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Population (year 2000): 79,524. Estimated population in July 2005: 81,800 (+2.9% change)
Males: 39,440 (49.6%), Females: 40,084 (50.4%)

King County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 31.8 years
Median household income: $46,046 (year 2000)
Median house value: $178,000 (year 2000)

Kent, WA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Kent:

  • White Non-Hispanic (67.9%)
  • Black (8.2%)
  • Hispanic (8.1%)
  • Two or more races (5.4%)
  • Other race (4.4%)
  • American Indian (2.2%)
  • Filipino (2.0%)
  • Asian Indian (1.7%)
  • Vietnamese (1.6%)
  • Chinese (1.2%)
  • Other Asian (1.1%)
  • Korean (1.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (0.8%)
  • Japanese (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (16.2%), Irish (9.1%), English (9.0%), Norwegian (5.2%), United States (4.1%), Italian (3.2%).Washington

Elevation: 50 feet

Land area: 28.0 square miles

Kent,

For population 25 years and over in Kent

  • High school or higher: 86.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kent city

  • Never married: 29.3%
  • Now married: 50.9%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

16.9% Foreign born (7.3% Asia, 3.9% Europe, 3.8% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +17,722 (+28.7%).


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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WA Seattle, (18.4 miles pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (956.9 miles pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Hill-Meridian, WA (3.6 miles East Hill, WA (4.8 miles Lea North, WA (4.9 miles Lakeland WA Auburn, (5.6 miles WA (6.1 miles Cascade-Fairwood, WA SeaTac, (6.1 miles Moines, WA Des (6.3 miles WA (7.2 miles Algona,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 298 buildings, average cost: $107,600
  • 1997: 345 buildings, average cost: $123,700
  • 1998: 272 buildings, average cost: $141,300
  • 1999: 302 buildings, average cost: $152,300
  • 2000: 302 buildings, average cost: $144,400
  • 2001: 320 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2002: 346 buildings, average cost: $147,300
  • 2003: 301 buildings, average cost: $176,800
  • 2004: 254 buildings, average cost: $185,600

Latitude: 47.38 N, Longitude: 122.23 W

Area code: 253

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

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (17.4%), Educational,health and social services (14.5%), Retail trade (11.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +15,946 (+20.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 10,446 (26.4%)

Crime in Kent by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 2 4 12 5
    per 100,000 2.5 5.0 15.1 6.3
Rapes 25 19 34 54
    per 100,000 31.4 23.9 42.8 67.9
Robberies 125 125 146 117
    per 100,000 157.2 157.2 183.6 147.1
Assaults 139 132 125 232
    per 100,000 174.8 166.0 157.2 291.7
Burglaries 866 910 1,109 1,196
    per 100,000 1089.0 1144.3 1394.5 1503.9
Thefts 3,221 3,282 2,919 2,322
    per 100,000 4050.3 4127.1 3670.6 2919.9
Auto thefts 1,165 1,389 1,129 1,329
    per 100,000 1465.0 1746.6 1419.7 1671.2
452.6 479.9 476.7 491.7

Average climate in Kent, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Kent,

Birthplace of: John Bronson - 2005 NFL player (Arizona Cardinals, born: Jul 8, 1982), Jason Ellis - College basketball player (Boise State Broncos), Jason Mgebroff - College basketball player (Lehigh Mountain Hawks), Joey Henley - College basketball player (Sacred Heart Pioneers), Kenney Gainous - College basketball player (Boise State Broncos), Steffan Johnson - College basketball player (Pacific Tigers).

Main business address for: FLOW INTERNATIONAL CORP (GENERAL INDUSTRIAL MACHINERY & EQUIPMENT, NEC).


Hospital/medical center in Kent:
  • SUNRISE HAVEN (PO BOX 6057 24423 100TH AVENUE SOUTH)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Kent:
  • VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (about 6 miles; RENTON, WA)
  • AUBURN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 7 miles; AUBURN, WA)
  • ST FRANCIS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; FEDERAL WAY, WA)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Kent:
  • SEATTLE-TACOMA INTL (about 7 miles; SEATTLE, WA; ID: SEA)
  • BOEING FIELD/KING COUNTY INTL (about 11 miles; SEATTLE, WA; ID: BFI)
  • MCCHORD AFB (about 24 miles; TACOMA, WA; ID: TCM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Kent:
  • AUBURN MUNI (about 5 miles; AUBURN, WA; ID: S50)
  • WILL ROGERS WILEY POST MEML (about 7 miles; RENTON, WA; ID: W36)
  • RENTON MUNI (about 8 miles; RENTON, WA; ID: RNT)

