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Kingston - Luzerne countyPopulation 13,855
Kingston, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne county, is 15 miles SW of Scranton, Pennsylvania and 97 miles W of Newark, New Jersey. The people of the town are in the Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton metropolitan area. Kingston has a population of 13,855.
The People and Families of Kingston
In Kingston, about 44% of adults are married. Lots of people in Kingston live independently, in one-person housing. The town has its share of unmarried adults.
The government tells us that Kingston features an unusually large number of women. People 65 and older make up an important part of the community in the town.
Wealth and Education
In 2000, Kingston had a median family income of $45,578. Kingston benefits from its educated workforce.
In the 2004 Presidential fund-raising sweepstakes, John Kerry came out ahead among Kingston residents, with $7,560. Residents gave more to the Republican party than any of the others.
In Kingston, 55% of the houses and apartments are occupied by the owners, not rented out. You're likely to find a number of older homes if you drive around the town -- the mean age of housing units is fairly high here. Landlords in Kingston rent a large number of single bedroom units.
In Kingston, 91% of commuters drive to work. Kingston Population (2000)