Skip to Main Content
Kingston
  • Suburb in Pennsylvania

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

editorial

Kingston is a suburb of with a population of 12,873. Kingston is in Luzerne County. Living in Kingston offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Kingston there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Kingston and residents tend to lean liberal.

About

About Kingston...
Population
12,873

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$130,800
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$815
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    52%
  • Own
    48%
Sponsored Mortgage Options for Kingston
Get Rates
  • Find a loan that's right for you. Compare today's top mortgage and refinancing providers.
  • Fast financing, unprecedented service, and no hidden fees.
Niche may be compensated by the third party lenders and others who place ads on the website. Niche is not a lender and does not endorse the products of these advertisers. Fees that Niche receives for ads do not affect the terms you may be offered by the lender you choose. There are many additional borrowing options available.

Map

Kingston Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    85.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    7.8
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    15.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    70.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    171.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,316.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    77.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  12%

Working in Kingston

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$51,554
National
$62,843

Similar Places

Places like Kingston

Kingston Reviews

Rating 3.28 out of 5  36 reviews
Selecting a category below will take you to another page
All Categories
Rating 4 out of 5  
Start Your Review of Kingston
Rating 5 out of 5  
Rating 3 out of 5  

add-to-list