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Kingston is a township in DeKalb County, in the Chicago metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Kingston. For links to other places called Kingston, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Kingston is 42.111N. The longitude is -88.765W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 807 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,577.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Kingston demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the DeKalb County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60135 ZIP code.
29% of Kingston residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kingston ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kingston was $24,060, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Kingston residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Kingston, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $522. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,277.
DeKalb County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kingston political report.
The average commute time for Kingston workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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