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Population in 2010: 6,974. Population change since 2000: +28.1%
Males: 3,109  (44.6%)
Females: 3,865  (55.4%)

Median resident age:  19.8 years
Rhode Island median age:  42.3 years

Zip codes: 02879, 02881.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $68,044 (it was $56,159 in 2000)
Kingston:

$68,044
RI:

$54,554
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,872

Kingston CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $319,107 (it was $172,400 in 2000)
Kingston:

$319,107
RI:

$234,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $404,545; Detached houses: $406,204; In 2-unit structures: $321,965

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,079.

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  • White alone - 5,733 (82.2%)
  • Hispanic - 429 (6.2%)
  • Black alone - 360 (5.2%)
  • Asian alone - 275 (3.9%)
  • Two or more races - 135 (1.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 20 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 20 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.03%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kingston: 107.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (17.6%), Italian (14.5%), English (8.5%), German (8.1%), French (6.2%), Portuguese (6.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 252 feet

Land area: 1.57 square miles.

Population density: 4,450 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Kingston:

  • High school or higher: 95.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 67.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 32.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kingston CDP:

  • Never married: 82.8%
  • Now married: 13.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.4%
  • Divorced: 2.4%

471 residents are foreign born (3.8% Asia, 1.7% Europe, 1.1% Latin America).

This place:  7.0%
Rhode Island:  12.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $4,239 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $5,653 (1.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Warwick, RI (17.5 miles , pop. 85,808).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (62.4 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (135.8 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: South Kingstown, RI (1.5 miles ), Wakefield-Peacedale, RI (1.7 miles ), Narragansett, RI (2.1 miles ), Narragansett Pier, RI (2.1 miles ), Exeter, RI (2.7 miles ), Carolina, RI (2.7 miles ), Richmond, RI (2.7 miles ), North Kingstown, RI (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 41.48 N, Longitude: 71.53 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,684 (+40.0%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,249 (42.6%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 401

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.7%
Rhode Island:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Retail trade (28%)
  • Educational services (28%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Computer specialists (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (10%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Kingston-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Rhode Island state average. It is 43% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 56.8 miles away from the Kingston place center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 42.9 miles away from the place center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kingston-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Rhode Island state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 71.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/22/1996 at 20:22:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 LG, Depth: 7.4 mi) earthquake occurred 20.7 miles away from Kingston center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 70.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/10/1999 at 10:52:16, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 98.2 miles away from Kingston center
On 1/10/1999 at 15:20:44, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, 2.9 LG, Depth: 1.3 mi) earthquake occurred 98.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Floods: 2, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kingston topographic map

Birthplace of: Paula Fredriksen - Historian and academic, Nathaniel Niles (politician) - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers near Kingston:

  • SOUTH BAY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WAKEFIELD, RI)
  • SCALLOP SHELL NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SOUTH KINGSTOWN, RI)
  • SOUTH KINGSTOWN AND NURSING REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WEST KINGSTON, RI)

Political contributions by individuals in Kingston, RI

Amtrak stations near Kingston:

  • 2 miles: KINGSTON (WEST KINGSTON, FAIRGROUNDS RD.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: WESTERLY (14 RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

College/University in Kingston:

  • University of Rhode Island (Full-time enrollment: 13,438; Public; Website: www.uri.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Kingston:

  • Salve Regina University (about 12 miles; Newport, RI; Full-time enrollment: 2,024)
  • Community College of Rhode Island (about 17 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 6,663)
  • New England Institute of Technology (about 17 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 2,958)
  • Roger Williams University (about 18 miles; Bristol, RI; FT enrollment: 3,806)
  • Johnson & Wales University (about 25 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 9,672)
  • Rhode Island School of Design (about 25 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • Brown University (about 25 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 8,169)

Public elementary/middle schools in Kingston:

Private elementary/middle schools in Kingston:

  • CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER AT UNIV OF RHODE ISLAND (Students: 33; Location: 10 LOWER COLLEGE RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • FIRST STEP AT KINGSTON (Students: 23; Location: 25 W INDEPENDENCE WAY; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Kingston, School District: SOUTH KINGSTOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Notable locations in Kingston: South Kingstown Emergency Medical Services (A), Helme House Gallery (B), Oliver Watson House (C), University of Rhode Island Library (D), South Kingstown Police Department (E), Old Washington County Jail (F), Kingston Fire Department (G), Growing Children of Rhode Island Day Care Center (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Kingston: Christ United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Kingston: Kingston Village Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.1. This is about average.
City:

31.1
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 14.7. This is significantly better than average. There were 2 monitors within city limits.
City:

14.7
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.40. This is about average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.40
U.S.:

9.59
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.76. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.76
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.0
U.S.:

9.4

Drinking water stations with addresses in Kingston and their reported violations in the past:

UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND (Address: SHERMAN BLDG , Population served: 14500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-01-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-01-2005), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-12-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-12-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-29-2004), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-29-2004), St Tech Assistance Visit (2 times from NOV-01-2004 to NOV-03-2004), St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2004), St Public Notif received (DEC-01-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (2 times from SEP-22-1997 to SEP-22-1997), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-24-1997), St Public Notif requested (SEP-24-1997), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-24-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-24-1997), St Public Notif requested (SEP-24-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-24-1997), St Compliance achieved (2 times from OCT-01-1997 to OCT-01-1997)
KINGSTON PIZZA OF NARRAGANSETT, INC. (FO (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-19-1997), St Public Notif requested (2 times from MAY-19-1997 to MAY-19-1997), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-19-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from MAY-19-1997 to MAY-19-1997), St Public Notif received (2 times from JUN-05-1997 to JUN-05-1997), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUN-13-1997 to JUN-13-1997)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-11-1997), St Public Notif requested (APR-11-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-11-1997), St Formal NOV issued (APR-11-1997), St Public Notif requested (APR-11-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-11-1997), St Public Notif received (APR-21-1997), St Tech Assistance Visit (2 times from APR-21-1997 to APR-21-1997), St Public Notif received (APR-21-1997), St Compliance achieved (2 times from APR-30-1997 to APR-30-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Kingston that have no violations reported:

  • KINGSTON HILL ACADEMY (Population served: 134, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.5%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Rhode Island:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  60.6%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.2%
Whole state:  7.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Kingston, RI

People in group quarters in Kingston in 2010:

  • 5,111 people in college/university student housing
  • 24 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Kingston in 2000:

  • 3,905 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 8 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Kingston compared to Rhode Island state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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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:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (48%)
  • Utility gas (39%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Wood (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Kingston CDP (based on Washington County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.26%
Here59.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEpiscopal ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Church of ChristJewish
Adherents80.1%6.4%4.1%2.0%1.6%
Congregations29.0%14.5%21.7%2.9%-
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents1.1%0.9%0.9%0.8%2.0%
Congregations2.9%4.3%2.9%2.9%18.8%
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: 31
Washington County:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Washington County:

1.34 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Washington County:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 157
Here:

12.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.8%
Rhode Island:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

19.8%
Rhode Island:

22.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.2%
State:

16.3%

6.12% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($58,111 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
Rhode Island average:

5.39%

0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($360 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.15%
Rhode Island average:

0.16%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Kent County, RI  1.35% ($52,383 average AGI)
from Providence County, RI  1.19% ($57,695)
from New London County, CT  0.50% ($39,906)


6.90% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($47,740 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.90%
Rhode Island average:

6.42%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($492 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.07%
Rhode Island average:

0.08%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Kent County, RI  1.28% ($47,970 average AGI)
to Providence County, RI  1.08% ($16,206)
to New London County, CT  0.69% ($49,077)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kingston:

  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WPRO (630 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRNI (1290 AM; 10 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WRNI FOUNDATION)
  • WJJF (1180 AM; daytime; 2 kW; HOPE VALLEY, RI; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WJJF LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WARV (1590 AM; 5 kW; WARWICK, RI; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHJJ (920 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kingston:

