Kingston, Wisconsin

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Population in 2013: 323 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +12.2%
 
Males: 159  (49.3%)
Females: 164  (50.7%)
Median resident age:  36.1 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 53939.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,551 (it was $36,250 in 2000)
Kingston:

$42,551
WI:

$51,467

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,366 (it was $18,770 in 2000)

Kingston village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $94,132 (it was $80,000 in 2000)
Kingston:

$94,132
WI:

$163,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $108,825; Detached houses: $108,951

Median gross rent in 2013: $624.

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  • Races in Kingston, WI (2010)

    Kingston races chart
    • 31696.9%White alone
    • 92.8%Hispanic
    • 10.3%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Kingston: 88.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (49.1%), Irish (15.7%), English (7.1%), Polish (4.4%), United States (4.4%), Welsh (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1923

Elevation: 800 feet

Land area: 1.35 square miles.

Population density: 238 people per square mile   (very low).

Kingston, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Kingston:

  • High school or higher: 82.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kingston village:

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 58.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.7%
  • Divorced: 6.9%

2 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.7%
Wisconsin:

4.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Kingston, Wisconsin as of July 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Kingston to the number of sex offenders is 315 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,709 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,453 (1.4%)

Kingston satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Oshkosh, WI (36.8 miles , pop. 62,916).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (44.8 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (147.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Manchester, WI (1.8 miles ), Marquette, WI (1.9 miles) , Dalton, WI (2.2 miles ), Markesan, WI (2.7 miles ), Friesland, WI (2.8 miles ), Mecan, WI (3.0 miles ), Mackford, WI (3.1 miles ), Buffalo, WI (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $31,300
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $57,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $40,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.69 N, Longitude: 89.13 W

Area code: 920

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

7.0%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -58 (-16.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Public administration (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Transportation occupations (18%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (13%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Kingston, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Kingston-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 71% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/18/1996, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.4 miles away from the Kingston village center injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.

On 9/26/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.6 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kingston-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 368.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 154.9 miles away from Kingston center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 343.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 137.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 367.0 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 400.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Green Lake County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kingston topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Kingston:

  • RIVERDALE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MARKESAN, WI)
  • MARKESAN RESIDENT HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MARKESAN, WI)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-CONTINENTAL MANOR OF RANDOLPH (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; RANDOLPH, WI)
  • SUNNYVIEW HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; PRINCETON, WI)
  • SUNNYVIEW VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; PRINCETON, WI)
  • MONTELLO CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MONTELLO, WI)

Amtrak station near Kingston:

  • 20 miles: PORTAGE (400 W. ONEIDA ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kingston:

  • Marian University (about 36 miles; Fond Du Lac, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,045)
  • Moraine Park Technical College (about 37 miles; Fond du Lac, WI; FT enrollment: 3,079)
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 37 miles; Oshkosh, WI; FT enrollment: 10,637)
  • Herzing University-Madison (about 39 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 3,160)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 41 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 9,603)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 46 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 34,621)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 46 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)

Library in Kingston:

  • MILL POND PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $45,795; Location: 140 N. SOUTH ST.; 8,141 books; 11,266 e-books; 3,981 audio materials; 2,253 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 11 other licensed databases; 27 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Kingston Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Grand Lake 102 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Green Lake 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:

ZION EV LUTHERAN CH (Population served: 201, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
ST MARYS CATHOLIC CH (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-03-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-03-2007), St Public Notif requested (OCT-03-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-05-2007), St Compliance achieved (OCT-18-2007)
ST JOHNS EV LUTHERAN CH (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2013), St Boil Water Order (OCT-31-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-17-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-18-2010), St Boil Water Order (NOV-18-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-18-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-21-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-19-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (SEP-15-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-15-2010), St Public Notif requested (SEP-15-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-12-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-19-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-12-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-26-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-26-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-27-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-27-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-08-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-21-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2010), St Public Notif requested (DEC-22-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-22-2010)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-08-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-08-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-13-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation

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

  • WAYSIDE BP (Population served: 115, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NATIONAL EXCHANGE BANK (Population served: 59, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • UNITED METHODIST OF KINGSTON (Population served: 36, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.6%
(15.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  63.3%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.0%
Whole state:  7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Kingston compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Kingston (2011 data):

