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 (12.84%), teaching (9.68%), and management occupations (7.78%).
Of important note, King is also a city of artists. King has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape King’s character.
As is often the case in a small city, King doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of King are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.84% of adults in King having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in King in 2010 was $25,841, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $103,364 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, Scottish, and European.
The most common language spoken in King is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.