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Kingston, Oklahoma
Main Street
Main Street
Location of Kingston, Oklahoma
Location of Kingston, Oklahoma
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Marshall
 • Total 3.47 sq mi (8.98 km2)
 • Land 3.47 sq mi (8.98 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
810 ft (247 m)
 • Total 1,601
 • Estimate 
 • Density 482.85/sq mi (186.45/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 580
Notable figures: FIPS code 40-39900
GNIS feature ID 1102958

Kingston is a town in Marshall County, Oklahoma, United States, in the central southern portion of the state close to the border. The population was 1,601 at the 2010 census.


Kingston is located at 34°0′1″N 96°43′16″W / 34.00028°N 96.72111°W / 34.00028; -96.72111 (34.000146, -96.721133).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.7 km2), all of it land. Kingston, the home of the Kingston Redskins, is proud of its High School Alumni Association, which is the oldest active alumni association in the state of Oklahoma (since 1911). Each year graduates of Kingston High School are given the opportunity to join the association. The association, through donations and fund raisers, helps to send students to college


Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 439
1920 767 74.7%
1930 552 −28.0%
1940 481 −12.9%
1950 677 40.7%
1960 639 −5.6%
1970 710 11.1%
1980 1,171 64.9%
1990 1,237 5.6%
2000 1,390 12.4%
2010 1,601 15.2%
2019 (est.) 1,675 4.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,390 people, 552 households, and 381 families residing in the town. The population density was 791.8 people per square mile (304.9/km2). There were 629 housing units at an average density of 358.3 per square mile (138.0/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 78.56% White, 0.14% African American, 14.68% Native American, 0.95% Asian, 1.80% from other races, and 4.75% from two or more races.

Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.39% of the population. Kingston and the surrounding area (towns of Madill and Oakland) have a large Hispanic community due to a large influx of immigrants attracted to the area's manufacturing jobs. The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has estimated Hispanics make up more than 10 percent of this area population.

There were 552 households, out of which 35.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.6% were married couples living together, 12.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.8% were non-families. 27.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 27.3% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 16.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 93.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $22,429, and the median income for a family was $30,259. Males had a median income of $25,278 versus $18,403 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,850. About 18.1% of families and 22.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.6% of those under age 18 and 26.0% of those age 65 or over.

Kingston Is also home to the award-winning "Kingston Show Choir". This group have received superior ratings at district, state, and Tri-State.


Much of Kingston's history is unknown, but it is home to the oldest alumni program in the state of Oklahoma. Heather Wofford, the wife of the great BK Wofford, once rode thru town on the back of BK's motorcycle. There used to be several older buildings in Kingston, but they were torn down in the late 80s to make way for the new hardware store and lumberyard. Kingston also has a new multipurpose activity building to the community; it is located on the high school campus. The oldest building in Kingston, which used to serve as the town's bank in the early days, now houses Dee's Creative Corner.

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