Kinston SnackAbility

3
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
6
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
21,393
Unemployment
15.4%
Poverty
30.3%
Median Home
$104,000
Median Income
$31,030
Median Rent
$667

Rankings for Kinston in North Carolina

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Map Of Kinston, NC

Population over time in Kinston

Year Population % Change
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 1208.4 372.2 386.3
Murder 9.4 6.7 5.3
Robbery 174.0 92.0 102.8
Aggravated Assault 987.4 245.5 248.5
Property Crime 6093.7 2737.5 2450.7
Burglary 1532.8 710.4 468.9
Larceny 4410.4 1876.2 1745.0
Car Theft 150.5 150.8 236.9

Race / Ethnicity in Kinston

White
28.9% (6,191)
African American
64.8% (13,867)
American Indian
0.5% (98)
Asian
1.0% (218)
Hawaiian
0.1% (13)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.9% (396)
Hispanic
2.9% (610)
Race Kinston NC USA
White 28.9% 64.0% 60.6%
African American 64.8% 21.2% 10.4%
American Indian 0.5% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.0% 2.5% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.1%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 3.9%
Two Or More 1.9% 2.0% 2.5%
Hispanic 2.9% 8.9% 17.3%

Household Income For Kinston, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
13.6% (2,909)
$10,000 to $14,999
12.1% (2,588)
$15,000 to $24,999
16.9% (3,615)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.7% (2,502)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.5% (3,101)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.7% (3,144)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.2% (1,754)
$100,000 to $149,999
4.2% (898)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.0% (427)
$200,000 or more
2.1% (449)
Income Kinston NC USA
Less than $10,000 13.6% 7.7% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 12.1% 6.1% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 16.9% 11.5% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.7% 11.4% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.5% 14.7% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.7% 18.0% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.2% 11.6% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 4.2% 11.1% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.0% 3.9% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 2.1% 3.9% 5.7%

Gender in Kinston

Female
53.0% (11,341)
Male
47.0% (10,051)
Gender Kinston NC USA
Female 53.0% 51.4% 50.8%
Male 47.0% 48.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Kinston for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.8% (1,446)
9-12th Grade
13.0% (2,777)
High School / GED
32.2% (6,897)
Some College
22.2% (4,753)
Associate's Degree
9.1% (1,938)
Bachelor's Degree
10.0% (2,142)
Master's Degree
5.0% (1,066)
Professional Degree
0.6% (135)
Doctorate Degree
1.1% (235)
Education Kinston NC USA
< 9th Grade 6.8% 5.2% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 13.0% 8.5% 7.4%
High School / GED 32.2% 26.4% 27.5%
Some College 22.2% 21.8% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.1% 9.1% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 10.0% 18.8% 18.8%
Master's Degree 5.0% 7.4% 8.2%
Professional Degree 0.6% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.1% 1.3% 1.3%

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