kingston, NY, though some of these residents may live in Kingston, NY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$35,918
Median earning men ± $4,786
$31,472
Median earning women ± $2,398

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($64,750), Public Administration ($62,411), and Wholesale Trade ($50,369).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($50,682), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($50,156), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($46,042).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in New York. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in New York.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New York to other states, or from other states to New York.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $140B
  2. $74.5B
  3. $67.4B

In 2020, the top outbound New York product (by dollars) was Misc. mfg. prods. with $140B, followed by Electronics ($74.5B) and Mixed freight ($67.4B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New York products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$818B
2020 Value in New York
$1.62T
Projected 2050 Value in New York
98% growth

In 2020, total outbound New York trade was $818B. This is expected to increase 98% to $1.62T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New York trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New York to other states, or from other states to New York.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $67.2B
  2. $49.9B
  3. $31.3B

In 2020, the top outbound New York domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $67.2B, followed by Pennsylvania with $49.9B and California and $31.3B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New York shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are the senators currently representing the state of New York. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

New York is currently represented by 27 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from New York

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Chuck Schumer
Senator from New York3
Assumed office on January 3, 1999
Kirsten Gillibrand
Senator from New York1
Assumed office on January 26, 2009
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Hillary Clinton, who had become Secretary of State.

Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are the senators currently representing New York.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from New York

New York is currently represented by 27 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for New York have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 1.36% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.5% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (4.01M), Bachelors Degree (3.13M), and Some college (2.8M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Kingston, NY was $186,500 in 2020, which is 0.812 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $177,500 to $186,500, a 5.07% increase. The homeownership rate in Kingston, NY is 45.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Kingston, NY have an average commute time of 22.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Kingston, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Kingston, NY is $54,311. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Kingston, NY was Census Tract 9522 with a value of $73,698, followed by Census Tract 9519 and Census Tract 9523, with respective values of $72,742 and $66,979.

Property

$186,500
Median Property Value 2020
±$9,954
$4,092
Median Property Taxes
±$367

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Kingston, NY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Kingston, NY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

45.7%
Homeownership
2020
53.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 45.7% of the housing units in Kingston, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 45.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9522
  2. Census Tract 9519
  3. Census Tract 9523

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Kingston, NY was Census Tract 9522 with a value of $73,698, followed by Census Tract 9519 and Census Tract 9523, with respective values of $72,742 and $66,979.

The following map shows all of the places in Kingston, NY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$54,311
Median Household Income
± $4,032
8.95k
Number of Households
± 683

In 2020, the median household income of the 8.95k households in Kingston, NY grew to $54,311 from the previous year's value of $51,299.

The following chart displays the households in Kingston, NY distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Kingston, NY is from New York.
0.494
2020 Wage GINI in New York
0.497
2019 Wage GINI in New York

In 2020, the income inequality in New York was 0.494 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.645% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for New York was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New York in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in New York across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (68%)
  2. Carpooled (13.6%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.81%)

In 2020, 68% of workers in Kingston, NY drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13.6%) and those who worked at home (6.81%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

22.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Kingston, NY have a shorter commute time (22.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.17% of the workforce in Kingston, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Kingston, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Kingston, NY have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

18.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Kingston, NY (4.25k out of 22.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Kingston, NY is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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90.9% of the population of Kingston, NY has health coverage, with 40.9% on employee plans, 28.7% on Medicaid, 10.3% on Medicare, 10.2% on non-group plans, and 0.763% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in New York was $9,778 in 2014. This is a 4.57% increase from the previous year ($9,351).

Primary care physicians in Ulster County, NY see 1476 patients per year on average, which represents a 6.11% increase from the previous year (1391 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1571 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 277 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in New York, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,476 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Ulster County, NY

Primary care physicians in Ulster County, NY see an average of 1,476 patients per year. This represents a 6.11% increase from the previous year (1,391 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Ulster County, NY in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of New York across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23% under 18 years, 25.5% between 18 and 34 years, 37.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.3% were men and 50.7% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

9.09%
Uninsured
40.9%
Employer Coverage
28.7%
Medicaid
10.3%
Medicare
10.2%
Non-Group
0.763%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Kingston, NY grew by 8.61% from 8.37% to 9.09%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Kingston, NY changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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