Latest Data (2016)
Population 30,071
Nationwide Rank 1256

Quick Facts

Kent, Ohio is the 1,256th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Kent, Ohio is a city.

Kent, Ohio is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Kent had its largest population ever.

Kent, Ohio's growth is below average. 61% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Kent, Ohio Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
1246 Ballwin, Missouri 30,313 -3.1%
1247 Burlingame, California 30,301 7.6%
1248 Texarkana, Arkansas 30,283 8.7%
1249 Poughkeepsie, New York 30,267 0.3%
1250 North Royalton, Ohio 30,247 5.3%
1251 Cleburne, Texas 30,223 14.3%
1252 Winter Park, Florida 30,208 8.3%
1253 Westfield, New Jersey 30,206 1.8%
1254 New Bern, North Carolina 30,101 29.3%
1255 Madison Heights, Michigan 30,088 -3.0%
1256 Kent, Ohio 30,071 6.8%
1257 Walnut, California 30,047 0.0%
1258 Chicago Heights, Illinois 30,026 -8.3%
1259 Nicholasville, Kentucky 30,006 43.9%
1260 Weatherford, Texas 29,969 54.7%
1261 North Chicago, Illinois 29,951 -16.7%
1262 Elizabethtown, Kentucky 29,906 32.2%
1263 Opelika, Alabama 29,869 20.9%
1264 Gloucester, Massachusetts 29,798 -1.8%
1265 San Carlos, California 29,797 7.4%
1266 Jamestown, New York 29,775 -6.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In Ohio

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
632 Springfield 59,087 -10.3%
679 Kettering 55,306 -4.0%
706 Elyria 53,715 -4.1%
756 Lakewood 50,279 -11.0%
770 Cuyahoga Falls 49,206 -0.4%
773 Newark 49,134 6.0%
780 Middletown 48,813 -5.4%
809 Euclid 47,360 -9.9%
821 Mentor 46,732 -7.1%
822 Mansfield 46,678 -9.7%
826 Beavercreek 46,376 20.7%
834 Dublin 45,568 43.8%
845 Cleveland Heights 44,633 -11.8%
847 Strongsville 44,631 1.6%
885 Fairfield 42,617 1.1%
912 Findlay 41,422 5.6%
951 Warren 39,898 -17.1%
952 Lancaster 39,848 12.2%
954 Grove City 39,721 43.6%
974 Westerville 38,985 9.8%
987 Delaware 38,643 49.2%
1004 Huber Heights 38,019 -0.5%
1022 Reynoldsburg 37,449 16.3%
1023 Lima 37,414 -10.4%
1050 Marion 36,310 -2.6%
1087 Upper Arlington 34,997 3.9%
1090 Gahanna 34,956 7.4%
1091 Hilliard 34,905 43.0%
1096 Brunswick 34,756 3.5%
1097 Stow 34,711 7.0%
1126 Fairborn 33,780 7.2%
1153 Mason 33,037 46.9%
1156 North Ridgeville 32,983 47.0%
1176 Westlake 32,293 1.6%
1178 Massillon 32,258 2.0%
1189 North Olmsted 31,817 -6.6%
1194 Bowling Green 31,588 6.4%
1250 North Royalton 30,247 5.3%
1256 Kent 30,071 6.8%
1342 Garfield Heights 27,905 -9.0%
1359 Shaker Heights 27,448 -6.4%
1383 Wooster 27,023 6.8%
1419 Medina 26,261 3.9%
1420 Xenia 26,238 7.9%
1429 Barberton 26,120 -6.5%
1448 Troy 25,770 16.5%
1452 Green 25,673 11.9%
1464 Zanesville 25,465 -0.3%
1471 Athens 25,341 18.5%
1492 Sandusky 25,006 -10.1%
1496 Riverside 24,981 -7.5%
1542 Trotwood 24,331 -11.1%
1571 Centerville 23,817 3.3%
1579 Avon Lake 23,659 28.8%
1589 Marysville 23,406 44.1%
1603 Wadsworth 23,136 24.4%
1607 Solon 23,003 5.3%
1624 Avon 22,805 96.4%
1628 Willoughby 22,769 0.6%
1647 Maple Heights 22,478 -13.8%
1656 Oxford 22,341 1.7%
1659 Hudson 22,251 -1.0%
1677 Alliance 21,900 -5.5%
1691 Chillicothe 21,725 -1.9%
1696 South Euclid 21,658 -7.7%
1701 Perrysburg 21,592 22.3%
1740 Piqua 20,906 0.6%
1762 Lebanon 20,651 20.0%
1767 Sidney 20,564 1.1%
1769 Ashland 20,489 -3.5%
1778 Portsmouth 20,422 -2.1%
1790 Rocky River 20,264 -2.0%
1796 Parma Heights 20,123 -6.9%
1803 Pickerington 20,069 100.1%
1805 Oregon 20,040 3.8%
1812 Miamisburg 19,968 2.0%
1816 Norwood 19,876 -7.9%
1834 Painesville 19,691 11.6%
1871 Broadview Heights 19,197 19.9%
1899 Sylvania 18,909 -0.7%
1901 Twinsburg 18,877 10.6%
1902 Berea 18,859 -0.4%
1915 Whitehall 18,736 -2.3%
1917 Mayfield Heights 18,731 -3.1%
1920 Brook Park 18,691 -11.7%
1922 Forest Park 18,671 -3.7%
1937 Niles 18,458 -11.6%
1938 Springboro 18,452 46.1%
1953 Ashtabula 18,311 -12.4%
1963 Eastlake 18,134 -10.3%
1970 Steubenville 18,072 -8.9%
2013 Tiffin 17,545 -3.2%
2014 Tallmadge 17,534 6.6%
2021 New Philadelphia 17,462 2.0%
2032 North Canton 17,365 3.7%
2040 East Cleveland 17,220 -36.5%
2065 Norwalk 16,838 1.3%
2082 Defiance 16,676 0.2%
2091 Mount Vernon 16,620 5.5%
2123 Fairview Park 16,332 -6.8%
2126 Fremont 16,309 -7.2%
2134 Streetsboro 16,272 31.7%
2173 Aurora 15,876 16.2%
2198 Middleburg Heights 15,608 0.3%
2219 Pataskala 15,458 48.8%
2232 Bay Village 15,328 -4.5%
2254 Vandalia 15,058 2.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 30,071 1,256
2015 29,810 1,260
2014 29,639 1,250
2013 32,345 1,143
2012 29,807 1,224
2011 28,896 1,251
2010 28,904 1,240
2009 27,915 1,255
2008 27,808 1,252
2007 27,974 1,224
2006 27,842 1,222
2005 28,246 1,195
2004 28,142 1,184
2003 28,352 1,163
2002 28,089 1,163
2001 28,220 1,145
2000 28,155 1,134
1990 28,852 966