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Population in 2012: 5,877 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.6%
 

Males: 2,997  (51.0%)
Females: 2,880  (49.0%)

Median resident age:  43.6 years
Tennessee median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 37763.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,850 (it was $34,071 in 2000)
Kingston:

$45,850
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,895

Kingston city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $141,079 (it was $85,100 in 2000)
Kingston:

$141,079
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $157,020; Detached houses: $160,759; Townhouses or other attached units: $131,188; In 2-unit structures: $111,236; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $195,775; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $278,090; Mobile homes: $93,717

Median gross rent in 2012: $598.

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  • White alone - 5,495 (92.6%)
  • Black alone - 204 (3.4%)
  • Hispanic - 103 (1.7%)
  • Two or more races - 75 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 47 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.08%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.05%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.03%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kingston: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (26.4%), German (15.2%), Irish (11.2%), English (8.0%), Scotch-Irish (4.0%), Scottish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1799

Elevation: 233 feet

Land area: 6.55 square miles.

Population density: 897 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Kingston:

  • High school or higher: 86.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kingston city:

  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 50.7%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 17.7%

42 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.7%
Tennessee:  4.5%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Kingston, Tennessee as of December 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Kingston to the number of sex offenders is 309 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,177 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $952 (0.8%)

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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
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $175,300

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: +586 (+9.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 708 (27.3%)

Area code: 865

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Crime rates in Kingston by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0100001001
per 100,000 0.018.70.00.00.00.017.70.00.016.8
Rapes 0113010001
per 100,000 0.018.718.654.60.017.90.00.00.016.8
Robberies 3205301126
per 100,000 55.937.40.091.054.10.017.717.833.4100.9
Assaults 351151063864
per 100,000 55.993.5204.491.0180.4107.453.2142.6100.267.3
Burglaries 2291321283020161824
per 100,000 410.1168.3241.6382.1505.2536.9354.5285.3300.6403.6
Thefts 737677112699556778078
per 100,000 1360.91421.41431.02037.81245.01700.1992.71372.81336.01311.8
Auto thefts 105810793475
per 100,000 186.493.5148.7182.0126.3161.153.271.3116.984.1
Arson 1122010004
per 100,000 18.618.737.236.40.017.90.00.00.067.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 295.9) 129.5162.8145.7217.9151.7158.5123.5117.6117.1183.2

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City-data.com crime rate 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 2012, including police officers: 13 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Tennessee average:

2.54

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Kingston, Tennessee accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.3%
Tennessee:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +356 (+7.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Kingston-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 31% greater 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 slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 57% 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 6/17/1998 at 08:00:23, a magnitude 3.6 (3.3 MB, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 6.6 miles away from Kingston center
On 8/17/1990 at 21:01:17, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 91.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 38.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 25.0 miles away from Kingston center
On 7/30/1997 at 12:29:23, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

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: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 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 Recipient born in Kingston: George L. Gillespie.


Hospitals/medical centers in Kingston:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Kingston, TN

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: 3,464)
  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 20 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 5,478)
  • The University of Tennessee (about 33 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 26,308)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 51 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,031)
  • Lee University (about 54 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 3,586)
  • Tennessee Technological University (about 60 miles; Cookeville, TN; FT enrollment: 8,679)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 65 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,273)

Public high schools in Kingston:

Private high schools in Kingston:

  • CALVARY BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 61; Location: 900 STURGESS ST; Grades: KG - 12)
  • MICHAEL DUNN CENTER (Students: 30; Location: 629 GALLAHER RD; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Kingston:

Private elementary/middle school in Kingston:

  • CAMELOT SCHOOLS (Students: 64; Location: 183 FIDDLERS LN; Grades: KG - 11)
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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.5. This is about average.
City:

37.5
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 2.32. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.32
U.S.:

3.08
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.5. This is better than average. There were 2 monitors within city limits.
City:

16.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.5. This is about average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
City:

11.5
U.S.:

9.6

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

KINGSTON WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 8518, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 minor monitoring violations

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

  • WATTS BAR LAKE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WHITESTONE COUNTRY INN (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.7%
(6.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.2% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Kingston, TN

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 compared to Tennessee state average:

Kingston, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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  • 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.


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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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Kingston, Tennessee:

  • Comfort Inn, 905 N Kentucky St, Kingston, TN 37763 , Phone: (865) 376-4965, Fax: (865) 376-1005
  • Family Inns Of America, I-40 At Gallaher Rd, Kingston, TN 37763 , Phone: (865) 376-5573
  • Days Inn, 495 Gallaher Rd, Kingston, TN 37763 , Phone: (865) 376-2069
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Kingston, Tennessee

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:

  • Electricity (78%)
  • Utility gas (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.16%
Here58.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents73.1%8.6%4.6%3.0%2.0%
Congregations41.2%15.5%8.2%6.2%4.1%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Catholic ChurchInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelOther
Adherents1.6%1.5%0.9%0.8%3.9%
Congregations1.0%4.1%1.0%1.0%17.5%
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: 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%

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
Police Protection - Officers 12$33,664$33,6642$658
Police - Other 2$3,591$21,5460$0
Firefighters 8$20,216$30,3240$0
Streets and Highways 9$22,419$29,8920$0
Sewerage 4$11,993$35,9790$0
Parks and Recreation 7$14,108$24,1855$2,046
Water Supply 10$27,505$33,0060$0
Local Libraries 3$7,711$30,8442$990
Totals for Government 55$141,207$30,8099$3,694

