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Kinston city, North Carolina

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Kinston city, North Carolina
Population Estimates, July 1 2022, (V2022)
NA
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2022, (V2022)
NA
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
19,546
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
19,820
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
-1.4%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 19,900
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 21,677
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.7%
Persons under 18 years, percent
22.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
24.5%
Female persons, percent
53.3%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
26.3%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
67.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.0%
Two or More Races, percent
5.6%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
2.0%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
25.2%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2017-2021 1,608
Foreign born persons, percent, 2017-2021 3.2%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2017-2021 40.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2017-2021 $97,400
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2017-2021 $1,248
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2017-2021 $471
Median gross rent, 2017-2021 $714
Building permits, 2021 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2017-2021 8,859
Persons per household, 2017-2021 2.15
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2017-2021 84.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2017-2021 3.1%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2017-2021 84.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2017-2021 74.2%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 80.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 14.7%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2017-2021 22.8%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
12.2%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 49.7%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 46.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 82,420
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 282,024
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 40,725
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 513,277
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $25,240
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2017-2021 18.9
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $33,280
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $26,661
Persons in poverty, percent
27.9%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 X
Total employment, 2020 X
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 X
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 743
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 388
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 163
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 61
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 542
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 535
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 1,079.6
Population per square mile, 2010 1,180.7
Land area in square miles, 2020 18.43
Land area in square miles, 2010 18.36
FIPS Code 3735920
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

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Users should exercise caution when comparing 2017-2021 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2021 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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