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. Much of the housing stock in Kingston was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Kingston is a blue-collar town, with 38.07% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Kingston is a village of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Kingston who work in office and administrative support (15.91%), management occupations (9.66%), and maintenance occupations (7.39%).
It is a fairly quiet village because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Kingston has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Kingston has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Kingston than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Kingston may be for you.
One downside of living in Kingston, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.66 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small village, Kingston doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Kingston have a very low rate of college education: just 9.82% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Kingston in 2010 was $19,983, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $79,932 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 Polish and Spanish.