King City is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 14,077 people and three constituent neighborhoods, King City is the 377th largest community in California.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, King City is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 60.98% of the King City workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, King City is a city of farmers, fishers, or foresters, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in King City who work in farm management occupations (42.68%), sales jobs (8.75%), and office and administrative support (7.05%).
The population of King City has one of the lowest overall levels of education in the country: only 4.12% of people over 25 hold a college degree. The national average for all municipalities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in King City in 2018 was $17,142, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $68,568 for a family of four. However, King City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
King City is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call King City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in King City, accounting for 87.54% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of King City residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in King City include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Swiss.
In addition, King City has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (49.23%).
The most common language spoken in King City is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Langs. of India.