Kings County, California Population 2020

Kings County, California's estimated population is 149,696 with a growth rate of 0.13% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kings County, California is the 33rd largest county in California.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018151,3661,6701.12%
2017149,6961870.13%
2016149,509-690-0.46%
2015150,1995960.40%
2014149,603-813-0.54%
2013150,416-610-0.40%
2012151,026-860-0.57%
2011151,886-495-0.32%
2010152,38150,91250.17%
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%
19009,8710.00%

How Many People Live in Kings County, California?

149,696

Kings County, California Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White98,42965.59%
Some Other Race26,97117.97%
Black or African American9,6876.45%
Two or More Races6,4144.27%
Asian5,9463.96%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,2911.53%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3370.22%

Kings County, California Population Pyramid 2020

Kings County, California Median Age

31.7


Total

32.1


Male

31.1


Female

Kings County, California Adults

There are 109,140 adults, (14,567 of whom are seniors) in Kings County, California.

Kings County, California Age Dependency

58.7

Age Dependency Ratio

15.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Kings County, California Sex Ratio

Female

67,401

44.91%

Male

82,674

55.09%

Kings County, California Households and Families

Kings County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Kings County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married62.5%37.5%
All51.7%48.3%
Non Family45%55%
Male37.7%62.3%
Female35.1%64.9%

51.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All42,7353.1651.7
Married22,0573.762.5
Non Family9,9491.3645
Female7,5053.835.1
Male3,2243.5437.7

3.57

Average Family Size

3.16

Average Household Size

8.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kings County, California Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade11,84912.83%
9th to 12th Grade12,42113.45%
High School Graduate23,54025.50%
Some College23,99525.99%
Associates Degree8,0788.75%
Bachelors Degree8,7849.51%
Graduate Degree3,6543.96%

Kings County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic43,95425,1522,666
White35,15732,0817,314
Other Race16,0208,386570
Black6,6675,207668
Asian4,1923,6741,502
Multiple Races2,6562,210326
Native American1,47095972
Islander16011811

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.25%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.83%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,242$38,252$27,292
Less Than High School$21,545$26,235$15,288
High School Grad$30,621$35,408$22,165
Some College$36,113$44,963$29,967
Bachelors Degree$57,730$64,178$46,208
Graduate Degree$73,505$95,370$67,386

$33,242

Average Earnings

$38,252

Average Male

$27,292

Average Female

Kings County, California Language

Kings County, California Language by Age

Kings County, California Language

60.07% of Kings County, California residents speak only English, while 39.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 35.04% of the population.

Kings County, California Poverty

Kings County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic73,77519,03725.80%
White45,1446,26213.87%
Other22,2644,88721.95%
Black6,6621,69825.49%
Multiple5,7231,10319.27%
Asian5,6395469.68%
Native1,82534618.96%
Islander27714753.07%

20.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.73%

Male Poverty Rate

22.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kings County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kings County, California is Islander, with 53.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kings County, California is Asian, with 9.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.91%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.25%
High School17.46%
Some College11.70%
Bachelors or Greater4.07%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed35.10%
Female Unemployed31.97%
Female Employed9.76%
Male Employed9.28%

Kings County, California Income

Kings County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,865$69,985
Families$56,983$71,928
Married Families$72,574$85,266
Non Families$38,044$56,649

Kings County, California Marital Status

Kings County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.5%

Male Marriage Rate

48.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Kings County, California Married by Age and Sex

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

Kings County, California Veterans

10,518

Number of Veterans

9,146

Male Veterans

1,372

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War4,184
First Gulf War2,893
Vietnam2,867
Korea462
World War II168
Name Veterans % of Total
White7,41310.83%
Hispanic2,1904.13%
Black1,14516.20%
Other7894.03%
Asian68014.87%
2 or More35210.24%
Indian1378.10%
Hawaiian20.96%

$Kings County, California Veterans by Education

8.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kings County, California Employment Status

54.8%

Labor Force Participation

46.9%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Kings County, California 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

64.85%

Born in California

81.92%

Native Born

18.08%

Foreign Born

11.59%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

81.92% of Kings County, California residents were born in the United States, with 64.85% having been born in California. 11.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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