Kent County, Maryland Population 2022

Kent County, Maryland's estimated population is 19,386 with a growth rate of -0.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kent County, Maryland is the 25th largest county in Maryland. The 2010 Population was 20,213 and has seen a growth of -4.09% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
179012,8360.00%
180011,771-1,065-8.30%
181011,450-321-2.73%
182011,45330.03%
183010,501-952-8.31%
184010,8423413.25%
185011,3865445.02%
186013,2671,88116.52%
187017,1023,83528.91%
188017,6055032.94%
189017,471-134-0.76%
190018,7861,3157.53%
191016,957-1,829-9.74%
192015,026-1,931-11.39%
193014,242-784-5.22%
194013,465-777-5.46%
195013,6772121.57%
196015,4811,80413.19%
197016,1466654.30%
198016,6955493.40%
199017,8421,1476.87%
201020,2132,37113.29%
201120,250370.18%
201219,976-274-1.35%
201319,816-160-0.80%
201419,777-39-0.20%
201519,715-62-0.31%
201619,666-49-0.25%
201719,442-224-1.14%
201819,434-8-0.04%
201919,422-12-0.06%
202019,410-12-0.06%
202119,398-12-0.06%
202219,386-12-0.06%
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Kent County, Maryland Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,48479.58%
Black or African American2,73014.03%
American Indian and Alaska Native150.08%
Asian2221.14%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.03%
Some Other Race4052.08%
Two or More Races5943.05%
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Kent County, Maryland Population by Race

Kent County, Maryland Population Pyramid 2022

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Kent County, Maryland Median Age

48


Total

46.8


Male

49.3


Female

Kent County, Maryland Adults

There are 16,411 adults, (5,125 of whom are seniors) in Kent County, Maryland.

Kent County, Maryland Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

45.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27

Child Dependency Ratio

Kent County, Maryland Sex Ratio

Female

10,223

52.54%

Male

9,233

47.46%

Kent County, Maryland Population by Age

Kent County, Maryland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kent County, Maryland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.1%10.9%
All69.2%30.8%
Male65.3%34.7%
Non Family57.6%42.4%
Female28%72%

69.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kent County, Maryland Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,2742.1569.2
Married3,7632.6489.1
Male3433.165.3
Female8443.228
Non Family3,3241.2357.6

2.71

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

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Kent County, Maryland Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5714.10%
9th to 12th Grade9236.63%
High School Graduate4,34131.19%
Some College2,19815.79%
Associates Degree8335.99%
Bachelors Degree2,93721.11%
Graduate Degree2,11315.18%
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Kent County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kent County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American151010
Asian434326
Other Race240187104
White11,25510,2624,412
Hispanic488323173
2+ Races19319360
Black1,9461,613369
Islander1

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 66.67%.

Kent County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,508$53,544$33,721
Less Than 9th Grade$33,813$35,368$22,195
High School Graduate$34,382$49,565$27,105
Some College$40,772$52,882$32,256
Bachelors Degree$56,651$67,163$42,146
Graduate Degree$74,038$73,173$75,281

$44,508

Average Earnings

$53,544

Average Male

$33,721

Average Female

Kent County, Maryland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kent County, Maryland Language by Age

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Kent County, Maryland Language

94.30% of Kent County, Maryland residents speak only English, while 5.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.16% of the population.

Kent County, Maryland Language

Kent County, Maryland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native15533.33%
Hispanic74312116.29%
Black2,47135714.45%
Multiple4795912.32%
White14,0201,3949.94%
Other72NaN%

10.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.08%

Male Poverty Rate

10.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kent County, Maryland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kent County, Maryland is Native, with 33.33% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.06%.

Kent County, Maryland Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.98%
High School12.92%
Some College8.03%
Bachelors or Greater3.50%

Kent County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.59%
Male Unemployed4.48%
Female Employed6.95%
Female Unemployed38.10%

Kent County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kent County, Maryland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,208$86,027
Families$87,481$109,630
Married Families$104,614-
Non Families$37,326$48,874
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Income by Household Type

Kent County, Maryland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

43.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Kent County, Maryland Married by Age and Sex

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Kent County, Maryland 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 55-64.

Kent County, Maryland Marital Status by Race

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Kent County, Maryland Marital Status

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1,349

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War134
First Gulf War243
Vietnam519
Korea152
World War II35

Kent County, Maryland Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3436
35 to 54270
55 to 64165
65 to 74360
75+518

Kent County, Maryland Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2269.18%
Black964.18%
2+ Races2710.47%
Hispanic60.96%

Kent County, Maryland Veterans by Race

Kent County, Maryland Veterans by Education

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3.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kent County, Maryland Veterans by Education

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58.5%

Labor Force Participation

56.4%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Kent County, Maryland Employment by Age

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Kent County, Maryland Employment by Race

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Kent County, Maryland 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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52.07%

Born in Kent County, Maryland

95.10%

Native Born

4.90%

Foreign Born

3.18%

Non Citizen

1.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.10% of Kent County, Maryland residents were born in the United States, with 52.07% having been born in Maryland. 3.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Kent County, Maryland Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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