King City, CA

Census Place

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2022 Population
13,471
0.388% 1-year growth
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
US Senator
Laphonza Butler
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
27.1
4.91% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
19.2%
14.5% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$70,145
17.5% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$389,400
27.8% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, King City, CA had a population of 13.5k people with a median age of 27.1 and a median household income of $70,145. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of King City, CA grew from 13,419 to 13,471, a 0.388% increase and its median household income grew from $59,712 to $70,145, a 17.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in King City, CA are Other (Hispanic) (61.7%), White (Hispanic) (12.5%), White (Non-Hispanic) (10.9%), Two+ (Hispanic) (10%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.24%).

None of the households in King City, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

65.2% of the residents in King City, CA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in King City, CA was $389,400, and the homeownership rate was 42.8%.

Most people in King City, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25 minutes. The average car ownership in King City, CA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

King City, CA is home to a population of 13.5k people, from which 65.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 43.4% of King City, CA residents were born outside of the country (5.85k people).

In 2022, there were 4.92 times more Other (Hispanic) residents (8.31k people) in King City, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.69k White (Hispanic) and 1.47k White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

65.2%
2022 Citizenship
61.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 65.2% of King City, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in King City, CA was 61.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in King City, CA
  1. Other (Hispanic)
    8.31k ± 980
  2. White (Hispanic)
    1.69k ± 776
  3. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.47k ± 482
85.1%
Hispanic Population
11.5k people

In 2022, there were 4.92 times more Other (Hispanic) residents (8.31k people) in King City, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.69k White (Hispanic) and 1.47k White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

85.1% of the people in King City, CA are hispanic (11.5k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in King City, CA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

43.4%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
5.85k people
45.2%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
6.07k people

As of 2022, 43.4% of King City, CA residents (5.85k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in King City, CA was 45.2%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    53 ± 51
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    18 ± 37
  3. World War II
    7 ± 12

King City, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.94 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of King City, CA employs 4.8k people. The largest industries in King City, CA are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1,932 people), Educational Services (378 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (366 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($84,118), Construction ($80,610), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($73,500).

Occupations

4.8k
2022 Value
± 588
−1.54%
1 Year decline
± 17.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in King City, CA declined at a rate of −1.54%, from 4.88k employees to 4.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in King City, CA, are Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1,661 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (385 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (287 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of King City, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4.8k
2022 Value
± 588
−1.54%
1 Year decline
± 17.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in King City, CA declined at a rate of −1.54%, from 4.88k employees to 4.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in King City, CA, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1,932 people), Educational Services (378 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (366 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of King City, CA, though some of these residents may live in King City, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$38,048
Median earning men ± $7,072
$24,483
Median earning women ± $2,743

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($83,162), Construction ($80,610), and Manufacturing ($78,009).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($106,048), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($45,167), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($40,859).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.57%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 17.9M people employed in California. This represents a 2.57% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in California.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in California went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 63.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (34.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.07%).

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler are the senators currently representing the state of California. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

California is currently represented by 52 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from California

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Alex Padilla
Senator from California3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Kamala Harris, who had become Vice President of the United States.
Laphonza Butler
Senator from California1
Assumed office on October 3, 2023
Appointed to the seat following the death of Dianne Feinstein.

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler are the senators currently representing California.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in California over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from California

California is currently represented by 52 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for California have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 2.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 2.26% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were Some college (6.9M), High School or Equivalent (6.8M), and Bachelors Degree (6.36M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in King City, CA was $389,400 in 2022, which is 1.38 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $304,700 to $389,400, a 27.8% increase. The homeownership rate in King City, CA is 42.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in King City, CA have an average commute time of 25 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in King City, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$389,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$24,675
$1,398
Median Property Taxes
±$268

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In King City, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in King City, CA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

42.8%
Homeownership
2022
74.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 42.8% of the housing units in King City, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 41.9%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in King City, CA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 113.03
  2. Census Tract 113.02

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Household Income

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$70,145
Median Household Income
± $12,264
3.27k
Number of Households
± 489

In 2022, the median household income of the 3.27k households in King City, CA grew to $70,145 from the previous year's value of $59,712.

The following chart displays the households in King City, CA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for King City, CA is from California.
0.498
2022 Wage GINI in California
0.497
2021 Wage GINI in California

In 2022, the income inequality in California was 0.498 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.107% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for California was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in California in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (66.6%)
  2. Other (14.3%)
  3. Carpooled (12.8%)

In 2022, 66.6% of workers in King City, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who used some unspecified means to get work (14.3%) and those who carpooled to work (12.8%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

25 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in King City, CA have a shorter commute time (25 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.43% of the workforce in King City, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in King City, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in King City, CA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

19.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in King City, CA (2.51k out of 13.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Males < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in King City, CA is Hispanic, followed by Other and White.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

87.9% of the population of King City, CA has health coverage, with 29.4% on employee plans, 46% on Medicaid, 4.38% on Medicare, 8.1% on non-group plans, and 0.0522% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Monterey County, CA see 1528 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.9% decrease from the previous year (1590 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1413 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 240 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,528 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Monterey County, CA

Primary care physicians in Monterey County, CA see an average of 1,528 patients per year. This represents a 3.9% decrease from the previous year (1,590 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Monterey County, CA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 36.8% under 18 years, 23.4% between 18 and 34 years, 31.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 7.93% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.3% were men and 51.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

12.1%
Uninsured
29.4%
Employer Coverage
46%
Medicaid
4.38%
Medicare
8.1%
Non-Group
0.0522%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in King City, CA declined by 19.2% from 15% to 12.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in King City, CA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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