Kent, Washington Population 2018

Kent, Washington's estimated population is 128,458 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Kent, Washington is the 6th largest city in Washington based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 3808.65 people/mi² (1470.52 people/km²), with a household density of 519.83 people/km² (1346.36 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 34 years, 33.1 years for males, and 34.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.4 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 45,410 households in the city, with an average size of 2.88 people per household. The vacancy rate was 5.7%, with a median rent of $1097/month. The median house has 5.3 rooms, and has a value of $262,800.

The median income for households in Kent, Washington is $61,033, while the mean household income is $77,266. The per capita income is $27,394, and 12.6% of families and 15.2% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 20.7% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 11.1% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017128,4587640.60%
2016127,6948900.70%
2015126,8041,2581.00%
2014125,5461,0350.83%
2013124,5111,4581.18%
2012123,0532,1941.82%
2011120,8591,8571.56%
2010119,00239,47849.64%
200079,52441,564109.49%
199037,96014,99965.32%
198022,9616,36538.35%
197016,5967,57984.05%
19609,0175,739175.08%
19503,27869226.76%
19402,5860.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White67,703
Asian23,210
Black or African American13,778
Some Other Race8,672
Two or More Races8,008
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2,632
American Indian and Alaska Native1,489

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Kent Wa Population Pyramid 2018

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Kent Wa Median Age

34


Total

33.1


Male

34.9


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 96,087 adults in Kent Wa.

Kent Wa Age Dependency

54.2

Age Dependency Ratio

15.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Kent Wa Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.3
Houses Without Mortgage
5,687
Houses With Mortgage
17,880
Vacancy Rate
5.7
Median Rent
1,097
Median Home Value
262,800
Renter-Occupied Units
19,235
Owner-Occupied Units
23,567
Total Housing Units
45,410

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Kent Wa for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 4.6% and the labor force participation rate is 67.1%.

Kent Wa Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.88
Average Family Size
3.48
Total Households
42802
Married Couple Households
20498
Male Householder (no wife) Families
2746
Female Householder (no husband) Families
6025
Non Family Households
13533
Total Families
29269
Households With Own Children
14673
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
6.5
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.4

Kent Wa Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
2,593
$10,000 to $14,999
1,628
$15,000 to $24,999
3,414
$25,000 to $34,999
4,151
$35,000 to $49,999
5,689
$50,000 to $74,999
8,204
$75,000 to $99,999
5,419
$100,000 to $149,999
7,112
$150,000 to $199,999
2,792
Over $200,000
1,800

Kent Wa Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Kent Wa

Washington

$61,033

$62,848

$77,266

$84,022

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Kent Wa Education Data

Kent Wa Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
5,4666.71%
9th to 12th Grade
6,4527.92%
High School Graduate
21,42026.30%
Some College
19,31423.71%
Associates Degree
9,09011.16%
Bachelors Degree
14,16517.39%
Graduate Degree
5,5416.80%