Kingston, Utah

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Population in 2013: 168 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +18.3%
Males: 80  (48.2%)
Females: 88  (51.8%)
Median resident age:  37.9 years
Utah median age:  30.2 years

Zip code: 84743

Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,821 (it was $23,750 in 2000)
Kingston:

$43,821
UT:

$59,770

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,574 (it was $12,492 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $180,107 (it was $68,100 in 2000)
Kingston:

$180,107
UT:

$211,400
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    • 17098.3%White alone
    • 31.7%Hispanic
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Kingston: 87.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (51.2%), Danish (19.7%), Scottish (5.5%), German (3.1%), Dutch (2.9%), French (2.9%).

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   (very low).

Kingston, Utah map

For population 25 years and over in Kingston:

  • High school or higher: 96.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kingston town:

  • Never married: 42.3%
  • Now married: 49.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 2.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $915 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $769 (0.4%)

Kingston satellite photo by USGS

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

Kingston household income distribution Kingston home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.6%
Utah:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +9 (+6.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (45%)
  • Public administration (27%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (23%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Educational services (58%)
  • Accommodation and food services (22%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (45%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (27%)
  • Transportation occupations (23%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (51%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (3%)
  • Transportation occupations (3%)

Average climate in Kingston, Utah

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Kingston-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Utah state average. It is 494% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 325.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 369.1 miles away from Kingston center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 348.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 320.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 438.4 miles away from Kingston center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 321.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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: Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kingston topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kingston:

  • Southern Utah University (about 61 miles; Cedar City, UT; Full-time enrollment: 6,522)
  • Snow College (about 87 miles; Ephraim, UT; FT enrollment: 3,224)
  • Dixie State University (about 108 miles; Saint George, UT; FT enrollment: 6,485)
  • Brigham Young University-Provo (about 145 miles; Provo, UT; FT enrollment: 33,525)
  • Utah Valley University (about 146 miles; Orem, UT; FT enrollment: 24,403)
  • Stevens-Henager College-Murray (about 171 miles; Murray, UT; FT enrollment: 6,395)
  • Salt Lake Community College (about 171 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 20,797)

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

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

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

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

KINGSTON TOWN WATER SYSTEM (Address: 217 N CENTER ST , Population served: 152, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from MAY-24-2007 to MAY-24-2007), St Public Notif requested (2 times from MAY-24-2007 to MAY-24-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 25.2%
(25.8% for White Non-Hispanic 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

Kingston compared to Utah state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Utah average:

10.5

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (64%)
  • Wood (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Electricity (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other1,0363
None520-
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: 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 2012)
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$50
Totals for Government 0$0 1$50

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $18,000 ($107.14)
    Financial Administration: $15,000 ($89.29)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($23.81)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($17.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($17.86)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($5.95)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $2,000 ($11.90)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($5.95)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $21,000 ($125.00)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($23.81)

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

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($5.95)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($5.95)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $9,000 ($53.57)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $13,000 ($77.38)
    All Other: $1,000 ($5.95)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $11,000 ($65.48)
    Property: $6,000 ($35.71)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $69,000 ($410.71)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $66,000 ($392.86)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $3,000 ($17.86)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $84,000 ($500.00)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,000 ($17.86)

5.69% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,667 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.69%
Utah average:

6.32%

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


6.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($18,586 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.79%
Utah average:

6.46%

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

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
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • 404Total average daily traffic
  • 115Total average daily truck traffic
  • 503Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
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