Kingstree is a very small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 3,183 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Kingstree is the 105th largest community in South Carolina.
Unlike some towns, Kingstree isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Kingstree are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Kingstree is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Kingstree who work in sales jobs (15.63%), office and administrative support (14.66%), and food service (11.94%).
Despite the fact that it is a small town, Kingstree has quite a few people who take public transportation – mostly the bus - for their daily commute to work. This helps to fill a real need in the town for affordable transportation.
The percentage of adults in Kingstree who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.29% of the adults in Kingstree have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Kingstree in 2010 was $17,229, which is lower middle income relative to South Carolina, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $68,916 for a family of four. Kingstree also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 42.51% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Kingstree is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Kingstree home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kingstree residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Kingstree include German, English, Scottish, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Kingstree is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.