Kingston, PA Population

Population: 13,855. Estimated population in July 2020: 13,176 (-4.9% change)
Males: 6,320 (45.6%), Females: 7,535 (54.4%)

Zip code: 18704

Median resident age: 43.0 years
Median household income: $33,611
Median house value: $93,400

Races in Kingston:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.4%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Black (0.8%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (20.1%), Polish (18.6%), German (14.9%), Italian (10.4%), English (9.2%), Welsh (6.6%).

Land area: 2.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Kingston

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 25.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kingston borough

  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 45.4%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 15.0%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

2.9% Foreign born (1.8% Europe, 0.9% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -949 (-6.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Kingston:

  • MERCY HOSPITAL (about 1 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA)
  • PENN STATE GEISINGERY WYOMING VALLEY (about 1 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA)
  • WVHCS HOSPITAL INC (about 1 miles; WILKES-BARRE, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Kingston:

  • WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTL (about 13 miles; WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA; Abbreviation: AVP)
  • LEHIGH VALLEY INTERNATIONAL (about 53 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: ABE)
  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 62 miles; READING, PA; Abbreviation: RDG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Kingston:

  • WILKES-BARRE WYOMING VALLEY (about 3 miles; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Abbreviation: WBW)
  • SKYHAVEN (about 18 miles; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Abbreviation: 76N)
  • HAZLETON MUNI (about 21 miles; HAZLETON, PA; Abbreviation: HZL)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Kingston:

  • HARRISON CAREER INSTITUTE-KINGSTON (Full-time enrollment: 157; Location: 844 W MARKET; Private, for-profit; Website: www.harrisoncareerinst.com)
  • ACADEMY OF CREATIVE HAIR DESIGN (Full-time enrollment: 6; Location: 252 W SIDE MALL OFFICE COMPLEX; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kingston:

  • WILKES UNIVERSITY (about 2 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,438)
  • LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; NANTICOKE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,582)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON (about 20 miles; SCRANTON, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,093)
  • MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; SCRANTON, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,203)
  • BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 42 miles; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,880)
  • LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 45 miles; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,145)
  • KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 51 miles; KUTZTOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,101)

Schools

Public high school in Kingston:

  • WEST SIDE AVTS (Students: 503; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Kingston:

  • BISHOP O REILLY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 409; Location: PO BOX 1346 316 N MAPLE; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • WYOMING SEMINARY UPPER SCHOOL (Students: 394; Location: 201 N. SPRAGUE AVE; Grades: 9 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Kingston:

  • WYOMING VALLEY WEST MS (Students: 1,389; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CHESTER STREET EL SCH (Students: 242; Grades: 01 – 05)
  • SCHUYLER AVENUE EL SCH (Students: 242; Grades: KG – 05)
  • THIRD AVENUE EL SCH (Students: 160; Grades: KG – 05)
  • PRINGLE STREET EL SCH (Students: 100; Grades: KG – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Kingston:

  • WYOMING VALLEY MONTESSORI SCHO (Students: 164; Location: 851 W MARKET ST; Grades: PK – 6)
  • ISRAEL BEN ZION ACADEMY OF THE (Students: 122; Location: 1 INSTITUTE LANE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST HEDWIG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 111; Location: 207 ZERBEY AVENUE; Grades: PK – 5)
  • LITTLE PEOPLE DAY CARE SCHOOL (Students: 110; Location: 154 THIRD AVE; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Kingston:

  • HOYT LIBRARY (Operating income: $489,976; Location: 284 WYOMING AVE; 96,040 books; 2,569 audio materials; 1,364 video materials; 94 serial subscriptions)

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