Kinston Information

Kinston Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Kinston, NC

General Kinston Information

State: North Carolina

County: Lenoir County

Close cities: Deep Run, NC, La Grange, NC, Hookerton, NC, Kinston, NC, Grifton, NC, Snow Hill, NC, Stacy, NC, Dover, NC

Kinston Population (census data)
Total 22,346 (-5.0% since 2000)
Male 10,057 (45.0%)
Female 12,289 (55.0%)

Population Density: 1,335 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 82.4 (US Avg is 100)

Kinston Elevation: 44 feet above sea level

Land Area: 16.7 square miles

Median Household Income: $29,233

Zip Codes: 28504, 28503, 28501, and 28502.

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Kinston Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • Black (62.6%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (35.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Other race (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • English (7.2%)
  • United States (6.6%)
  • Irish (3.0%)
  • German (2.6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1.3%)
  • Scottish (1.2%)
Foriegn Born: 480 people (2.1%)
  • Latin America (47.4%)
  • Asia (31.6%)
  • Europe (21.1%)

Local Kinston Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Baltimore Orioles, Washington Nationals
NFL Football: Washington Redskins, Carolina Panthers
NBA Basketball:
NHL Hockey: Carolina Hurricanes
NCAA Sports: East Carolina University, Campbell

Kinston School Information

High Schools
Kinston High (2601 N Queen Street, Kinston, NC, 28501 - Lenoir County Public Schools District)
Middle Schools
Rochelle Middle (301 N Rochelle Boulevard, Kinston, NC, 28501 - Lenoir County Public Schools District)
Woodington Middle (4939 Highway 258 South, Kinston, NC, 28504 - Lenoir County Public Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Banks Elementary (2148 Falling Creek Road, Kinston, NC, 28504 - Lenoir County Public Schools District)
C H Bynum Elementary (100 Bynum Boulevard, Kinston, NC, 28501 - Lenoir County Public Schools District)
Contentnea Elementary (2909 Graingers Station Road, Kinston, NC, 28501 - Lenoir County Public Schools District)
Moss Hill Elementary (6040 Highway 55 West, Kinston, NC, 28504 - Lenoir County Public Schools District)
Northwest Elementary (1701 Old Well Road, Kinston, NC, 28501 - Lenoir County Public Schools District)
Southeast Elementary (201 South McDaniel Street, Kinston, NC, 28501 - Lenoir County Public Schools District)
Southwood Elementary (1245 Highway 58 South, Kinston, NC, 28504 - Lenoir County Public Schools District)
Teachers Memorial Elementary (500 Marcella Drive, Kinston, NC, 28501 - Lenoir County Public Schools District)
Other/Private Schools
Children's Village Academy (701 North Adkin Street, Kinston, NC, 28501 - Children's Village Academy District)
Kennedy Home (2557 Cedar Dell Lane, Kinston, NC, 28504 - Lenoir County Public Schools District)
Kinston Charter Academy (2000 Martin L King Jr. Boulevard, Kinston, NC, 28501 - Kinston Charter Academy District)
Sampson School (606 Tower Hill Road, Kinston, NC, 28501 - Lenoir County Public Schools District)

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