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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 2017Aug57,50052,6004,9008.5
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2017AugTotal Wage and Salary47,500
2017AugTotal Nonfarm40,200
2017AugService Providing33,000
2017AugTotal Private25,900
2017AugPrivate Service Providing18,700
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Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)[Top]
OccupationEstimated Year -
Projected Year
Employment
Employment Change
Estimated ProjectedNumberPercent
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators2014 - 2024204020100.0
Electricians2014 - 20241402107050.0
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial2014 - 202420301050.0
Personal Service Worker Supervisors2014 - 202420301050.0
Paralegals and Legal Assistants*2014 - 202420301050.0
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Data for Kings County is not available. Data for Kings has been displayed for Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)
 
Projections of Employment by Industry
 
High Wage Occupations[Top]
OccupationYearTime PeriodHourly
Mean
Hourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Family and General Practitioners20171st Qtr$102.22$0.00$0.00$0.00
Dentists, General20171st Qtr$95.99$60.59$0.00$0.00
Chief Executives20171st Qtr$72.01$50.18$62.62$0.00
Pharmacists20171st Qtr$68.01$62.98$69.33$75.58
Computer and Information Systems Managers20171st Qtr$65.05$44.39$56.15$72.39
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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 2016AnnualN/AN/A
Single Family 2016AnnualN/AN/A
Total all types construction permits 2016AnnualN/AN/A
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Consumer Price Index (US BLS & Calif. DIR)[Top]
AreaConsumer Price Index % Change
Time Period2016Time Period2015
United States Annual240.0Annual237.01.3
California Annual255.3Annual249.62.3
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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
2016AnnualMedian Price of Homes Sold$210,000
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State Revenues by Source[Top]
Tax Type Description
Year
Time Period
Tax Revenue
Alcoholic Beverage Taxes and Fees 2016Annual$357,000
Bank and Corporation (Income) Taxes 2016Annual$8,682,000
Cigarette Tax 2016Annual$811,518
Horse Racing (Parimutuel) License Fees 2016Annual$14,862
Estate, Inheritance and Gift Taxes 2016Annual$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
2016AnnualRetail $475,408,570
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Kings County 2016AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance149,785
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2015Annual$33,126150,965
Total Personal Income - BEA2015Annual$5,000,842150,965
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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
2000CensusKings County , CAKings County , CA33,257
2000CensusKings County , CAFresno County , CA3,939
2000CensusTulare County , CAKings County , CA3,340
2000CensusFresno County , CAKings County , CA2,870
2000CensusKings County , CATulare County , CA2,727
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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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