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Population (year 2000): 27,906. Estimated population in July 2005: 28,135 (+0.8% change)
Males: 12,793 (45.8%), Females: 15,113 (54.2%)

Portage County

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Median resident age: 22.9 years
Median household income: $29,582 (year 2000)
Median house value: $113,300 (year 2000)

Kent, OH residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Kent:

  • White Non-Hispanic (85.3%)
  • Black (9.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Chinese (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (26.1%), Irish (15.1%), English (11.1%), Italian (10.8%), Polish (5.3%), United States (4.5%).Ohio

Elevation: 1097 feet

Land area: 8.7 square miles

Kent,

For population 25 years and over in Kent

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kent city

  • Never married: 57.7%
  • Now married: 29.8%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

4.4% Foreign born (2.5% Asia, 1.2% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -976 (-3.4%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: OH Akron, (12.0 miles HouseValueQuotes.com )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (434.5 miles )

Nearest cities: Lake, OH (3.4 miles Brady Bush Knolls, OH (3.9 miles Sugar OH Brimfield, (4.2 miles Falls, OH (5.3 miles Munroe OH Stow, (5.5 miles OH Tallmadge, (5.7 miles OH (6.4 miles Streetsboro, Lake, OH (6.9 miles Silver


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 41 buildings, average cost: $123,100
  • 1997: 46 buildings, average cost: $161,700
  • 1998: 45 buildings, average cost: $136,500
  • 1999: 70 buildings, average cost: $157,000
  • 2000: 51 buildings, average cost: $183,900
  • 2001: 27 buildings, average cost: $199,300
  • 2002: 66 buildings, average cost: $148,700
  • 2003: 33 buildings, average cost: $179,000
  • 2004: 60 buildings, average cost: $174,900
  • 2005: 52 buildings, average cost: $187,900

Latitude: 41.15 N, Longitude: 81.36 W

Area code: 330

Kent, Ohio business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (27.6%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (16.2%), Retail trade (13.9%), Manufacturing (12.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +145 (+0.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,861 (38.8%)

Crime in Kent by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 0 0 2
    per 100,000 0.0 3.6 0.0 0.0 7.2
Rapes 10 4 10 14 10
    per 100,000 35.8 14.3 35.8 50.2 35.8
Robberies 9 13 17 17 15
    per 100,000 32.3 46.6 60.9 60.9 53.8
Assaults 56 45 39 39 52
    per 100,000 200.7 161.3 139.8 139.8 186.3
Burglaries 198 179 210 159 128
    per 100,000 709.5 641.4 752.5 569.8 458.7
Thefts 637 616 712 601 587
    per 100,000 2282.7 2207.4 2551.4 2153.7 2103.5
Auto thefts 56 48 63 42 53
    per 100,000 200.7 172.0 225.8 150.5 189.9
221.2 202.5 233.4 204.4 206.3

Average climate in Kent, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Kent-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Ohio state average. It is 19% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 14.9 miles away from the Kent city center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 7/12/1992, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.9 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Jason France - College basketball player (Kent State Golden Flashes).

Main business address for: DAVEY TREE EXPERT CO (AGRICULTURE SERVICES).


Hospitals/medical centers near Kent:
  • ROBINSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; RAVENNA, OH)
  • EDWIN SHAW HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; AKRON, OH)
  • CUYAHOGA FALLS GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; CUYAHOGA FALLS, OH)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Kent:
  • AKRON-CANTON REGIONAL (about 18 miles; AKRON, OH; ID: CAK)
  • CUYAHOGA COUNTY (about 29 miles; CLEVELAND, OH; ID: CGF)
  • BURKE LAKEFRONT (about 34 miles; CLEVELAND, OH; ID: BKL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Kent:
  • KENT STATE UNIV (about 3 miles; KENT, OH; ID: 1G3)
  • PORTAGE COUNTY (about 9 miles; RAVENNA, OH; ID: 29G)
  • MILLS (about 10 miles; MANTUA, OH; ID: 7E3)

