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Kent County, Delaware Facts

Facts
State Delaware
Land area 586.2 square miles
Population Density 276.9 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 169,416
Population change 4.4%
Under 5 years of age 6.6%
Under 18 23.8%
65 and over 15.1%
Females 51.8%
White 68.5
Hispanic or Latino of any race 6.6
Asian 2.2%
Two or more races 3.3%
Black or African American 25.1%
Native American 0.7%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 85%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 21.4%
Veterans 18,340
Households and Housing
Households 58,524
Persons per household 2.7
Living in the same house for one year or more 86.3%
Median household income $55,149
The per capita income $24,851
Live below the poverty line. 12.9%
housing units 66,839
Multi-unit structures 13%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $199,500
Residents owning their homes. 72.3%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 11,242
Women-owned firms 26.2%
Asian-owned firms 3.8%
Hispanic-owned firms 2.5%
Black-owned firms 10.4%
Native American-owned firms 0.8%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $2,589,237
Retail sales per capita $17,024
Manufacturers shipments $2,361,835
Merchant wholesaler sales $0