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KCAG serves as the Census coordinating agency for the Kings County region and provides assistance to local agencies and residents when searching for data.  The most commonly requested census-related questions can be answered using information from the California Department of Finance, the decennial Census, or the American Community Survey.

California Department of Finance

The California Department of Finance (DOF) provides yearly population estimates by counties and cities.  These estimates reflect events such as births, deaths, and county-to-county migration.  Please refer to the Kings County General Plan for unincorporated community population estimates, as DOF does not provide this level of detail.

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Population Estimates for the Cities of Avenal, Corcoran, Hanford, and Lemoore and Kings County Unincorporated Communities

2010 Census

Every 10 years the U.S. Census counts every person living in the United States.  The American Community Survey has replaced the “long form” and every household in the 2010 Census received the short form with only 10 questions. Census data is available through the interactive tool, the “American FactFinder”. 

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Tips for using American FactFinder

American Community Survey

The American Community Survey (ACS) has replaced the Census long form and provides important demographic data on communities in intervals of either 1, 3, or 5 years.  ACS 5-year data provides the great statistical reliability while the 1-year data provides the most current information.  ACS demographic data updates correlate with the size of a community and are outlined below for Kings County jurisdictions. 

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More information about ACS data