Main Page | See live article | Alphabetical index

King City, California

King City is a city located in Monterey County, California. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 11,094.


\nKing City is located at 36°12'41" North, 121°7'40" West (36.211251, -121.127907)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.6 km² (3.7 mi²). 9.5 km² (3.7 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.34% water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 11,094 people, 2,736 households, and 2,251 families residing in the city. The population density is 1,170.3/km² (3,030.0/mi²). There are 2,822 housing units at an average density of 297.7/km² (770.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 42.09% White, 0.59% African American, 1.05% Native American, 1.23% Asian, 0.14% Pacific Islander, 50.46% from other races, and 4.46% from two or more races. 80.42% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 2,736 households out of which 54.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.2% are married couples living together, 12.4% have a female householder with no husband present, and 17.7% are non-families. 13.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 4.03 and the average family size is 4.28. In the city the population is spread out with 35.7% under the age of 18, 13.7% from 18 to 24, 31.2% from 25 to 44, 13.3% from 45 to 64, and 6.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 25 years. For every 100 females there are 115.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 119.6 males. The median income for a household in the city is $34,398, and the median income for a family is $33,750. Males have a median income of $27,377 versus $25,286 for females. The per capita income for the city is $11,685. 20.8% of the population and 16.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 23.5% are under the age of 18 and 17.1% are 65 or older.