Kenton, Ohio Population 2022

7,883
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Kenton is a city located in Hardin County Ohio. Kenton has a 2020 population of 7,883. It is also the county seat of Hardin County. Kenton is currently declining at a rate of -0.40% annually and its population has decreased by -0.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,947 in 2010.

The average household income in Kenton is $46,113 with a poverty rate of 18.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $608 per month, and the median house value is $76,400. The median age in Kenton is 39.2 years, 37.1 years for males, and 40.5 years for females.

Kenton Demographics

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

  • White: 96.09%
  • Two or more races: 2.61%
  • Black or African American: 0.99%
  • Other race: 0.19%
  • Asian: 0.12%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Kenton, Ohio is 7,883 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,947.

Kenton, Ohio Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,05496.09%
Black or African American830.99%
Asian100.12%
Some Other Race160.19%
Two or More Races2192.61%
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Kenton Population by Race

Kenton Population Pyramid 2022

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Kenton Median Age

39.4


Total

36


Male

41.3


Female

Kenton Adults

There are 6,381 adults, (1,677 of whom are seniors) in Kenton.

Kenton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Kenton Sex Ratio

Female

4,317

51.50%

Male

4,065

48.50%

Kenton Population by Age

Kenton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kenton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.3%20.7%
All62.2%37.8%
Non Family50%50%
Female49.3%50.7%
Male44%56%

62.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kenton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,4292.3762.2
Married1,4683.0479.3
Male1413.1344
Female4583.4349.3
Non Family1,3621.2150

3.04

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

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Kenton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3035.73%
9th to 12th Grade2935.54%
High School Graduate2,82553.45%
Some College1,04319.74%
Associates Degree2715.13%
Bachelors Degree3837.25%
Graduate Degree1673.16%
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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
Asian101010
Hispanic554921
White4,9824,403513
Black83836
Other Race1616
2+ Races155144

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Kenton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,043$42,105$22,870
Less Than 9th Grade$8,667$$
High School Graduate$28,500$32,270$23,822
Some College$33,910$44,259$30,379
Bachelors Degree$31,389$62,969$
Graduate Degree$58,484$$

$32,043

Average Earnings

$42,105

Average Male

$22,870

Average Female

Kenton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kenton Language by Age

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Kenton Language

98.87% of Kenton residents speak only English, while 1.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.56% of the population.

Kenton Language

Kenton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black721419.44%
White7,7331,47519.07%
Other16NaN%
Hispanic491632.65%
Multiple2192410.96%

18.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.93%

Male Poverty Rate

22.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kenton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kenton is Black, with 19.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kenton is Multiple, with 10.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.04%.

Kenton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.42%
High School19.25%
Some College8.32%
Bachelors or Greater3.12%

Kenton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.87%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed8.14%
Female Unemployed52.29%

Kenton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kenton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,669$46,413
Families$45,631$54,646
Married Families$55,128-
Non Families$23,125$32,340
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Income by Household Type

Kenton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.8%

Male Marriage Rate

46.5%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Kenton Marital Status by Race

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Kenton Marital Status

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616

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War13
First Gulf War84
Vietnam162
Korea117
World War II49

Kenton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3413
35 to 54143
55 to 64145
65 to 74111
75+204

Kenton Veterans by Age

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Kenton Veterans by Race

Kenton Veterans by Education

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8.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kenton Veterans by Education

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52.1%

Labor Force Participation

49.2%

Employment Rate

5.6%

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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85.67%

Born in Kenton

99.48%

Native Born

0.52%

Foreign Born

0.41%

Non Citizen

0.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.48% of Kenton residents were born in the United States, with 85.67% having been born in Ohio. 0.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Kenton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18702,6100.00%
18803,9401,3304.20%
18905,5571,6173.50%
19006,8521,2952.12%
19107,1853330.48%
19207,6905050.68%
19307,069-621-0.84%
19407,5935240.72%
19508,4758821.10%
19608,7472720.32%
19708,315-432-0.51%
19808,6052900.34%
19908,356-249-0.29%
20008,336-20-0.02%
20108,262-74-0.09%
20118,230-32-0.39%
20128,198-32-0.39%
20138,166-32-0.39%
20148,134-32-0.39%
20158,102-32-0.39%
20168,070-32-0.39%
20178,038-32-0.40%
20188,006-32-0.40%
20197,974-32-0.40%
20207,947-27-0.34%
20217,915-32-0.40%
20227,883-32-0.40%

Kenton Population by Year