Kings County, CA Demographics

The total population of Kings County is estimated to be 152,515 with 84,277 males (55.26%) and 68,238 females (44.74%). There are 16,039 less females than males in Kings County.
The median household income in Kings County was $68,386 in 2021, which marked an a decrease of 1,366(1.96%) from $69,752 in 2020. This income is 91.66% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Kings County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 25 to 44 years old, at $75,147. Overall, the median household income for the county of Kings County stands at $64,368.
In Kings County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $40,822 for males and $26,859 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $49,989 for males and $41,626 for females.
In Kings County, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 5 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Asian households have the highest median household income at $102,306, while Black or African American households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $42,244.
In 2022, the population of Kings County was 152,981, a 0.20% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Kings County's population was 152,679, a decline of 0.07% compared to a population of 152,790 in 2020.
The median age in Kings County, CA is 32.1, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 22.98% were under the age of 15, 23.61% aged 15 to 29, 43.10% aged 30 to 64, 9.25% aged 65 to 84, and 1.06% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Kings County population: 56.87% are White, 6.60% are Black or African American, 1.49% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 3.86% are Asian, 0.23% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 18.85% are some other race and 12.10% are multiracial.