King, North Carolina Population 2024

7,739

King is a city located in Forsyth County and Stokes County North Carolina. King has a 2024 population of 7,739. King is currently growing at a rate of 2.07% annually and its population has increased by 7.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,209 in 2020.

The average household income in King is $86,360 with a poverty rate of 4.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in King is 43.7 years, 43.8 years for males, and 43.7 years for females.

King Demographics

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

  • White: 90.29%
  • Two or more races: 4.37%
  • Black or African American: 3.84%
  • Other race: 1.37%
  • Asian: 0.12%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
5.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,306.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
7.35% (530)
The current population of King, North Carolina is 7,739 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,209.

King, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,51090.29%
Two or more races3154.37%
Black or African American2773.84%
Other race991.37%
Asian90.12%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

King Population by Race

King Population Pyramid 2024

King Median Age

43.7

Total

43.8

Male

43.7

Female

King Adults

There are 5,649 adults, (1,624 of whom are seniors) in King.

King Age Dependency

79.1

Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

King Sex Ratio

Female4,00755.58%
Male3,20344.42%

King Population by Age

King Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,0042.3165.834.2
Married1,5383.1384.715.3
Non Family1,0761.0249.850.2
Female3902.6435.664.4
Male000
showing: 5 rows

3.02

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

65.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

King 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 Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

King Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 30.43%.

King Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$50,339

Average Earnings

$70,563

Average Male

$41,604

Average Female

King Earnings by Educational Attainment

King Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

King Language

99% of King residents speak only English, while 1% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.73% of the population.

King Language

King Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,3012814.46%
Multiple3156320%
Black22610.44%
showing: 3 rows

4.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.08%

Male Poverty Rate

6.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in King

The race most likely to be in poverty in King is Multiple, with 20% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in King is Black, with 0.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.59%.

King Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College8.95%
Less Than 9th Grade6.45%
High School4.44%
Bachelors or Greater2.91%
showing: 4 rows

King Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed1.55%
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

King Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

King Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

King Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.0%

Male Marriage Rate

53.5%

Female Marriage Rate

King Married by Age and Sex

male

female

King Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

King Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

King Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

467

Number of Veterans

454

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

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King Veterans by War

count

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King Veterans by Age

count

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King Veterans by Race

King Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

King Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.6%

Labor Force Participation

53.4%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

King Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

King Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

King 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

72.98%

Born in King

99.36%

Native Born

0.64%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.36% of King residents were born in the United States, with 72.98% having been born in North Carolina. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

King Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20298,5241571.88%
20288,3671571.91%
20278,2101571.95%
20268,0531571.99%
20257,8961572.03%
20247,7391572.07%
20237,5821572.11%
20227,4251572.16%
20217,268590.82%
20207,2093374.9%
20196,872-4-0.06%
20186,876-35-0.51%
20176,911190.28%
20166,892-32-0.46%
20156,9241402.06%
20146,784
20136,784-32-0.47%
20126,816-34-0.5%
20116,850-21-0.31%
20106,87191915.44%
20005,9521,89346.64%
19904,059-4,698-53.65%
19808,757
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King Population by Year