Kings Mountain, North Carolina Population 2020

11,079

Kings Mountain is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 11,079, it is the 83rd largest city in North Carolina and the 2878th largest city in the United States. Kings Mountain is currently growing at a rate of 0.66% annually and its population has increased by 7.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,296 in 2010. Spanning over 14 miles, Kings Mountain has a population density of 825 people per square mile.

The average household income in Kings Mountain is $48,636 with a poverty rate of 21.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $818 per month, and the median house value is $118,100. The median age in Kings Mountain is 37.7 years, 37 years for males, and 37.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 83.6 males.

Kings Mountain Demographics

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

  • White: 75.45%
  • Black or African American: 20.77%
  • Two or more races: 1.78%
  • Other race: 1.39%
  • Asian: 0.53%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Kings Mountain, North Carolina is 11,079, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,933.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,296.

Kings Mountain, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,26575.45%
Black or African American2,27520.77%
Two or More Races1951.78%
Some Other Race1521.39%
Asian580.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native100.09%

Kings Mountain Population Pyramid 2020

Kings Mountain Median Age

37.7


Total

37


Male

37.8


Female

Kings Mountain Adults

There are 7,831 adults, (1,875 of whom are seniors) in Kings Mountain.

Kings Mountain Age Dependency

83.9

Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Kings Mountain Sex Ratio

Female

5,966

54.46%

Male

4,989

45.54%

Kings Mountain Households and Families

Kings Mountain Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Kings Mountain Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.5%25.5%
Male58.1%41.9%
All57.4%42.6%
Non Family55.5%44.5%
Female27.2%72.8%

57.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,1222.6257.4
Non Family1,5811.1555.5
Married1,5443.0274.5
Female7804.1227.2
Male2175.1458.1

3.38

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kings Mountain Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3414.81%
9th to 12th Grade73010.29%
High School Graduate2,84040.03%
Some College1,45420.50%
Associates Degree6509.16%
Bachelors Degree6809.59%
Graduate Degree3995.62%

Kings Mountain Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,7064,868937
Black1,0971,00386
Hispanic2269844
Other Race895529
Multiple Races5140
Asian202012
Native American10105

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 asian people with a rate of 60.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,715$33,250$31,018
Less Than High School$18,125$21,451$10,556
High School Grad$29,519$29,396$30,152
Some College$30,450$43,009$24,173
Bachelors Degree$54,423$$39,280
Graduate Degree$36,231$41,196$35,821

$31,715

Average Earnings

$33,250

Average Male

$31,018

Average Female

Kings Mountain Language

Kings Mountain Language by Age

Kings Mountain Language

96.71% of Kings Mountain residents speak only English, while 3.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.41% of the population.

Kings Mountain Poverty

Kings Mountain Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,0141,51518.90%
Black2,25670131.07%
Hispanic2738129.67%
Other1427552.82%
Multiple19563.08%

21.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.03%

Male Poverty Rate

23.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kings Mountain

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kings Mountain is Other, with 52.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kings Mountain is Multiple, with 3.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.28%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.80%
Some College12.52%
High School12.04%
Bachelors or Greater0.75%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed59.09%
Male Unemployed57.40%
Male Employed3.49%
Female Employed3.48%

Kings Mountain Income

Kings Mountain Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,639$48,636
Families$49,221$56,469
Married Families$58,534-
Non Families$25,552$33,278

Kings Mountain Marital Status

Kings Mountain Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.4%

Male Marriage Rate

38.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Kings Mountain Married by Age and Sex

Kings Mountain Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Kings Mountain Marital Status by Race

Kings Mountain Veterans

715

Number of Veterans

675

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam368
Korea71
First Gulf War66
World War II34
Second Gulf War26
Age Group Veterans
75+200
55 to 64196
65 to 74175
35 to 54144
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White6059.56%
Black816.07%
2 or More2956.86%

$Kings Mountain Veterans by Education

9.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kings Mountain Employment Status

59.4%

Labor Force Participation

51.7%

Employment Rate

13%

Unemployment Rate

Kings Mountain 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

74.01%

Born in North Carolina

98.49%

Native Born

1.51%

Foreign Born

0.48%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.49% of Kings Mountain residents were born in the United States, with 74.01% having been born in North Carolina. 0.48% 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
202011,079730.66%
201911,006730.67%
201810,9331231.14%
201710,810730.68%
201610,737190.18%
201510,7181091.03%
201410,609-7-0.07%
201310,616-29-0.27%
201210,645-5-0.05%
201110,650-33-0.31%
201010,6839900.98%
20009,6939301.01%
19908,763-317-0.35%
19809,0806150.70%
19708,4654570.56%
19608,0088021.06%
19507,2066590.96%
19406,5479151.52%
19305,6322,8327.24%
19202,8000.00%