Kent County MD Information


Kent County Subdivisions

Kent County MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 20,066
Population in Households 18,570
Population in Familes 14,567
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,496
Population Density1 72
Diversity Index2 41


Median Household Income $51,961
Average Household Income $72,287
Per Capita Income $30,707


Total Housing Units 10,804 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,561 (51.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,552 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,691 (24.9%)
Median Home Value $286,507
Average Home Value $351,164


Total Households 8,113
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 5,171
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.08% -0.2%
Households -0.08% -0.22%
Families -0.23% -0.33%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   1.73%


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, 2018 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 # 16 38th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.