Kingston, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 5,591.
Population change since 2000: +3.9%
Males: 2,840  (50.8%)
Females: 2,751  (49.2%)
Median resident age:

45.4 years
Massachusetts median age:

40.3 years

Zip codes: 02364.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $121,442 (it was $48,607 in 2000)
Kingston:

$121,442
MA:

$94,488

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $58,429 (it was $22,425 in 2000)

Kingston CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $534,856 (it was $173,800 in 2000)
Kingston:

$534,856
MA:

$534,700

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $585,203; detached houses: $620,100; townhouses or other attached units: $487,972; in 2-unit structures: $464,355; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $429,583; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $438,441; mobile homes: $207,706; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $17,153

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,471.

March 2022 cost of living index in Kingston: 133.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 2.2%
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  • Races in Kingston, MA (2022)
    • 5,66892.5%White alone
    • 1993.2%Hispanic
    • 1392.3%Two or more races
    • 390.6%Black alone
    • 30.05%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Kingston, Massachusetts as of July 19, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Kingston is 1,590 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Kingston by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(56.0)
3
(23.8)
3
(23.6)
2
(15.6)
3
(23.5)
7
(54.3)
6
(45.1)
3
(22.4)
3
(22.0)
2
(14.6)
5
(36.3)
4
(27.6)
5
(33.7)
7
(48.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(63.9)
6
(47.5)
2
(15.7)
4
(31.2)
3
(23.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(15.0)
3
(22.4)
3
(22.0)
1
(7.3)
3
(21.8)
1
(6.9)
1
(6.7)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
35
(279.8)
29
(229.6)
11
(86.6)
11
(85.9)
14
(109.5)
18
(139.5)
14
(105.3)
16
(119.6)
22
(161.6)
23
(167.9)
14
(101.8)
17
(117.4)
13
(87.6)
5
(34.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
52
(415.6)
54
(427.6)
42
(330.6)
58
(452.8)
28
(218.9)
23
(178.3)
26
(195.6)
13
(97.2)
28
(205.7)
9
(65.7)
8
(58.1)
9
(62.2)
3
(20.2)
4
(27.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
325
(2,598)
262
(2,075)
192
(1,511)
195
(1,522)
152
(1,188)
143
(1,108)
131
(985.6)
118
(882.0)
129
(947.5)
86
(627.7)
96
(697.8)
79
(545.5)
62
(417.7)
38
(262.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(79.9)
10
(79.2)
12
(94.4)
8
(62.5)
11
(86.0)
5
(38.8)
6
(45.1)
11
(82.2)
5
(36.7)
7
(51.1)
4
(29.1)
5
(34.5)
4
(26.9)
1
(6.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(24.0)
3
(23.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(23.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(23.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.3)
1
(6.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(13.8)
City-Data.com crime index259.3198.4132.1136.6117.4146.7118.497.2111.881.290.376.666.872.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Kingston, MA

Crime rate in Kingston detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 31 (23 officers - 23 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
Massachusetts average:

2.53
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Ancestries: Irish (43.9%), English (12.6%), European (6.7%), Portuguese (4.4%), Scottish (3.5%), Greek (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1726

Land area: 4.81 square miles.

Population density: 1,162 people per square mile   (low).

Kingston, Massachusetts map

138 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe, 0.2% Asia, 0.2% North America).

This place:

2.3%
Massachusetts:

17.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $5,960 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $6,000 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Brockton, MA (16.8 miles , pop. 94,304).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (29.7 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (181.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

North Plymouth, MA (1.5 miles ),
South Duxbury, MA (1.5 miles ),
Plymouth, MA (1.9 miles ),
Duxbury, MA (2.0 miles ),
Plympton, MA (2.2 miles ),
Green Harbor-Cedar Crest, MA (2.5 miles ),
Pembroke, MA (2.6 miles ),
Halifax, MA (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 41.99 N, Longitude: 70.72 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -833 (-13.6%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 513 (14.1%)

Area codes: 781, 617, 339

Distribution of median household income in Kingston, MA in 2022
Distribution of house value in Kingston, MA in 2022
Kingston satellite photo by USGS

