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Population in 2012: 6,871 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +15.4%
 

Males: 3,197  (46.5%)
Females: 3,674  (53.5%)

Median resident age:  43.4 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 27021, 27050.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $50,841 (it was $48,897 in 2000)
King:

$50,841
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,320

King city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $141,891 (it was $110,900 in 2000)
King:

$141,891
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $159,723; Detached houses: $150,216; Townhouses or other attached units: $173,271; Mobile homes: $498,111

Median gross rent in 2012: $626.

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  • White alone - 6,148 (92.3%)
  • Black alone - 190 (2.9%)
  • Hispanic - 121 (1.8%)
  • Asian alone - 102 (1.5%)
  • Two or more races - 62 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 36 (0.5%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in King: 89.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: United States (23.0%), German (18.0%), English (9.7%), Irish (6.8%), Norwegian (2.1%), Italian (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 09/13/1983

Elevation: 1100 feet

Land area: 5.21 square miles.

Population density: 1,318 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in King:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in King city:

  • Never married: 16.1%
  • Now married: 64.1%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

26 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.4%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 22 registered sex offenders living in King, North Carolina as of July 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in King to the number of sex offenders is 312 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,334 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,110 (0.8%)

King satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 36.27 N, Longitude: 80.35 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +395 (+5.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 600 (20.1%)

Area code: 336

King household income distribution King home values distribution


 

Crime rates in King by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000001000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.015.40.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 012224302410
per 100,000 0.016.332.331.831.461.745.20.028.556.414.30.0
Robberies 612024112425
per 100,000 99.116.332.30.031.461.715.114.628.556.428.671.9
Assaults 112119122214201212141918
per 100,000 181.7341.4307.0190.9345.9216.0301.3174.9171.2197.4271.7258.7
Burglaries 443331394735505249543853
per 100,000 726.9536.4500.9620.4739.0540.1753.1757.7698.9761.4543.5761.7
Thefts 186203211208212219198204146151130230
per 100,000 3072.93299.73409.33308.93333.33379.62982.42972.52082.42129.21859.33305.5
Auto thefts 838139713119758
per 100,000 132.248.8129.3206.8141.5108.0195.8160.3128.498.771.5115.0
Arson 111113131031
per 100,000 16.516.316.215.915.746.315.143.714.30.042.914.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 252.8262.0281.3258.4303.0326.7291.3226.2210.1250.2194.3270.6

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 21 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.59
North Carolina average:

2.37

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King, North Carolina accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.9%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +1,480 (+33.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (36%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)

Work and jobs in King: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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Tornado activity:

King-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 2% 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 above North Carolina state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/26/1995 at 00:36:17, a magnitude 3.5 (3.1 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 69.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/12/1994 at 02:40:24, a magnitude 3.4 (2.9 ML, 3.4 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.5 miles away from King center
On 6/5/1998 at 02:31:01, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/7/1995 at 21:01:02, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 7.2 mi) earthquake occurred 86.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Stokes County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
King topographic map

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


Hospitals/medical centers in King:

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

Political contributions by individuals in King, NC

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.

Local government website: www.ci.king.nc.us/overview.htm

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to King:

  • Wake Forest University (about 11 miles; Winston Salem, NC; Full-time enrollment: 6,909)
  • Winston-Salem State University (about 15 miles; Winston-Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 5,588)
  • Forsyth Technical Community College (about 15 miles; Winston Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 4,471)
  • Guilford College (about 29 miles; Greensboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,312)
  • High Point University (about 30 miles; High Point, NC; FT enrollment: 3,170)
  • Davidson County Community College (about 30 miles; Thomasville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,006)
  • Guilford Technical Community College (about 31 miles; Jamestown, NC; FT enrollment: 7,965)

Public high schools in King:

Private high school in King:

  • CALVARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 203; Location: 748 SPAINHOUR RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in King:

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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).

 
Stokes County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.5. This is about average.
City:

32.5
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.89. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.89
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 14.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.7
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.74. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.74
U.S.:

9.59

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

JOHN BROWN`S COUNTRY STORE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-31-2002), St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2002), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1998, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-13-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-13-2006)
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between DEC-10-2002 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.1%
(10.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 45.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 89.4% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in King, NC

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

King compared to North Carolina state average:

King, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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  • 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.


