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.
Kings Mountain is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Kings Mountain is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Kings Mountain who work in office and administrative support (17.17%), sales jobs (10.33%), and management occupations (8.96%).
Being a small city, Kings Mountain does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of people in Kings Mountain with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.66% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Kings Mountain in 2010 was $19,538, 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 $78,152 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 Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Kings Mountain is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.