Kent Acres, Delaware Population 2024

2,416

Kent Acres is a city located in Kent County Delaware. Kent Acres has a 2024 population of 2,416. Kent Acres is currently growing at a rate of 6.43% annually and its population has increased by 31.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,832 in 2020.

The average household income in Kent Acres is $82,286 with a poverty rate of 15.77%. The median age in Kent Acres is 29.9 years: 22.7 years for males, and 40.9 years for females.

Kent Acres Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Kent Acres was:

  • White: 39.69%
  • Two or more races: 31.64%
  • Black or African American: 24.11%
  • Asian: 4.57%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,845.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
31.88% (584)
The current population of Kent Acres, Delaware is 2,416 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,832.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White84339.69%
Two or more races67231.64%
Black or African American51224.11%
Asian974.57%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Kent Acres Population by Race

Kent Acres Population Pyramid 2024

Kent Acres Median Age

29.9

Total

22.7

Male

40.9

Female

Kent Acres Adults

There are 1,469 adults, (273 of whom are seniors) in Kent Acres.

Kent Acres Age Dependency

77.6

Age Dependency Ratio

22.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Kent Acres Sex Ratio

Female1,02948.45%
Male1,09551.55%

Kent Acres Population by Age

Kent Acres Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7212.9478.421.6
Married2403.9579.220.8
Female2403.6567.532.5
Non Family2371.1989.910.1
Male430100

3.63

Average Family Size

2.94

Average Household Size

78.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Kent Acres Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1008.68%
Associates Degree514.43%
Bachelors Degree17615.28%
Graduate Degree706.08%
High School Graduate38833.68%
Less Than 9th Grade675.82%
Some College30026.04%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Kent Acres Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kent Acres Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White574502140
Black27927420
2+ Races19914664
Asian965922
Hispanic585815

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 32.16%.

Kent Acres Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$59,966$101,667$58,209
Graduate Degree$84,464$167,813$0
High School Graduate$31,151$0$31,020
Less Than 9th Grade$51,707$50,769$0
Overall$51,408$58,306$38,875
Some College$36,500$65,170$0

$51,408

Average Earnings

$58,306

Average Male

$38,875

Average Female

Kent Acres Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kent Acres Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Kent Acres Language

89.78% of Kent Acres residents speak only English, while 10.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.96% of the population.

Kent Acres Language

Kent Acres Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black51216832.81%
White8399911.8%
Multiple6726810.12%
Hispanic2225926.58%

15.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.44%

Male Poverty Rate

15.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kent Acres

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kent Acres is Black, with 32.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kent Acres is Multiple, with 10.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.63%.

Kent Acres Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College35.61%
High School8.51%
Less Than 9th Grade3.59%
Bachelors or Greater0.41%

Kent Acres Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed10.97%
Male Unemployed9.26%
Male Employed0.19%
Female Unemployed0%

Kent Acres Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kent Acres Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$68,409$90,435
Households$68,162$82,286
Married Families$117,955$-999,999,999
Non Families$39,917$51,541

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Kent Acres Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

31.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.0%

Male Marriage Rate

26.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Kent Acres Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Kent Acres Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Kent Acres Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Kent Acres Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

129

Number of Veterans

129

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War35
Second Gulf War30
Vietnam28
Korea13
World War II6

Kent Acres Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5434
55 to 6433
65 to 7431
75+19
18 to 3412

Kent Acres Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White10116.64%
Black277.42%
2+ Races10.26%

Kent Acres Veterans by Race

Kent Acres Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

17.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kent Acres Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.3%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Kent Acres Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Kent Acres Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Kent Acres Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

48.16%

Born in Kent Acres

93.31%

Native Born

6.69%

Foreign Born

3.01%

Non Citizen

3.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.31% of Kent Acres residents were born in the United States, with 48.16% having been born in Delaware. 3.01% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Kent Acres Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,4161466.43%
20232,2701466.87%
20222,12436820.96%
20211,756-76-4.15%
20201,832-687-27.27%
20192,519903.71%
20182,429602.53%
20172,369210.89%
20162,348652.85%
20152,28345524.89%
20141,828382.12%
20131,790110.62%
20121,7791348.15%
20111,645-245-12.96%
20101,89000%

Kent Acres Population by Year