Kent County, Maryland Population 2019

Kent County, Maryland's estimated population is 19,437 with a growth rate of -1.14% 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
201819,383-54-0.28%
201719,437-225-1.14%
201619,662-51-0.26%
201519,713-58-0.29%
201419,771-41-0.21%
201319,812-158-0.79%
201219,970-277-1.37%
201120,247350.17%
201020,2122,37013.28%
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
White16,175
Black or African American2,914
Two or More Races291
Asian218
American Indian and Alaska Native39
Some Other Race29

Kent County, Maryland Population Pyramid 2019

Kent County, Maryland Median Age

46.9


Total

45.1


Male

48.6


Female

Kent County, Maryland Adults

There are 16,467 adults, (4,941 of whom are seniors) in Kent County, Maryland.

Kent County, Maryland Age Dependency

70.6

Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Kent County, Maryland Sex Ratio

Female

10,240

52.07%

Male

9,426

47.93%

Kent County, Maryland Households and Families

Kent County, Maryland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Kent County, Maryland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.4%12.6%
All70.1%29.9%
Non Family55.4%44.6%
Female51%49%
Male48.3%51.7%

70.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,6052.3770.1
Married3,6622.8987.4
Non Family2,9611.3155.4
Female6903.9451
Male2922.8948.3

2.99

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kent County, Maryland Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6224.46%
9th to 12th Grade1,1428.20%
High School Graduate4,13829.70%
Some College2,61518.77%
Associates Degree7845.63%
Bachelors Degree2,64418.98%
Graduate Degree1,98714.26%

Kent County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,32210,3244,219
Black1,9701,478257
Hispanic47020183
Asian707029
Multiple Races616120
Native American393423
Other Race27

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 native american people with a rate of 58.97%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,279$42,417$30,040
Less Than High School$25,862$38,889$20,494
High School Grad$28,665$33,284$24,510
Some College$34,578$46,012$28,229
Bachelors Degree$44,899$63,750$35,388
Graduate Degree$59,107$56,902$60,025

$35,279

Average Earnings

$42,417

Average Male

$30,040

Average Female

Kent County, Maryland Language

Kent County, Maryland Language by Age

Kent County, Maryland Language

94.51% of Kent County, Maryland residents speak only English, while 5.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.11% of the population.

Kent County, Maryland Poverty

Kent County, Maryland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,2751,4049.84%
Black2,71464623.80%
Hispanic74723431.33%
Multiple2296126.64%
Asian782025.64%
Other271866.67%
Native39512.82%

13.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.80%

Male Poverty Rate

12.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kent County, Maryland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kent County, Maryland is Other, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kent County, Maryland is White, with 9.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.15%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.92%
Some College9.79%
High School8.13%
Bachelors or Greater3.51%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed24.81%
Female Unemployed22.05%
Female Employed8.53%
Male Employed7.52%

Kent County, Maryland Income

Kent County, Maryland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,638$78,160
Families$74,097$96,208
Married Families$84,252-
Non Families$33,707$47,659

Kent County, Maryland Marital Status

Kent County, Maryland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.4%

Male Marriage Rate

45.1%

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

Kent County, Maryland Marital Status by Race

Kent County, Maryland Veterans

1,525

Number of Veterans

1,422

Male Veterans

103

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam588
Second Gulf War199
Korea195
First Gulf War138
World War II117

Kent County, Maryland Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3279.66%
Black1857.87%
2 or More1314.29%

Kent County, Maryland Veterans by Education

2.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kent County, Maryland Employment Status

57.2%

Labor Force Participation

54.4%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

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%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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