King, North Carolina Population 2020

6,913

King is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 6,913, it is the 116th largest city in North Carolina and the 3977th largest city in the United States. King is currently growing at a rate of 0.26% annually and its population has increased by 0.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,904 in 2010. King reached it's highest population of 8,757 in 1980. Spanning over 6 miles, King has a population density of 1,167 people per square mile.

The average household income in King is $72,716 with a poverty rate of 3.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $710 per month, and the median house value is $152,700. The median age in King is 48.6 years, 49.9 years for males, and 48.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 83.3 males.

King Demographics

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

  • White: 94.38%
  • Black or African American: 4.88%
  • Native American: 0.67%
  • Asian: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of King, North Carolina is 6,913, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,877.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,904.

King, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,49894.38%
Black or African American3364.88%
American Indian and Alaska Native460.67%
Asian50.07%

King Population Pyramid 2020

King Median Age

48.6


Total

49.9


Male

48.2


Female

King Adults

There are 5,513 adults, (1,581 of whom are seniors) in King.

King Age Dependency

75.1

Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Child Dependency Ratio

King Sex Ratio

Female

3,756

54.55%

Male

3,129

45.45%

King Households and Families

King Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

King Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married88.5%11.5%
All78.2%21.8%
Female71.2%28.8%
Non Family63.9%36.1%

78.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8842.378.2
Married1,4682.8488.5
Non Family9721.0963.9
Female3793.0271.2
Male653.72100

2.88

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

0.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

King Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade601.18%
9th to 12th Grade4328.47%
High School Graduate1,90837.43%
Some College1,18523.24%
Associates Degree4548.91%
Bachelors Degree94118.46%
Graduate Degree1182.31%

King Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,7424,2961,018
Black24823315
Hispanic572626
Native American4646
Asian55

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 45.61%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,050$50,191$40,272
Less Than High School$30,726$29,000$31,048
High School Grad$31,966$36,681$27,667
Some College$42,627$46,641$36,000
Bachelors Degree$62,859$66,902$50,625
Graduate Degree$76,429$$77,202

$42,050

Average Earnings

$50,191

Average Male

$40,272

Average Female

King Language

King Language by Age

King Language

97.26% of King residents speak only English, while 2.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.66% of the population.

King Poverty

King Poverty by Race

3.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.54%

Male Poverty Rate

3.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in King

The race most likely to be in poverty in King is White, with 4.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in King is White, with 4.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.03%.

Name Poverty
High School4.19%
Some College4.05%
Less Than High School3.44%
Bachelors or Greater1.34%
Name Poverty
Female Employed4.98%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

King Income

King Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$63,913$72,716
Families$75,385$89,101
Married Families$78,068-
Non Families$34,107$39,797

King Marital Status

King Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.0%

Male Marriage Rate

48.2%

Female Marriage Rate

King Married by Age and Sex

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

King Veterans

610

Number of Veterans

495

Male Veterans

115

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam128
Second Gulf War127
Korea106
World War II50
First Gulf War20
Age Group Veterans
75+222
18 to 34111
35 to 5498
65 to 7497
55 to 6482
Name Veterans % of Total
White53810.32%
Black7229.03%

$King Veterans by Education

2.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

King Employment Status

59.1%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

King 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

72.37%

Born in North Carolina

98.30%

Native Born

1.70%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.30% of King residents were born in the United States, with 72.37% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,913180.26%
20196,895180.26%
20186,877-29-0.42%
20176,906180.26%
20166,888-33-0.48%
20156,9211372.02%
20146,7840.00%
20136,784-31-0.45%
20126,815-33-0.48%
20116,848-22-0.32%
20106,8709181.44%
20005,9521,8933.90%
19904,059-4,698-7.40%
19808,7570.00%