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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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


King travel time to work - commute


King mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (78%)
  • Utility gas (13%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for King city (based on Stokes County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.24%
Here36.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of Christ Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentMoravian Church in America
Adherents42.5%16.9%14.5%9.6%3.7%
Congregations28.8%23.3%9.6%2.7%2.7%
NameCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents3.3%2.8%2.5%1.7%2.6%
Congregations1.4%8.2%5.5%1.4%16.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
This county:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.2%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.0%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Stokes County:

15.7%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 8$24,033$36,0500$0
Other Government Administration 5$21,334$51,2025$4,525
Police Protection - Officers 21$63,274$36,1570$0
Police - Other 2$5,858$35,1480$0
Firefighters 12$36,181$36,18112$5,920
Streets and Highways 3$8,004$32,0160$0
Sewerage 2$4,404$26,4242$545
Parks and Recreation 3$5,987$23,9480$0
Water Supply 14$38,335$32,8590$0
Totals for Government 70$207,410$35,55619$10,990

King government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $530,000 ($77.14)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,817,000 ($264.44)
    Police Protection: $889,000 ($129.38)
    Water Utilities: $779,000 ($113.38)
    Fire Protection: $472,000 ($68.69)
    Central Staff Services: $367,000 ($53.41)
    Solid Waste Management: $298,000 ($43.37)
    General - Other: $140,000 ($20.38)
    Regular Highways: $131,000 ($19.07)
    Parks & Recreation: $112,000 ($16.30)
    General Public Buildings: $94,000 ($13.68)
    Housing & Community Development: $7,000 ($1.02)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($0.29)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $139,000 ($20.23)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $545,000 ($79.32)
    General Public Building: $134,000 ($19.50)
    Water Utilities: $120,000 ($17.46)
    Regular Highways: $55,000 ($8.00)
    Police Protection: $42,000 ($6.11)
    Fire Protection: $33,000 ($4.80)
    Parks & Recreation: $29,000 ($4.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000 ($2.62)
    Housing & Community Development: $6,000 ($0.87)
    Central Staff: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,639,000 ($384.08)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $112,000 ($16.30)

King government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,012,000 ($292.82)
    All Other: $365,000 ($53.12)
    Parks & Recreation: $17,000 ($2.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($0.58)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $36,000 ($5.24)
    All Other: $5,000 ($0.73)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $512,000 ($74.52)
    All Other: $12,000 ($1.75)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $491,000 ($71.46)
    Interest Earnings: $46,000 ($6.69)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $862,000 ($125.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $208,000 ($30.27)
    General Support: $196,000 ($28.53)
    All Other: $6,000 ($0.87)
  • Tax - Property: $1,571,000 ($228.64)
    NEC: $62,000 ($9.02)

King government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,869,000 ($272.01)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,310,000 ($336.20)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $2,081,000 ($302.87)
    Water Utilities: $1,672,000 ($243.34)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $229,000 ($33.33)
    Water Utilities: $197,000 ($28.67)

King government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,926,000 ($280.31)

6.48% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,562 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.48%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Forsyth County, NC  2.40% ($34,020 average AGI)
from Surry County, NC  0.92% ($33,928)
from Rockingham County, NC  0.43% ($25,722)


6.14% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,631 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.14%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Forsyth County, NC  2.48% ($31,249 average AGI)
to Surry County, NC  0.72% ($31,345)
to Rockingham County, NC  0.41% ($24,985)

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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

King, North Carolina:
  • Fatal accident count: 15
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 25
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 18
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 36
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
North Carolina average:
  • Fatal accident count: 108
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 167
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 117
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 289
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

See more detailed statistics of King fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3 (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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: SCHWEIZER SGS 1-26A (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 58 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 12W , Serial Number: 179, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 10/31/1964
    Registrant (Partnership): Karl H Wiese, Po Box 844, King, NC 27021, Other Owners: Sally M Wiese
  • 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
    Registrant (Individual): Jerry D Gordon, 1109 Tom Gordon Rd, King, NC 27021
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3L-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-145B SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 25009 , Serial Number: 3594, Year manufactured: 1939, Airworthiness Date: 09/22/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Dennis K Merritt, Po Box 347, 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
    Registrant (Individual): James Jr Moser, 6389 Nc Hwy 66, King, NC 27021
  • Aircraft: PIPER J4A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 26914 , Serial Number: 4-939, Year manufactured: 1940, Airworthiness Date: 07/09/2002
    Registrant (Individual): Jimmy D Watson, 120a Westview Dr, 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
    Registrant (Individual): Jerry D Gordon, 1109 Tom Gordon Rd, 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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 193
  • Hazardous Condition: 38
  • Service Call: 8
  • Good Intent Call: 6

Incident types - King


See full 2006 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
Businesses in King, NC
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Curves1Subway1
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx3U-Haul2
GNC1UPS2
H&R Block1Waffle House1
KFC1Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA2
MasterBrand Cabinets2
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State forum archive:

Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Brian K. Rucker (6)
  • Pieter Albert Otten (4)
  • Tracy N. Pence (3)
  • Bernhard W. Kuchel (3)
  • Gary D. Messner (3)
  • Kenneth Ballard (2)
  • Larry Dean Mccann (2)
  • Glenn A. Johnson (1)
  • Dean Craver (1)
  • Don Hayes White (1)

Total of 37 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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