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Kings Mountain is a city in Cleveland County, in the Shelby metro area. (The community straddles Cleveland and Gaston counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The latitude of Kings Mountain is 35.245N. The longitude is -81.341W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,007 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,537.


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Median household income
Local
$31,415
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Kings Mountain demographic reports
Nearby parks & recreation: Crowders Mountain State Park, Kings Mountain State Park, Moss Lake
Historic sites and museums: Kings Mountain Fire Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Kings Mountain demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cleveland County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 28086 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

10% of Kings Mountain residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kings Mountain ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kings Mountain was $15,920, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Kings Mountain residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Kings Mountain, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $302.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $805.


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Libraries in Kings Mountain include Jacob Mauney Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Cleveland County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kings Mountain political report.

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The average commute time for Kings Mountain workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Kings Mountain include Comfort Inn Kings Mountain, Holiday Inn Express, Travelodge.

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