|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Kenton is 1,193. Kenton, Tennessee is the 9,562nd largest city in the US.
The peak population of Kenton was in 1990, when its population was 1,396. In 1990, Kenton was the 8,324th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 9,562nd largest city in the US. Kenton is currently 14.5% smaller than it was in 1990.
Kenton has shrunk 8.7% since the year 2000. Kenton, Tennessee's growth is below average. 66% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|9534||Red Boiling Springs||1,200||12.4%|
|9556||Apple Creek, Ohio||1,194||19.5%|
|9558||Fort Deposit, Alabama||1,194||-6.5%|
|9559||Prosperity, South Carolina||1,194||21.3%|
|9560||Boonville, North Carolina||1,193||7.6%|
|9564||Cave Spring, Georgia||1,192||18.8%|
|9565||Clear Lake, South Dakota||1,192||-10.4%|
|9567||Rock Hall, Maryland||1,192||-14.8%|
The total voting age population of Kenton, Tennessee, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 963. The voting age population is 46.2% male and 53.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 22.4% of the residents of Kenton are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Kenton are 77.6% White, 20.0% Black, 1.0% Two or more races, 0.8% American Indian and 0.5% Asian.
In Kenton, 16.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 16.3%. On a per-household basis, 11.9% of families are below the poverty line in Kenton.
Among those aged 16 and older, 48.9% of Kenton residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 85.3% of Kenton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 9.7% have a bachelor's degree and 3.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Kenton residents aged 5 and older, 2.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Kenton is 0.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Kenton, 13.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Kenton is $40,385.
In Kenton, 60.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 39.3% of housing units in Kenton.
Of all the housing units in Kenton, 8.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Kenton, 7.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Kenton is $625.
In Kenton, 69.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.