Statewide Claims to Fame

Kent is 5th in Ohio out of 282 other cities in Income below poverty line

Kent is 5th in Ohio out of 282 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Kent Rank Ohio US
Current population (2012) 29,807 50th 11,544,225 313,914,040
Size in square miles 9.2 112th 40,860.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 3,150.6 46th 282.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Kent Rank Ohio US
Residents younger than 5 4.2% 267th 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 14.1% 277th 23.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 7.4% 276th 14.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Kent Rank Ohio US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 92.5% 95th 87.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 41.2% 56th 24.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Kent Rank Ohio US
Race - White 83.1% 216th 83.4% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 9.6% 66th 12.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 124th 0.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 3.7% 36th 1.8% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 34th 0.0% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.9% 48th 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 2.2% 113th 3.3% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 81.6% 212th 80.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Kent Rank Ohio US
Female residents 53.7% 28th 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 5.3% 75th 3.9% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Kent Rank Ohio US
Housing units 11,174 63rd 5,133,446 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 52.4% 5th 22.9% 25.9%
Households 10,718 55th 4,554,007 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 37.5% 279th 68.7% 66.1%
Home median value $142,900 114th $135,600 $186,200
People per household 2.2 245th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Kent Rank Ohio US
Income per capita $19,129 238th $25,618 $27,915
Income per household $26,923 275th $48,071 $52,762
Income below poverty line 35.3% 5th 14.8% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Kent Rank Ohio US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,414 112th 897,939 27,092,908
Retail sales $318,738 95th $138,816,008 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $11,394 150th $12,049 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $54,433 57th $17,779,905 $613,795,732

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