Kingston, RI Population

Population: 5,446
Males: 2,460 (45.2%), Females: 2,986 (54.8%)

Washington County

Median resident age: 19.9 years
Median household income: $56,159
Median house value: $173,400

Races in Kingston:

  • White Non-Hispanic (84.2%)
  • Hispanic (4.6%)
  • Black (3.5%)
  • Other race (2.4%)
  • Other Asian (2.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • American Indian (2.1%)
  • Chinese (0.7%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)
  • Korean (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (19.8%), Italian (18.9%), English (12.4%), French (7.1%), German (5.8%), Polish (5.8%).

Elevation: 252 feet

Land area: 1.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Kingston

  • High school or higher: 94.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 54.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 27.1%
  • Unemployed: 25.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 13.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kingston CDP

  • Never married: 63.8%
  • Now married: 32.2%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 1.6%
  • Divorced: 2.0%

9.3% Foreign born (4.7% Asia, 2.2% Europe, 1.2% Latin America).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Kingston:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Kingston:

  • THEODORE FRANCIS GREEN STATE (about 18 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; Abbreviation: PVD)
  • GROTON-NEW LONDON (about 37 miles; GROTON NEW LONDON, CT; Abbreviation: GON)
  • WORCESTER REGIONAL (about 60 miles; WORCESTER, MA; Abbreviation: ORH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Kingston:

  • RICHMOND (about 7 miles; WEST KINGSTON, RI; Abbreviation: 08R)
  • QUONSET STATE (about 12 miles; NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI; Abbreviation: OQU)
  • NEWPORT STATE (about 19 miles; NEWPORT, RI; Abbreviation: UUU)
Amtrak station near Kingston:

  • 3 miles: KINGSTON (WEST KINGSTON, FAIRGROUNDS RD.). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Kingston:

  • UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND (Full-time enrollment: 11,759; Public; Website: www.uri.edu/; Offers Doctor’s degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Kingston:

  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND (about 17 miles; WARWICK, RI; Full-time enrollment: 8,650)
  • NEW ENGLAND INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 17 miles; WARWICK, RI; Full-time enrollment: 2,419)
  • ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY (about 23 miles; BRISTOL, RI; Full-time enrollment: 3,007)
  • JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY (about 25 miles; Providence, RI; Full-time enrollment: 8,218)
  • RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN (about 25 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; Full-time enrollment: 2,086)
  • BROWN UNIVERSITY (about 26 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; Full-time enrollment: 7,460)
  • RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE (about 26 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; Full-time enrollment: 6,208)
Public primary/middle school in Kingston:

  • THE FARM SCHOOL (Students: 9; Location: 25 WEST INDEPENDENCE WAY; Grades: 01 – 12)
Private primary/middle school in Kingston:

  • FIRST STEP AT KINGSTON (Students: 68; Location: 25 WEST INDEPENDENCE WAY; Grades: PK – KG)

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