Kings County, California Population 2019

Kings County, California's estimated population is 149,696 with a growth rate of 0.13% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kings County, California is the 33rd largest county in California.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018151,3661,6701.12%
2017149,6961870.13%
2016149,509-690-0.46%
2015150,1995960.40%
2014149,603-813-0.54%
2013150,416-610-0.40%
2012151,026-860-0.57%
2011151,886-495-0.32%
2010152,38150,91250.17%
1990101,46927,73137.61%
198073,7389,12814.13%
197064,61014,65629.34%
196049,9543,1866.81%
195046,76811,60032.98%
194035,1689,78338.54%
193025,3853,35415.22%
192022,0315,80135.74%
191016,2306,35964.42%
19009,8710.00%

How Many People Live in Kings County, California?

149,696

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White99,11766.00%
Some Other Race26,84217.87%
Black or African American9,5976.39%
Two or More Races6,3074.20%
Asian5,6943.79%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,2591.50%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3670.24%

Kings County, California Population Pyramid 2019

Kings County, California Median Age

31.5


Total

32.1


Male

30.8


Female

Kings County, California Adults

There are 109,020 adults, (14,215 of whom are seniors) in Kings County, California.

Kings County, California Age Dependency

58.4

Age Dependency Ratio

15

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Kings County, California Sex Ratio

Female

67,201

44.75%

Male

82,982

55.25%

Kings County, California Households and Families

Kings County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Kings County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married63.5%36.5%
All51.8%48.2%
Non Family43.9%56.1%
Male40%60%
Female33.6%66.4%

51.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All42,3493.1851.8
Married21,6023.7363.5
Non Family10,1441.4443.9
Female7,5773.7833.6
Male3,0263.640

3.59

Average Family Size

3.18

Average Household Size

8.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kings County, California Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade11,83412.88%
9th to 12th Grade13,04514.20%
High School Graduate23,47725.55%
Some College23,96226.08%
Associates Degree7,5808.25%
Bachelors Degree8,5189.27%
Graduate Degree3,4733.78%

Kings County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic43,40024,5392,449
White35,51132,1167,161
Other Race15,8968,152527
Black6,6664,978618
Asian4,0323,5391,402
Multiple Races2,5632,040363
Native American1,444970103
Islander1411067

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.44%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 34.77%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,900$36,345$26,219
Less Than High School$20,703$25,538$13,085
High School Grad$29,448$34,403$22,673
Some College$35,026$42,123$27,897
Bachelors Degree$57,599$63,338$44,392
Graduate Degree$69,449$84,438$65,043

$31,900

Average Earnings

$36,345

Average Male

$26,219

Average Female

Kings County, California Language

Kings County, California Language by Age

Kings County, California Language

59.78% of Kings County, California residents speak only English, while 40.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 35.53% of the population.

Kings County, California Poverty

Kings County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic73,19518,98925.94%
White45,5906,38214.00%
Other22,1804,83021.78%
Black6,3351,61825.54%
Multiple5,5251,06519.28%
Asian5,3574688.74%
Native1,82933318.21%
Islander2548935.04%

20.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.96%

Male Poverty Rate

22.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kings County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kings County, California is Islander, with 35.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kings County, California is Asian, with 8.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.06%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.72%
High School18.35%
Some College11.69%
Bachelors or Greater3.36%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed37.10%
Female Unemployed30.99%
Female Employed10.54%
Male Employed9.01%

Kings County, California Income

Kings County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,742$66,431
Families$52,533$67,772
Married Families$67,116$81,130
Non Families$35,812$55,963

Kings County, California Marital Status

Kings County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.1%

Male Marriage Rate

48.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Kings County, California Married by Age and Sex

Kings County, California Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Kings County, California Marital Status by Race

Kings County, California Veterans

10,091

Number of Veterans

8,803

Male Veterans

1,288

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War3,543
Vietnam2,969
First Gulf War2,556
Korea505
World War II212
Age Group Veterans
35 to 542,830
18 to 342,356
65 to 741,956
55 to 641,752
75+1,197

Kings County, California Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7,24510.57%
Hispanic2,1094.01%
Black1,00613.92%
Other7723.96%
Asian54312.32%
2 or More38811.60%
Indian1358.26%
Hawaiian21.07%

Kings County, California Veterans by Education

8.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kings County, California Employment Status

55.6%

Labor Force Participation

46.9%

Employment Rate

9.7%

Unemployment Rate

Kings County, California Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

65.24%

Born in California

81.52%

Native Born

18.48%

Foreign Born

12.24%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

81.52% of Kings County, California residents were born in the United States, with 65.24% having been born in California. 12.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Population of Cities in Kings County, California

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Hanford540765554714712.72%
Lemoore245312578512545.11%
Corcoran2481322626-2187-8.81%
Avenal1550512466-3039-19.60%
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