Kingston tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 52 buildings, average cost: $187,400
  • 2021: 70 buildings, average cost: $176,400
  • 2020: 37 buildings, average cost: $164,600
  • 2019: 63 buildings, average cost: $196,600
  • 2018: 66 buildings, average cost: $196,700
  • 2017: 65 buildings, average cost: $196,300
  • 2016: 62 buildings, average cost: $198,200
  • 2015: 59 buildings, average cost: $188,000
  • 2014: 69 buildings, average cost: $188,400
  • 2013: 69 buildings, average cost: $209,100
  • 2012: 35 buildings, average cost: $188,700
  • 2011: 20 buildings, average cost: $215,700
  • 2010: 18 buildings, average cost: $186,300
  • 2009: 29 buildings, average cost: $174,700
  • 2008: 22 buildings, average cost: $195,200
  • 2007: 16 buildings, average cost: $234,600
  • 2006: 24 buildings, average cost: $214,000
  • 2005: 60 buildings, average cost: $257,000
  • 2004: 77 buildings, average cost: $210,700
  • 2003: 76 buildings, average cost: $198,700
  • 2002: 47 buildings, average cost: $194,700
  • 2001: 43 buildings, average cost: $157,500
  • 2000: 56 buildings, average cost: $129,500
  • 1999: 98 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 1998: 95 buildings, average cost: $107,900
  • 1997: 87 buildings, average cost: $117,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Kingston, MA residents
Average permit cost in Kingston, MA
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.6%
Massachusetts:

3.5%
Historical population in Kingston, MA
Historical housing units in Kingston, MA
Most common industries in Kingston, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (11.1%)
  • Health care (10.6%)
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.1%)
  • Public administration (8.5%)
  • Health care (6.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (17.4%)
  • Health care (14.9%)
  • Educational services (13.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.9%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Kingston, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Computer specialists (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Computer specialists (4.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.9%)

Average climate in Kingston, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Kingston, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 64.4. This is about average.

City:

64.4
U.S.:

72.6
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2022 was 5.25. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.25
U.S.:

5.11
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 29.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 7.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.77
U.S.:

8.11

Tornado activity:

Kingston-area historical tornado activity is below Massachusetts state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.1 miles away from the Kingston place center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 46.3 miles away from the place center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kingston-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Massachusetts state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 228.1 miles away from Kingston center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 230.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 111.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 113.5 miles away from Kingston center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 229.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 200.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Plymouth County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 9, Hurricanes: 7, Snows: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kingston topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Kingston:

  • WINGATE AT SILVER LAKE REHAB AND SKILLED NURSING RES (17 CHIPMAN WAY)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Kingston:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE OF PLYMOUTH CORDAGE (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; PLYMOUTH, MA)
  • CRANBERRY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; PLYMOUTH, MA)
  • BAY PATH AT DUXBURY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CTR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; DUXBURY, MA)
  • CENTRUS PREMIER HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; PLYMOUTH, MA)
  • CARE HOME AND HEALTHCARE SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; PLYMOUTH, MA)
  • BAYADA NURSES INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; PLYMOUTH, MA)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES - PLYMOUTH (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; PLYMOUTH, MA)

Operable nuclear power plant near Kingston:

  • 4 miles: Pilgrim in Plymouth, MA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kingston:

  • Bridgewater State University (about 13 miles; Bridgewater, MA; Full-time enrollment: 9,802)
  • Massasoit Community College (about 16 miles; Brockton, MA; FT enrollment: 5,442)
  • Stonehill College (about 20 miles; Easton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,563)
  • Quincy College (about 24 miles; Quincy, MA; FT enrollment: 3,184)
  • Curry College (about 27 miles; Milton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,586)
  • University of Massachusetts-Boston (about 28 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 12,625)
  • Bristol Community College (about 28 miles; Fall River, MA; FT enrollment: 5,707)

Public high school in Kingston:

Private high school in Kingston:

  • SACRED HEART HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 360, Location: 399 BISHOPS HWY, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Kingston:

Private elementary/middle school in Kingston:

  • SACRED HEART ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 502, Location: 329 BISHOPS HWY, Grades: PK-6)
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Library in Kingston:

  • KINGSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $645,285; Location: 6 GREEN STREET; 62,703 books; 4,247 audio materials; 3,940 video materials; 10 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 137 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • North Shore 104.9FM WBOQ owned by Westport Communications comes in clear in Kingston and you can hear the complete 2006 Boston Red Sox season on an FM signal.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Kingston: Jones River Shipyard (A), Newcombs Mill (B), Kingston Public Library (C), Kingston Town Hall (D), Reed Community Building (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Kingston include: Mayflower Congregational Church (A), Kingston Baptist Church (B), First Parish Unitarian Church (C), First Baptist Church of Duxbury (D), Church of Christ (E), Saint Marks Orthodox Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Blackwater Pond (A), Foundry Pond (B), Jones River Reservoir (C), Jones River Marshes (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bassett Brook (A), Second Brook (B), Smelt Brook (C), Tussock Brook (D), Mile Brook (E), Halls Brook (F), Sampson Brook (G), First Brook (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Kingston include: Grays Beach Park (1), Commonwealth Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Jones River Village Historic Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Landing Road), Executive Lanes Kingston Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 7 Tarkiln Road Suite 1).

Hotels: Jones River Guest House (162 Main Street), Bay View Motel (20 Main Street), Riverview Efficiencies (23 May Avenue), Road To Responsibility (26 Main Street).

Birthplace of: John Holmes (Maine) - Politician, Beulah Marie Dix - Screenwriter, Joseph Ripley Chandler - Politician, Matt Hawrilenko - Poker player.

Plymouth County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

KINGSTON WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 12,241, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUN-2011 and JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-30-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-18-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-18-2006), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-18-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-20-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-19-2006)
  • Notification, Public - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-18-2006)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-18-2006), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-18-2006)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 61 regular monitoring violations

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

  • PROVIDENCE HOUSE (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

65.7%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.4%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
6 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
16 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000
15 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Kingston (2011 data):

  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Kingston Stop And Shop Branch at 160 Summer St. Rt 3a, branch established on 2002/10/02; Kingston In-Store Drive-Up at 164 Summer St., branch established on 1956/10/18. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Kingston Branch at 157 Summer Street, branch established on 1995/04/24. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Weymouth Bank: Kingston Branch at 83 Summer Street, branch established on 2002/08/12. Info updated 2006/10/31: Bank assets: $207.4 mil, Deposits: $185.0 mil, headquarters in East Weymouth, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Wessagussett Mutual Holding Company
  • Eastern Bank: Kingston Branch at 108 Main Street, branch established on 1995/12/11. Info updated 2011/03/30: Bank assets: $7,812.9 mil, Deposits: $6,295.8 mil, headquarters in Boston, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 94 total offices, Holding Company: Eastern Bank Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Kingston Branch at 185 Summer Street, branch established on 1995/08/18. 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
  • Rockland Trust Company: Kingston Branch at 184 Summer St, branch established on 1980/04/28. Info updated 2009/05/20: Bank assets: $4,974.4 mil, Deposits: $3,903.9 mil, headquarters in Rockland, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 67 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Bank Corp.

For population 15 years and over in Kingston:

Marital status in Kingston, MA
  • Never married: 26.1%
  • Now married: 54.7%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

For population 25 years and over in Kingston:

  • High school or higher: 97.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 46.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Massachusetts average:

13.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Kingston
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kingston, MA (based on Plymouth County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic165,98535
Mainline Protestant23,72491
Evangelical Protestant13,15996
Other6,12943
Orthodox1,1403
Black Protestant6115
None284,171-
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: 85
Here:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Plymouth County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 139
Plymouth County:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 108
Plymouth County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 361
Here:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Plymouth County:

7.9%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Plymouth County:

21.7%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.3%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Kingston:

53.1%
Massachusetts:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

51.7%
Massachusetts:

48.0%

Average BMI:
Kingston:

28.7
Massachusetts:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Kingston:

20.3%
Massachusetts:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Kingston:

9.4%
Massachusetts:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Kingston:

34.5%
State:

33.4%

General health condition:
This city:

60.0%
Massachusetts:

57.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Kingston:

79.5%
State:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kingston, MA Residents

5.54% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($85,482 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.54%
Massachusetts average:

7.18%

0.01% of residents moved to foreign countries ($80 average AGI)
Plymouth County:

0.01%
Massachusetts average:

