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. Kingston has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.
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 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.
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.