  • National Exchange Bank and Trust: Kingston Branch at 120 North South Street, branch established on 1990/03/26. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,273.7 mil, Deposits: $956.4 mil, headquarters in Fond Du Lac, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: Neb Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Wisconsin average:

10.5

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kingston village (based on Green Lake County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,2904
Evangelical Protestant5,09225
Mainline Protestant2,55511
Other81
None6,106-
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: 7
Green Lake County:

3.75 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Green Lake County:

5.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

14.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Green Lake County:

26.8%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.8%
State:

13.0%
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 0$0 1$107
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$437
Firefighters 0$0 1$107
Sewerage 0$0 1$1,809
Local Libraries 0$0 2$3,354
Totals for Government 0$0 9$5,814

Kingston government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $75,000 ($232.20)
    Regular Highways: $21,000 ($65.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $19,000 ($58.82)
    Local Fire Protection: $18,000 ($55.73)
    Central Staff Services: $11,000 ($34.06)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($30.96)
    Libraries: $8,000 ($24.77)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $7,000 ($21.67)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($18.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($15.48)
    General Public Buildings: $4,000 ($12.38)
    Health - Other: $4,000 ($12.38)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $13,000 ($40.25)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $37,000 ($114.55)

Kingston government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $59,000 ($182.66)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($6.19)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($3.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $71,000 ($219.81)
    Highways: $9,000 ($27.86)
    All Other: $2,000 ($6.19)
  • Tax - Property: $51,000 ($157.89)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,000 ($3.10)
    Other License: $1,000 ($3.10)

Kingston government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $240,000 ($743.03)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $226,000 ($699.69)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,000 ($43.34)

Kingston government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $215,000 ($665.63)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,000 ($40.25)

6.00% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,243 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

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 Fond du Lac County, WI  1.18% ($34,591 average AGI)
from Winnebago County, WI  0.93% ($45,589)
from Waushara County, WI  0.48% ($27,842)


5.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,441 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Fond du Lac County, WI  1.17% ($35,913 average AGI)
to Winnebago County, WI  0.97% ($26,632)
to Waushara County, WI  0.48% ($29,553)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kingston:

  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRPN (1600 AM; 5 kW; RIPON, WI)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLMV (1480 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WNWC (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SUN PRAIRIE, WI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kingston:

  • WOLX-FM (94.9 FM; BARABOO, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WPKR (99.5 FM; OMRO, WI; Owner: MIDWEST DIMENSIONS, INC.)
  • WBJZ (104.7 FM; BERLIN, WI; Owner: CAXAMBAS CORPORATION)
  • WDDC (100.1 FM; PORTAGE, WI; Owner: ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WTCX (96.1 FM; RIPON, WI; Owner: RADIO B/C LTD PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXRO (95.3 FM; BEAVER DAM, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WAUH (102.3 FM; WAUTOMA, WI; Owner: HOMETOWN BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WTLX (100.5 FM; COLUMBUS, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WBKY (95.9 FM; PORTAGE, WI; Owner: MAGNUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJWD (90.3 FM; MARSHALL, WI; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)

TV broadcast stations around Kingston:

  • WMMF-TV (Channel 68; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF WISCONSIN, A CALIFORNIA LTD PARTNRSHP)
  • WWRS-TV (Channel 52; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WISC-TV (Channel 3; MADISON, WI; Owner: TELEVISION WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WMSN-TV (Channel 47; MADISON, WI; Owner: WMSN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKOW-TV (Channel 27; MADISON, WI; Owner: WKOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHA-TV (Channel 21; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 2,515Total average daily traffic
  • 100Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,310Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Mark Podoll, Hwy Hh .8 Mi S Of Hwy X (Lat: 43.661389 Lon: -89.136028), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 9202944000, Mpodoll@co.Green-Lake.Wi.Us
  • MARK A PODOLL, Hwy Hh .8 Mi S Of Hwy X (Lat: 43.661389 Lon: -89.136028), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 6082662497, Carl.Guse@dot.Wi.Gov

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