|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Kent is 27,751. Kent, Ohio is the 1,403rd largest city in the US.
Kent is located entirely in Portage County.
The peak population of Kent was in 2010, when its population was 28,904. In 2010, Kent was the 1,240th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,403rd largest city in the US. Kent is currently 4.0% smaller than it was in 2010.
Kent has shrunk 1.4% since the year 2000. Kent, Ohio's growth is extremely below average. 80% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Kent has a population density of 3,150.6 people per square mile.
|1397||Lake Jackson, Texas||27,879||1.2%|
|1398||Garden City, Kansas||27,856||-2.3%|
|1400||West Melbourne, Florida||27,830||170.8%|
|1406||Dodge City, Kansas||27,690||9.6%|
|1407||Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin||27,646||19.6%|
|1408||Millville, New Jersey||27,638||3.0%|
|1409||New London, Connecticut||27,635||5.5%|
The total voting age population of Kent, Ohio, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 23,669. The voting age population is 47.3% male and 52.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 10.5% of the residents of Kent are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Kent are 79.7% White, 8.6% Black, 5.7% Two or more races, 5.0% Asian, 0.9% Other and 0.2% American Indian. Additionally, 3.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Kent, 29.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 32.0%. On a per-household basis, 21.1% of families are below the poverty line in Kent.
Among those aged 16 and older, 64.0% of Kent residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 94.1% of Kent residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 43.3% have a bachelor's degree and 22.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Kent residents aged 5 and older, 9.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 3.6% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Kent is 7.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Kent, 11.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Kent is $32,993.
In Kent, 39.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 61.0% of housing units in Kent.
Of all the housing units in Kent, 18.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Kent, 15.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,100 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Kent is $801.
In Kent, 78.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.