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King is a city in Stokes County, in the Winston-Salem metro area. (The community straddles Stokes and Forsyth counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The community was named for Oscar King, settler

The latitude of King is 36.280N. The longitude is -80.359W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,142 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,187.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$48,897
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our King demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· King's Cabin
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 23. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.7 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Stokes County Fair - Sept. 10-15, 2007
Dates often change. Check King web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about King demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Stokes County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Greensboro-Winston-Salem area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 27021 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

19% of King residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the King ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in King was $22,257, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

18% of King residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Fairs, festivals & other events
King festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in King, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $357.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $982.


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Libraries in King include King Public Library ... View libraries

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Politics

Stokes County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our King political report.

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The average commute time for King workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in King include Econo Lodge King.

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