Kingston, Tennessee

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Population in 2014: 5,835 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +10.8%
 
Males: 3,130  (53.6%)
Females: 2,705  (46.4%)
Median resident age:  42.9 years
Tennessee median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 37763.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $48,999 (it was $34,071 in 2000)
Kingston:

$48,999
TN:

$44,297

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $28,804 (it was $20,301 in 2000)

Kingston city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $144,432 (it was $85,100 in 2000)
Kingston:

$144,432
TN:

$140,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $653.

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  • Races in Kingston, TN (2010)

    Kingston races chart
    • 5,49592.6%White alone
    • 2043.4%Black alone
    • 1031.7%Hispanic
    • 751.3%Two or more races
    • 470.8%Asian alone
    • 50.08%American Indian alone
    • 30.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.03%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Kingston: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (27.1%), German (16.6%), Irish (10.3%), English (8.8%), Scotch-Irish (3.6%), Scottish (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1799

Elevation: 233 feet

Land area: 6.55 square miles.

Population density: 891 people per square mile   (low).

Kingston,TN real estate house value index trend

Kingston, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Kingston:

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kingston city:

  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 52.8%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

76 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.3%
Tennessee:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,301 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $947 (0.8%)

Kingston satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (32.1 miles , pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (128.0 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (446.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Midtown, TN (1.9 miles ), Harriman, TN (2.2 miles ), Oakdale, TN (2.9 miles ), Barnard, TN (3.0 miles ), Rockwood, TN (3.1 miles ), Loudon, TN (3.6 miles ), Coalfield, TN (3.7 miles ), Lenoir City, TN (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $106,200
  • 1998: 32 buildings, average cost: $122,700
  • 1999: 23 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 2000: 20 buildings, average cost: $94,100
  • 2001: 21 buildings, average cost: $116,600
  • 2002: 23 buildings, average cost: $154,200
  • 2003: 36 buildings, average cost: $160,900
  • 2004: 32 buildings, average cost: $177,000
  • 2005: 36 buildings, average cost: $169,100
  • 2006: 39 buildings, average cost: $226,700
  • 2007: 43 buildings, average cost: $199,100
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $80,800
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $308,600
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $175,300
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $111,000
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $111,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 35.87 N, Longitude: 84.50 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +604 (+10.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 689 (27.5%)

Area code: 865

Kingston household income distribution Kingston home values distribution

Crime rates in Kingston by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 010000100100
per 100,000 0.018.70.00.00.00.017.70.00.016.80.00.0
Rapes 011301000153
per 100,000 0.018.718.654.60.017.90.00.00.016.885.551.3
Robberies 320530112642
per 100,000 55.937.40.091.054.10.017.717.833.4100.968.434.2
Assaults 351151063864828
per 100,000 55.993.5204.491.0180.4107.453.2142.6100.267.3136.8479.2
Burglaries 22913212830201618242726
per 100,000 410.1168.3241.6382.1505.2536.9354.5285.3300.6403.6461.5445.0
Thefts 7376771126995567780787864
per 100,000 1,360.91,421.41,431.02,037.81,245.01,700.1992.71,372.81,336.01,311.81,333.31,095.3
Auto thefts 10581079347545
per 100,000 186.493.5148.7182.0126.3161.153.271.3116.984.168.485.6
Arson 112201000421
per 100,000 18.618.737.236.40.017.90.00.00.067.334.217.1
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 286.7) 129.5162.8145.7217.8151.7158.5123.5117.6117.0183.2213.1235.3

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Kingston detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 13 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.05
Tennessee average:

2.56
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.2%
Tennessee:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +356 (+7.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Transportation occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Kingston, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Kingston, Tennessee average temperatures Kingston, Tennessee average precipitation Kingston, Tennessee humidity Kingston, Tennessee wind speed Kingston, Tennessee snowfall Kingston, Tennessee sunshine Kingston, Tennessee clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Kingston-area historical tornado activity is below Tennessee state average. It is 12% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.5 miles away from the Kingston city center killed 4 people and injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 2/21/1993, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.3 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 55 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kingston-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 30.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 164.4 miles away from Kingston center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 114.5 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 258.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 179.3 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 233.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Roane County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kingston topographic map

Birthplace of: Sam Rayburn - Politician, Bowden Wyatt - College football coach, George Lewis Gillespie, Jr. - Army Chief of Engineers, Ryan Hill - College football player (Tennessee Volunteers).

