Kings County, California Population 2024

152,377

Kings County, California's estimated 2024 population is 152,377 with a growth rate of -0.2% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kings County, California is the 33rd largest county in California. The 2010 population was 152,342 and has seen a growth of 0.02% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029150,852-305-0.2%
2028151,157-305-0.2%
2027151,462-305-0.2%
2026151,767-305-0.2%
2025152,072-305-0.2%
2024152,377-305-0.2%
2023152,682-305-0.2%
2022152,9872120.14%
2021152,775-69-0.05%
2020152,8441170.08%
2019152,7271,5061%
2018151,2211,6791.12%
2017149,5422730.18%
2016149,269-691-0.46%
2015149,9605870.39%
2014149,373-864-0.58%
2013150,237-647-0.43%
2012150,884-895-0.59%
2011151,779-563-0.37%
2010152,34200%
1990101,46927,73137.61%
198073,7389,12814.13%
197064,61014,65629.34%
196049,9543,1866.81%
195046,76811,60032.98%
194035,1689,78338.54%
193025,3853,35415.22%
192022,0315,80135.74%
191016,2306,35964.42%
19009,871-140,981-93.46%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.2% (-305)
County Website
Kings County
County Seat
2020 Population
152,844
Area
1391 mi²
Density
110 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-0.31% (-467)

Kings County, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White78,68051.59%
Other race31,27520.51%
Two or more races23,79815.6%
Black or African American9,8486.46%
Asian5,9433.9%
Native American2,5961.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander3750.25%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Kings County, California Population by Race

Kings County, California Population Pyramid 2024

Kings County, California Median Age

32.1

Total

32.5

Male

31.2

Female

Kings County, California Adults

There are 111,467 adults, (15,971 of whom are seniors) in Kings County, California.

Kings County, California Age Dependency

59.7

Age Dependency Ratio

16.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43

Child Dependency Ratio

Kings County, California Sex Ratio

Female68,23844.74%
Male84,27755.26%

Kings County, California Population by Age

Kings County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All43,5943.254.945.1
Married22,4003.7865.834.2
Non Family9,9341.2946.653.4
Female7,6113.8439.860.2
Male3,6493.4941.958.1

3.64

Average Family Size

3.2

Average Household Size

54.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Kings County, California Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade12,59113.24%
9th to 12th Grade11,66912.27%
High School Graduate25,68327.01%
Some College22,54023.71%
Associates Degree8,6009.04%
Bachelors Degree9,54110.03%
Graduate Degree4,4604.69%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Kings County, California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kings County, California Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic47,45428,4612,833
White33,45630,4257,751
Other Race18,93110,257887
2+ Races12,2908,405836
Black7,1725,8891,044
Asian4,1723,6171,759
Native American1,5741,058112
Islander24022142

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 92.08%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 42.16%.

Kings County, California Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$42,712$47,973$34,022
Less Than 9th Grade$29,726$33,934$18,602
High School Graduate$37,503$45,121$28,607
Some College$46,137$57,481$34,618
Bachelors Degree$67,776$77,319$56,364
Graduate Degree$100,655$109,551$80,820

$42,712

Average Earnings

$47,973

Average Male

$34,022

Average Female

Kings County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kings County, California Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Kings County, California Language

59.16% of Kings County, California residents speak only English, while 40.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 36.39% of the population.

Kings County, California Language

Kings County, California Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic79,40416,40720.66%
Other28,4705,61419.72%
White42,8433,9709.27%
Multiple21,1083,62717.18%
Black6,9761,36119.51%
Native2,28959325.91%
Asian5,6202474.4%
Islander28913647.06%

16.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

15%

Male Poverty Rate

17.5%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kings County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kings County, California is Islander, with 47.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kings County, California is Asian, with 4.4% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.6%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.97%.

Kings County, California Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.34%
High School14.29%
Some College10.05%
Bachelors or Greater4.31%

Kings County, California Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed31.95%
Male Unemployed27.37%
Female Employed7.43%
Male Employed7.13%

Kings County, California Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kings County, California Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$68,540$85,040
Families$72,111$89,753
Married Families$87,234$104,707
Non Families$46,863$59,251

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Kings County, California Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Kings County, California Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Kings County, California 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 35-44.

Kings County, California Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Kings County, California Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

8,377

Number of Veterans

7,124

Male Veterans

1,253

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War3,806
First Gulf War2,704
Vietnam2,020
Korea240
World War II42

Kings County, California Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 542,707
18 to 341,657
65 to 741,417
55 to 641,387
75+1,209

Kings County, California Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White5,4789.97%
Hispanic1,7753.12%
Black1,22817.1%
Other Race6182.78%
Asian54912.46%
2+ Races4793.21%
Native American251.28%

Kings County, California Veterans by Race

Kings County, California Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kings County, California Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.1%

Labor Force Participation

45.7%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Kings County, California Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Kings County, California Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Kings County, California 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

64.64%

Born in Kings County, California

81.54%

Native Born

18.46%

Foreign Born

11.11%

Non Citizen

7.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

81.54% of Kings County, California residents were born in the United States, with 64.64% having been born in California. 11.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Kings County, California Place of Birth

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