San Luis Obispo County vs. Kings County

San Luis Obispo County (CA)Kings County (CA)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)284,010151,366
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)5.3%-1.1%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)269,597152,982
Population, Census, April 1, 2010269,637152,982
Persons under 5 years, percent4.6%7.5%
Persons under 18 years, percent17.6%27.1%
Persons 65 years and over, percent20.1%10.3%
Female persons, percent49.3%45.0%
White alone, percent88.8%81.0%
Black or African American alone, percent2.1%7.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent1.4%3.2%
Asian alone, percent4.0%4.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.2%0.3%
Two or More Races, percent3.6%3.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent22.8%55.0%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent68.6%31.8%
Veterans, 2014-201817,32610,518
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-201810.3%18.1%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)122,97946,645
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201860.8%51.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$537,900$202,800
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$2,262$1,421
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$570$427
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$1,385$971
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201318.4%19.7%
Building permits, 20181,050352
Households, 2014-2018105,31742,735
Persons per household, 2014-20182.523.16
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201882.1%80.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201817.9%39.9%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201892.5%87.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201886.2%77.2%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201890.9%73.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201834.6%13.5%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20187.0%8.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent7.3%9.0%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201857.2%51.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201853.6%51.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)824,771378,595
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)1,580,460587,818
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)2,854,0292,904,014
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)3,624,0291,031,953
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$13,188$6,818
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201822.222.9
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$70,699$53,865
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$35,832$21,186
Persons in poverty, percent12.7%18.8%
Total employer establishments, 20178,4021,643
Total employment, 201791,73225,053
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)4,112,8831,003,815
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20171.5%5.2%
Total nonemployer establishments, 201725,7184,937
All firms, 201228,6266,091
Men-owned firms, 201214,5443,083
Women-owned firms, 20129,2822,112
Minority-owned firms, 20124,9502,862
Nonminority-owned firms, 201222,4572,876
Veteran-owned firms, 20122,588691
Nonveteran-owned firms, 201224,3405,039
Black-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20071.1%1.1%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20073.6%6.8%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20077.9%27.1%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200727.7%35.0%
Population per square mile, 201081.7110.1
Land area in square miles, 20103,298.571,389.42

Source: United States Census Bureau

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