Kings County Profile


 
About this area:
Located in the heavily traveled San Joaquin Valley, Kings County is connected to a vast product distribution network, moving agricultural and other goods to many national and international markets. Private and municipal airports, freight and passenger railroad services, and an extensive roadway system provide transportation within the county. Kings is bordered by Fresno County to the north, Kern County to the south, Monterey County to the west, and Tulare County to the east.
EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES
Unemployment Rate and Labor Force (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Labor Force
No. of
Employed
No. of
Unemployed
Unemployment Rate
Kings County 2022Jul56,20052,7003,4006.1
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2022JulTotal Wage and Salary48,800
2022JulTotal Nonfarm41,000
2022JulService Providing35,300
2022JulTotal Private27,000
2022JulPrivate Service Providing21,300
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Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)[Top]
OccupationEstimated Year -
Projected Year
Employment
Employment Change
Estimated ProjectedNumberPercent
Industrial Machinery Mechanics2018 - 202833047014042.4
Cooks, Restaurant2018 - 20282303108034.8
Family and General Practitioners2018 - 202830401033.3
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical, Other2018 - 202830401033.3
Occupational/Physical Therapist Assistants/Aides2018 - 202830401033.3
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Projections of Employment by Industry
 
High Wage Occupations[Top]
OccupationYearTime PeriodHourly
Mean
Hourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Family Medicine Physicians20221st Qtr$126.83$0.00$0.00$0.00
Dentists, General20221st Qtr$97.18$76.74$0.00$0.00
Chief Executives20221st Qtr$85.64$60.81$74.81$0.00
Pharmacists20221st Qtr$72.05$65.06$75.90$0.00
Architectural and Engineering Managers20221st Qtr$67.94$50.12$64.92$0.00
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Data for Kings County is not available. Data for Hanford-Corcoran MSA has been displayed for High Wage Occupations
 

ECONOMIC INDICATORS
Building Permits (US Census Bureau)[Top]
Type of Permit
Year
Time Period
No. of Permits
Total Costs
Multi-Family 2021Annual24$6,389,970
Single Family 2021Annual385$110,016,750
Total all types construction permits 2021Annual409$116,406,720
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Consumer Price Index (US BLS & Calif. DIR)[Top]
AreaConsumer Price Index % Change
Time Period2021Time Period2020
United States Annual271.0Annual258.84.7
California Annual297.4Annual285.34.2
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Data for Kings County is not available. Data for California has been displayed for Consumer Price Index (US BLS & Calif. DIR)
 
Median Price of Existing Homes Sold[Top]
Year
Time Period
Type
Median Price
2021AnnualMedian Price of Homes Sold$312,500
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State Revenues by Source[Top]
Tax Type Description
Year
Time Period
Tax Revenue
Alcoholic Beverage Taxes and Fees 2020Annual$414,634
Bank and Corporation (Income) Taxes 2020Annual$22,792,840
Cigarette Tax 2020Annual$1,961,686
Horse Racing (Parimutuel) License Fees 2020Annual$19,090
Estate, Inheritance and Gift Taxes 2020Annual$0
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Data for Kings County is not available. Data for California has been displayed for State Revenues by Source
 
Taxable Sales (Calif. Board of Equalization)[Top]
Year
Time Period
Sales Type Description
Sales
2021AnnualRetail $2,467,533,607
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Kings County 2020AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance153,085
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2020Annual$41,829153,085
Total Personal Income - BEA2020Annual$6,387,018153,085
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County-to-County Commute Patterns (US Census Bureau)[Top]
Year
Time Period
Area of Residence
Area of WorkPlace
Number of Workers
2015CensusKings County , CAKings County , CA41,634
2015CensusTulare County , CAKings County , CA6,127
2015CensusKings County , CAFresno County , CA5,695
2015CensusFresno County , CAKings County , CA5,012
2015CensusKings County , CATulare County , CA3,835
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JOB OPENINGS & TRAINING PROVIDERS
Job Openings from JobCentral National Labor Exchange[Top]
 
Job Openings

Training Providers in Area[Top]
Provider Name
Provider Type
Location
Chapman University - LemooreUniversity or College (four-year school)Lemoore,CA
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - LemooreUniversity or College (four-year school)NAS Leemore,CA
Lawrence and Company College of CosmetologyApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsHanford,CA
Heavenly Touch Learning CenterApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsHanford,CA
Columbia CollegeUniversity or College (four-year school)Nas Lemoore,CA
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