Kent County, Texas Population 2021

Kent County, Texas's estimated population is 834 with a growth rate of 4.51% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kent County, Texas is the 250th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 812 and has seen a growth of 2.71% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021834364.51%
2020798364.72%
2019762364.96%
2018726-33-4.35%
2017759111.47%
201674810.13%
2015747-1-0.13%
2014748-34-4.35%
2013782-43-5.21%
2012825121.48%
201181310.12%
2010812-198-19.60%
19901,010-135-11.79%
19801,145-289-20.15%
19701,434-293-16.97%
19601,727-522-23.21%
19502,249-1,164-34.10%
19403,413-438-11.37%
19303,85151615.47%
19203,33568025.61%
19102,6551,756195.33%
1900899575177.47%
1890324232252.17%
1880920.00%
2021 Growth Rate
4.51%
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State
Founded
1892
County Seat
2010 Population
812
Growth Since 2010
2.71%
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Kent County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White59291.50%
Some Other Race335.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native132.01%
Black or African American60.93%
Two or More Races30.46%
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Kent County, Texas Population by Race

Kent County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Kent County, Texas Median Age

51


Total

47.9


Male

52.3


Female

Kent County, Texas Adults

There are 488 adults, (182 of whom are seniors) in Kent County, Texas.

Kent County, Texas Age Dependency

111.4

Age Dependency Ratio

59.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52

Child Dependency Ratio

Kent County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

352

54.40%

Male

295

45.60%

Kent County, Texas Population by Age

Kent County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kent County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family76.6%23.4%
Married76.6%23.4%
All69.6%30.4%
Female0%100%
Male0%100%

69.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kent County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2732.269.6
Married1373.0876.6
Non Family1111.0976.6
Female1720
Male830

2.96

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

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Kent County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade204.24%
9th to 12th Grade479.96%
High School Graduate15432.63%
Some College10121.40%
Associates Degree306.36%
Bachelors Degree5411.44%
Graduate Degree6613.98%
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Kent County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kent County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White394371112
Hispanic69268
Other Race33148
Native American1313
2+ Races3
Black1

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.43%.

Kent County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,554$43,611$30,982
Less Than 9th Grade$38,125$38,125$
High School Graduate$22,120$25,714$21,902
Some College$43,056$44,306$31,477
Bachelors Degree$$$11,667
Graduate Degree$51,250$54,464$49,236

$39,554

Average Earnings

$43,611

Average Male

$30,982

Average Female

Kent County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kent County, Texas Language by Age

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Kent County, Texas Language

89.12% of Kent County, Texas residents speak only English, while 10.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.88% of the population.

Kent County, Texas Language

Kent County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5075310.45%
Hispanic863439.53%

14.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.54%

Male Poverty Rate

21.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kent County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kent County, Texas is Hispanic, with 39.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kent County, Texas is White, with 10.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.84%.

Kent County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.36%
High School12.68%
Some College11.72%
Bachelors or Greater8.93%

Kent County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed6.87%
Male Employed3.03%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Kent County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kent County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,688$73,663
Families$73,750$98,664
Married Families$93,750-
Non Families$25,156$37,176
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Income by Household Type

Kent County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.0%

Male Marriage Rate

49.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Kent County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Kent County, Texas 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 20-34.

Kent County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Kent County, Texas Marital Status

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42

Number of Veterans

42

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam14
Korea3
First Gulf War3
World War II
Second Gulf War

Kent County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+23
65 to 7412
55 to 644
35 to 543
18 to 34

Kent County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Kent County, Texas Veterans by Race

Kent County, Texas Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kent County, Texas Veterans by Education

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54.5%

Labor Force Participation

52.3%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Kent County, Texas Employment by Age

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Kent County, Texas Employment by Race

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Kent County, Texas 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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89.95%

Born in Kent County, Texas

98.15%

Native Born

1.85%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.15% of Kent County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 89.95% having been born in Texas. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Kent County, Texas 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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