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Kent County, Maryland Facts

Facts
State Maryland
Land area 277.0 square miles
Population Density 72.9 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 19,944
Population change -1.3%
Under 5 years of age 4.6%
Under 18 16.8%
65 and over 24.2%
Females 52.4%
White 81.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race 4.3
Asian 1.1%
Two or more races 1.7%
Black or African American 15.1%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 87%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 29.6%
Veterans 1,872
Households and Housing
Households 7,498
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 88.9%
Median household income $56,259
The per capita income $31,502
Live below the poverty line. 13.2%
housing units 10,612
Multi-unit structures 13%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $258,200
Residents owning their homes. 71.4%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 2,694
Women-owned firms 25.5%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $197,080
Retail sales per capita $9,917
Manufacturers shipments $290,197
Merchant wholesaler sales $0