Kingston, PA
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Kingston is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 12,941 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Kingston is the 79th largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Kingston was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.

Kingston is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 85.45% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Kingston is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kingston who work in office and administrative support (16.27%), healthcare (11.68%), and sales jobs (9.93%).

The overall education level of Kingston citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.50% of adults in Kingston have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Kingston in 2010 was $29,298, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $117,192 for a family of four. However, Kingston contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Kingston is a somewhat ethnically-diverse borough. 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 Polish, German, Italian, and English.

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