Amtrak station near Kent:
  • 12 miles: AKRON (906 E. BOWERY ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.
Local government website:
College/University in Kent:
  • KENT STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 18,677; Public; Website: www.kent.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Kent:
  • UNIVERSITY OF AKRON MAIN CAMPUS (about 12 miles; AKRON, OH; Full-time enrollment: 16,801)
  • STARK STATE COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 19 miles; CANTON, OH; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • KENT STATE UNIVERSITY-STARK CAMPUS (about 19 miles; NORTH CANTON, OH; FT enrollment: 2,053)
  • MOUNT UNION COLLEGE (about 24 miles; ALLIANCE, OH; FT enrollment: 2,188)
  • JOHN CARROLL UNIVERSITY (about 28 miles; CLEVELAND, OH; FT enrollment: 3,861)
  • CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY (about 30 miles; CLEVELAND, OH; FT enrollment: 7,729)
  • CLEVELAND STATE UNIVERSITY (about 32 miles; CLEVELAND, OH; FT enrollment: 11,000)
Public high school in Kent:
  • ROOSEVELT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,300; Location: 1400 N MANTUA ST; Grades: 08 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Kent:
  • STANTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 827; Location: 1175 HUDSON RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BRIMFIELD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 584; Location: 4182 STATE ROUTE 43; Grades: 01 - 06)
  • DAVEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 428; Location: 196 N PROSPECT ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WALLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 416; Location: 900 DORAMOR ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • LONGCOY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 305; Location: 1069 ELNO AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • HOLDEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 263; Location: 132 W SCHOOL ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • FRANKLIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 257; Location: 6662 STATE ROUTE 43; Grades: KG - 05)
  • KENT DIGITAL ACADEMY (Students: 26; Location: 321 N DEPEYSTER ST; Grades: 03 - 12)
Private primary/middle school in Kent:
  • ST PATRICK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 393; Location: 127 PORTAGE STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Kent:
  • KENT FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,986,238; Location: 312 W. MAIN ST.; 174,969 books; 9,509 audio materials; 6,609 video materials; 391 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Kent: Moulton Hall (A), Verder Hall (B), Cunningham Hall (C), Humphrey Hall (D), Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (E), Van Deusen Hall (F), Van Campen Hall (G), Smith Hall (H), Allyn Hall (I), Altmann Hall (J), Eastway Center (K), Fire Station Number 2 (L), Michael Schwartz Center (M), Harbourt Hall (N), Satterfield Hall (O), Apple Hall (P), Rockwell Library (Q), Fletcher Hall (R), Ritchie Hall (S), McSweeney Hall (T).

Shopping Center: University Plaza Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Kent include: Apostolic Gospel Church (A), Faith Baptist Church (B), First Christian Church (C), First Church of Christ Scientist (D), First Universalist Church (E), Saint Patricks Catholic Church (F), Free Methodist Church (G), Christ Episcopal Church (H).

Cemeteries: Stow Street Cemetery (1), Standing Rock Cemetery (2).

Creeks: Breakneck Creek (A), Plum Creek (B).

Parks in Kent include: Smith Park (1), Tom S Cooperrider-Kent Bog State Nature Preserve (2), West Main Street Historic District (3), Fuller Park (4), May 4 Memorial (5), Yocavona Park (6), Plum Creek Park (7), Lease Park (8).

Post office: (A).  


Kent compared to Ohio state average:
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Kent:
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJMP (1520 AM; daytime; 1 kW; KENT, OH)
  • WTOU (1350 AM; 5 kW; AKRON, OH)
  • WHBC (1480 AM; 15 kW; CANTON, OH; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WCUE (1150 AM; 5 kW; CUYAHOGA FALLS, OH; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WAKR (1590 AM; 5 kW; AKRON, OH; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WHLO (640 AM; 5 kW; AKRON, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWMK (1260 AM; 10 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRCW (1060 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CANTON, OH)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRMR (1420 AM; 5 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CLEVELAND CLASSICAL RADIO, LLC)
Strongest FM radio stations in Kent:
  • WNIR (100.1 FM; KENT, OH; Owner: MEDIA-COM, INC.)
  • WSTB (88.9 FM; STREETSBORO, OH; Owner: STREETSBORO CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WAKS (96.5 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WONE-FM (97.5 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WKSU-FM (89.7 FM; KENT, OH; Owner: KENT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKDD (98.1 FM; CANTON, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQMX (94.9 FM; MEDINA, OH; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP, INC)
  • WZIP (88.1 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON)
  • WENZ (107.9 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMJI (105.7 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQAL (104.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDOK (102.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMVX (106.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZAK (93.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHBC-FM (94.1 FM; CANTON, OH; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WAPS (91.3 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, AKRON CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WNCX (98.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OF CLEVELAND INC.)
  • WKHR (91.5 FM; BAINBRIDGE, OH; Owner: KENSTON LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WCRF-FM (103.3 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WFHM-FM (95.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
TV broadcast stations around Kent:
  • WOAC (Channel 67; CANTON, OH; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WAKN-LP (Channel 11; AKRON, OH; Owner: AKRON TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WVPX (Channel 23; AKRON, OH; Owner: PAXSON AKRON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WDLI (Channel 17; CANTON, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WEAO (Channel 49; AKRON, OH; Owner: NORTHEASTERN EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WAOH-LP (Channel 29; AKRON, OH; Owner: MEDIA-COM TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WKYC-TV (Channel 3; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: WKYC-TV, INC.)
  • WXOX-LP (Channel 65; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • W53AX (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WOIO (Channel 19; SHAKER HEIGHTS, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WBNX-TV (Channel 55; AKRON, OH; Owner: WINSTON BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WEWS-TV (Channel 5; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W35AX (Channel 35; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: MEDIA-COM TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WQHS-TV (Channel 61; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: UNIVISION CLEVELAND LLC)
  • WUAB (Channel 43; LORAIN, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WJW (Channel 8; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: WJW LICENSE, INC.)
  • WVIZ (Channel 25; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: IDEASTREAM)
  • W51BI (Channel 51; KIRTLAND, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WRAP-CA (Channel 32; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKBN-TV (Channel 27; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WIVM-LP (Channel 52; CANTON, OH; Owner: LUCINDA DeVAUL-TONGES)
  • WNEO (Channel 45; ALLIANCE, OH; Owner: NORTHEASTERN EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION OF OHIO, INC.)

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