King County


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King County, Texas

PO Box 135
Guthrie, TX 79236
Phone: (806) 596-4412
Fax: (806) 596-4664

In southeastern TX panhandle, east of Lubbock; established Aug 21, 1876 from Fannin County. Name Origin: For William King (1812-26), a soldier killed at the Alamo

Area (sq mi):: 913.33 (land 912.29; water 1.04) Population per square mile: 0.30
Population 2005: 307 State rank: 253 Population change: 2000-20005 -13.80%; 1990-2000 0.60% Population 2000: 356 (White 88.50%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 9.60%; Asian 0.00%; Other 5.90%). Foreign born: 2.20%. Median age: 37.00
Income 2000: per capita $12,321; median household $35,625; Population below poverty level: 20.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,664-$25,090
Unemployment (2004): 2.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.10% Median travel time to work: 14.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 31.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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King County, Washington

701 5th Ave Suite 3210
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: (206) 296-4040
Fax: (206) 296-0194
www.metrokc.gov

In west-central WA, bounded on west by Puget Sound; organized Dec 22, 1852 (prior to statehood) from Thurston County. Name Origin: For William Rufus King (1786-1853), U.S. senator from AL (1819-44; 1848-52) and vice president for six weeks before his death. In 1986 it was decided the name would honor Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-68), slain civil rights leader

Area (sq mi):: 2306.53 (land 2126.04; water 180.48) Population per square mile: 843.60
Population 2005: 1,793,583 State rank: 1 Population change: 2000-20005 3.30%; 1990-2000 15.20% Population 2000: 1,737,034 (White 73.40%; Black or African American 5.40%; Hispanic or Latino 5.50%; Asian 10.80%; Other 8.10%). Foreign born: 15.40%. Median age: 35.70
Income 2000: per capita $29,521; median household $53,157; Population below poverty level: 8.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $44,438-$45,334
Unemployment (2004): 5.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 26.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 6.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Seattle County seat (571,480)
  • Bellevue (116,914)
  • Kent (81,631)
  • Federal Way (81,356)
  • Renton (54,807)
  • Shoreline (51,950)
  • Redmond (46,965)
  • Kirkland (45,557)
  • Auburn (44,980)
  • Sammamish (34,269)
  • Burien (30,887)
  • Bothell (30,671)
  • Des Moines (28,847)
  • SeaTac (25,155)
  • Mercer Island (22,182)
  • Kenmore (19,353)
  • Tukwila (16,992)
  • Covington (16,205)
  • Issaquah (15,570)
  • Maple Valley (14,286)
  • Lake Forest Park (12,474)
  • Enumclaw (10,940)

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    The new rate applies to residents of King County, outside of the cities of Seattle and Milton, which are part of separate solid waste handling systems.
    Annual incomes must not exceed 100 percent of the local area median income, which in King County is about USD90,300 for a family of four, with income maximums varying depending on family size and type of loan.
    King County Metro Transit has had success with the Eurotech DuraMAR, and their work gives us a mobile router solution that extends the reach of our existing system to continue to serve our customers," said Dan Overgaard, supervisor of the IT Program Management Office for King County Metro Transit.
    King County is upgrading its entire communications platform and we are proud to be providing a majority of those services, said Greg Forrest, X5 Solutions CEO.
    The 2004-2012 obesity trend among students (grades 8, 10, 12 combined) in King County was compared with the trend in the rest of Washington.
    Since closing the daily King County Journal earlier this year, the company has concentrated on its non-daily publications.
    LinkUp works with MetroPaint and other manufacturers to help increase the use of recycled materials in the manufacturing process and to increase King County area markets for recycled content products.
    Contact: Ron Sims, King County Executive, phone 206-296-4040.
    To reduce energy costs and air emissions, King County is searching for innovative ways to provide electricity for its wastewater treatment plants," said King County Wastewater Treatment Division director Don Theiler.
    These factors may help explain why the incidence of syphilis among HIV-positive men who have sex with men soared from about 55 cases/100,000 people in Seattle and King County in 1997 to a projected incidence of nearly 1,200/100,000 people in 2004, reported Dr.
    As a retired career election administrator (elections superintendent, King County, WA), I read "Can High Tech Save Lost Votes" with great interest.

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