  • WRIU (90.3 FM; KINGSTON, RI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND)
  • WSKO-FM (99.7 FM; WAKEFIELD-PEACEDALE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAKX (102.7 FM; NARRAGANSETT PIER, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WKKB (100.3 FM; MIDDLETOWN, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWRX-FM (103.7 FM; WESTERLY, RI; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHJM (107.7 FM; PAWCATUCK, CT; Owner: FULLER BROADCASTING INTERNATIONAL, LLC)
  • WWLI (105.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXLM (102.3 FM; STONINGTON, CT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W243AI (96.5 FM; NEWPORT, RI; Owner: DAVID P. MAXSON)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBRU (95.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WHJY (94.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBMW (106.5 FM; LEDYARD, CT; Owner: RED WOLF BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WADK-FM (99.3 FM; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: ASTRO TELE-COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WCRI (95.9 FM; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRI LICENSE CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Kingston:

  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Kingston, Rhode Island:
  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Rhode Island average:
  • Fatal accident count: 108
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 150
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 45
  • Fatalities: 115
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 250
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

Kingston fatal accident list:

Sep 21, 1980 01:30 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 22, 1980 12:17 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 1, 1979 08:01 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 28, 1975 00:15 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1



FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • JOHN FULLER, 230 Yawgoo Valley Rd (Lat: 41.517083 Lon: -71.534278), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 60.6 m
    Registrant: 4015398502
  • JOHN J FULLER, 230 Yawgoo Valley Rd (Lat: 41.517083 Lon: -71.534278), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 60.6 m
    Registrant: 4015398502
  • JOHN J FULLER, 230 Yawgoo Valley Rd (Lat: 41.517083 Lon: -71.534278), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 60.6 m
    Registrant: 4015398502
  • John J Fuller, 230 Yawgoo Valley Rd (Lat: 41.517083 Lon: -71.534278), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 60.6 m
    Registrant: 8608834292
  • Dog Kennel Bldg.; Plains Road (Lat: 41.497778 Lon: -71.528056), Type: 123.2, Overall height: 122.2 m
    Registrant: 4018744949, , 326 MEMORIAL UNION

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 44 Lower College Rd (Lat: 41.487333 Lon: -71.528111), Call Sign: KNEY909
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.815 MHz, 155.190 MHz, 158.970 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/25/1998, Expiration Date: 03/02/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/01/2003
    Registrant: University Of Rhode Island, 44 Lower College Rd, Kingston, RI 02879, Phone: (401) 792-2121
  • 9 E Alumni Ave (Lat: 41.488944 Lon: -71.527722), Type: Bant, Structure height: 44.9 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WPUD313
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.650 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/16/2011, Expiration Date: 02/07/2022, Certifier: John Borek
    Registrant: State Of Rhode Island, 645 New London Ave., Cranston, RI 02920, Phone: (401) 462-7150, Fax: (401) 944-1891, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172L (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4327Q , Serial Number: 17260227, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 11/15/1971
    Registrant (Individual): James E Mcmanus, 2581 Kingstown Rd, Kingston, RI 02881
  • Aircraft: HIBBARD ALAN KOLB TWINSTAR (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9684N , Serial Number: TS0023, Year manufactured: 1986, Airworthiness Date: 07/10/1986
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 101 Glen Rock Rd, W Kingston, RI 02892



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$85,5802$224,305
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$139,650
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$150,680
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0514.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2001
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$100,540
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0514.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Businesses in Kingston, RI
NameCountNameCount
Dunkin Donuts1Quiznos1
FedEx1UPS1

Kingston on our top lists:

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  • #81 (02881) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Turkish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Christopher Scott Thompson (5)
  • Weijun Xiao (4)
  • Steven Sargeant (4)
  • Matthew Jarod Scherer (4)
  • Walter G. Besio (3)
  • Navindra P. Seeram (2)
  • Mengqing Xu (2)
  • Brett L. Lucht (2)
  • Christopher S. Thompson (2)
  • Li Yang (2)

Total of 46 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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