Kinston SnackAbility

3
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
5
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
3
Amenities
8
Education
5
Commute
9

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Kinston, North Carolina Info Snack

Kinston is a city in Lenoir County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 21,677 at the 2010 Census. It has been the county seat of Lenoir County since its formation in 1791. Kinston is located in the coastal plains region of Eastern North Carolina.
Population
21,004
Unemployment
14.5%
Poverty
30.0%
Median Home
$101,000
Median Income
$29,927
Median Rent
$674

Rankings for Kinston in North Carolina

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Map Of Kinston, NC

Population over time in Kinston

Year Population % Change
2017 21,004 -1.8%
2016 21,393 -0.7%
2015 21,540 -0.2%
2014 21,589 -0.5%
2013 21,693 -0.2%
2012 21,746 -0.4%
2011 21,835 -0.7%
2010 21,998 -

Crime in Kinston Per 100k

Crime Kinston NC USA
Violent Crime 1279.4 363.7 382.9
Murder 28.9 5.8 5.3
Robbery 192.4 91.0 98.0
Aggravated Assault 1058.2 240.5 248.9
Property Crime 5863.1 2545.3 2362.0
Burglary 1409.3 630.6 430.4
Larceny 4290.3 1760.9 1694.0
Car Theft 163.5 153.8 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Kinston

White
29.0% (6,100)
African American
64.7% (13,594)
American Indian
0.6% (131)
Asian
0.7% (148)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.0% (429)
Hispanic
2.9% (602)
Race Kinston NC USA
White 29.0% 63.6% 61.5%
African American 64.7% 21.2% 12.3%
American Indian 0.6% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.7% 2.7% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.0% 2.1% 2.3%
Hispanic 2.9% 9.1% 17.6%

Household Income For Kinston, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
14.3% (300,357)
$10,000 to $14,999
12.6% (264,650)
$15,000 to $24,999
17.0% (357,068)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.2% (235,244)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.5% (283,554)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.1% (317,160)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.5% (157,530)
$100,000 to $149,999
4.9% (102,919)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.0% (42,008)
$200,000 or more
2.0% (42,008)
Income Kinston NC USA
Less than $10,000 14.3% 7.3% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 12.6% 5.8% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 17.0% 11.1% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.2% 11.0% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.5% 14.5% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.1% 18.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.5% 11.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 4.9% 11.7% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.0% 4.4% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 2.0% 4.3% 6.3%

Gender in Kinston

Female
53.5% (11,237)
Male
46.5% (9,766)
Gender Kinston NC USA
Female 53.5% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 46.5% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Kinston for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.4% (1,556)
9-12th Grade
12.1% (2,543)
High School / GED
33.3% (6,995)
Some College
21.8% (4,587)
Associate's Degree
8.9% (1,870)
Bachelor's Degree
9.6% (2,021)
Master's Degree
4.8% (1,013)
Professional Degree
0.6% (128)
Doctorate Degree
1.4% (285)
Education Kinston NC USA
< 9th Grade 7.4% 4.9% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 12.1% 8.2% 7.2%
High School / GED 33.3% 26.1% 27.3%
Some College 21.8% 21.7% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 8.9% 9.3% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 9.6% 19.2% 19.1%
Master's Degree 4.8% 7.7% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.6% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.4% 1.3% 1.4%

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