King, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 6,904 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +16.0%
 
Males: 3,092  (44.8%)
Females: 3,812  (55.2%)
Median resident age:

49.4 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 27021, 27050.

King Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $61,084 (it was $48,897 in 2000)
King:

$61,084
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,242 (it was $22,257 in 2000)

King city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $158,014 (it was $110,900 in 2000)
King:

$158,014
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $173,543; detached houses: $178,456; townhouses or other attached units: $149,369; mobile homes: $70,579

Median gross rent in 2017: $737.

March 2019 cost of living index in King: 87.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.6%
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  • Races in King, NC (2017)
    • 6,18189.4%White alone
    • 3374.9%Black alone
    • 1502.2%Hispanic
    • 1482.1%Two or more races
    • 390.6%American Indian alone
    • 50.07%Asian alone

Races in King detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 25 registered sex offenders living in King, North Carolina as of May 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in King is 277 to 1.


Crime rates in King by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(31.4)
4
(61.7)
3
(45.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(28.5)
4
(56.4)
1
(14.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.5)
0
(0.0)
4
(56.4)
N/AN/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(31.4)
4
(61.7)
1
(15.1)
1
(14.6)
2
(28.5)
4
(56.4)
2
(28.6)
5
(71.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(29.0)
1
(14.5)
1
(14.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(28.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
22
(345.9)
14
(216.0)
20
(301.3)
12
(174.9)
12
(171.2)
14
(197.4)
19
(271.7)
18
(258.7)
13
(189.5)
19
(275.1)
13
(188.9)
22
(310.3)
17
(241.3)
12
(173.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
47
(739.0)
35
(540.1)
50
(753.1)
52
(757.7)
49
(698.9)
54
(761.4)
38
(543.5)
53
(761.7)
56
(816.3)
41
(593.6)
22
(319.6)
23
(324.4)
19
(269.7)
15
(217.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
212
(3,333)
219
(3,380)
198
(2,982)
204
(2,972)
146
(2,082)
151
(2,129)
130
(1,859)
230
(3,306)
222
(3,236)
164
(2,374)
131
(1,903)
208
(2,933)
245
(3,477)
284
(4,109)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(141.5)
7
(108.0)
13
(195.8)
11
(160.3)
9
(128.4)
7
(98.7)
5
(71.5)
8
(115.0)
4
(58.3)
5
(72.4)
5
(72.6)
2
(28.2)
5
(71.0)
3
(43.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(15.7)
3
(46.3)
1
(15.1)
3
(43.7)
1
(14.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(42.9)
1
(14.4)
2
(29.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(29.1)
1
(14.1)
1
(14.2)
1
(14.5)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)300.2323.6288.6224.1208.1247.9192.5268.0229.2217.6146.4281.9257.3272.8

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City-data.com crime index in King, NC

Crime rate in King detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 24 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.04
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: American (29.6%), English (11.7%), German (11.0%), Scotch-Irish (6.1%), Irish (4.3%), African (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 09/13/1983

Elevation: 1100 feet

Land area: 5.21 square miles.

Population density: 1,324 people per square mile   (low).

King, North Carolina map

136 residents are foreign born

This city:

2.0%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,533 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,622 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Winston-Salem, NC (12.9 miles , pop. 185,776).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (32.7 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (382.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Tobaccoville, NC (1.7 miles ),
Rural Hall, NC (2.1 miles ),
Pinnacle, NC (2.4 miles ),
Bethania, NC (2.5 miles ),
Germanton, NC (2.6 miles ),
East Bend, NC (3.1 miles ),
Pilot Mountain, NC (3.2 miles ),
Walnut Cove, NC (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 36.27 N, Longitude: 80.35 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +681 (+9.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 615 (18.7%)

