Kings County, California
The Kings County is a county in the southern center of the U.S. state of California. The administrative headquarters ( County Seat) is Hanford.
The Kings County was formed in 1893 from parts of Tulare County. The County got its name from the Kings River, which was discovered by Padre Munoz expedition and was named Rio de los Santos Reyes ( River of the Holy Kings).
According to the census of 2000, there were 129 461 people in Kings County. There were 34 418 households and 26 983 families. The population density was 36 people per square kilometer. The racial the population was composed of 53.68 % White, 8.30 % African American, 1.68 % Native American, 3.07 % Asian, 0.19 % Pacific Islander residents from the and 28.28 % from other races groups; 4.79% were descended from two or more races. 43.61 % of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
Of the 34 418 households out of which 46.40 % have children under the age of 18 living with them. 58.00 % were married couples living together, 14.30 % had a female householder with no husband. 21.60 % were non-families. 17.00% of all households and 6.80% had someone living alone at the age of 65 years or older. The average household size was 3.18 and the average family size was 3.56 persons.
Based on the county the population was spread out with 29.00 % under the age of 18, 11.80 % from 18 to 24, 35.00% from 25 to 44 years, 16.80% between 45 and 64 years and 7.40% were 65 years old or older. The average age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 134.80 males to 100 females age 18 and over, there were 148.80 males.
The median income for a household was $ 35,749, and the median income for a family was $ 38,111. Males have a median income of $ 31,700, women $ 24,772. The per capita income was $ 15,848. 19.50% percent of the population and 15.80 % of families are below the poverty line. 25.90% of those under age 18 and 8.80% were 65 years or older.
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