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Kings County
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Kings County Stats
County stats at a glance
Population: 153,777 (2009)
Median Household income: $44,102 (2009)
Population in Poverty: 19.5% (2009)
Unemployment Rate: 14.6% (2009)

Educational Attainment (2009)
High school graduates: 72.6%
Baccalaureate recipients: 12.5%
Advanced degree recipients: 2.9%

Projected County Growth 1970 - 2050:

Sources:
California Department of Finance
US Census Bureau


College-going rate 2009
High School Graduates: 1,537
UC Freshmen: 43
CSU Freshmen: 128
CCC Freshmen: 27
Public College Freshmen: 198

 UC:    2.8%
 CSU:  8.3%
 CCC:  1.8%
 Vertical line is state average
Overall College-going rate to publics: 12.9%



Colleges in Kings County: 1

 West Hills College Lemoore
Lemoore, CA 93245


Comprehensive Public High Schools in Kings County: 5
 Lemoore High, Lemoore
HS Grads: 385, First-time Frosh: 60
 Hanford High, Hanford
HS Grads: 374, First-time Frosh: 88
 Hanford West High, Hanford
HS Grads: 317, First-time Frosh: 89
 Corcoran High, Corcoran
HS Grads: 159, First-time Frosh: 89
 Avenal High, Avenal
HS Grads: 125, First-time Frosh: 21