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Kingston: George L. Gillespie.

Hospitals and medical centers in Kingston:

  • MICHAEL DUNN CENTER JULIA CAILLIOUETTE (106 VILLAGE TRACE)
  • MICHAEL DUNN CENTER LEDA HERRON HOME (104 VILLAGE TRACE)
  • KINGSTON DIALYSIS (1208 N KENTUCKY ST)

airports located in Kingston:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kingston:

  • Roane State Community College (about 7 miles; Harriman, TN; Full-time enrollment: 4,302)
  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 20 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (about 33 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 25,483)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 51 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • Lee University (about 53 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 4,422)
  • Tennessee Technological University (about 60 miles; Cookeville, TN; FT enrollment: 9,761)
  • University of the Cumberlands (about 63 miles; Williamsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 3,585)

Public high schools in Kingston:

Private high schools in Kingston:

  • CALVARY BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 76, Location: 900 STURGESS ST, Grades: PK-11)
  • KINGSTON ACADEMY (Students: 59, Location: 183 FIDDLERS LN, Grades: 1-12)
  • MICHAEL DUNN CENTER (Students: 20, Location: 629 GALLAHER RD, Grades: 4-12)
  • SAILAWAY LEARNING & ACADEMY (Students: 18, Location: 106 ARMOUR RD, Grades: UG-11)

Public elementary/middle schools in Kingston:

  • CHEROKEE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 589, Location: 200 PAINT ROCK FERRY RD, Grades: 6-8)
  • KINGSTON ELEMENTARY (Location: 2000 KINGSTON HW, Grades: KG-5)
  • MIDWAY ELEMENTARY (Location: 130 LAUREL BLUFF RD, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Kingston

Library in Kingston:

  • KINGSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $218,809; Location: 1004 BRADFORD WAY; 32,781 books; 21 e-books; 1,137 audio materials; 1,789 video materials; 17 local licensed databases; 32 state licensed databases; 17 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Kingston: Kingston Fire Department (A), Kingston Fire Department Station 2 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Kingston include: BEthel United Presbyterian Church (A), Braxton Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (B), Calvary Baptist Church (C), Kingston Church of Christ (D), Kingston United Methodist Church (E), Central Church (F), Mars Hill Church (G), Kingston First Baptist Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Seuler Cemetery (1), Ladd Cemetery (2), Bethel Cemetery (3), Poor Farm Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Ladd Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Kingston include: Kingston Waterfront Park (1), Kingston City Park (2), Southwest Point Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Roane County Heritage Commission (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 119 Court Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Comfort Inn Kingston (905 North Kentucky Street) (1), Family Inns of America Kingston (606 Gallaher Road) (2), Days Inn (495 Gallaher Road) (3), Family Inns of America (606 Gallaher Road) (4), Comfort Inn (905 N Kentucky St) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Roane County - Criminal Court Probation Office (200 East Race Street) (1), Roane County - Judges- Juvenile Court Clerk (200 East Race Street) (2), Roane County - General Sessions Court Clerk (200 East Race Street) (3), Roane County - Judges- Chancery Court (1003 Bradford Way) (4), Roane County - Judges- Circuit Court (200 East Race Street) (5), Roane County - Judges- Sessions Court (200 East Race Street) (6), Roane County - Criminal Court Clerk- Circuit Court Clerk (200 East Race Street) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 83.6. This is about average.

