Kingston is a tiny village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 430 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Kingston is the 567th largest community in Michigan. Kingston has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.
Kingston is a blue-collar town, with 44.85% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Kingston is a village of production and manufacturing workers, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kingston who work in office and administrative support (11.52%), maintenance occupations (7.88%), and management occupations (7.88%).
A relatively large number of people in Kingston telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.59% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
The village is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Kingston has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Kingston a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Kingston is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Kingston, the average commute to work is 30.91 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Kingston is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The rate of college-level education in Kingston is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.11% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Kingston in 2010 was $19,068, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $76,272 for a family of four. However, Kingston contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Kingston home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kingston residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Kingston include Irish, Polish, English, and French .
The most common language spoken in Kingston is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.