King, NC


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King is a somewhat small city located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 7,059 people and three constituent neighborhoods, King is the 113th largest community in North Carolina.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, King is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (11.61%), teaching (11.54%), and management occupations (7.73%).

King is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The education level of King citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 23.97% of adults in King have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in King in 2010 was $24,448, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $97,792 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, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.

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