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Income/capita 52%
Household income 30%
Unemployment 8%
IndexKing CityCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$14,216$31,458$29,829
Median household income$38,766$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$49,847$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,080$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$20,614$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$14,938$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate5.0%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level25.4%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in King City is 52% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in King City is 30% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in King City is 8% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in King City is 68% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $25,841$38,766$77,532
      City
      $42,517$63,783$127,566
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      King City median earnings by income bracket

      King City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector6.2%115.3%
      Financial & insurance services1.6%0.8%
      Wholesale & retail services10.0%20.3%
      Public administration2.9%0.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.7%1.6%
      Education, health & social services2.9%23.7%
      Other66.5%50.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Pine Canyon, CA1,799$65,17018%
      Greenfield, CA16,994$46,50616%
      San Lucas, CA362$46,25016%
      Greenfield CDP, CA4,582$46,20616%
      San Ardo, CA821$43,28122%
      King City, CA13,532$38,76630%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bexley, OH13,534$101,73684%
      Lebanon, NH13,528$56,4482%
      Lakeland South, WA13,525$79,48544%
      Cherry Hill Mall, NJ13,540$87,23058%
      Hendersonville, NC13,548$34,62037%
      King City, CA13,532$38,76630%
      Source: The King City, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).