The size of Kingston is approximately 6.7 square kilometres. It has 17 parks covering nearly 7.4% of total area. The population of Kingston in 2011 was 10,183 people. By 2016 the population was 10,538 showing a population growth of 3.5% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in Kingston is 20-29 years. Households in Kingston are primarily couples with children and are likely to be repaying $1400 - $1799 per month on mortgage repayments. In general, people in Kingston work in a labourer occupation. In 2011, 51.4% of the homes in Kingston were owner-occupied compared with 47.5% in 2016. Currently the median sales price of houses in the area is $320,000.