King City, Oregon is a small town with slightly less than 4,000 residents. Retirees can expect to fit right in, as they make up 44% of the population compared to 14% nationally, while young adults appear in smaller numbers. Overall, the town's population, at an average age of just under 54, skews notably older than most cities in Oregon. Renters tend to be in the minority in the town, and 83% of residents own their homes. With an average rent of $1,211/month, exceeding the state average by $134 a month, relatively high rent costs could be a contributing factor in the higher levels of ownership.
Compared to the national average (7%), King City has a high percentage of residents older than 25 who have advanced degrees, as 12% possess a Master's degree or a Doctorate. Further, 20% have earned a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average. There are three primary industries in King City: retail, manufacturing, and healthcare. Combined, these industries account for 19% of the labor force in the town. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many residents work in sales, which ranks as the top field in the town. With an average annual income of just over $63K, King City workers bring in about $7,000 less than the average Oregon resident. The town's average income also falls below the national average ($73,345).
King City residents have an average commute of about 25 minutes. Many residents (34%) commute to work by car or truck, while public transit isn't extensively used. Walking isn't a common means of commuting to work.