Area code: 336

Distribution of median household income in King, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in King, NC in 2017
King satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 75 buildings, average cost: $79,800
  • 1998: 62 buildings, average cost: $115,800
  • 1999: 70 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2000: 31 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 2001: 41 buildings, average cost: $134,800
  • 2002: 23 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2003: 23 buildings, average cost: $126,200
  • 2004: 31 buildings, average cost: $149,900
  • 2005: 102 buildings, average cost: $107,900
  • 2006: 68 buildings, average cost: $164,100
  • 2007: 53 buildings, average cost: $190,700
  • 2008: 31 buildings, average cost: $170,300
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $152,000
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $176,700
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $131,400
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $165,700
  • 2013: 16 buildings, average cost: $196,100
  • 2014: 19 buildings, average cost: $281,200
  • 2015: 23 buildings, average cost: $204,300
  • 2016: 20 buildings, average cost: $187,700
  • 2017: 14 buildings, average cost: $260,700
Number of permits per 10,000 King, NC residents
Average permit cost in King, NC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +1,480 (+33.1%).
Most common industries in King, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Health care (7.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.1%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
  • Apparel (3.9%)
  • Beverage & tobacco products (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Truck transportation (4.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.9%)
  • Machinery (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.0%)
  • Health care (13.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.3%)
  • Beverage & tobacco products (4.5%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
  • Apparel (4.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
Most common occupations in King, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.1%)
  • Computer specialists (5.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)

Average climate in King, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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King, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 71.6. This is about average.

City:

71.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.65. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.65
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.136. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.136
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 13.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.57. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.57
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

King-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/22/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.9 miles away from the King city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1989, a category F3 tornado 13.3 miles away from the city center injured 30 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

King-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 238.5 miles away from King center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 205.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 107.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 108.7 miles away from King center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 163.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 204.5 miles away from King center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Stokes County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Droughts: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
King topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in King:

  • STOKES COUNTY ICF/MR (209 PILOT VIEW DRIVE)
  • UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE/KING (115 WHITE ROAD)
  • VILLAGE CARE OF KING (440 INGRAM ROAD EXT BOX 1750)
  • KING DIALYSIS CENTER OF WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY (140 MOORE ROAD)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (167 MOORE ROAD)

Amtrak station near King:

  • 14 miles: WINSTON-SALEM (127 S. CHERRY ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to King:

  • Wake Forest University (about 11 miles; Winston Salem, NC; Full-time enrollment: 6,407)
  • Winston-Salem State University (about 15 miles; Winston-Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 5,378)
  • Forsyth Technical Community College (about 15 miles; Winston Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 7,190)
  • Surry Community College (about 22 miles; Dobson, NC; FT enrollment: 2,686)
  • Guilford College (about 29 miles; Greensboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • High Point University (about 29 miles; High Point, NC; FT enrollment: 4,240)
  • Davidson County Community College (about 30 miles; Thomasville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,581)

Public elementary/middle school in King:

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Points of interest:

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Cemetery: King Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: C F Stone Estate Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in King: King Recreational Acres (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Family Time Arcade (Amusement & Theme Parks; 4378 Nc 66 Highway South).

Hotel: Econo Lodge King (109 Vesta Street).

Birthplace of: Billy J. Boles - General, Sam Gibson - Baseball player, William C. McGee - Politician.

Stokes County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in King and their reported violations in the past:

YMCA CAMP JOHN HANES (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-02-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-05-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-05-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2013)
OLIVE GROVE BAPT CHURCH (Population served: 110, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-11-2013), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-11-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-11-2013), St Public Notif received (FEB-26-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-23-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-23-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-23-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-26-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-28-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-06-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-06-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-06-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-18-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-15-2013), St Public Notif requested (JAN-14-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-14-2014), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-14-2014), St Public Notif received (JAN-27-2014), St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-25-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JAN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-28-2005), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-28-2005), St Public Notif received (MAR-31-2005), St Intentional no-action (JUN-11-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
QUAKER GAP BAPTIST CHURCH (Address: ATTN: QUAKER GAP BAPTIST CHURCH COD , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.8%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.4%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
197 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
15 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in King in 2000:

  • 181 people in nursing homes
  • 60 people in other group homes
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in King (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: King Branch at 601 South Main Street, branch established on 1910/01/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: King Main Branch at 701 South Main Street, branch established on 1955/10/20. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of the Carolinas: King Branch at 104 West Dalton Road, branch established on 2005/01/26. Info updated 2006/08/21: Bank assets: $485.8 mil, Deposits: $416.8 mil, headquarters in Mocksville, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of The Carolinas Corporation
  • NewBridge Bank: King Branch at 647 South Main Street, branch established on 1990/04/16. Info updated 2012/03/07: Bank assets: $1,733.4 mil, Deposits: $1,423.7 mil, headquarters in Greensboro, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: Newbridge Bancorp
  • Southern Community Bank and Trust: King Branch at 105 Post Office Street, branch established on 1998/02/13. Info updated 2007/02/23: Bank assets: $1,499.7 mil, Deposits: $1,188.8 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Community Financial Corporation
  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: King Branch at 604 South Main Street, branch established on 1971/04/29. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in King:

