In 2017, Kinston, NC had a population of 21k people with a median age of 44.4 and a median household income of $29,927. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Kinston, NC declined from 21,393 to 21,004, a -1.82% decrease and its median household income declined from $31,030 to $29,927, a -3.55% decrease.
The population of Kinston, NC is 64.7% Black or African American Alone, 29% White Alone, and 2.87% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Kinston, NC speak a non-English language, and 98.9% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Kinston, NC are Lenoir Community College (840 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Kinston, NC is $101,000, and the homeownership rate is 43.4%. Most people in Kinston, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 16.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Kinston, NC is 2 cars per household.