Kent County, Maryland Population 2018

Kent County, Maryland's estimated population is 19,384 with a growth rate of -2.19% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kent County, Maryland is the 24th largest county in Maryland.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201719,384-435-2.19%
201619,8191650.84%
201619,654-42-0.21%
201519,696-78-0.39%
201419,774-48-0.24%
201319,822-155-0.78%
201219,977-273-1.35%
201120,250440.22%
201020,2062,36413.25%
199017,8421,1476.87%
198016,6955493.40%
197016,1466654.30%
196015,4811,80413.19%
195013,6772121.57%
194013,465-777-5.46%
193014,242-784-5.22%
192015,026-1,931-11.39%
191016,957-1,829-9.74%
190018,7861,3157.53%
189017,471-134-0.76%
188017,6055032.94%
187017,1023,83528.91%
186013,2671,88116.52%
185011,3865445.02%
184010,8423413.25%
183010,501-952-8.31%
182011,45330.03%
181011,450-321-2.73%
180011,771-1,065-8.30%
179012,8360.00%

Kent County, Maryland Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White16,302
Black or African American2,949
Two or More Races301
Asian207
American Indian and Alaska Native36
Some Other Race24

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

Kent County, Maryland Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Kent County, Maryland Median Age

46.5


Total

44.3


Male

48.2


Female

Kent County, Maryland Adults

There are 16,529 adults, (4,816 of which are seniors) in Kent County, Maryland.

Kent County, Maryland Age Dependency

69.1

Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28

Child Dependency Ratio

Kent County, Maryland Sex Ratio

Female

10,280

51.87%

Male

9,539

48.13%

Kent County, Maryland Households and Families

Kent County, Maryland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Kent County, Maryland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.3%13.7%
All69.4%30.6%
Non Family54.9%45.1%
Female53.8%46.2%
Male44.9%55.1%

69.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kent County, Maryland Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,6832.3769.4
Married3,6462.9386.3
Non Family3,0291.2654.9
Female7543.8253.8
Male2543.1544.9

3.01

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kent County, Maryland Households

Kent County, Maryland Education

Kent County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6724.82%
9th to 12th Grade1,0997.89%
High School Graduate4,58232.90%
Some College2,51118.03%
Associates Degree8105.82%
Bachelors Degree2,29916.51%
Graduate Degree1,95514.04%

Kent County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,32610,3183,934
Black1,9641,468179
Hispanic49221481
Multiple Races726923
Asian565637
Native American3634
Other Race21

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 66.07%.

Kent County, Maryland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,104$41,682$28,949
Less Than High School$27,647$40,833$20,750
High School Grad$27,693$31,985$23,759
Some College$32,338$41,643$27,098
Bachelors Degree$49,107$64,960$36,362
Graduate Degree$54,815$54,426$55,536

$35,104

Average Earnings

$41,682

Average Male

$28,949

Average Female

Kent County, Maryland Language

Kent County, Maryland Language by Age

Kent County, Maryland Language

94.87% of Kent County, Maryland residents speak only English, while 5.13% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.01% of the population.

Kent County, Maryland Poverty

Kent County, Maryland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,3641,2818.92%
Black2,78365723.61%
Hispanic80714117.47%
Multiple26711944.57%
Other211257.14%
Asian61914.75%
Native3625.56%

11.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.79%

Male Poverty Rate

12.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kent County, Maryland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kent County, Maryland is Other, with 57.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kent County, Maryland is Native, with 5.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.43%.

Kent County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.64%
Some College8.29%
High School7.54%
Bachelors or Greater2.89%

Kent County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed21.15%
Male Unemployed17.77%
Female Employed8.89%
Male Employed6.91%

Kent County, Maryland Income

Kent County, Maryland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,028$72,729
Families$71,220$90,214
Married Families$81,215$
Non Families$30,252$43,864

Kent County, Maryland Marital Status

Kent County, Maryland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.8%

Male Marriage Rate

43.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Kent County, Maryland Married by Age and Sex

Kent County, Maryland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Kent County, Maryland Marital Status by Race

Kent County, Maryland Veterans

Kent County, Maryland Veterans by War

1,741

Number of Veterans

1,623

Male Veterans

118

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam673
Second Gulf War224
Korea196
First Gulf War155
World War II154

Kent County, Maryland Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+660
65 to 74543
55 to 64225
35 to 54178
18 to 34135

Kent County, Maryland Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,49510.84%
Black2259.59%
2 or More2116.54%
Hispanic20.32%

Kent County, Maryland Veterans by Education

2.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kent County, Maryland Employment Status

Kent County, Maryland Employment by Age

57.4%

Labor Force Participation

54.1%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Kent County, Maryland Employment by Race

Kent County, Maryland Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Kent County, Maryland

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Chestertown52245080-144-2.76%
Rock Hall13061298-8-0.61%
Millington 646613-33-5.11%
Galena610594-16-2.62%
Betterton338324-14-4.14%
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