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Kings Beach, California - Basic Facts

The Kings Beach Census Designated Place had a population of 3,991 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Kings Beach is located at latitude 39.249 and longitude -120.0201 in Placer County. The formal boundaries for the Kings Beach Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Placer County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 6,247 feet.

The Kings Beach Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408481) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Kings Beach Census Designated Place is located within Lake Tahoe CCD of Placer County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Kings Beach population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Kings Beach Census Designated Place, CA Boundary Map

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


Total Population 3,991
Population in Households 3,910
Population in Familes 2,809
Population in Group Qrtrs 81
Population Density1 1,160
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 1,423
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 808
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,483 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 543 (21.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 880 (35.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,060 (42.7%)
Median Home Value $551,980
Average Home Value $587,823


Median Household Income $39,883
Average Household Income $53,147
Per Capita Income $19,881
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.8% 1.13%
Households 0.7% 1.13%
Families 0.65% 1.11%
Median Household Income   0.42%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
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 Beach, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kings Beach to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 698 54th
Population Density1 # 743 51st
Diversity Index2 # 738 51st
Median Household Income # 1201 21st
Per Capita Income # 1142 25th

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