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Income/capita 57%
Household income 57%
Unemployment 14%
IndexKingstonGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$12,685$26,678$29,829
Median household income$23,611$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$33,125$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$13,698$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$24,000$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$14,792$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate4.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level40.3%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Kingston is 57% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Kingston is 57% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Kingston is 14% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Kingston is 167% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $15,739$23,611$47,222
      City
      $34,021$51,037$102,074
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Kingston median earnings by income bracket

      Kingston employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.2%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector39.5%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services3.9%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services6.6%10.0%
      Public administration3.9%0.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.5%14.5%
      Education, health & social services2.6%30.9%
      Other21.1%32.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Euharlee, GA4,214$58,0385%
      Emerson, GA1,649$49,58310%
      Taylorsville, GA175$49,16711%
      Cartersville, GA20,169$46,26416%
      Adairsville, GA4,740$44,31420%
      Kingston, GA521$23,61157%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Montreat, NC521$66,37520%
      St. Mary's, AK521$43,12522%
      Williamsfield, IL521$48,12513%
      Mole Lake, WI521$20,98262%
      Glen Elder, KS521$53,7503%
      Kingston, GA521$23,61157%
      Source: The Kingston, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).