King City, California Population 2022

13,424
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King City is a city located in Monterey County California. With a 2020 population of 13,424, it is the 421st largest city in California and the 3257th largest city in the United States. King City is currently growing at a rate of 0.34% annually and its population has increased by 0.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,332 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, King City has a population density of 3,446 people per square mile.

The average household income in King City is $64,647 with a poverty rate of 16.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,235 per month, and the median house value is $281,900. The median age in King City is 28 years, 28.8 years for males, and 26.9 years for females.

King City Demographics

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

  • Other race: 61.71%
  • White: 32.52%
  • Two or more races: 2.98%
  • Asian: 1.18%
  • Black or African American: 1.01%
  • Native American: 0.61%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of King City, California is 13,424 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 13,332.

King City, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,50232.52%
Black or African American1401.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native840.61%
Asian1631.18%
Some Other Race8,54461.71%
Two or More Races4122.98%
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King City Population by Race

King City Population Pyramid 2022

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King City Median Age

28.4


Total

28.8


Male

27.3


Female

King City Adults

There are 8,998 adults, (973 of whom are seniors) in King City.

King City Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

12.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60.4

Child Dependency Ratio

King City Sex Ratio

Female

6,786

49.01%

Male

7,059

50.99%

King City Population by Age

King City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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King City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married44%56%
All39.5%60.5%
Female35.2%64.8%
Male29.8%70.2%
Non Family29.1%70.9%

39.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

King City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,2474.2539.5
Married2,0674.3844
Male3625.7829.8
Female4744.2835.2
Non Family3441.7829.1

4.14

Average Family Size

4.25

Average Household Size

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King City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,20141.21%
9th to 12th Grade81910.54%
High School Graduate1,41318.19%
Some College1,47318.96%
Associates Degree4205.41%
Bachelors Degree3103.99%
Graduate Degree1321.70%
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King City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

King City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races248220123
White860739180
Asian868311
Hispanic6,6442,748221
Other Race4,6061,55692
Black7878
Native American3920

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 49.60%.

King City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,477$30,052$20,410
Less Than 9th Grade$21,412$25,521$17,496
High School Graduate$21,825$24,011$20,448
Some College$47,500$53,125$33,953
Bachelors Degree$69,545$$54,107
Graduate Degree$103,207$$102,880

$24,477

Average Earnings

$30,052

Average Male

$20,410

Average Female

King City Earnings by Educational Attainment

King City Language by Age

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King City Language

21.97% of King City residents speak only English, while 78.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 76.29% of the population.

King City Language

King City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,179231.95%
Other1,516NaN%
Hispanic11,8832,24318.88%

16.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.61%

Male Poverty Rate

20.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in King City

The race most likely to be in poverty in King City is White, with 1.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in King City is Hispanic, with 18.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.22%.

King City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.98%
High School12.10%
Some College8.52%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

King City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed11.02%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed5.91%
Female Unemployed34.83%

King City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

King City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,174$70,703
Families$45,881$62,513
Married Families$53,340-
Non Families-$101,359
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Income by Household Type

King City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

50.8%

Female Marriage Rate

King City Married by Age and Sex

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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 55-64.

King City Marital Status by Race

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King City Marital Status

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91

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War
Vietnam45
Korea
World War II

King City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54
55 to 6427
65 to 7417
75+47

King City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White912.92%
Hispanic460.60%

King City Veterans by Race

King City Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

57.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

King City Veterans by Education

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57.9%

Labor Force Participation

56.7%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

King City Employment by Age

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King City Employment by Race

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King City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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51.52%

Born in King City

55.10%

Native Born

44.90%

Foreign Born

38.26%

Non Citizen

6.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

55.10% of King City residents were born in the United States, with 51.52% having been born in California. 38.26% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18902530.00%
19201,0487954.85%
19301,4834353.53%
19401,7682851.77%
19502,3475792.87%
19602,9375902.27%
19703,7177802.38%
19805,4951,7783.99%
19907,6342,1393.34%
200011,2043,5703.91%
201012,8741,6701.40%
201112,920460.36%
201212,966460.36%
201313,012460.35%
201413,058460.35%
201513,104460.35%
201613,150460.35%
201713,196460.35%
201813,242460.35%
201913,288460.35%
202013,332440.33%
202113,378460.35%
202213,424460.34%

King City Population by Year