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Kingston, NH

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Overview


Kingston is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 6,305 people and just one neighborhood, Kingston is the 57th largest community in New Hampshire.

Housing costs in Kingston are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New Hampshire.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns, Kingston isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Kingston are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Kingston is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kingston who work in management occupations (17.89%), office and administrative support (8.33%), and sales jobs (6.60%).

Also of interest is that Kingston has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Of important note, Kingston is also a town of artists. Kingston has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Kingston’s character.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.30% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.

Setting & Lifestyle

Overall, Kingston’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

The town 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 32.54 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Being a small town, Kingston does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Demographics

The education level of Kingston citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.05% of adults in Kingston have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Kingston in 2018 was $53,342, which is upper middle income relative to New Hampshire, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $213,368 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Kingston include Irish, Italian, English, French, and French Canadian.

The most common language spoken in Kingston is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Arabic.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

People

has the amazing distinction of housing more same sex couples living together than 98.1% of neighborhoods in the U.S. If you are seeking such a neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that this is one place that you should consider.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more French Canadian and Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.4% of this neighborhood's residents have French Canadian ancestry and 4.3% have Greek ancestry.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Kingston are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 68.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 7.4% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 57.6% of America's neighborhoods.

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the neighborhood, 43.4% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 27.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (17.0%), and 12.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.4% of households. Some people also speak Polish (2.7%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the neighborhood in Kingston, NH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (26.4%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (18.9%), and residents who report English roots (17.1%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (14.5%), along with some French Canadian ancestry residents (9.4%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (30.1% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (87.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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