Kent County Population 2017

Kent County's estimated population is 174,827 with a growth rate of 0.75% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kent County is the 3rd largest county in Delaware.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2016174,8271,2940.75%
2015173,5331,5840.92%
2014171,9492,4921.47%
2013169,4571,8521.10%
2012167,6052,3471.42%
2011165,2582,2681.39%
2010162,99051,99746.85%
1990110,99312,77413.01%
198098,21916,32719.94%
197081,89216,24124.74%
196065,65127,78173.36%
195037,8703,4299.96%
194034,4412,6008.17%
193031,8418182.64%
192031,023-1,698-5.19%
191032,721-41-0.13%
190032,762980.30%
189032,664-210-0.64%
188032,8743,07010.30%
187029,8042,0007.19%
186027,8044,98821.86%
185022,8162,94414.81%
184019,872-41-0.21%
183019,913-880-4.23%
182020,7932981.45%
181020,4959414.81%
180019,5546343.35%
179018,9200.00%

Kent County Population Growth

Population Data via

Kent County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White117,63367.29%
Black or African American44,39625.39%
Two or More Races6,0373.45%
Asian3,9792.28%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,2760.73%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2120.12%

Kent County Population Pyramid

0k1k2k3k4k5k6k7kKent County Male Population0k1k2k3k4k5k6k7kKent County Female Population

Population of Cities in Kent County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Dover359343778618525.15%
Smyrna1000111371137013.70%
Harrington355036791293.63%
Clayton291231572458.41%
Cheswold13641425614.47%
Felton129814081108.47%
Frederica769828597.67%
Houston366393277.38%
Kenton248265176.85%
Magnolia219235167.31%
Little Creek218234167.34%
Woodside181196158.29%
Viola157171148.92%
Hartly707111.43%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990