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Caldwell County

Population in 2012: 341 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +18.8%
Males: 216  (63.5%)
Females: 125  (36.5%)

Median resident age:  37.7 years
Missouri median age:  42.8 years

Zip codes: 64650.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $31,303 (it was $23,889 in 2000)
Kingston:

$31,303
Missouri:

$45,247
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $15,733

Kingston city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $56,475 (it was $33,800 in 2000)
Kingston:

$56,475
Missouri:

$136,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $88,911; Detached houses: $97,682; Mobile homes: $20,000

Median gross rent in 2011: $419.

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  • White alone - 262 (75.3%)
  • Hispanic - 61 (17.5%)
  • Black alone - 19 (5.5%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.9%)

Races in Kingston detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kingston: 76.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (23.5%), English (16.5%), Irish (16.0%), United States (10.7%), Scottish (2.9%), French (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1857

Elevation: 912 feet

Land area: 0.58 square miles.

Population density: 587 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Kingston:

  • High school or higher: 82.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 19.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kingston city:

  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 50.0%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 19.0%

0 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.0%
Missouri:  3.6%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Kingston, Missouri as of April 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Kingston to the number of sex offenders is 97 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $714 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $582 (1.1%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (43.2 miles , pop. 73,990).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (48.0 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (366.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Polo, MO (2.5 miles ), Hamilton, MO (2.7 miles ), Cowgill, MO (2.9 miles ), Kidder, MO (3.2 miles ), Elmira, MO (3.3 miles) , Cameron, MO (3.6 miles ), Braymer, MO (3.7 miles ), Breckenridge, MO (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 39.64 N, Longitude: 94.04 W

Area code: 816

Kingston household income distribution Kingston home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.0%
Missouri:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +4 (+1.4%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (31%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Public administration (21%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Construction laborers (11%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Kingston-area historical tornado activity is above Missouri state average. It is 152% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.4 miles away from the Kingston city center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/29/2004, a category F4 tornado 19.9 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 6 people and caused $300,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kingston-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/18/2005 at 19:59:42, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 81.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/31/2005 at 07:07:07, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.1 miles away from Kingston center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/13/1999 at 14:18:22, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 51.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.8 miles away from Kingston center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Caldwell County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kingston topographic map

Birthplace of: Charles J. Hughes, Jr. - Politician.

Political contributions by individuals in Kingston, MO

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kingston:

  • Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods (about 39 miles; Kansas City, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,138)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 41 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,088)
  • Grantham University (about 44 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 4,150)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 52 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 9,113)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 53 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,397)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Longview (about 56 miles; Lees Summit, MO; FT enrollment: 2,917)
  • Johnson County Community College (about 63 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 7,433)

Public elementary/middle school in Kingston:

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Notable location: Kingston Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Kingston Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Caldwell County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 20.2%
(19.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.9%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.7%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Kingston, MO

118 people in federal detention centers in 2010

Kingston compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Kingston travel time to work - commute


Kingston mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (56%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Kingston (based on Caldwell County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.24%
Here59.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristCommunity Church of Christ
Adherents44.6%23.9%7.8%7.2%3.7%
Congregations23.5%23.5%2.9%5.9%5.9%
NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristChristian UnionChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents3.2%3.0%2.3%2.0%2.3%
Congregations2.9%2.9%8.8%2.9%20.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Caldwell County:

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Here:

8.63 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

7.55 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Caldwell County:

8.9%
State:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Caldwell County:

30.5%
State:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

23.1%
Missouri:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$400
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$350
Water Supply 1$2,500$30,0001$500
Totals for Government 1$2,500$30,0008$1,250

Kingston government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($2.93)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($2.93)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $65,000 ($190.62)
    Central Staff Services: $31,000 ($90.91)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($26.39)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($14.66)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($5.87)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($35.19)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $35,000 ($102.64)

Kingston government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $21,000 ($61.58)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $7,000 ($20.53)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($2.93)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $75,000 ($219.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $12,000 ($35.19)
  • Tax - Property: $22,000 ($64.52)
    Public Utilities: $8,000 ($23.46)

Kingston government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $206,000 ($604.11)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $202,000 ($592.38)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $4,000 ($11.73)

Kingston government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $30,000 ($87.98)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $8,000 ($23.46)

7.72% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,611 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.72%
Missouri average:

7.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Clay County, MO  1.20% ($54,711 average AGI)
from Clinton County, MO  0.85% ($26,111)
from Jackson County, MO  0.63% ($40,800)


7.43% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,774 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.43%
Missouri average:

7.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Clay County, MO  1.17% ($32,432 average AGI)
to Clinton County, MO  1.08% ($29,441)
to Ray County, MO  0.57% ($41,722)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kingston:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMRN (1360 AM; 1 kW; CAMERON, MO; Owner: KAAN, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSFT (1550 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kingston:

  • KMJK (107.3 FM; LEXINGTON, MO; Owner: ALLUR-KANSAS CITY, INC.)
  • KMZU (100.7 FM; CARROLLTON, MO; Owner: KANZA, INC.)
  • KAYX (92.5 FM; RICHMOND, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSRC (102.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKWK (100.1 FM; CAMERON, MO; Owner: KAAN, INC.)
  • WDAF-FM (106.5 FM; LIBERTY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRLI (103.9 FM; MALTA BEND, MO; Owner: KANZA, INC.)
  • KUDL (98.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRNW (88.9 FM; CHILLICOTHE, MO; Owner: NORTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KGOZ (101.7 FM; GALLATIN, MO; Owner: PAR BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Kingston:

  • KTAJ (Channel 16; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KMBC-TV (Channel 9; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KMBC HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KCPT (Channel 19; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PUBLIC TELEVISION 19, INC.)
  • KSMO-TV (Channel 62; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KSMO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • KCWE (Channel 29; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KCWE-TV, INC.)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • James E McDonald, 2794 West State Rt Hh (Lat: 39.640389 Lon: -94.053306), Type: 91.4, Overall height: 88.7 m
    Registrant: 5019058555, Aci.Wireless.Regulatory@alltel.Com, ONE ALLIED DRIVE, B1F02-D, Phone: (Sup) erv-isor
  • James E McDonald, 2794 West State Rt Hh (Lat: 39.640389 Lon: -94.053306), Type: 91.4, Overall height: 88.7 m
    Registrant: 5019058555, Aci.Wireless.Regulatory@alltel.Com, ONE ALLIED DRIVE, B1F02-D, Phone: (Sup) erv-isor
  • Jerri L Janjua, 2794 West State Rt Hh (Lat: 39.640389 Lon: -94.053306), Type: 91.4, Overall height: 88.7 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 GASAREG

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kingston)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7107E , Serial Number: 52107, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 06/08/1959
    Registrant (Co-Owned): William L Jr Gifford, 4340 Nw County Farm Dr, Kingston, MO 64650, Other Owners: Ruth A Gifford


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 13
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Kingston


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kingston, MO

Most common first names in Kingston, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James873.6 years
John777.0 years
Ruth778.0 years
Charles679.2 years
George674.7 years
Mary675.3 years
Earl571.0 years
Robert582.8 years
Frank474.3 years
Helen481.0 years
Most common last names in Kingston, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Houghton682.7 years
Williams672.3 years
Hill572.4 years
Cope577.2 years
Cox578.8 years
Brooks482.5 years
Jones478.5 years
Leeper481.5 years
Lewellen470.0 years
Odell472.2 years
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