NC

National Population : 333,590,059
North Carolina State Population : 10,753,007

About Kinston, NC

Kinston, NC is located in Lenoir County in the state of North Carolina.

The total City Population for Kinston is about 26,889 with about 420 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 42,031.

The Average Home Value is $95,550.00, which is roughly 40% lower than the Average Home Value of $159,475.00 for the state of North Carolina, and roughly 49% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $38,954.50, which is roughly 22% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $49,737.00 for the state of North Carolina, and roughly 32% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Kinston is about 15.5%.

North Carolina is ranked #52 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 6.19 out of 100.

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Voting

Lenoir County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a significant difference of 6.76% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 51.36%
Democratic: 47.89%
Libertarian: 0.44%
Other: 0.21%
Green: 0.1%


Nearby Locations

Hookerton, NC (11.01 mi.)
La Grange, NC (11.09 mi.)
Grifton, NC (12.00 mi.)
Deep Run, NC (12.46 mi.)
Dover, NC (12.61 mi.)
Snow Hill, NC (12.87 mi.)
Ayden, NC (16.77 mi.)
Pink Hill, NC (17.40 mi.)
Trenton, NC (17.74 mi.)
Cove City, NC (17.90 mi.)
Albertson, NC (18.12 mi.)
Seven Springs, NC (18.65 mi.)
Goldsboro, NC (19.93 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 28501, 28504
Latitude : 35.226830
Longitude : -77.651097
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 41 ft.
Area Code(s) : 252

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.35
Male Population Estimate : 47.23%
Female Population Estimate : 52.77%
Median Age : 42.1
Male Median Age : 39.2
Female Median Age : 44.6

White Population Estimate : 49.92%
Black Population Estimate : 47.22%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 4.69%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.75%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.12%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.71%
Other Population Estimate : 2.76%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Kinston specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Lenoir County: About 13 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Lenoir County: About 753 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Lenoir County is about 69% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 62% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.