Marital status in King, NC
  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 52.1%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

For population 25 years and over in King:

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - King
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for King, NC (based on Stokes County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,95347
Mainline Protestant3,76929
Catholic5921
Black Protestant1801
Other22
Orthodox-1
None30,833-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
This county:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Stokes County:

5.44 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Stokes County:

6.53 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Stokes County:

10.2%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.0%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.7%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
King:

50.2%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
King:

46.7%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
King:

20.4%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
King:

10.1%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.5%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
King:

56.0%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.2%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of King, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 19$68,087$43,0022$505
Firefighters 17$126,270$89,1323$1,512
Water Supply 15$52,007$41,6060$0
Financial Administration 6$21,567$43,13437$10,976
Other Government Administration 5$25,579$61,3906$5,126
Streets and Highways 3$15,440$61,7600$0
Police - Other 3$9,468$37,8720$0
Sewerage 2$5,416$32,4960$0
Parks and Recreation 2$5,106$30,6361$142
Other and Unallocable 1$3,403$40,8361$481
Solid Waste Management 0$0 3$1,926
Fire - Other 0$0 1$1,284
Totals for Government 73$332,343$54,63254$21,952

King government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,693,000 ($245.22)
    Police Protection: $1,672,000 ($242.18)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,230,000 ($178.16)
    Water Utilities: $1,129,000 ($163.53)
    General - Other: $981,000 ($142.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $350,000 ($50.70)
    Regular Highways: $324,000 ($46.93)
    Parks and Recreation: $255,000 ($36.94)
    Central Staff Services: $234,000 ($33.89)
    Financial Administration: $157,000 ($22.74)
    Natural Resources - Other: $99,000 ($14.34)
    General Public Buildings: $45,000 ($6.52)
    Libraries: $12,000 ($1.74)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $69,000 ($9.99)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $488,000 ($70.68)
    Natural Resources - Other: $98,000 ($14.19)
    Central Staff Services: $15,000 ($2.17)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($0.72)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,793,000 ($404.55)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $46,000 ($6.66)

King government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,856,000 ($413.67)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $35,000 ($5.07)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($0.43)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $733,000 ($106.17)
    General Local Government Support: $41,000 ($5.94)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $207,000 ($29.98)
    Interest Earnings: $31,000 ($4.49)
    Sale of Property: $6,000 ($0.87)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,904,000 ($275.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $830,000 ($120.22)
    Highways: $198,000 ($28.68)
    Other: $9,000 ($1.30)
  • Tax - Property: $2,315,000 ($335.31)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $510,000 ($73.87)
    Motor Vehicle License: $29,000 ($4.20)
    Other License: $5,000 ($0.72)

King government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,886,000 ($418.02)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,597,000 ($376.16)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $289,000 ($41.86)

King government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,714,000 ($1117.32)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $462,000 ($66.92)

5.33% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,384 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.33%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Forsyth County, NC  2.08% ($36,693 average AGI)
from Surry County, NC  0.69% ($36,207)
from Rockingham County, NC  0.39% ($25,046)


5.61% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($35,770 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Forsyth County, NC  2.32% ($34,856 average AGI)
to Surry County, NC  0.67% ($37,478)
to Rockingham County, NC  0.44% ($27,284)
Businesses in King, NC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets2
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Curves1Subway1
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx3U-Haul2
GNC1UPS2
H&R Block1Waffle House1
KFC1Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA2

Strongest AM radio stations in King:

  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKTE (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; KING, NC; Owner: BOOTH-NEWSOM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSJS (600 AM; 5 kW; WINSTON-SALEM, NC)
  • WSGH (1040 AM; 9 kW; LEWISVILLE, NC; Owner: WINSTON-SALEM, GREENSBORO, HIGH POINT AREA RADIO)
  • WTOB (1380 AM; 5 kW; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WPAQ (740 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: RALPH D. EPPERSON)
  • WSYD (1300 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: GRANITE CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAAA (980 AM; 1 kW; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: MEDIA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWBG (1470 AM; 10 kW; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING COPORATION)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WHEO (1270 AM; 5 kW; STUART, VA; Owner: MOUNTAIN VIEW COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)

