Kingstown, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 1,733.
Population change since 2000: +5.4%
Males: 743  (42.9%)
Females: 990  (57.1%)
Median resident age:

49.6 years
Maryland median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 21620.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $75,690 (it was $49,539 in 2000)
Kingstown:

$75,690
MD:

$80,776

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $41,523 (it was $26,616 in 2000)

Kingstown CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $244,025 (it was $111,900 in 2000)
Kingstown:

$244,025
MD:

$312,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $349,145; detached houses: $349,679

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,385.

March 2019 cost of living index in Kingstown: 131.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.9%
(4.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.8% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Kingstown, MD (2010)
    • 1,57590.9%White alone
    • 905.2%Black alone
    • 321.8%Hispanic
    • 201.2%Asian alone
    • 160.9%Two or more races

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

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Ancestries: American (21.0%), English (16.7%), German (8.4%), Irish (6.1%), Scottish (5.0%), European (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 10 feet

Land area: 2.24 square miles.

Population density: 773 people per square mile   (low).

Kingstown, Maryland map

33 residents are foreign born (1.2% Europe, 0.5% Latin America, 0.2% North America).

This place:

2.0%
Maryland:

9.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,825 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,117 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dundalk, MD (25.1 miles , pop. 62,306).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (31.5 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (72.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Chestertown, MD (1.2 miles ),
District 4, Chestertown, MD (1.2 miles ),
Worton, MD (2.3 miles ),
Church Hill, MD (2.3 miles ),
Butlertown, MD (2.5 miles ),
Fairlee, MD (2.6 miles ),
Kennedyville, MD (2.7 miles),
Edesville, MD (3.1 miles)

Latitude: 39.21 N, Longitude: 76.04 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 410

Distribution of median household income in Kingstown, MD in 2017
Distribution of house value in Kingstown, MD in 2017
Kingstown satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Maryland:

3.9%
Most common industries in Kingstown, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.9%)
  • Educational services (11.3%)
  • Public administration (8.9%)
  • Construction (5.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.2%)
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Public administration (8.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.9%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (5.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.3%)
  • Educational services (14.2%)
  • Public administration (9.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.4%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Kingstown, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Registered nurses (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (11.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (9.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.8%)
  • Customer service representatives (6.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)

Average climate in Kingstown, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Kingstown, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.6. This is about average.

City:

74.6
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.38. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.38
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 24.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.81. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.81
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Kingstown-area historical tornado activity is near Maryland state average. It is 1% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.9 miles away from the Kingstown place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/27/1994, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.8 miles away from the place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kingstown-area historical earthquake activity is near Maryland state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 77.5 miles away from Kingstown center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 278.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 150.8 miles away from Kingstown center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 339.7 miles away from Kingstown center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 316.2 miles away from Kingstown 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 Queen Anne's County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kingstown topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Kingstown:

  • CHESTER RIVER HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; CHESTERTOWN, MD)
  • TOTAL RENAL CARE - CHESTERTOWN (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; CHESTERTOWN, MD)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MD SHORE MEDICAL CTR AT CHESTERTOWN Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; CHESTERTOWN, MD)
  • HERON POINT OF CHESTERTOWN (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CHESTERTOWN, MD)
  • CHESTERTOWN NURSING AND REHAB CT (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CHESTERTOWN, MD)
  • CHESTER RIVER MANOR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CHESTERTOWN, MD)
  • KENT CNTY HLTH DEPTMNT (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; CHESTERTOWN, MD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kingstown:

  • The Community College of Baltimore County (about 26 miles; Baltimore, MD; Full-time enrollment: 15,217)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 26 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 2,239)
  • Delaware State University (about 27 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 4,087)
  • All-State Career-Baltimore (about 28 miles; Baltimore, MD; FT enrollment: 2,287)
  • Anne Arundel Community College (about 28 miles; Arnold, MD; FT enrollment: 10,501)
  • Harford Community College (about 28 miles; Bel Air, MD; FT enrollment: 4,530)
  • United States Naval Academy (about 29 miles; Annapolis, MD; FT enrollment: 5,681)

Points of interest:

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Churches in Kingstown include: Church of the Nazarene (A), Liberty Lighthouse Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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Queen Anne's County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

67.0%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.9%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
4 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Kingstown:

Marital status in Kingstown, MD
  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 50.7%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

For population 25 years and over in Kingstown:

  • High school or higher: 91.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Maryland average:

12.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kingstown, MD (based on Queen Anne's County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,78631
Catholic6,6733
Evangelical Protestant3,07221
Black Protestant8055
Other2302
None30,232-
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: 11
Queen Anne's County:

2.36 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Queen Anne's County:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Queen Anne's County:

4.30 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Queen Anne's County:

6.02 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.8%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Queen Anne's County:

24.4%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Queen Anne's County:

13.3%
Maryland:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.2%
Maryland:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.5%
Maryland:

47.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.3
Maryland:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Kingstown:

20.9%
State:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

13.4%
Maryland:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Maryland:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

38.0%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
Kingstown:

50.9%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.3%
State:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kingstown, MD Residents

7.15% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($91,684 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.15%
Maryland average:

6.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Anne Arundel County, MD  2.03% ($94,540 average AGI)
from Kent County, MD  0.60% ($55,992)
from Caroline County, MD  0.48% ($47,755)


7.00% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($69,621 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.00%
Maryland average:

7.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Anne Arundel County, MD  1.23% ($86,132 average AGI)
to Caroline County, MD  0.65% ($46,797)
to Kent County, MD  0.53% ($40,067)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kingstown:

  • WCTR (1530 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CHESTERTOWN, MD)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kingstown:

  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLIF (101.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WLIF, INC.)
  • WIYY (97.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WXCY (103.7 FM; HAVRE DE GRACE, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPOC (93.1 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSMJ (104.3 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRNR-FM (103.1 FM; GRASONVILLE, MD; Owner: EMPIRE BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WXYV (105.7 FM; CATONSVILLE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRDX (94.7 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKHS (90.5 FM; WORTON, MD; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION OF KENT COUNTY)

TV broadcast stations around Kingstown:

  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WBAL-TV (Channel 11; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WBAL HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMAR-TV (Channel 2; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)

Kingstown fatal accident list:

Jan 25, 1998 00:31 AM, Sr-213, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 13.7mTotal length
  • $908,000Total costs
  • 11,594Total average daily traffic
  • 631Total average daily truck traffic
  • 14,637Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$241,2901$251,3407$222,6091$147,740
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$03$266,4600$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$190,2850$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8103.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$191,540
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8103.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Kingstown, MD
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Kingstown, MD - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kingstown, MD
  • 58.3%Electricity
  • 16.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 13.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.6%Wood
  • 1.8%Coal or coke
  • 1.6%No fuel used
  • 1.4%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kingstown, MD
  • 87.0%Electricity
  • 6.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.2%Other fuel


Kingstown compared to Maryland 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Kingstown on our top lists:

  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Austria (population 500+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
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