Kettering, Ohio Population 2024

56,231

Kettering is a city located in Greene County and Montgomery County Ohio. Kettering has a 2024 population of 56,231. Kettering is currently declining at a rate of -0.7% annually and its population has decreased by -2.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 57,823 in 2020.

The average household income in Kettering is $88,436 with a poverty rate of 8.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Kettering is 39.3 years, 37.4 years for males, and 41.3 years for females.

Kettering Demographics

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

  • White: 86.94%
  • Black or African American: 5.6%
  • Two or more races: 4.44%
  • Asian: 2.17%
  • Other race: 0.84%
  • Native American: 0.01%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Ohio
Land Area (mi²)
18.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,004.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.75% (-1,592)
The current population of Kettering, Ohio is 56,231 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 57,823.

Kettering, Ohio Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White50,16886.94%
Black or African American3,2315.6%
Two or more races2,5604.44%
Asian1,2552.17%
Other race4850.84%
Native American80.01%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Kettering Population by Race

Kettering Population Pyramid 2024

Kettering Median Age

39.3

Total

37.4

Male

41.3

Female

Kettering Adults

There are 45,584 adults, (11,095 of whom are seniors) in Kettering.

Kettering Age Dependency

67.3

Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Kettering Sex Ratio

Female29,72551.51%
Male27,98248.49%

Kettering Population by Age

Kettering Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All26,3552.1764.135.9
Married11,4462.9281.518.5
Non Family11,1831.1850.549.5
Female2,6922.8545.754.3
Male1,0342.8667.732.3

2.84

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

64.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Kettering Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5471.33%
9th to 12th Grade1,4873.6%
High School Graduate8,83621.42%
Some College9,51523.06%
Associates Degree4,34810.54%
Bachelors Degree9,96024.14%
Graduate Degree6,56715.92%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Kettering Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kettering Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White36,42134,87014,419
Black2,0791,769814
2+ Races1,2651,179544
Asian862821595
Hispanic834741338
Other Race32131178
Native American881

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 69.03%.

Kettering Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$47,415$53,966$40,069
Less Than 9th Grade$33,424$37,500$28,000
High School Graduate$38,939$44,250$30,474
Some College$42,211$49,180$34,942
Bachelors Degree$57,961$70,564$45,939
Graduate Degree$71,443$79,904$62,974

$47,415

Average Earnings

$53,966

Average Male

$40,069

Average Female

Kettering Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kettering Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Kettering Language

93.6% of Kettering residents speak only English, while 6.4% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.25% of the population.

Kettering Language

Kettering Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White49,1233,7177.57%
Black3,16967221.21%
Multiple2,52131912.65%
Asian1,25519015.14%
Hispanic1,2991229.39%
Other472449.32%

8.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.4%

Male Poverty Rate

9.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kettering

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kettering is Black, with 21.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kettering is White, with 7.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.56%.

Kettering Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.16%
High School10.24%
Some College6.95%
Bachelors or Greater4.88%

Kettering Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed27.38%
Male Unemployed24.59%
Female Employed5.57%
Male Employed2.9%

Kettering Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kettering Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$69,818$88,436
Families$88,006$112,450
Married Families$99,617$-999,999,999
Non Families$41,970$51,988

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Kettering Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.3%

Male Marriage Rate

47.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Kettering Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Kettering 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 35-44.

Kettering Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Kettering Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

4,091

Number of Veterans

3,669

Male Veterans

422

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam1,283
Second Gulf War865
First Gulf War824
Korea331
World War II59

Kettering Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 741,000
75+987
55 to 64914
35 to 54845
18 to 34345

Kettering Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3,7999.45%
Black2098.77%
2+ Races624.09%
Other Race154.39%
Hispanic141.38%
Asian60.67%

Kettering Veterans by Race

Kettering Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kettering Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.4%

Labor Force Participation

62.4%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Kettering Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Kettering Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Kettering 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

71.46%

Born in Kettering

94.42%

Native Born

5.58%

Foreign Born

3.23%

Non Citizen

2.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.42% of Kettering residents were born in the United States, with 71.46% having been born in Ohio. 3.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Kettering Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202954,241-398-0.73%
202854,639-398-0.72%
202755,037-398-0.72%
202655,435-398-0.71%
202555,833-398-0.71%
202456,231-398-0.7%
202356,629-398-0.7%
202257,027-530-0.92%
202157,557-266-0.46%
202057,8232,9215.32%
201954,902-153-0.28%
201855,055-142-0.26%
201755,197-95-0.17%
201655,292-114-0.21%
201555,406-171-0.31%
201455,577-241-0.43%
201355,818-120-0.21%
201255,938-70-0.12%
201156,008-125-0.22%
201056,133-1,369-2.38%
200057,502-3,067-5.06%
199060,569-617-1.01%
198061,186-10,678-14.86%
197071,86417,40231.95%
196054,46242,044338.57%
195012,41800%
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Kettering Population by Year