City:

83.6
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.790. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.790
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 16.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.5%
(7.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.7% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.6%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.3%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Kingston in 2010:

  • 100 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 42 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 16 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Kingston in 2000:

  • 72 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 38 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 19 people in nursing homes
  • 16 people in other group homes
  • 16 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in unknown juvenile institutions

Kingston, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Kingston (2011 data):

  • United Community Bank: Kingston Branch at 223 North 3rd Street, branch established on 1997/12/30. Info updated 2009/06/23: Bank assets: $6,977.4 mil, Deposits: $6,170.1 mil, headquarters in Blairsville, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 106 total offices, Holding Company: United Community Banks, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Kingston Branch at 421 North Kentucky Street, branch established on 1934/09/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Regions Bank: Kingston Branch at 320 N Kentucky Street, branch established on 1973/11/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • The Citizens National Bank of Athens: Kingston Office Branch at 202 North Kentucky Street, branch established on 1998/07/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $534.9 mil, Deposits: $464.3 mil, headquarters in Athens, TN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens National Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Kingston Branch at 620 North Kentucky Street, branch established on 1981/05/04. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Tennessee average:

12.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant29,50297
Mainline Protestant3,38520
Black Protestant6534
Catholic5001
Other3452
None19,796-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Roane County:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Roane County:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Roane County:

5.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.9%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Roane County:

31.1%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.9%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Kingston:

48.6%
Tennessee:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.1%
Tennessee:

44.4%

Average BMI:
Kingston:

28.5
Tennessee:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.2%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Kingston:

7.6%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Kingston:

6.8
Tennessee:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

29.6%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
Kingston:

54.8%
Tennessee:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.3%
Tennessee:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kingston, TN Residents
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 5$13,184$31,6422$2,223
Other Government Administration 2$10,324$61,9447$1,200
Police Protection - Officers 11$35,699$38,9441$478
Firefighters 14$30,011$25,7241$89
Streets and Highways 8$22,076$33,1141$266
Sewerage 4$13,087$39,2610$0
Parks and Recreation 8$20,114$30,1713$616
Water Supply 9$29,745$39,6600$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,539$30,4680$0
Totals for Government 62$176,779$34,21515$4,872

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $595,000 ($101.97)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($1.37)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $950,000 ($162.81)
    General - Other: $916,000 ($156.98)
    Parks & Recreation: $548,000 ($93.92)
    Regular Highways: $523,000 ($89.63)
    Sewerage: $450,000 ($77.12)
    Police Protection: $389,000 ($66.67)
    Financial Administration: $250,000 ($42.84)
    Fire Protection: $191,000 ($32.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $169,000 ($28.96)
    Libraries: $121,000 ($20.74)
    General Public Buildings: $108,000 ($18.51)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $67,000 ($11.48)
    Central Staff Services: $64,000 ($10.97)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $12,000 ($2.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $30,000 ($5.14)
    Fire Protection: $6,000 ($1.03)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.17)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,661,000 ($284.66)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $141,000 ($24.16)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $563,000 ($96.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $160,000 ($27.42)
    Parks & Recreation: $20,000 ($3.43)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $860,000 ($147.39)
    Water Utilities: $80,000 ($13.71)
    Gas Utilities: $21,000 ($3.60)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $27,000 ($4.63)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($2.57)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,071,000 ($183.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $442,000 ($75.75)
    Highways: $316,000 ($54.16)
    All Other: $14,000 ($2.40)
  • Tax - Property: $949,000 ($162.64)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $122,000 ($20.91)
    Other Selective Sales: $89,000 ($15.25)
    Public Utilities: $85,000 ($14.57)
    NEC: $28,000 ($4.80)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $3,287,000 ($563.32)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $2,310,000 ($395.89)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $5,249,000 ($899.57)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $348,000 ($59.64)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,420,000 ($243.36)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)

5.47% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,767 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
Tennessee average:

6.50%

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 Knox County, TN  1.00% ($42,005 average AGI)
from Anderson County, TN  0.59% ($44,327)
from Morgan County, TN  0.45% ($26,518)


5.67% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,305 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
Tennessee average:

6.26%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($291 average AGI)
Roane County:

0.09%
Tennessee average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Knox County, TN  1.17% ($36,090 average AGI)
to Anderson County, TN  0.65% ($32,512)
to Loudon County, TN  0.45% ($35,483)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kingston:

