Kenton, Delaware Population 2022

280
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Kenton is a city located in Kent County Delaware. Kenton has a 2020 population of 280. Kenton is currently growing at a rate of 1.08% annually and its population has increased by 15.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 243 in 2010.

The average household income in Kenton is $53,099 with a poverty rate of 4.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,095 per month, and the median house value is $208,800. The median age in Kenton is 39.7 years, 33.1 years for males, and 41.8 years for females.

Kenton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Kentonwas:

  • White: 87.93%
  • Other race: 7.33%
  • Black or African American: 3.02%
  • Two or more races: 1.72%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Kenton, Delaware is 280 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 280.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 243.

Kenton, Delaware Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White40887.93%
Black or African American143.02%
Some Other Race347.33%
Two or More Races81.72%
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Kenton Population by Race

Kenton Population Pyramid 2022

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Kenton Median Age

24.1


Total

14.9


Male

37.7


Female

Kenton Adults

There are 247 adults, (26 of whom are seniors) in Kenton.

Kenton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

11.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

98.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Kenton Sex Ratio

Female

259

55.82%

Male

205

44.18%

Kenton Population by Age

Kenton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kenton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Female100%0%
All81%19%
Non Family66.7%33.3%
Married60.8%39.2%

81.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kenton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1373.3981
Married513.2960.8
Male83.25100
Female604.1100
Non Family181.3366.7

3.5

Average Family Size

3.39

Average Household Size

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Kenton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade146.22%
9th to 12th Grade229.78%
High School Graduate7533.33%
Some College177.56%
Associates Degree2912.89%
Bachelors Degree6528.89%
Graduate Degree31.33%
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Kenton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kenton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White19718166
Black882
Other Race14
Hispanic20

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 33.50%.

Kenton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,096$40,833$21,544
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$48,594$48,594$46,250
Some College$27,292$31,563$26,250
Bachelors Degree$21,330$$21,223
Graduate Degree$$$

$25,096

Average Earnings

$40,833

Average Male

$21,544

Average Female

Kenton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kenton Language by Age

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Kenton Language

91.95% of Kenton residents speak only English, while 8.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.61% of the population.

Kenton Language

Kenton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White402174.23%
Other3NaN%
Hispanic30310.00%

4.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.44%

Male Poverty Rate

5.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kenton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kenton is White, with 4.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kenton is Hispanic, with 10.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.29%.

Kenton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade2.78%
High School6.67%
Some College13.04%
Bachelors or Greater7.35%

Kenton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Kenton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kenton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,261$50,969
Families$38,750$53,830
Married Families$76,875-
Non Families$18,750$22,094
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Income by Household Type

Kenton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

34.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Kenton Married by Age and Sex

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Kenton 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 Over 65.

Kenton Marital Status by Race

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Kenton Marital Status

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10

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War
Vietnam4
Korea
World War II

Kenton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54
55 to 646
65 to 744
75+

Kenton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White83.77%
Black214.29%

Kenton Veterans by Race

Kenton Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kenton Veterans by Education

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68.9%

Labor Force Participation

44.2%

Employment Rate

35.8%

Unemployment Rate

Kenton Employment by Age

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Kenton Employment by Race

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Kenton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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76.51%

Born in Kenton

94.83%

Native Born

5.17%

Foreign Born

5.17%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.83% of Kenton residents were born in the United States, with 76.51% having been born in Delaware. 5.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Kenton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102430.00%
201124631.23%
201224931.22%
201325120.80%
201425762.39%
201526141.56%
20162610.00%
201726541.53%
201826831.13%
201927131.12%
202027431.11%
202127731.09%
202228031.08%

Kenton Population by Year