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Population in 2012: 169 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +19.0%
Males: 75  (44.4%)
Females: 94  (55.6%)

Median resident age:  43.6 years
Utah median age:  30.7 years

Zip code: 84743

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,007 (it was $23,750 in 2000)
Kingston:

$38,007
UT:

$57,049
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,874

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $171,918 (it was $68,100 in 2000)
Kingston:

$171,918
UT:

$199,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $205,283; Detached houses: $198,472; Mobile homes: $278,501

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  • White alone - 170 (98.3%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (1.7%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kingston: 85.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (44.9%), Danish (20.1%), Scottish (6.2%), French Canadian (5.6%), Irish (3.7%), French (3.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 09/21/1926

Elevation: 6000 feet

Land area: 5.32 square miles.

Population density: 32 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Kingston:

  • High school or higher: 95.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kingston town:

  • Never married: 43.8%
  • Now married: 50.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.6%
  • Divorced: 4.7%

2 residents are foreign born (2.1% Latin America).

This town:  2.1%
Utah:  8.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $975 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $680 (0.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Provo, UT (143.7 miles , pop. 105,166).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (217.6 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (323.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Junction, UT (1.7 miles) , Circleville, UT (2.3 miles ), Antimony, UT (3.7 miles) , Marysvale, UT (4.1 miles ), Beaver, UT (5.0 miles ), Koosharem, UT (5.2 miles ), Joseph, UT (5.4 miles ), Monroe, UT (5.4 miles ).

Latitude: 38.21 N, Longitude: 112.19 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 435

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.1%
Utah:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +9 (+6.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (41%)
  • Construction (23%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (18%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Educational services (59%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (19%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (16%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (16%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (41%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (18%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Child care workers (12%)


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Earthquake activity:

Kingston-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Utah state average. It is 237% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/2/1998 at 07:28:29, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 15.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/2003 at 01:04:19, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.4 ML, Depth: 0.2 mi) earthquake occurred 92.2 miles away from Kingston center
On 7/19/2001 at 20:15:34, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.3 ML, Depth: 2.3 mi) earthquake occurred 51.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1994 at 03:48:37, a magnitude 4.3 (3.9 MB, 4.3 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 11.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1992 at 07:31:20, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.4 ML, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 52.5 miles away from Kingston center
On 6/18/1998 at 11:00:40, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 ML, Depth: 1.3 mi) earthquake occurred 23.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Piute County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Landslide: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kingston:

  • Southern Utah University (about 61 miles; Cedar City, UT; Full-time enrollment: 5,635)
  • Snow College (about 87 miles; Ephraim, UT; FT enrollment: 2,666)
  • Dixie State College of Utah (about 108 miles; Saint George, UT; FT enrollment: 4,520)
  • Brigham Young University (about 145 miles; Provo, UT; FT enrollment: 30,109)
  • Utah Valley University (about 146 miles; Orem, UT; FT enrollment: 15,072)
  • University of Phoenix-Utah Campus (about 170 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 3,097)
  • Salt Lake Community College (about 171 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 11,080)

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

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Piute County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Kingston and their reported violations in the past:

KINGSTON (Population served: 152, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2004, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2002 and DEC-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2000)
  • Notification, Public - In MAR-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAR-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-27-2001), St Formal NOV issued (APR-27-2001)
  • Notification, Public - In JAN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 130 regular monitoring violations
  • 8 other older monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 33.3%
(34.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Utah:  3.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  75.0%
Whole state:  75.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.1%
Whole state:  4.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Kingston, UT

Kingston compared to Utah state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (71%)
  • Wood (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Coal or coke (4%)

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Religion statistics for Kingston town (based on Piute County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.71%
Here65.7%
USA50.2%

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Piute County:

7.49 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Piute County:

14.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

22.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.09 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.8%
Utah:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Piute County:

27.1%
Utah:

23.6%

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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$100
Totals for Government 0$0 1$100

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $18,000 ($106.51)
    Financial Administration: $15,000 ($88.76)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($23.67)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($17.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($17.75)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($5.92)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $2,000 ($11.83)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($5.92)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $21,000 ($124.26)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($23.67)

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

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($5.92)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($5.92)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $9,000 ($53.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $13,000 ($76.92)
    All Other: $1,000 ($5.92)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $11,000 ($65.09)
    Property: $6,000 ($35.50)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $69,000 ($408.28)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $66,000 ($390.53)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $3,000 ($17.75)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $84,000 ($497.04)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,000 ($17.75)

8.15% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,242 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.15%
Utah average:

8.03%

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



9.71% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,425 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.71%
Utah average:

7.46%

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


Strongest AM radio stations in Kingston:

  • KSVC (980 AM; 5 kW; RICHFIELD, UT; Owner: MID-UTAH RADIO, INC.)
  • KNNZ (940 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KMTI (650 AM; 10 kW; MANTI, UT; Owner: SANPETE COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSUB (590 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDXU (890 AM; 10 kW; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING, LS, LLC)
  • KOAL (750 AM; 10 kW; PRICE, UT; Owner: EASTERN UTAH BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kingston:

  • K255AD (98.9 FM; RURAL GARFIELD, ETC., UT; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • KCYQ (93.7 FM; RICHFIELD, UT; Owner: MID-UTAH RADIO, INC.)
  • K282AC (104.3 FM; RURAL GARFIELD COUNT, UT; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • K203CA (88.5 FM; MILFORD, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K211CL (90.1 FM; BEAVER, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • KREC (98.1 FM; BRIAN HEAD, UT; Owner: MARATHON MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • K274AH (102.7 FM; JUNCTION, UT; Owner: PIUTE COUNTY)
  • K280AB (103.9 FM; KINGSTON, ETC., UT; Owner: PIUTE COUNTY)
  • K292AE (106.3 FM; KINGSTON, UT; Owner: PIUTE COUNTY)

TV broadcast stations around Kingston:

  • K07JV (Channel 7; CIRCLEVILLE, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K09FX (Channel 9; CIRCLEVILLE, UT; Owner: PIUTE COUNTY)
  • K11FZ (Channel 11; CIRCLEVILLE, UT; Owner: PIUTE COUNTY)
  • K13EK (Channel 13; CIRCLEVILLE, UT; Owner: PIUTE COUNTY)
  • K18BK (Channel 18; CIRCLEVILLE, ETC., UT; Owner: PIUTE COUNTY)
  • K02FA (Channel 2; ANTIMONY, UT; Owner: ANTIMONY TOWN INC.)
  • K05DO (Channel 5; ANTIMONY, UT; Owner: ANTIMONY TOWN, INC.)
  • K04FG (Channel 4; ANTIMONY, UT; Owner: ANTIMONY TOWN INC.)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 64
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 78

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