Living in Kent, WA

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Kent, Washington Info Snack

Population
131,118
Unemployment
5.5%
Poverty
13.4%
Median Home
$346,400
Median Income
$72,062
Median Rent
$1,385

Kent SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
4
Amenities
9.5
Education
7
Commute
4

Kent, WA Crime Report

5,686
Total Crimes
4,340.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
75.25%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Kent
/ 100k People
Washington
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 5,686 4,340.4 2,975.8 2,476.7
Violent Crime 486 371.0 293.9 366.7
Murder 4 3.1 2.6 5.0
Robbery 242 184.7 67.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 146 111.4 179.9 250.2
Property Crime 5,200 3,969.4 2,681.9 2,109.9
Burglary 754 575.6 453.6 340.5
Larceny 3,598 2,746.5 1,907.9 1,549.5
Car Theft 848 647.3 320.5 219.9

Kent, WA Cost Of Living

131
Kent's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Kent Washington National Average
Overall 131 116 100
Services 136 108 100
Groceries 129 108 100
Health 128 119 100
Housing 134 135 100
Transportation 135 116 100
Utilities 107 89 100

Kent, WA Photos

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Rankings for Kent in Washington

Map Of Kent, WA

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3

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4

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5

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6

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7

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8

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9

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10

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Population 12,838

Population over time in Kent

Year Population % Change
2019 131,118 2.4%
2018 128,057 1.2%
2017 126,561 0.9%
2016 125,492 1.0%
2015 124,292 1.4%
2014 122,620 6.0%
2013 115,703 6.4%
2012 108,700 6.9%
2011 101,652 13.6%
2010 89,446 -

Race / Ethnicity in Kent

White
42.7% (55,971)
African American
12.0% (15,705)
American Indian
0.4% (569)
Asian
20.5% (26,853)
Hawaiian
2.1% (2,729)
Other
0.1% (156)
Two Or More
6.3% (8,206)
Hispanic
16.0% (20,929)
Race Kent WA USA
White 42.7% 68.5% 60.7%
African American 12.0% 3.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 20.5% 8.5% 5.5%
Hawaiian 2.1% 0.6% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 6.3% 4.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 16.0% 12.7% 18.0%

Gender in Kent

Female
50.1% (65,747)
Male
49.9% (65,370)
Gender Kent WA USA
Female 50.1% 50.0% 50.8%
Male 49.9% 50.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Kent for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.0% (9,178)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (9,178)
High School / GED
26.0% (34,090)
Some College
23.0% (30,157)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (14,422)
Bachelor's Degree
19.0% (24,912)
Master's Degree
5.0% (6,555)
Professional Degree
1.0% (1,311)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (1,311)
Education Kent WA USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 4.0% 6.0%
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% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 19.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Kent, Washington

Less than $10,000
4.2% (557,169)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.6% (343,652)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.2% (946,682)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.6% (998,200)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.3% (1,483,601)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.0% (2,493,118)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.4% (1,754,592)
$100,000 to $149,999
18.6% (2,437,728)
$150,000 to $199,999
8.7% (1,137,864)
$200,000 or more
7.3% (959,189)
Income Kent WA USA
Less than $10,000 4.2% 4.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.6% 3.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.2% 6.9% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.6% 7.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.3% 11.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.0% 17.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.4% 13.7% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 18.6% 17.7% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 8.7% 8.4% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 7.3% 9.5% 7.7%

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