Monterey County vs. Kings County

Monterey County (CA)Kings County (CA)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)435,594151,366
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)4.9%-1.1%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)415,061152,982
Population, Census, April 1, 2010415,057152,982
Persons under 5 years, percent7.1%7.5%
Persons under 18 years, percent26.1%27.1%
Persons 65 years and over, percent13.6%10.3%
Female persons, percent49.1%45.0%
White alone, percent82.7%81.0%
Black or African American alone, percent3.5%7.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent2.6%3.2%
Asian alone, percent6.8%4.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.6%0.3%
Two or More Races, percent3.8%3.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent59.1%55.0%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent29.6%31.8%
Veterans, 2014-201817,40310,518
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-201830.0%18.1%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)142,39946,645
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201851.1%51.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$477,200$202,800
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$2,185$1,421
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$554$427
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$1,401$971
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201326.5%19.7%
Building permits, 2018732352
Households, 2014-2018126,05242,735
Persons per household, 2014-20183.303.16
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201887.9%80.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201855.1%39.9%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201887.6%87.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201880.8%77.2%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201871.3%73.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201824.5%13.5%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20185.4%8.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent11.5%9.0%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201859.0%51.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201853.7%51.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)1,328,768378,595
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)2,150,972587,818
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)2,258,9292,904,014
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)5,775,222746,638
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)4,457,4011,031,953
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$10,445$6,818
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201822.722.9
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$66,676$53,865
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$28,836$21,186
Persons in poverty, percent13.3%18.8%
Total employer establishments, 20178,7541,643
Total employment, 2017113,20925,053
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)5,267,3791,003,815
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20175.0%5.2%
Total nonemployer establishments, 201725,4364,937
All firms, 201230,1516,091
Men-owned firms, 201215,1083,083
Women-owned firms, 201210,5372,112
Minority-owned firms, 201211,0872,862
Nonminority-owned firms, 201217,3582,876
Veteran-owned firms, 20122,414691
Nonveteran-owned firms, 201225,7055,039
Black-owned firms, percent, 20072.4%0.0%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20071.3%1.1%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20077.5%6.8%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 200721.8%27.1%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200732.5%35.0%
Population per square mile, 2010126.5110.1
Land area in square miles, 20103,280.601,389.42

Source: United States Census Bureau

About this page: Side-by-side comparison between Monterey county (CA) and Kings county (CA) using the main population, demographic, and social indicators from the United States Census Bureau.