0.02%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Bristol County, MA  1.11% ($57,060 average AGI)
to Norfolk County, MA  1.10% ($79,265)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.50% ($73,793)
Businesses in Kingston, MA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1LensCrafters1
Aeropostale1Lowe's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Macy's1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets7
Bath & Body Works1McDonald's1
Burger King1Motherhood Maternity1
CVS1New York & Co1
Charlotte Russe1Nike9
Deb1Nissan1
Decora Cabinetry2Pac Sun1
Dunkin Donuts6Payless1
Express1RadioShack1
Famous Footwear1Sears2
FedEx2Spencer Gifts1
GNC1Stop & Shop1
GameStop1Subway1
Gap2T-Mobile1
Gymboree1Target1
H&M1The Room Place1
H&R Block2Toyota1
Hollister Co.1Toys"R"Us2
Hot Topic1UPS3
Jones New York1Vans1
Journeys1Verizon Wireless1
KFC1Victoria's Secret1

Strongest AM radio stations in Kingston:

  • WPLM (1390 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, MA; Owner: PLYMOUTH ROCK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WBET (1460 AM; 5 kW; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: KJI BROADCASTING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kingston:

  • WPLM-FM (99.1 FM; PLYMOUTH, MA; Owner: PLYMOUTH ROCK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WATD-FM (95.9 FM; MARSHFIELD, MA; Owner: MARSHFIELD BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • WJFD-FM (97.3 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: EDMUND DINIS, TRUSTEE)

TV broadcast stations around Kingston:

  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WDPX (Channel 58; VINEYARD HAVEN, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
Kingston fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Kingston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 135ft / 40.8mTotal length
  • $31,294,000Total costs
  • 304,867Total average daily traffic
  • 26,355Total average daily truck traffic
  • 614,663Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Kingston, MA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 2Before 1900
  • 11940-1949
  • 61950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Kingston, MA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Kingston)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Kingston, MA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kingston)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: SCHEMPP-HIRTH VENTUS-B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 15YG, N15YG, N-15YG, Serial Number: 119, Airworthiness Date: 04/20/1984, Certificate Issue Date: 06/12/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Stephen S Fried, Po Box 358, Kingston, MA 02364
  • Aircraft: DRAIN RON E VANS RV7A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 205RD, N205RD, N-205RD, Serial Number: 71251, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 11/27/2004, Certificate Issue Date: 02/16/2017
    Registrant (Individual): David A Pellegrini, 36 Bay Farm Road, Kingston, MA 02364
  • Aircraft: GLOBE GC-1B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C125 SERIES (125 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3343K, N3343K, N-3343K, Serial Number: 1336, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 06/01/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 07/12/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Bernard D Wrightington, 29 Grove St, Kingston, MA 02364
  • Aircraft: SCHLEICHER ALEXANDER GMBH & CO ASH 26 E (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 802JS, N802JS, N-802JS, Serial Number: 26124, Certificate Issue Date: 06/24/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Stephen S Fried, Po Box 358, Kingston, MA 02364
  • Aircraft: SCHLEICHER ASH-25 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 925H, N925H, N-925H, Serial Number: 25205, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 07/30/1998, Certificate Issue Date: 07/02/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Stephen S Fried, Po Box 358, Kingston, MA 02364

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
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED15$277,55818$236,715126$253,6635$98,4464$201,9521$104,950
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$151,5901$404,9007$334,1200$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$175,1603$196,82733$286,0521$133,9701$225,2700$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$469,4104$255,66820$281,7800$01$138,9400$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$05$297,1241$177,3900$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5091.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$337,4153$256,370
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$243,385
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$224,280
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$199,220
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 5091.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Kingston, MA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Kingston, MA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 61. The highest number of fire incidents - 92 took place in 2007, and the least - 34 in 2017. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Kingston, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (44.0%), and Structure Fires (36.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Kingston, MA
    • 45844.0%Outside Fires
    • 37836.3%Structure Fires
    • 17416.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 313.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kingston, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kingston, MA
  • 45.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 35.8%Utility gas
  • 9.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.0%Electricity
  • 2.0%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kingston, MA
  • 55.4%Utility gas
  • 28.4%Electricity
  • 16.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Kingston compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Kingston on our top lists:

  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: information (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a ferryboat to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 10 pilots and 17 other airmen in this city.
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