Strongest FM radio stations in King:

  • WTQR (104.1 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W285DJ (104.9 FM; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: TRIAD FAMILY NETWORK, INC,)
  • WFDD (88.5 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY)
  • WKZL (107.5 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WJMH (102.1 FM; REIDSVILLE, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMQX-FM (93.1 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBRF (98.1 FM; GALAX, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE RADIO, INC.)
  • WBFJ-FM (89.3 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: TRIAD FAMILY NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGBT (94.5 FM; EDEN, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMAG (99.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQMG-FM (97.1 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WOZN (98.7 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVBZ (100.3 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKRR (92.3 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WROV-FM (96.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKBC-FM (97.3 FM; NORTH WILKESBORO, NC; Owner: WILKES BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WIFM-FM (100.9 FM; ELKIN, NC; Owner: VON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W219CW (91.7 FM; DANBURY, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WTHZ (94.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CO, INC)

TV broadcast stations around King:

  • WXII-TV (Channel 12; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXII HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WUNL-TV (Channel 26; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WUPN-TV (Channel 48; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WUPN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WXLV-TV (Channel 45; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXLV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTWB-TV (Channel 20; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: WTWB OF THE TRIAD, LLC)
  • WLXI-TV (Channel 61; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WGHP (Channel 8; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: WGHP LICENSE, INC.)
  • WGPX (Channel 16; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: PAXSON GREENSBORO LICENSE, INC.)
King fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of King fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 37Number of bridges
  • 210ft / 64.3mTotal length
  • 215,960Total average daily traffic
  • 23,935Total average daily truck traffic
  • 154,920Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in King, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 111960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 101980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for King, NC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in King)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in King, NC)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

69 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in King)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2480D , Serial Number: 20632, Year manufactured: 1952, Airworthiness Date: 03/30/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 08/21/2000
    Registrant (Individual): Jerry D Gordon, 1109 Tom Gordon Rd, King, NC 27021
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6160E , Serial Number: 46260, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 07/03/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 06/29/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Howlin' Mad Aviation LLC, 1085 Roby Stewart Rd, King, NC 27021
  • Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 77806 , Serial Number: 3533, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 03/06/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 06/27/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Jerry D Gordon, 1109 Tom Gordon Rd, King, NC 27021
  • Aircraft: BALLOON WORKS FIREFLY 7B-15 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 2561D , Serial Number: F7B-339, Year manufactured: 1992, Airworthiness Date: 08/20/1992, Certificate Issue Date: 08/26/1996
    Registrant (Individual): James Jr Moser, 6389 Nc Hwy 66, King, NC 27021

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$127,8715$102,91621$127,9882$52,4302$70,8002$73,840
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$190,9900$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$85,4001$54,7407$115,8461$23,6001$61,0701$48,660
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$77,8601$128,7105$130,8960$00$01$73,230
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$165,9300$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0705.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$131,630
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0705.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in King, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in King, NC - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 140. The highest number of reported fires - 219 took place in 2010, and the least - 94 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in King, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (48.0%), and Outside Fires (26.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in King, NC
    • 1,13848.0%Structure Fires
    • 62726.4%Outside Fires
    • 34314.5%Other
    • 26511.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for King, NC
Most common first names in King, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8271.5 years
Mary8080.7 years
William6372.1 years
John5866.5 years
Robert4970.5 years
Joseph2866.7 years
Thomas2671.7 years
Charles2672.4 years
Roy2671.3 years
Margaret2579.9 years
Most common last names in King, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9972.5 years
Tuttle5678.1 years
Bennett5275.3 years
Hall4475.2 years
Boyles4375.0 years
Kiser3876.4 years
Lawson3776.1 years
Johnson2875.4 years
Jones2574.0 years
Cox2471.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in King, NC
  • 77.6%Electricity
  • 14.5%Utility gas
  • 4.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in King, NC
  • 91.4%Electricity
  • 5.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.8%Utility gas


King compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

King on our top lists:

  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: extraction workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 5,000+)"
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