Kent Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Kent, OH

General Kent Information

State: Ohio

County: Portage County

Close cities: Brady Lake, OH, Rootstown, OH, Sugar Bush Knolls, OH, Stow, OH, Streetsboro, OH, Ravenna, OH, Tallmadge, OH, Brimfield, OH, Silver Lake, OH, Munroe Falls, OH

Kent Population (census data)
Total 28,253 (+1.0% since 2000)
Male 12,952 (45.8%)
Female 15,301 (54.2%)

Population Density: 3,252 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 86.2 (US Avg is 100)

Kent Elevation: 1,097 feet above sea level

Land Area: 8.69 square miles

Median Household Income: $33,342

Zip Codes: 44243, 44240, and 44242.

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Kent Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (85.3%)
  • Black (9.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Chinese (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (26.1%)
  • Irish (15.1%)
  • English (11.1%)
  • Italian (10.8%)
  • Polish (5.3%)
  • United States (4.5%)
Foriegn Born: 1,218 people (4.3%)
  • Asia (67.6%)
  • Europe (32.4%)

Local Kent Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Cleveland Indians
NFL Football: Cleveland Browns, Pittsburgh Steelers
NBA Basketball: Cleveland Cavaliers, Detroit Pistons
NHL Hockey: Columbus Blue Jackets
NCAA Sports: University of Akron, Kent State University

Kent School Information

High Schools
Roosevelt High School (1400 N Mantua Street, Kent, OH, 44240 - Kent City District)
Middle Schools
Stanton Middle School (1175 Hudson Road, Kent, OH, 44240 - Kent City District)
Elementary Schools
Brimfield Elementary School (4182 State Route 43, Kent, OH, 44240 - Field Local District)
Davey Elementary School (196 N Prospect Street, Kent, OH, 44240 - Kent City District)
Franklin Elementary School (6662 State Route 43, Kent, OH, 44240 - Kent City District)
Holden Elementary School (132 W School Street, Kent, OH, 44240 - Kent City District)
Longcoy Elementary School (1069 Elno Avenue, Kent, OH, 44240 - Kent City District)
Walls Elementary School (900 Doramor Street, Kent, OH, 44240 - Kent City District)

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