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $595,000 ($101.24)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($1.36)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $950,000 ($161.65)
    General - Other: $916,000 ($155.86)
    Parks & Recreation: $548,000 ($93.24)
    Regular Highways: $523,000 ($88.99)
    Sewerage: $450,000 ($76.57)
    Police Protection: $389,000 ($66.19)
    Financial Administration: $250,000 ($42.54)
    Fire Protection: $191,000 ($32.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $169,000 ($28.76)
    Libraries: $121,000 ($20.59)
    General Public Buildings: $108,000 ($18.38)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $67,000 ($11.40)
    Central Staff Services: $64,000 ($10.89)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $12,000 ($2.04)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $30,000 ($5.10)
    Fire Protection: $6,000 ($1.02)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.17)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,661,000 ($282.63)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $141,000 ($23.99)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $563,000 ($95.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $160,000 ($27.22)
    Parks & Recreation: $20,000 ($3.40)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $860,000 ($146.33)
    Water Utilities: $80,000 ($13.61)
    Gas Utilities: $21,000 ($3.57)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $27,000 ($4.59)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($2.55)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,071,000 ($182.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $442,000 ($75.21)
    Highways: $316,000 ($53.77)
    All Other: $14,000 ($2.38)
  • Tax - Property: $949,000 ($161.48)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $122,000 ($20.76)
    Other Selective Sales: $89,000 ($15.14)
    Public Utilities: $85,000 ($14.46)
    NEC: $28,000 ($4.76)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $3,287,000 ($559.30)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $2,310,000 ($393.06)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $5,249,000 ($893.14)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $348,000 ($59.21)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,420,000 ($241.62)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)

6.85% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,077 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
Tennessee average:

7.52%

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 Knox County, TN  1.01% ($41,057 average AGI)
from Anderson County, TN  0.75% ($33,895)
from Morgan County, TN  0.61% ($27,759)


6.12% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,557 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
Tennessee average:

6.67%

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 Knox County, TN  1.31% ($41,167 average AGI)
to Anderson County, TN  0.86% ($30,043)
to Morgan County, TN  0.39% ($31,568)

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.)

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

Kingston, Tennessee:
  • Fatal accident count: 24
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 41
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 26
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 55
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Tennessee average:
  • Fatal accident count: 127
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 201
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 42
  • Fatalities: 139
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 323
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

See more detailed statistics of Kingston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10
Total length: 118 meters (387ft)
Total costs: $2,000
Total average daily traffic: 139,100
Total average daily truck traffic: 22,022

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 3
  • 1960-1969: 4
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 1
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:

50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Sky View Dr Kingston Heights (Lat: 35.885361 Lon: -84.537444), Type: Building, Structure height: 11 m, Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: WPIP914, Licensee ID: L01422065
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.962 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/31/2000, Expiration Date: 10/12/2010, Cancellation Date: 11/27/2010, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley
    Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Tank No 2 River Rd (Lat: 35.828417 Lon: -84.551889), Type: Tank, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WPKD795
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.337 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/27/1997, Expiration Date: 01/27/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002, Certifier: Harold Fisher
    Registrant: Searcy & Associates Inc, Knoxville, TN 37912, Fax: (423) 947-3502
  • KINGSTON HEIGHTS, Kingston Heights (Lat: 35.882861 Lon: -84.536056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18 m, Overall height: 21 m, Call Sign: WPYL382
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.150 MHz, 460.400 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/02/2003, Expiration Date: 09/02/2013, Certifier: Michael Hooks
    Registrant: Metro Communications LLC, 1210 Elm Street, Knoxville, TN 37921, Phone: (865) 546-0311, Fax: (865) 546-8666, Email:
  • ROANE CO MOBILES, Lat: 35.873417 Lon: -84.524111, Call Sign: WQDF364
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.387 MHz, 458.387 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/10/2005, Expiration Date: 08/10/2015, Certifier: William Rose
    Registrant: Metro Communications LLC, 1210 Elm Street, Knoxville, TN 37921, Phone: (865) 546-0311, Fax: (865) 546-8666, Email:
  • ROANE COUNTY TANK, 200 River Road (Lat: 35.828333 Lon: -84.551944), Type: Tank, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 13 m, Call Sign: WQII257, Licensee ID: L00092935
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.337 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/19/2008, Expiration Date: 02/19/2018, Certifier: Harold Fisher
    Registrant: Watts Bar Utility District, Kingston, TN 37763, Phone: (423) 376-8847
  • 4290 Kingston Highway (Lat: 35.839444 Lon: -84.386111), Type: Tank, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WQIJ664, Licensee ID: L00092935
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.337 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/28/2008, Expiration Date: 02/28/2018, Certifier: Harold Fisher
    Registrant: Watts Bar Utility District, Kingston, TN 37763, Phone: (423) 376-8847

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

116 (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:

18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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
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
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Charles W. Van Neste (10)
  • Joseph B. Dooley (8)
  • John Davis Bolt (5)
  • David C. Harper (3)
  • Howard Gagliano (2)
  • Martin Peng (2)
  • Charles G. Ruffner (2)
  • Scott Henderson (2)
  • Tony Lee (2)
  • Michael P. Roy (2)

Total of 59 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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