Kettering, Ohio Population 2019

Kettering, Ohio's estimated population is 55,103 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Kettering, Ohio is the 13th largest city in Ohio based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 2946.47 people/mi² (1137.63 people/km²).

The overall median age is 40.5 years, 38.5 years for males, and 42.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.7 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.2 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Kettering, Ohio is $53,708, while the mean household income is $71,220.

Kettering Oh Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Kettering Oh was:

  • White: 90.89%
  • Black or African American: 3.45%
  • Two or more races: 2.64%
  • Asian: 2.34%
  • Other race: 0.48%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%

How Many People Live in Kettering, Ohio?

55,103
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201855,103-72-0.13%
201755,175-86-0.16%
201655,261-133-0.24%
201555,394-171-0.31%
201455,565-244-0.44%
201355,809-126-0.23%
201255,935-72-0.13%
201156,007-136-0.24%
201056,143-1,359-0.24%
200057,502-3,067-0.52%
199060,569-617-0.10%
198061,186-10,678-1.60%
197071,86417,4022.81%
196054,46242,04415.93%
195012,4180.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White50,506
Black or African American1,915
Two or More Races1,467
Asian1,303
Some Other Race265
American Indian and Alaska Native104
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander7

Kettering Oh Population Pyramid 2019

Kettering Oh Median Age

40.5


Total

38.5


Male

42.4


Female

Kettering Oh Adults

There are 43,704 adults, (10,292 of whom are seniors) in Kettering Oh.

Kettering Oh Age Dependency

66.3

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Kettering Oh Sex Ratio

Female

29,299

52.73%

Male

26,268

47.27%

Kettering Oh Households and Families

Kettering Oh Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Kettering Oh Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.5%16.5%
All63.3%36.7%
Male58.9%41.1%
Female48.8%51.2%
Non Family47.8%52.2%

63.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,9922.263.3
Non Family10,6251.2147.8
Married10,4812.9383.5
Female2,9182.8748.8
Male9683.258.9

2.85

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kettering Oh Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6021.52%
9th to 12th Grade1,6454.16%
High School Graduate9,52224.10%
Some College9,62524.36%
Associates Degree4,33110.96%
Bachelors Degree7,93720.09%
Graduate Degree5,85414.81%

Kettering Oh Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White36,25834,33812,591
Black1,3751,294464
Asian793635368
Hispanic613543198
Multiple Races411400148
Other Race1089951
Native American1049728
Islander7

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 97.32%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 47.22%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,412$44,327$33,778
Less Than High School$18,412$22,212$17,563
High School Grad$28,069$31,544$21,685
Some College$36,104$41,778$31,535
Bachelors Degree$46,773$52,264$40,476
Graduate Degree$61,192$70,259$54,590

$39,412

Average Earnings

$44,327

Average Male

$33,778

Average Female

Kettering Oh Language

Kettering Oh Language by Age

Kettering Oh Language

95.02% of Kettering Oh residents speak only English, while 4.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.62% of the population.

Kettering Oh Poverty

Kettering Oh Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White49,1694,98710.14%
Black1,86863634.05%
Multiple1,37950036.26%
Asian1,30324919.11%
Hispanic1,16918515.83%
Native10099.00%

11.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.89%

Male Poverty Rate

12.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kettering Oh

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kettering Oh is Multiple, with 36.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kettering Oh is Native, with 9.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.33%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.28%
High School12.00%
Some College8.62%
Bachelors or Greater4.49%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed30.65%
Female Unemployed28.14%
Female Employed7.03%
Male Employed4.86%

Kettering Oh Income

Kettering Oh Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,708$71,220
Families$70,207$86,965
Married Families$82,828$102,577
Non Families$34,979$47,146

Kettering Oh Marital Status

Kettering Oh Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

44.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Kettering Oh Married by Age and Sex

Kettering Oh Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Kettering Oh Marital Status by Race

Kettering Oh Veterans

4,364

Number of Veterans

3,973

Male Veterans

391

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,487
First Gulf War810
Second Gulf War582
Korea489
World War II372
Age Group Veterans
75+1,212
65 to 741,110
35 to 541,006
55 to 64743
18 to 34293

Kettering Oh Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,13610.34%
Black1569.59%
2 or More6311.11%
Hispanic91.23%
Asian90.87%

Kettering Oh Veterans by Education

7.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kettering Oh Employment Status

65.1%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Kettering Oh Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

71.58%

Born in Ohio

95.81%

Native Born

4.19%

Foreign Born

1.75%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.81% of Kettering Oh residents were born in the United States, with 71.58% having been born in Ohio. 1.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.