Kent, WA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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Kent, Washington Info Snack

Population
130,038
Unemployment
6.8%
Poverty
11.7%
Median Home
$378,800
Median Income
$73,891
Median Rent
$1,495

Kent SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
9
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
4
Amenities
9.5
Education
7
Commute
4

Kent, WA Crime Report

5,863
Total Crimes
4,379.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
86.67%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Kent
/ 100k People
Washington
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 5,863 4,379.2 3,026.1 2,346.0
Violent Crime 470 351.1 293.7 387.8
Murder 8 6.0 3.9 6.5
Robbery 184 137.4 67.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 200 149.4 187.6 279.7
Property Crime 5,393 4,028.1 2,732.4 1,958.2
Burglary 1,054 787.3 522.1 314.2
Larceny 3,378 2,523.1 1,854.2 1,398.0
Car Theft 961 717.8 356.1 246.0

Kent, WA Cost Of Living

130
Kent's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Kent Washington National Average
Overall 130 119 100
Services 131 112 100
Groceries 129 110 100
Health 130 122 100
Housing 133 136 100
Transportation 141 123 100
Utilities 110 91 100

Kent, WA Photos

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Rankings for Kent in Washington

Map Of Kent, WA

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5

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8

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10

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Population over time in Kent

Year Population % Change
2020 130,038 1.5%
2019 128,057 1.2%
2018 126,561 0.9%
2017 125,492 1.0%
2016 124,292 1.4%
2015 122,620 6.0%
2014 115,703 6.4%
2013 108,700 6.9%
2012 101,652 13.6%
2011 89,446 -

Race / Ethnicity in Kent

White
41.5% (53,973)
African American
11.7% (15,270)
American Indian
0.4% (459)
Asian
21.6% (28,065)
Hawaiian
2.1% (2,795)
Other
0.3% (343)
Two Or More
6.4% (8,354)
Hispanic
16.0% (20,779)
Race Kent WA USA
White 41.5% 67.5% 60.1%
African American 11.7% 3.7% 12.2%
American Indian 0.4% 1.0% 0.6%
Asian 21.6% 8.7% 5.6%
Hawaiian 2.1% 0.7% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 6.4% 5.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 16.0% 12.9% 18.2%

Gender in Kent

Female
49.2% (63,939)
Male
50.8% (66,098)
Gender Kent WA USA
Female 49.2% 50.0% 50.8%
Male 50.8% 50.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Kent for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (7,802)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (9,102)
High School / GED
26.0% (33,809)
Some College
23.0% (29,908)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (14,304)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (26,007)
Master's Degree
6.0% (7,802)
Professional Degree
1.0% (1,300)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Kent WA USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 26.0% 22.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Kent, Washington

Less than $10,000
3.9% (501,304)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.4% (309,843)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.9% (901,178)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.7% (871,363)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.4% (1,483,451)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.5% (2,539,551)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.0% (1,826,033)
$100,000 to $149,999
19.1% (2,481,966)
$150,000 to $199,999
9.0% (1,171,853)
$200,000 or more
7.1% (917,255)
Income Kent WA USA
Less than $10,000 3.9% 4.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.4% 3.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.9% 6.5% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.7% 6.9% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.4% 10.8% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.5% 17.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.0% 13.6% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 19.1% 18.2% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 9.0% 8.9% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 7.1% 10.5% 8.3%

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