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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    Under her leadership, King County has become more efficient in resolving claims, with some losses occurring and resolving within a biennial budget cycle.
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    The King County Council welcomed the delegation, which joined the acceptance of the annual proclamation of 'Filipino American History Month' in the county.
    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 representatives want to be able to predict costs from month to month, he said.
    Amid rounds of public hearings dealing with possible bus cuts, King County's #MetroFuture hashtag on Twitter was used 634 times during a single meeting, reaching 271,000 people.
    This report documents recent trends in youth obesity in King County, Washington, which implemented a Communities Putting Prevention to Work (CPPW) obesity prevention initiative during 2010-2012, including a school-based component.
    I have tried to find out more about Ron Sims, the deputy secretary of Housing and Urban Development and previously the long-running chief executive of King County, Washington, where I live.

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