Kent County, Texas Population 2024

728

Kent County, Texas's estimated 2024 population is 728 with a growth rate of -0.82% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kent County, Texas is the 248th largest county in Texas. The 2010 population was 812 and has seen a growth of -10.34% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029698-6-0.85%
2028704-6-0.85%
2027710-6-0.84%
2026716-6-0.83%
2025722-6-0.82%
2024728-6-0.82%
2023734-6-0.81%
2022740-6-0.8%
2021746-15-1.97%
202076130.4%
2019758344.7%
2018724-34-4.49%
2017758101.34%
201674820.27%
2015746-1-0.13%
2014747-35-4.48%
2013782-43-5.21%
2012825121.48%
201181310.12%
2010812
19901,010-135-11.79%
19801,145-289-20.15%
19701,434-293-16.97%
19601,727-522-23.21%
19502,249-1,164-34.1%
19403,413-438-11.37%
19303,85151615.47%
19203,33568025.61%
19102,6551,756195.33%
1900899575177.47%
1890324232252.17%
188092-606-86.82%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.82% (-6)
County Website
Kent County
State
Texas
County Seat
2010 Population
812
Area
903 mi²
Density
1 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-10.34% (-84)
Founded
1892

Kent County, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White55186.77%
Two or more races497.72%
Other race294.57%
Black or African American60.94%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Kent County, Texas Population by Race

Kent County, Texas Population Pyramid 2024

Kent County, Texas Median Age

59.9

Total

42.7

Male

65.7

Female

Kent County, Texas Adults

There are 483 adults, (237 of whom are seniors) in Kent County, Texas.

Kent County, Texas Age Dependency

158.1

Age Dependency Ratio

96.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

61.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Kent County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female31249.13%
Male32350.87%

Kent County, Texas Population by Age

Kent County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2462.3380.919.1
Married1332.998812
Non Family841.0196.43.6
Female262.883.896.2
Male34.670100
showing: 5 rows

2.97

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

80.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Kent County, Texas Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Kent County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kent County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.91%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 57.14%.

Kent County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,662

Average Earnings

$46,406

Average Male

$

Average Female

Kent County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kent County, Texas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Kent County, Texas Language

91.06% of Kent County, Texas residents speak only English, while 8.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.94% of the population.

Kent County, Texas Language

Kent County, Texas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White478285.86%
Hispanic791417.72%
Multiple43613.95%
Black44100%
showing: 4 rows

7.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.07%

Male Poverty Rate

5.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kent County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kent County, Texas is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kent County, Texas is White, with 5.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.47%.

Kent County, Texas Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School15.89%
Some College11.54%
Bachelors or Greater0.83%
Less Than 9th Grade
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Kent County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed25%
Male Employed13.59%
Female Employed
showing: 4 rows

Kent County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kent County, Texas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Kent County, Texas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.2%

Male Marriage Rate

44.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Kent County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Kent County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Kent County, Texas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

22

Number of Veterans

21

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

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Kent County, Texas Veterans by War

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Kent County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Kent County, Texas Veterans by Race

Kent County, Texas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kent County, Texas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

41.3%

Labor Force Participation

39.1%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Kent County, Texas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Kent County, Texas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Kent County, Texas 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

89.61%

Born in Kent County, Texas

98.9%

Native Born

1.1%

Foreign Born

0.31%

Non Citizen

0.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.9% of Kent County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 89.61% having been born in Texas. 0.31% 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

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