King, NC Population, Airports, Hospitals & Zip Codes


Population: 5,952. Estimated population in July 2020: 6,353 (+6.7% change)
Males: 2,789 (46.9%), Females: 3,163 (53.1%)

Stokes County

Zip code: 27021

Median resident age: 37.5 years
Median household income: $48,897
Median house value: $112,000

Races in King:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.0%)
  • Hispanic (2.0%)
  • Black (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (18.5%), German (14.7%), English (9.1%), Irish (9.1%), Scotch-Irish (3.4%), Polish (2.1%).

Elevation: 1100 feet

Land area: 5.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in King

  • High school or higher: 83.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in King city

  • Never married: 11.3%
  • Now married: 68.8%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

2.4% Foreign born (1.3% Latin America, 0.8% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,480 (+33.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near King:

  • AMOS COTTAGE REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC)
  • FORSYTH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; WINSTON-SALEM, NC)
  • MEDICAL PARK HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; WINSTON-SALEM, NC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to King:

  • SMITH REYNOLDS (about 14 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; Abbreviation: INT)
  • PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATIONAL (about 32 miles; GREENSBORO, NC; Abbreviation: GSO)
  • DANVILLE REGIONAL (about 74 miles; DANVILLE, VA; Abbreviation: DAN)
Other public-use airports nearest to King:

Amtrak station near King:

  • 15 miles: WINSTON-SALEM (127 S. CHERRY ST.) – Bus Station. Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to King:

  • WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; Full-time enrollment: 5,944)
  • FORSYTH TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 15 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,271)
  • WINSTON-SALEM STATE UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,508)
  • NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL AND TECHNICAL ST UNIV (about 27 miles; Greensboro, NC; Full-time enrollment: 6,970)
  • HIGH POINT UNIVERSITY (about 32 miles; HIGH POINT, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,564)
  • GUILFORD TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 35 miles; JAMESTOWN, NC; Full-time enrollment: 4,810)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT GREENSBORO (about 41 miles; GREENSBORO, NC; Full-time enrollment: 10,868)

Schools

Public high school in King:

  • WEST STOKES HIGH (Students: 1,024; Location: 1400 PRIDDY ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in King:

  • CALVARY CHR SCHOOL (Students: 144; Location: P O BOX 136; Grades: KG – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in King:

  • CHESTNUT GROVE MIDDLE (Students: 848; Location: 2185 CHESTNUT GROVE SCH ROAD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MOUNT OLIVE ELEMENTARY (Students: 729; Location: 2145 CHESTNUT GROVE SCH ROAD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • KING ELEMENTARY (Students: 661; Location: 152 EAST SCHOOL STREET; Grades: PK – 05)
  • MEADOWBROOK SCHOOL (Students: 57; Location: 817 MEADOWBROOK DRIVE; Grades: 06 – 12)

 

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