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Kingston

Kingston is a neighborhood in the East Birmingham community of Birmingham. It has historically been a primary African-American neighborhood. Locaated near the Birmingahm-Shuttlesworth International Airport, adjacent neighborhoods include Woodlawn, Inglenook, East Birmingham, and North Avondale.

Indicator Details

Indicators Primary Domainsort descending Indicator Value Rank Tier Indicator Weight
Business Retention Economic Health -9.4% 53 Middle 1.00
Access to Mainstream Financial Services Economic Health 19.8% 88 Bottom 1.00
Local Business Vitality Economic Health 54.2% 63 Middle 1.00
Payday Loans Economic Health 0.4 42 Middle 1.00
Adult Educational Attainment Educational Opportunities 68.0% 89 Bottom 3.00
High School Graduation Rate Educational Opportunities 72.4% 86 Bottom 3.00
School Readiness Scores Educational Opportunities -% - Data N/A 1.00
Preschool Enrollment Educational Opportunities 20.0% 50 Middle 3.00
Reading Proficiency Educational Opportunities 14.3% 39 Middle 3.00
Proximity to Brownfield Sites Environmental Hazards 0.0% 1 Top 1.00
School Proximity to Traffic Environmental Hazards 0.0% 1 Top 1.00
Proximity to Superfund Sites Environmental Hazards 17.7% 72 Bottom 1.00
Toxic Releases from Facilities Environmental Hazards 100.0% 75 Bottom 1.00
Residential Proximity to Traffic Environmental Hazards 2.7% 71 Bottom 1.00
Public Assisted Households Employment Opportunities 57.7% 68 Bottom 1.00
Employment Rate Employment Opportunities 69.3% 92 Bottom 1.00
Long-Term Unemployment Employment Opportunities 5.9% 91 Bottom 1.00
Travel Time to Work Employment Opportunities 18.5 8 Top 1.00
Age of Housing Housing 95.8% 97 Bottom 1.00
Blood Lead Levels in Children Housing -% - Data N/A 1.00
Excessive Housing Cost Burden Housing 30.8% 17 Top 1.00
Vacancy Rates Housing 25.5% 76 Bottom 1.00
Public Health Nuisances Health Systems and Public Safety 73.3 54 Middle 4.00
Infant Mortality Rate Health Systems and Public Safety 10 24 Top 1.00
Violent Crime Health Systems and Public Safety 112.3 64 Middle 4.00
Chronic School Absence Health Systems and Public Safety 42.2% 97 Bottom 1.00
Low Birth Weight Health Systems and Public Safety -% - Data N/A 1.00
Motor Vehicle Collisions Health Systems and Public Safety 9.6 71 Bottom 4.00
Preventable Hospitalizations Health Systems and Public Safety - - Data N/A 1.00
Pedestrian & Bicycle Injuries by Motor Vehicles Health Systems and Public Safety 0.4 73 Bottom 4.00
Tree Cover Natural Areas 5.8% 46 Middle 1.00
Access to Parks and Open Space Natural Areas 98.3% 42 Middle 1.00
Offsite Alcohol Outlets Neighborhood Characteristics 0.8 58 Middle 1.00
Food Desert Neighborhood Characteristics 100.0% 56 Middle 2.00
Walkability Neighborhood Characteristics 59 43 Middle 4.00
Land Use Mix Neighborhood Characteristics 0.7 9 Top 1.00
Residential Mobility Social Cohesion 84.6% 45 Middle 1.00
Voter Participation Social Cohesion 3.6% 96 Bottom 1.00
Transit Accessibility Transportation 4.2 56 Middle 4.00
Commute Mode Share Transportation 20.3% 35 Middle 4.00
Household Transportation Costs Transportation 22.3% 16 Top 4.00
Pedestrian Connectivity Transportation 141 31 Top 4.00
Abandoned Structures Blight 25.0% 98 Bottom 5.00
Tax Delinquent Properties Blight 28.3% 82 Bottom 5.00
Visual Property Nuisances Blight 33.7% 95 Bottom 5.00

Demographic and Contextual Indicators

Neighborhood City Wide
Income Inequality 0.5 0.49
Concentrated Poverty 50.7% 30.9%
Life Expectancy 70.1 78.8
Population 2,302 210,616
Racial and Ethnic Diversity 0.1 0.44
Park Quality 80.7
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