Kingston, TN

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Living in Kingston

Kingston is a somewhat small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 5,994 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.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Kingston is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. 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 (15.52%), sales jobs (10.22%), and business and financial occupations (8.99%).

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.54% 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.

Kingston is a very car-oriented city. 96.65% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Kingston is a small city , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Kingston has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.

As is often the case in a small city, Kingston doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The population of Kingston overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Kingston, 22.43% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Kingston in 2018 was $28,856, which is upper middle income relative to Tennessee, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $115,424 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, Irish, English, French, and Scots-Irish.

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