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Kent County Statistics

Facts

Land area586.2 square miles
Population Density276.9 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)169,416
Population change4.4%
Under 5 years of age6.6%
Under 1823.8%
65 and over15.1%
Females51.8%
White68.5
Hispanic or Latino of any race6.6
Asian2.2%
Two or more races3.3%
Black or African American25.1%
Native American0.7%
Pacific Islander0.1%
Had graduated from high school85%
Had a bachelor degree or higher21.4%
Veterans18,340

Households and Housing

Households58,524
Persons per household2.7
Living in the same house for one year or more86.3%
Median household income$55,149
The Per capita income$24,851
Live below the poverty line12.9%
Housing units66,839
Multi-unit structures13%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$199,500
Residents owning their homes72.3%

Business Facts

Total number of firms11,242
Women-owned firms26.2%
Asian-owned firms3.8%
Hispanic-owned firms2.5%
Black-owned firms10.4%
Native American-owned firms0.8%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$2,589,237
Retail sales per capita$17,024
Manufacturers shipments$2,361,835
Merchant wholesaler sales$0
Source US Census Data