Kent County MD Information


Kent County Subdivisions

Kent County MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 20,709
Daytime Population: Workers 10,630
Daytime Population: Residents 10,633
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 21,263
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 19,213
Population in Familes 14,982
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,496
Population Density2 75
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $52,183
Average Household Income $73,832
Per Capita Income $31,018


Total Housing Units 10,918 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,759 (52.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,539 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,620 (24.0%)
Median Home Value $261,353
Average Home Value $340,181


Total Households 8,298
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 5,305
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.35% 0.32%
Households 0.22% 0.3%
Families 0.09% 0.19%
Median Household Income   1.12%
Per Capita Income   2.74%


Kent County MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kent County to the other 24 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 24 4th
Population Density # 22 13th
Diversity Index # 16 38th
Median Household Income # 19 25th
Per Capita Income # 15 42nd

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