King, NC

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Living in King

King is a somewhat small city located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 6,877 people and three constituent neighborhoods, King is the 113th largest community in North Carolina.

Unlike some cities, King isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in King are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, King is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in King who work in office and administrative support (12.50%), business and financial occupations (9.44%), and management occupations (8.67%).

As is often the case in a small city, King doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The percentage of adults in King who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.77% of the adults in King have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in King in 2018 was $31,389, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $125,556 for a family of four. However, King contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call King home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of King residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in King include English, German, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Greek.

The most common language spoken in King is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Greek.