King County (Washington)
King County Courthouse and City Hall
|US state :||Washington|
|Administrative headquarters :||Seattle|
|Address of the
|King County Courthouse
516 Third Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104
|Made up from:||Thurston County|
|Area code :||206|
|Residents :||2,233,163 (2018)|
|Population density :||405.5 inhabitants / km 2|
|Total area :||5974 km²|
|Water surface :||467 km²|
|Website : www.kingcounty.gov|
The King County is a county in the US state of Washington . At the 2010 census , the county had 1,931,249 residents and a population density of 350.7 people per square kilometer. The county seat is in Seattle .
The King County is located in the center of the Seattle metropolitan area .
King County is located in west central Washington, between Puget Sound and the Cascade Range . The county covers an area of 5,974 square kilometers, of which 5,506 square kilometers are land and 467 km² (7.82%) are water.
|Snohomish County||Chelan County|
|Kitsap County||Kittitas County|
National protected areas
On February 24, 1986, the president was replaced by civil rights activist Martin Luther King (1929–1968) as the namesake through a referendum.
- East of Auburn is the historic Aaron Neely Mansion (NRHP name: Aaron Neely Sr., Mansion ). The manor house , built in 1894, was accepted by the NRHP in 1974 with the number 74001955.
|Before 1900 1900–1990 2000 2010|
According to the 2010 census , King County had 1,931,249 people in 767,486 households. The population density was 350.7 inhabitants per square kilometer.
The racial the population was composed of 68.7 percent white, 6.2 percent African American, 0.8 percent Native American, 14.6 percent Asian and other ethnic groups; 5.0 percent were descended from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race was 8.9 percent of the population.
Statistically, 2.38 people lived in each of the 767,486 households.
21.4 percent of the population were under 18 years old, 67.7 percent were between 18 and 64 and 10.9 percent were 65 years or older. 50.2 percent of the population was female.
cities and communes
- Official website
- Entry in the Washington encyclopedia HistoryLink (English)
- US Census Bureau, State & County QuickFacts - King County
- www.city-data.com - King County
- King County in the United States Geological Survey's Geographic Names Information System.Retrieved February 22, 2011
- National Association of Counties.Retrieved December 8, 2011
- US Census Bureau _ Census of Population and Housing.Retrieved February 28, 2011
- Extract from Census.gov.Retrieved February 28, 2011
- Excerpt from factfinder.census.gov.Retrieved February 28, 2011
- United States Census 2010.Retrieved December 8, 2011
- US Census Bureau, State & County QuickFacts - King County ( Memento of the original from July 13, 2011 on WebCite ) Info: The archive link was automatically inserted and not yet checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. Retrieved December 8, 2011