Kings County


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Kings County, New York

360 Adams St
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: (718) 643-7037
Fax: (718) 643-8187
www.nyc.gov

On the southwestern end of Long Island, east of Manhattan Island; original county, organized Nov 1, 1683. The county is coterminous with the borough of Brooklyn, part of New York City. Name Origin: For Charles II (1630-85), king of England

Area (sq mi):: 96.90 (land 70.61; water 26.29) Population per square mile: 35210.80
Population 2005: 2,486,235 State rank: 1 Population change: 2000-20005 0.80%; 1990-2000 7.20% Population 2000: 2,465,326 (White 34.70%; Black or African American 36.40%; Hispanic or Latino 19.80%; Asian 7.50%; Other 14.90%). Foreign born: 37.80%. Median age: 33.10
Income 2000: per capita $16,775; median household $32,135; Population below poverty level: 25.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,514-$25,934
Unemployment (2004): 7.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 43.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 52.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Kings County, California

1400 W Lacey Blvd
Hanford, CA 93230
Phone: (559) 582-3211
Fax: (559) 582-6639
www.co.kings.ca.us

In central CA, S of Fresno; organized Mar 22, 1893 from Tulare County. Name Origin: For the Kings River, which flows through the county, itself from Spanish Rio de los Santos Reyes 'River of the Holy Kings,' for the Biblical figures known in English as the Three Wise Men or Magi; river discovered on Jan 6, 1806, their feast day.

Area (sq mi):: 1391.49 (land 1390.99; water 0.50) Population per square mile: 103.10
Population 2005: 143,420 State rank: 32 Population change: 2000-20005 10.80%; 1990-2000 27.60% Population 2000: 129,461 (White 41.60%; Black or African American 8.30%; Hispanic or Latino 43.60%; Asian 3.10%; Other 35.00%). Foreign born: 16.00%. Median age: 30.20
Income 2000: per capita $15,848; median household $35,749; Population below poverty level: 19.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,312-$19,390
Unemployment (2004): 10.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -3.00% Median travel time to work: 20.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 20.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Hanford County seat (46,820)
  • Corcoran (22,434)
  • Lemoore (22,231)
  • Avenal (16,681)

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    Hynes was elected the 27th chief law enforcement officer of Kings County in Brooklyn.
    We needed a partner that had dealt with the real-world pressures of using the products to meet budgetary and service-level commitments," said Al Porco, Chief Information Officer of Kings County Hospital Center.
    The job was successfully finished without any interruption of services to Kings County Hospital.
    We saw 1,325 new foreclosure cases filed in Kings County and 1,646 in Queens County in the first half of 2004," said Ms.
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