Kinston, North Carolina 

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Economy in Kinston, North Carolina

Kinston has an unemployment rate of 5.5%. The US average is 3.7%.

Kinston has seen the job market increase by 0.3% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 28.2%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Kinston
- The Sales Tax Rate for Kinston is 6.8%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Kinston is 5.5%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Kinston
- The average income of a Kinston resident is $18,452 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Kinston resident is $28,608 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYKinston, North CarolinaUnited States
  5.5%3.7%
  0.3%1.6%
  28.2%33.5%
  6.8%6.2%
  5.3%4.6%
  $22,524$31,177
  $29,927$57,652
  $40,056$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.4%1.3%
  0.0%0.6%
  5.0%6.2%
  22.6%10.4%
  2.7%2.7%
  12.1%11.6%
  3.1%4.1%
  0.5%0.9%
  0.1%2.1%
  1.1%4.7%
  1.5%1.9%
  1.8%6.7%
  0.0%0.1%
  5.5%4.3%
  5.9%9.3%
  20.6%13.8%
  1.6%2.2%
  8.3%7.4%
  3.9%4.9%
  3.3%4.8%
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    Reviews for Kinston    4 Reviews
    Hidden among the churches - 5/7/2018
    I moved to Kinston, NC for retirement. Purchased a house from the auction held by the court. As a person of color, I was unable to obtain an attorney, while I was sued... Read More

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    A Great Town of New Opportunity 2014 - 1/29/2014
    I'm moving my business and family with 2 young children to Kinston in March from Chapel Hill/Durham. Kinston is really nice with a great new restaurants, close proximity... Read More

    House hunting - 12/5/2012
    hello! I recently visted parts of North Carolina and was amazed! I loved the people and the helpful tips from townies. I saw some amazing houses, in Kinston. ... Read More


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    ZIP CODES IN KINSTON, NORTH CAROLINA
    28504 28501

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