  • WBBX (1410 AM; 1 kW; KINGSTON, TN; Owner: PILGRIM PATHWAY, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WOFE (580 AM; 1 kW; ROCKWOOD, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WECO (940 AM; 5 kW; WARTBURG, TN; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY B/CASTING CO.)
  • WMTY (670 AM; daytime; 3 kW; FARRAGUT, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WQBB (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POWELL, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WATO (1290 AM; 5 kW; OAK RIDGE, TN)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WNOX (990 AM; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • WLIL (730 AM; 1 kW; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: BP BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • WVLZ (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: KIRKLAND WIRELESS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WRJZ (620 AM; 5 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kingston:

  • WBZH (92.7 FM; HARRIMAN, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WWSR (105.7 FM; ROCKWOOD, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WKTS (90.1 FM; KINGSTON, TN; Owner: THE KINGSTON CENTURY CLUB INC.)
  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WKZX-FM (93.5 FM; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: BP BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • WMKW (89.3 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WUOT (91.9 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • WLOD-FM (98.3 FM; SWEETWATER, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WIVK-FM (107.7 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJXB-FM (97.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WWST (102.1 FM; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WECO-FM (101.3 FM; WARTBURG, TN; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNOX-FM (99.1 FM; LOUDON, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIMZ-FM (103.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMM., CORP.)
  • WKVL-FM (105.3 FM; LOUDON, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WAYA (93.9 FM; SPRING CITY, TN; Owner: J. L. BREWER BROADCASTING OF CLEVELAND, LLC)
  • WOWF (102.5 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: PEG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNFZ (94.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: JOHN W. PIRKLE)
  • WLLJ (103.1 FM; ETOWAH, TN; Owner: FRIENDSHIP BROADCASTING LLC.)

TV broadcast stations around Kingston:

  • WDTT-LP (Channel 38; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W46DC (Channel 46; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WVLT-TV (Channel 8; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WVLT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WKOP-TV (Channel 15; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBIR-TV (Channel 10; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: GANNETT PACIFIC CORPORATION)
  • WATE-TV (Channel 6; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WATE, G.P.)
  • WTNZ (Channel 43; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WEEE-LP (Channel 32; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WBXX-TV (Channel 20; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF TENNESSEE, LLC)
  • WEZK-LP (Channel 28; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
Kingston fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Kingston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 29Number of bridges
  • 256m840ftTotal length
  • $16,049,000Total costs
  • 409,720Total average daily traffic
  • 51,889Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11910-1919
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 91950-1959
  • 101960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Kingston, TN
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Kingston)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Kingston, TN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 137 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kingston)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Kingston)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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

KINGSTON WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 9,094, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In NOV-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-18-2012), St Civil Case under development (JUL-31-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-15-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-18-2012), St Civil Case under development (JUL-31-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-15-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-18-2012), St Civil Case under development (JUL-31-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-15-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAR-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-18-2012), St Civil Case under development (JUL-31-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-15-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-18-2012), St Civil Case under development (JUL-31-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-15-2013)
  • One other older monitoring violation
WATTS BAR EAST U.D. (Population served: 2,911, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-12-2013), St Public Notif requested (DEC-12-2013)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations

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

  • WATTS BAR UTILITY DISTRICT (Population served: 12,214, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater under infl of surface water)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 89
  • Hazardous Condition: 27
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 8

Incident types - Kingston

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kingston, TN
Most common first names in Kingston, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James13273.3 years
William10471.9 years
Mary9776.9 years
John9376.7 years
Charles7669.7 years
Robert6972.6 years
George3674.5 years
Thomas3575.3 years
Ruth2779.2 years
Martha2479.0 years
Most common last names in Kingston, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5474.3 years
Brown4774.0 years
Moore4274.5 years
Davis3775.4 years
Johnson2879.7 years
Ladd2777.9 years
Hamilton2477.7 years
White2277.2 years
Wilson2173.0 years
Jones2173.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (80%)
  • Utility gas (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
Businesses in Kingston, TN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Papa John's Pizza1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx2Subway2
GNC1Super 81
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Knights Inn1U-Haul2
Little Caesars Pizza1U.S. Cellular1
McDonald's1UPS2
Motel 61

Kingston compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Kingston on our top lists:

  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Utilities (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Construction and extraction occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 5,000+"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Management of companies and enterprises (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Utilities (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Architecture and engineering occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Arts, entertainment, and recreation (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2011 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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