Kings Mountain is a somewhat small city located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 10,760 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Kings Mountain is the 86th largest community in North Carolina.
Unlike some cities, Kings Mountain isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Kings Mountain are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Kings Mountain is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kings Mountain who work in office and administrative support (17.44%), sales jobs (12.81%), and healthcare (7.07%).
Being a small city, Kings Mountain does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The rate of college-level education in Kings Mountain is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.65% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Kings Mountain in 2010 was $20,354, which is middle income relative to North Carolina, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $81,416 for a family of four. However, Kings Mountain contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Kings Mountain is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Kings Mountain home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kings Mountain residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Kings Mountain include Irish, English, Scots-Irish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Kings Mountain is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.