Kent County, Texas Population 2022

Kent County, Texas's estimated population is 870 with a growth rate of 4.32% 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 7.14% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
1880920.00%
1890324232252.17%
1900899575177.47%
19102,6551,756195.33%
19203,33568025.61%
19303,85151615.47%
19403,413-438-11.37%
19502,249-1,164-34.10%
19601,727-522-23.21%
19701,434-293-16.97%
19801,145-289-20.15%
19901,010-135-11.79%
2010812-198-19.60%
201181310.12%
2012825121.48%
2013782-43-5.21%
2014748-34-4.35%
2015747-1-0.13%
201674810.13%
2017759111.47%
2018726-33-4.35%
2019762364.96%
2020798364.72%
2021834364.51%
2022870364.32%
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Kent County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White65793.32%
Black or African American81.14%
Some Other Race243.41%
Two or More Races152.13%
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Kent County, Texas Population by Race

Kent County, Texas Population Pyramid 2022

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Kent County, Texas Median Age

43.5


Total

40.5


Male

51.3


Female

Kent County, Texas Adults

There are 497 adults, (214 of whom are seniors) in Kent County, Texas.

Kent County, Texas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

75.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

73.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Kent County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

383

54.40%

Male

321

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 Family91.6%8.4%
Married89.4%10.6%
All81.5%18.5%
Male0%100%
Female0%100%

81.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kent County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2862.2881.5
Married1513.1589.4
Male122.420
Female162.060
Non Family1071.0891.6

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Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

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Kent County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade163.35%
9th to 12th Grade153.14%
High School Graduate12325.73%
Some College12826.78%
Associates Degree398.16%
Bachelors Degree8818.41%
Graduate Degree6914.44%
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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
2+ Races131313
Other Race24248
White410400132
Hispanic533413
Black31

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Kent County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,938$48,558$22,273
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$22,045$$21,818
Some College$43,594$44,219$
Bachelors Degree$6,806$$6,528
Graduate Degree$54,792$57,500$

$35,938

Average Earnings

$48,558

Average Male

$22,273

Average Female

Kent County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kent County, Texas Language by Age

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Kent County, Texas Language

93.07% of Kent County, Texas residents speak only English, while 6.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.93% of the population.

Kent County, Texas Language

Kent County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black11100.00%
Hispanic723954.17%
White570417.19%
OtherNaN%

12.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.27%

Male Poverty Rate

16.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kent County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kent County, Texas is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.26%.

Kent County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade72.73%
High School14.15%
Some College4.27%
Bachelors or Greater8.72%

Kent County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.90%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed4.90%
Female Unemployed7.69%

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$61,706$74,316
Families$81,382$88,320
Married Families$82,171-
Non Families$60,452$50,890
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Income by Household Type

Kent County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.9%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

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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40

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War7
Vietnam14
Korea3
World War II

Kent County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 547
55 to 644
65 to 749
75+20

Kent County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White408.75%
Hispanic47.27%

Kent County, Texas Veterans by Race

Kent County, Texas Veterans by Education

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14.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kent County, Texas Veterans by Education

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50.7%

Labor Force Participation

48.1%

Employment Rate

5%

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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91.76%

Born in Kent County, Texas

98.15%

Native Born

1.85%

Foreign Born

0.14%

Non Citizen

1.70%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.15% of Kent County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 91.76% having been born in Texas. 0.14% 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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