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Kingston, Illinois - Basic Facts

Kingston is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Village of Kingston.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in DeKalb County at latitude 42.0997 and longitude -88.759. DeKalb County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 794 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Kingston (see map) encompass a land area of 0.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kingston: Stuartville.

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Kingston, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,173
Population in Households 1,167
Population in Familes 1,016
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 1,183
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 386
Average Household Size 3.02
Family Households 302
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 403 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 311 (77.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 76 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $151,543
Average Home Value $166,640


Median Household Income $81,730
Average Household Income $88,377
Per Capita Income $30,015
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.18% 0.17%
Households 0.25% 0.31%
Families 0.0% 0.2%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   1.62%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Kingston, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kingston to the other 1,367 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 660 52nd
Population Density1 # 648 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 397 71st
Median Household Income # 132 90th
Per Capita Income # 315 77th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.