Statewide Claims to Fame

King is 3rd in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - White

King is 5th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino

King is 13th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Residents 65 or older

King, North Carolina Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
King Rank North Carolina US
Current population (2012) 6,871 107th 9,752,073 313,914,040
Size in square miles 5.8 121st 48,617.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,182.8 82nd 196.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
King Rank North Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 5.5% 125th 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 22.4% 111th 23.4% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 20.0% 13th 13.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
King Rank North Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 85.0% 81st 84.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 18.8% 102nd 26.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
King Rank North Carolina US
Race - White 95.1% 3rd 71.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 1.9% 137th 22.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3% 100th 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.8% 117th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 128th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.0% 143rd 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 2.9% 126th 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 93.3% 5th 64.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
King Rank North Carolina US
Female residents 54.3% 22nd 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 0.4% 145th 7.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
King Rank North Carolina US
Housing units 3,073 113th 4,362,740 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 14.0% 105th 17.0% 25.9%
Households 2,640 115th 3,664,119 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 78.6% 31st 67.8% 66.1%
Home median value $143,200 82nd $152,700 $186,200
People per household 2.4 75th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
King Rank North Carolina US
Income per capita $24,454 65th $25,256 $27,915
Income per household $50,255 54th $46,291 $52,762
Income below poverty line 9.0% 111th 16.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
King Rank North Carolina US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 703 105th 798,791 27,092,908
Retail sales $86,351 100th $114,578,173 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $12,759 89th $12,641 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $18,796 94th $16,126,939 $613,795,732

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