Kent SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
7
Affordability
5
Diversity
8
Safety
8
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
8.5

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Kent, Ohio Info Snack

Kent is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio and the largest city in Portage County. It is located along the Cuyahoga River in Northeast Ohio on the western edge of the county. The population was 28,904 in the 2010 Census and was estimated at 30,071 in 2016. The city is counted as part of the Akron Metropolitan Statistical Area and the larger Cleveland?Akron?Canton Combined Statistical Area.
Population
29,771
Unemployment
9.5%
Poverty
33.1%
Median Home
$141,300
Median Income
$38,198
Median Rent
$790

Rankings for Kent in Ohio

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1

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2

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3

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Population 23,068

4

Munroe Falls, OH
Population 5,065

5

Stow, OH
Population 34,743

6

Oakwood, OH
Population 9,035

7

Twinsburg, OH
Population 18,849

8

Aurora, OH
Population 15,766

9

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Population 13,522

10

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Population 14,180

Map Of Kent, OH

Population over time in Kent

Year Population % Change
2017 29,771 0.0%
2016 29,761 0.7%
2015 29,563 0.7%
2014 29,367 -6.2%
2013 31,301 7.7%
2012 29,076 0.6%
2011 28,892 0.2%
2010 28,845 -

Crime in Kent Per 100k

Crime Kent OH USA
Violent Crime 145.4 297.5 382.9
Murder 0.0 6.1 5.3
Robbery 36.3 99.5 98.0
Aggravated Assault 105.7 141.6 248.9
Property Crime 1489.9 2419.1 2362.0
Burglary 247.8 502.4 430.4
Larceny 1186.0 1743.0 1694.0
Car Theft 56.2 173.7 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Kent

White
77.1% (22,946)
African American
10.0% (2,974)
American Indian
0.1% (33)
Asian
6.1% (1,807)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (39)
Two Or More
4.1% (1,212)
Hispanic
2.6% (760)
Race Kent OH USA
White 77.1% 79.6% 61.5%
African American 10.0% 12.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 6.1% 2.0% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.1% 2.3% 2.3%
Hispanic 2.6% 3.6% 17.6%

Household Income For Kent, Ohio

Less than $10,000
19.0% (565,649)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.7% (199,465)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.4% (398,931)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.0% (238,168)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.7% (378,091)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.0% (506,107)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.4% (279,847)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.6% (196,488)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.5% (133,969)
$200,000 or more
2.8% (83,358)
Income Kent OH USA
Less than $10,000 19.0% 7.5% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.7% 5.1% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.4% 10.7% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.0% 10.4% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.7% 14.0% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.0% 18.5% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.4% 12.3% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.6% 12.9% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.5% 4.5% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 2.8% 4.0% 6.3%

Gender in Kent

Female
51.9% (15,453)
Male
48.1% (14,317)
Gender Kent OH USA
Female 51.9% 51.0% 50.8%
Male 48.1% 49.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Kent for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
0.6% (168)
9-12th Grade
5.8% (1,733)
High School / GED
22.5% (6,692)
Some College
23.8% (7,079)
Associate's Degree
5.1% (1,515)
Bachelor's Degree
21.9% (6,519)
Master's Degree
14.3% (4,254)
Professional Degree
1.5% (436)
Doctorate Degree
4.6% (1,369)
Education Kent OH USA
< 9th Grade 0.6% 2.9% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 5.8% 7.3% 7.2%
High School / GED 22.5% 33.6% 27.3%
Some College 23.8% 20.5% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 5.1% 8.5% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 21.9% 17.0% 19.1%
Master's Degree 14.3% 7.5% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.5% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 4.6% 1.1% 1.4%

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