King, North Carolina Population 2021

6,821
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King is a city located in Stokes County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 6,821, it is the 119th largest city in North Carolina and the 4018th largest city in the United States . King is currently declining at a rate of -0.29% annually and its population has decreased by -1.20% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,904 in 2010. King reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 6 miles, King has a population density of 1,151 people per square mile.

The average household income in King is $76,647 with a poverty rate of 4.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $750 per month, and the median house value is $158,000. The median age in King is 48.6 years, 49.1 years for males, and 48.5 years for females.

King Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Kingwas:

  • White: 95.59%
  • Black or African American: 3.48%
  • Native American: 0.42%
  • Two or more races: 0.29%
  • Other race: 0.13%
  • Asian: 0.10%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of King, North Carolina is 6,821 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,861.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,904.

King, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,65495.59%
Black or African American2423.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native290.42%
Two or More Races200.29%
Some Other Race90.13%
Asian70.10%
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King Population by Race

King Population Pyramid $2021

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King Median Age

48.6


Total

49.1


Male

48.5


Female

King Adults

There are 5,626 adults, (1,699 of whom are seniors) in King.

King Age Dependency

77.3

Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

King Sex Ratio

Female

3,773

54.20%

Male

3,188

45.80%

King Population by Age

King Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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King Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family59.8%40.2%
Female67%33%
All75.1%24.9%
Married85.5%14.5%
Male100%0%

75.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

King Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,9562.2675.1
Married1,5892.9185.5
Non Family1,0021.159.8
Female3062.4567
Male593.54100

2.83

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

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King Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade521.02%
9th to 12th Grade4779.38%
High School Graduate1,70433.49%
Some College1,11321.88%
Associates Degree4959.73%
Bachelors Degree1,01019.85%
Graduate Degree2374.66%
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King Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

King Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,7994,3191,187
Black17316328
Hispanic804132
Native American2929
Other Race99
Asian77

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 40.00%.

King Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,989$51,218$40,371
Less Than 9th Grade$31,740$31,354$31,859
High School Graduate$32,131$37,614$28,964
Some College$42,955$51,108$33,421
Bachelors Degree$60,313$67,483$44,310
Graduate Degree$66,964$$61,875

$43,989

Average Earnings

$51,218

Average Male

$40,371

Average Female

King Earnings by Educational Attainment

King Language by Age

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King Language

95.93% of King residents speak only English, while 4.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.30% of the population.

King Language

King Poverty by Race

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4.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.83%

Male Poverty Rate

4.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in King

The race most likely to be in poverty in King is White, with 4.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in King is White, with 4.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.15%.

King Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College4.62%
High School4.55%
Bachelors or Greater2.69%
Less Than 9th Grade2.66%

King Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed4.81%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

King Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

King Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$65,833$76,647
Families$81,204$94,867
Married Families$81,972-
Non Families$38,750$40,368
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Income by Household Type

King Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.4%

Male Marriage Rate

53.6%

Female Marriage Rate

King Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

King Marital Status by Race

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King Marital Status

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507

Number of Veterans

492

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam134
Korea119
First Gulf War47
World War II40
Second Gulf War28

King Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+204
35 to 54105
65 to 7496
55 to 6490
18 to 3412

King Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4758.78%
Black3218.50%

King Veterans by Race

King Veterans by Education

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3.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

King Veterans by Education

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59.6%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

King Employment by Age

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King Employment by Race

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King 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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70.49%

Born in King

97.11%

Native Born

2.89%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

2.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.11% of King residents were born in the United States, with 70.49% having been born in North Carolina. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

King Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,821-20-0.29%
20206,841-20-0.29%
20196,861-20-0.29%
20186,881-26-0.38%
20176,907180.26%
20166,889-33-0.48%
20156,9221402.06%
20146,7820.00%
20136,782-31-0.46%
20126,813-36-0.53%
20116,849-19-0.28%
20106,8689161.44%
20005,9521,8933.90%
19904,059-4,698-7.40%
19808,7570.00%

King Population by Year