Kings County, California Population 2022

Kings County, California's estimated population is 157,614 with a growth rate of 1.00% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kings County, California is the 34th largest county in California. The 2010 Population was 152,370 and has seen a growth of 3.44% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19009,8710.00%
191016,2306,35964.42%
192022,0315,80135.74%
193025,3853,35415.22%
194035,1689,78338.54%
195046,76811,60032.98%
196049,9543,1866.81%
197064,61014,65629.34%
198073,7389,12814.13%
1990101,46927,73137.61%
2010152,37050,90150.16%
2011151,868-502-0.33%
2012150,991-877-0.58%
2013150,337-654-0.43%
2014149,495-842-0.56%
2015150,0855900.39%
2016149,382-703-0.47%
2017149,6652830.19%
2018151,3821,7171.15%
2019152,9401,5581.03%
2020154,4981,5581.02%
2021156,0561,5581.01%
2022157,6141,5581.00%
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Kings County, California Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White95,76463.38%
Black or African American9,8206.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,2321.48%
Asian5,6263.72%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1900.13%
Some Other Race24,23016.04%
Two or More Races13,2288.76%
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Kings County, California Population by Race

Kings County, California Population Pyramid 2022

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Kings County, California Median Age

32


Total

32.2


Male

31.5


Female

Kings County, California Adults

There are 110,167 adults, (15,564 of whom are seniors) in Kings County, California.

Kings County, California Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

16.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Kings County, California Sex Ratio

Female

67,880

44.93%

Male

83,210

55.07%

Kings County, California Population by Age

Kings County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kings County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married63.3%36.7%
All53.6%46.4%
Non Family46.3%53.7%
Male41%59%
Female38.5%61.5%

53.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kings County, California Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All43,6043.1453.6
Married23,2363.6963.3
Male3,6533.2841
Female7,2663.7238.5
Non Family9,4491.2946.3

3.52

Average Family Size

3.14

Average Household Size

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Kings County, California Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade12,37413.23%
9th to 12th Grade11,97612.80%
High School Graduate24,56126.26%
Some College22,62524.19%
Associates Degree7,9428.49%
Bachelors Degree9,43110.08%
Graduate Degree4,6374.96%
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Kings County, California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kings County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian3,9433,4671,526
White34,52831,6307,729
Islander12011326
Black6,8885,581906
2+ Races6,5964,690658
Native American1,313800116
Hispanic45,50626,2963,467
Other Race14,5767,347825

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 94.17%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 38.70%.

Kings County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,291$41,183$30,039
Less Than 9th Grade$25,095$28,402$17,081
High School Graduate$31,927$38,122$23,180
Some College$39,913$49,649$31,270
Bachelors Degree$56,625$69,928$44,160
Graduate Degree$76,551$97,500$68,713

$36,291

Average Earnings

$41,183

Average Male

$30,039

Average Female

Kings County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kings County, California Language by Age

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Kings County, California Language

58.41% of Kings County, California residents speak only English, while 41.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 37.05% of the population.

Kings County, California Language

Kings County, California Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic76,31716,05521.04%
Native1,86238020.41%
Black6,5781,15817.60%
Multiple11,9311,50112.58%
White44,0653,7108.42%
Asian5,3593887.24%
Islander11365.31%
Other4,153NaN%

16.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.52%

Male Poverty Rate

17.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kings County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kings County, California is Hispanic, with 21.04% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.89%.

Kings County, California Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.06%
High School12.26%
Some College8.90%
Bachelors or Greater3.13%

Kings County, California Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.91%
Male Unemployed28.04%
Female Employed7.43%
Female Unemployed28.31%

Kings County, California Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kings County, California Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,556$75,449
Families$64,353$78,349
Married Families$77,489$92,412
Non Families$41,056$56,192
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Income by Household Type

Kings County, California Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Kings County, California Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Kings County, California Marital Status

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8,665

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War3,615
First Gulf War2,635
Vietnam2,292
Korea306
World War II115

Kings County, California Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 341,865
35 to 542,573
55 to 641,394
65 to 741,550
75+1,283

Kings County, California Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,9408.91%
Black1,03014.19%
Native American1016.56%
Asian63915.00%
Islander42.76%
Other Race5553.18%
2+ Races3964.90%
Hispanic1,6913.10%

Kings County, California Veterans by Race

Kings County, California Veterans by Education

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5.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kings County, California Veterans by Education

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55.5%

Labor Force Participation

47%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Kings County, California Employment by Age

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Kings County, California Employment by Race

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Kings County, California 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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63.99%

Born in Kings County, California

80.53%

Native Born

19.47%

Foreign Born

12.02%

Non Citizen

7.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

80.53% of Kings County, California residents were born in the United States, with 63.99% having been born in California. 12.02% 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

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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