Kent County Information

Kent in Delaware occupies 800 square miles and has a 2006 population of 147,601, a change from a 2000 population of 126,700 and 110,993 in 1990. 15.1% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 13.8% percent is 25-35, and 14.7% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 938 acts of violent crime reported in Kent in 2004, a change from reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 2,371 people: 3.2% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 3.5%.

Read more about Kent, Delaware in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyKent 
StateDelaware 
Land Area800 sq. milesRanked 1,178 of 3,140
Population 2006147,601Ranked 401 of 3,140
Population 2005143,462 
Population 2000126,700Ranked 426 of 3,140
Population 1990110,993Ranked 414 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion73.7% 
African American22% 
Asian American1.9% 
Native American.6% 
Pacific Islander.1% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 57% 
Population 5 to 1413.4% 
Population 15 to 2415.1% 
Population 25 to 3413.8% 
Population 35 to 4414.7% 
Population 45 to 5413.5% 
Population 55 to 6410% 
Population 65 to 746.8% 
Population 75 and up5.5% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes938 
Murders / Manslaughters4 
Forcible Rapes77 
Robberies136 
Aggravated Assaults721 
Total Property Crimes4,6294,415
Burglaries914 
Larceny Thefts3,379 
Motor Vehicle Thefts336 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population73,47463,919
Unemployed Population2,3712,269
Unemployment Rate3.2%3.5%

Kent County Cities