Kingstown, North Carolina

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Kingstown, North Carolina

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High Points

Kingstown strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in North Carolina):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 11% Kingstown Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Kingstown, North Carolina

Comparing Kingstown to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in North Carolina (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 8
Female Share of the Population 8 7
Racial Diversity 8 3
Male Share of the Population 3 4
Age of the Population 2 2
Senior Citizens 2 2
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 3 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 3 4
Median Family Income 3 3
People in Middle Class or Better 2 2
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 6 5
Public Transportation Use 3 3
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 9
Affordability of Rents 4 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2
People Living Alone 2 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Kingstown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles W of Gastonia, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 44 miles W of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Cleveland
Standard Zip Codes 28150
Phone Area Codes 704
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.351
Longitude -81.612

Kingstown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station SHELBY 2 NNE
Distance 5.1 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 49 F
Apr Temp 44 to 70 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 49.2 inches
Distance 17.7 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 50 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 48.1 inches
Distance 19 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 50 F
Apr Temp 42 to 71 F
Jul Temp 64 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 72 F
Annual Precip 51.5 inches
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Kingstown Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 845 100%
Male 394 46.6%
Female 451 53.4%
Under 18 267 31.6%
18+ 578 68.4%
65+ 78 9.2%
Median Age 32.8
Average Family Size 3.59
White 37 4.4%
African-American 784 92.8%
Asian 10 1.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 8 0.9%
Mixed Race 6 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 12 1.4%

Estimated Kingstown Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 847
Growth 2
Growth % 0.2%

Kingstown Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 94.6%
US/American 3.7%
Nigerian 0.7%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
African 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Kingstown 845 $33,281
Boiling Springs 3,866 $54,837
Lattimore 419 $38,500
Lawndale 642 $36,023
Mooresboro 314 $36,500
Polkville 535 $40,875
Shelby 19,477 $38,603
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