Kingston employment information

IndexKingstonRhode IslandNational
Income per capita$13,288$30,765$28,555
Median household income$71,813$56,423$53,482
Median income owner occupied$105,319$78,894$68,142
Median income renter occupied$26,175$30,750$33,219
Median earnings male$4,874$38,201$36,116
Median earnings female$3,820$27,431$25,692
Unemployment rate3.2%6.2%5.8%
Poverty level22.1%14.2%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Kingston is 53% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Kingston is 34% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Kingston is 46% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Kingston is 42% higher than the national average.

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Kingston median earnings by income bracket

Kingston employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry1.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector1.6%0.6%
Financial & insurance services1.8%2.1%
Wholesale & retail services15.2%23.1%
Public administration2.9%0.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.4%0.0%
Education, health & social services29.2%28.7%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Quonochontaug, RI483$85,75060%
Ashaway, RI1,307$85,14759%
Carolina, RI867$83,26956%
Weekapaug, RI419$68,97729%
Hope Valley, RI1,696$67,31126%
Kingston, RI7,136$71,81334%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Delafield, WI7,136$83,79557%
Wetumpka, AL7,136$46,02214%
Independence, OH7,136$75,72442%
Salem, IL7,135$38,99727%
Greenville CDP (Westchester County), NY7,138$180,588238%
Kingston, RI7,136$71,81334%
Source: The Kingston, RI employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.