Kingston, TN
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Kingston is a somewhat small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 5,846 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Kingston is the 103rd largest community in Tennessee.

Kingston real estate is some of the most expensive in Tennessee, although Kingston house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Kingston is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.04% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Kingston is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kingston who work in office and administrative support (18.03%), sales jobs (12.82%), and management occupations (8.40%).

It is a fairly quiet city 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.

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

The percentage of adults in Kingston who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.64% of the adults in Kingston have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Kingston in 2010 was $25,561, which is wealthy relative to Tennessee, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $102,244 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 German, English, Scots-Irish, and Polish.

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