Kettering, Ohio Population 2022

54,378
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Kettering is a city located in Ohio. Kettering has a 2020 population of 54,378. Kettering is currently declining at a rate of -0.29% annually and its population has decreased by -3.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 56,131 in 2010.

The average household income in Kettering is $76,890 with a poverty rate of 10.90%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $807 per month, and the median house value is $133,800. The median age in Kettering is 39.3 years, 37.4 years for males, and 42 years for females.

Kettering Demographics

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

  • White: 89.78%
  • Black or African American: 4.22%
  • Two or more races: 2.78%
  • Asian: 2.48%
  • Other race: 0.69%
  • Native American: 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Kettering, Ohio is 54,378 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 54,378.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 56,131.

Kettering, Ohio Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White49,72789.78%
Black or African American2,3404.22%
Two or More Races1,5412.78%
Asian1,3722.48%
Some Other Race3820.69%
American Indian and Alaska Native230.04%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.01%
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Kettering Population by Race

Kettering Population Pyramid $2022

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Kettering Median Age

39.3


Total

37.4


Male

42


Female

Kettering Adults

There are 43,372 adults, (10,171 of whom are seniors) in Kettering.

Kettering Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Kettering Sex Ratio

Female

28,687

51.79%

Male

26,703

48.21%

Kettering Population by Age

Kettering Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kettering Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family46.1%53.9%
Female47.5%52.5%
All62.4%37.6%
Male62.4%37.6%
Married82.1%17.9%

62.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kettering Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,9602.262.4
Married10,8222.9882.1
Non Family10,7321.1946.1
Female2,5172.8547.5
Male8893.1162.4

2.9

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

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Kettering Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5591.42%
9th to 12th Grade1,4863.78%
High School Graduate9,00122.93%
Some College9,85225.09%
Associates Degree4,44611.32%
Bachelors Degree8,13320.72%
Graduate Degree5,78414.73%
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Kettering Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kettering Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White35,81134,10712,673
Black1,3791,239429
Asian883760498
Hispanic693629157
2+ Races469462135
Other Race20417833
Native American23168
Islander5

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 98.51%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.40%.

Kettering Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,246$46,440$35,442
Less Than 9th Grade$25,519$30,632$20,592
High School Graduate$30,281$34,679$22,742
Some College$37,494$43,764$31,325
Bachelors Degree$50,198$56,463$42,827
Graduate Degree$63,044$71,875$57,480

$41,246

Average Earnings

$46,440

Average Male

$35,442

Average Female

Kettering Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kettering Language by Age

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Kettering Language

94.18% of Kettering residents speak only English, while 5.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.67% of the population.

Kettering Language

Kettering Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White48,3554,2628.81%
Black2,27687938.62%
Multiple1,53951633.53%
Hispanic1,32919414.60%
Asian1,37218513.48%
Other24NaN%
Native20420.00%

10.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.38%

Male Poverty Rate

11.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kettering

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kettering is Black, with 38.62% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.37%.

Kettering Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.16%
High School11.36%
Some College8.48%
Bachelors or Greater4.68%

Kettering Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed34.89%
Female Unemployed26.73%
Female Employed6.44%
Male Employed4.36%

Kettering Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kettering Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,970$76,890
Families$78,784$95,958
Married Families$87,409$108,410
Non Families$35,396$48,283
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Income by Household Type

Kettering Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Kettering Married by Age and Sex

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Kettering 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 35-44.

Kettering Marital Status by Race

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Kettering Marital Status

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3,965

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,331
First Gulf War762
Second Gulf War732
Korea394
World War II212

Kettering Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+1,065
65 to 741,006
35 to 54884
55 to 64649
18 to 34361

Kettering Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,6939.33%
Black18810.83%
2+ Races7412.07%
Asian101.01%
Hispanic60.67%

Kettering Veterans by Race

Kettering Veterans by Education

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6.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kettering Veterans by Education

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65.8%

Labor Force Participation

62.8%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Kettering Employment by Age

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Kettering Employment by Race

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Kettering 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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71.92%

Born in Kettering

94.72%

Native Born

5.28%

Foreign Born

2.59%

Non Citizen

2.70%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.72% of Kettering residents were born in the United States, with 71.92% having been born in Ohio. 2.59% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202254,378-159-0.29%
202154,537-159-0.29%
202054,696-159-0.29%
201954,855-159-0.29%
201855,014-130-0.24%
201755,144-100-0.18%
201655,244-131-0.24%
201555,375-177-0.32%
201455,552-246-0.44%
201355,798-127-0.23%
201255,925-75-0.13%
201156,000-131-0.23%
201056,131-1,371-0.24%
200057,502-3,067-0.52%
199060,569-617-0.10%
198061,186-10,678-1.60%
197071,86417,4022.81%
196054,46242,04415.93%
195012,4180.00%

Kettering Population by Year