Kingston, Missouri

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Population in 2013: 341 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +18.8%
Males: 212  (62.3%)
Females: 129  (37.7%)
Median resident age:  37.7 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip codes: 64650.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,015 (it was $23,889 in 2000)
Kingston:

$27,015
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,119 (it was $11,867 in 2000)

Kingston city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $48,772 (it was $33,800 in 2000)
Kingston:

$48,772
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $75,305; Detached houses: $83,375; Mobile homes: $18,813

Median gross rent in 2012: $479.

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Kingston races chart
  • 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: 76.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (19.9%), English (16.2%), United States (13.7%), Irish (10.7%), Scottish (3.7%), Italian (2.6%).

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   (low).

Kingston, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Kingston:

  • High school or higher: 80.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kingston city:

  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 45.8%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 18.6%

7 residents are foreign born (2.8% Europe).

This city:  2.8%
Missouri:  3.8%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Kingston, Missouri as of March 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Kingston to the number of sex offenders is 171 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $571 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $563 (1.1%)

Kingston satellite photo by USGS

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 June 2014:
Here:

5.8%
Missouri:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +4 (+1.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (26%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Public administration (28%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
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%)

Work and jobs in Kingston: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Kingston, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Kingston-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 70% 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 near Missouri state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 340.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 298.1 miles away from Kingston center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 313.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 334.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 343.6 miles away from Kingston center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 356.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kingston topographic map

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Kingston:

  • HILL CREST MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HAMILTON, MO)
  • CAMERON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER RENAL DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; CAMERON, MO)
  • CAMERON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; CAMERON, MO)
  • CAMERON NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CAMERON, MO)
  • VILLAGE, THE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CAMERON, MO)
  • CAMERON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; CAMERON, MO)
  • CAMERON DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; CAMERON, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kingston:

  • Missouri Western State University (about 41 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; Full-time enrollment: 4,557)
  • Grantham University (about 44 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 8,385)
  • Park University (about 47 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City (about 50 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 12,834)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 51 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 10,544)
  • Rockhurst University (about 52 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,013)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 53 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 108. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

108
U.S.:

74

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 41.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

41.0
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.6%
(23.5% 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
118 people in federal detention centers in 2010

Kingston compared to Missouri state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Kingston travel time to work - commute Kingston mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (58%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kingston city (based on Caldwell County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.24%
Here: 59.2%
USA: 50.2%

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
Caldwell County:

8.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.9%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Caldwell County:

30.5%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

23.1%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
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 1$200
Water Supply 1$2,000$24,0000$0
Totals for Government 1$2,000$24,0002$600

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)

5.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,250 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
Missouri average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Clinton County, MO  0.78% ($29,240 average AGI)
from Clay County, MO  0.53% ($46,824)
from Daviess County, MO  0.47% ($27,267)


7.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,316 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.28%
Missouri average:

6.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Clay County, MO  1.17% ($29,500 average AGI)
to Clinton County, MO  0.86% ($28,750)
to Jackson County, MO  0.68% ($25,318)

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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