|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Kent is 134,835. Kent, Washington is the 210th largest city in the US.
Kent is located entirely in King County.
The peak population of Kent was in 2020, when its population was 136,628. In 2020, Kent was the 206th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 210th largest city in the US. Kent is currently 1.3% smaller than it was in 2020.
Kent has grown 67.2% since the 2000. Kent, Washington is growing moderately quickly; it is growing faster than 85% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Kent has a population density of 3,228.3 people per square mile.
|207||Elizabeth, New Jersey||135,407||12.0%|
|208||New Haven, Connecticut||135,081||9.1%|
|211||Sterling Heights, Michigan||133,269||6.8%|
|213||Coral Springs, Florida||132,822||10.9%|
|216||Athens-Clarke County, Georgia||127,358||26.4%|
The total voting age population of Kent, Washington, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 80,636. The voting age population is 48.8% male and 51.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 11.1% of the residents of Kent are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Kent are 46.9% White, 20.6% Asian, 12.4% Black, 9.9% Other, 7.4% Two or more races, 2.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander and 0.7% American Indian. Additionally, 16.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Kent, 13.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 20.1%. On a per-household basis, 10.4% of families are below the poverty line in Kent.
Among those aged 16 and older, 68.3% of Kent residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 85.7% of Kent residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 25.7% have a bachelor's degree and 7.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Kent residents aged 5 and older, 41.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 12.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 10.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 14.8% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Kent is 5.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Kent, 10.6% 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 $72,062.
In Kent, 55.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 44.9% of housing units in Kent.
Of all the housing units in Kent, 1.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Kent, 16.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 7,800 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Kent is $1,385.
In Kent, 91.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.