Kings County CA Information


Kings County Subdivisions

Kings County CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 151,713
Population in Households 134,683
Population in Familes 117,411
Population in Group Qrtrs 17,030
Population Density1 109
Diversity Index2 86


Total Households 42,198
Average Household Size 3.19
Family Households 32,694
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 45,043 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 22,141 (49.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 20,057 (44.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,845 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $205,944
Average Home Value $249,566


Median Household Income $50,006
Average Household Income $65,594
Per Capita Income $18,995
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.13% 0.3%
Households 0.37% 0.32%
Families 0.37% 0.32%
Median Household Income   0.37%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Kings County CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kings County to the other 58 counties and county equivalents in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 33 45th
Population Density1 # 30 50th
Diversity Index2 # 3 97th
Median Household Income # 37 38th
Per Capita Income # 56 5th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.