Amtrak stations near Kent:
  • 17 miles: TACOMA (1001 PUYALLUP AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: SEATTLE (303 S. JACKSON ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 76 $370,752 $58,539 9 $18,510
Welfare 5 $21,134 $50,721 0 $0
Sewerage 43 $181,248 $50,580 6 $7,682
Parks and Recreation 77 $323,818 $50,465 148 $88,500
Housing and Community Development(Local) 5 $18,498 $44,395 0 $0
Water Supply 30 $124,966 $49,986 2 $3,200
Correction 33 $151,470 $55,080 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 33 $123,962 $45,077 9 $14,840
Police - Other 31 $125,920 $48,743 5 $12,852
Judicial and Legal 28 $129,784 $55,621 11 $21,338
Other Government Administration 102 $486,904 $57,282 18 $28,016
Fire - Other 25 $149,600 $71,808 12 $13,934
Police Protection - Officers 121 $685,022 $67,936 0 $0
Firefighters 131 $746,822 $68,411 0 $0
Financial Administration 31 $165,220 $63,956 5 $14,742
Totals for Government 771 $3,805,120 $59,223 225 $223,614
College/University in Kent:
  • ACADEMY OF COSMETOLOGY ARTS (Location: 25725 101 AVE SE; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kent:
  • HIGHLINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 7 miles; DES MOINES, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,288)
  • GREEN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; AUBURN, WA; FT enrollment: 4,568)
  • RENTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 10 miles; RENTON, WA; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • SEATTLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 14 miles; SEATTLE, WA; FT enrollment: 3,013)
  • CITY UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; BELLEVUE, WA; FT enrollment: 4,007)
  • SEATTLE UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; SEATTLE, WA; FT enrollment: 4,743)
  • SEATTLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-CENTRAL CAMPUS (about 17 miles; SEATTLE, WA; FT enrollment: 4,386)
Public high schools in Kent:
  • KENTWOOD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,621; Location: 25800 164TH AVE SE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • KENTRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,558; Location: 12430 SE 208TH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • KENTLAKE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,337; Location: 21401 SE 300 ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • KENT-MERIDIAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,326; Location: 10020 SE 256TH STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • REGIONAL JUSTICE (Students: 17; Location: 12033 SE 256TH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • NIGHT ACADEMY (Students: 13; Location: 10020 SE 256 ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Kent:
  • CASCADE VISTA BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 102; Location: 11517 SE 208TH STREET; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Kent:
  • CEDAR HEIGHTS JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,033; Location: 19640 SE 272ND STREET; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • MERIDIAN JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,013; Location: 23480 120 AVE SE; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • MATTSON JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,009; Location: 16400 SE 251ST; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • SEQUOIA JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 966; Location: 11000 SE 264 ST; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • KENT JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 821; Location: 620 NORTH CENTRAL; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • TOTEM MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 819; Location: 26630 40TH AVE S; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MERIDIAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 619; Location: 25621 140TH SE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • NEELY O BRIEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 612; Location: 6300 SOUTH 236TH ST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • HORIZON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 580; Location: 26741 144TH AVE SE; Grades: PK - 06)
  • CRESTWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 572; Location: 25225 180TH SE; Grades: KG - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Kent:
  • KENT VIEW CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 273; Location: 318 3RD AVE S; Grades: KG - 6)
  • SUNSHINE MOUNTAIN CHRISTIAN SC (Students: 189; Location: 25105 132ND SE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • THOMAS ACADEMY (Students: 132; Location: 20 49TH STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • COVINGTON CHRISTIAN MIDDLE SCH (Students: 114; Location: 26201 180TH AVE SOUTHEAST; Grades: 7 - 8)
  • SUNBEAMS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 98; Location: 23810 112TH AVE SE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • JUNIOR JUNCTION SCHOOL (Students: 97; Location: 13303 SE 288TH ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MONTESSORI PLUS SCHOOL (Students: 62; Location: 3410 S 272; Grades: PK - 3)
  • CHILDRENS ACADEMY (Students: 11; Location: 22600 116TH AVE SE; Grades: KG - 5)
 

Kent compared to Washington state average:
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Kent:
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRIZ (1420 AM; 10 kW; RENTON, WA; Owner: KRIZ BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYIZ (1620 AM; 10 kW; RENTON, WA; Owner: KRIZ BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KHHO (850 AM; 10 kW; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KKNW (1150 AM; 10 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Kent:
  • KMTT (103.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNDD (107.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBKS (106.1 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KING-FM (98.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: CLASSIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KLSY-FM (92.5 FM; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO INC.)
  • KPLU-FM (88.5 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • KWJZ (98.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KZOK-FM (102.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMPS-FM (94.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KJR-FM (95.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KUBE (93.3 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KPLZ-FM (101.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNHC (89.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: SEATTLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
  • KRWM (106.9 FM; BREMERTON, WA; Owner: SEASCAPE RADIO, INC.)
  • K201EX (88.1 FM; GREENWATER, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KGRG (89.9 FM; AUBURN, WA; Owner: GREEN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
TV broadcast stations around Kent:
  • KSTW (Channel 11; TACOMA, WA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KING-TV (Channel 5; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K58DP (Channel 58; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTWB-TV (Channel 22; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KHCV (Channel 45; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: NORTH PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWPX (Channel 33; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KCTS-TV (Channel 9; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KCTS TELEVISION)
  • KOMO-TV (Channel 4; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE TV, L.L.C.)
  • KIRO-TV (Channel 7; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KWDK (Channel 56; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PUGET SOUND EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • K57HB (Channel 57; EUREKA, CA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KONG-TV (Channel 16; EVERETT, WA; Owner: KONG-TV, INC.)
  • K68DL (Channel 68; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KBTC-TV (Channel 28; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KWOG (Channel 51; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: AFRICAN-AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO.OF BELLEVUE, INC.)
  • KCPQ (Channel 13; TACOMA, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NORTHWEST, INC.)

 

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