King City, California Population 2024

14,342

King City is a city located in Monterey County California. King City has a 2024 population of 14,342. King City is currently growing at a rate of 2.15% annually and its population has increased by 7.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,351 in 2020.

The average household income in King City is $88,681 with a poverty rate of 19.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in King City is 27.1 years, 30.8 years for males, and 25.7 years for females.

King City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of King City was:

  • Other race: 62.07%
  • White: 23.44%
  • Two or more races: 10.25%
  • Asian: 3.24%
  • Native American: 0.83%
  • Black or African American: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
3.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,681.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
7.42% (991)
The current population of King City, California is 14,342 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 13,351.

King City, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Other race8,36262.07%
White3,15823.44%
Two or more races1,38110.25%
Asian4373.24%
Native American1120.83%
Black or African American210.16%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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Other race

White

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

King City Population by Race

King City Population Pyramid 2024

King City Median Age

27.1

Total

30.8

Male

25.7

Female

King City Adults

There are 8,660 adults, (1,106 of whom are seniors) in King City.

King City Age Dependency

78.3

Age Dependency Ratio

14.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

63.7

Child Dependency Ratio

King City Sex Ratio

Female7,05752.39%
Male6,41447.61%

King City Population by Age

King City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,2684.142.857.2
Married2,0644.2943.456.6
Female5124.314060
Non Family4291.2248.751.3
Male2636.9533.866.2
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4.06

Average Family Size

4.1

Average Household Size

42.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

King City Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

King City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

King City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 61.9%.

King City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$31,080

Average Earnings

$41,875

Average Male

$25,334

Average Female

King City Earnings by Educational Attainment

King City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

King City Language

20.64% of King City residents speak only English, while 79.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 76.39% of the population.

King City Language

King City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic11,1152,36521.28%
Other8,0541,89323.5%
Multiple1,34013510.07%
Asian4328820.37%
White1,439584.03%
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19.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.91%

Male Poverty Rate

22.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in King City

The race most likely to be in poverty in King City is Other, with 23.5% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in King City is White, with 4.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.23%.

King City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.51%
High School14.68%
Some College11.19%
Bachelors or Greater5.08%
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King City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed25.18%
Female Unemployed9.57%
Female Employed4.57%
Male Employed3.29%
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King City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

King City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

King City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

46.7%

Female Marriage Rate

King City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

King City 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 45-54.

King City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

King City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

167

Number of Veterans

118

Male Veterans

49

Female Veterans

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King City Veterans by War

count

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King City Veterans by Age

count

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King City Veterans by Race

King City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.9%

Veteran Disability Rate

King City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.3%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

King City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

King City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

King City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

52.9%

Born in King City

56.6%

Native Born

43.4%

Foreign Born

34.82%

Non Citizen

8.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

56.6% of King City residents were born in the United States, with 52.9% having been born in California. 34.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

King City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202915,8523021.94%
202815,5503021.98%
202715,2483022.02%
202614,9463022.06%
202514,6443022.11%
202414,3423022.15%
202314,0403022.2%
202213,7383022.25%
202113,436850.64%
202013,351-578-4.15%
201913,929980.71%
201813,831410.3%
201713,790690.5%
201613,7211531.13%
201513,5682071.55%
201413,3611781.35%
201313,183640.49%
201213,1191150.88%
201113,0041040.81%
201012,9001,69615.14%
200011,2043,57046.76%
19907,6342,13938.93%
19805,4951,77847.83%
19703,71778026.56%
19602,93759025.14%
19502,34757932.75%
19401,76828519.22%
19301,48343541.51%
19201,048795314.23%
1890253
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King City Population by Year