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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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