Kent Acres, Delaware

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Population in 2010: 1,890.
Population change since 2000: +15.5%
Males: 787  (41.7%)
Females: 1,103  (58.3%)
Median resident age:

33.2 years
Delaware median age:

40.6 years

Zip codes: 19901.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $58,358 (it was $43,261 in 2000)
Kent Acres:

$58,358
DE:

$61,757

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,372 (it was $18,576 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $189,936 (it was $81,400 in 2000)
Kent Acres:

$189,936
DE:

$243,400

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $221,654; detached houses: $234,995; mobile homes: $171,243

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,086.

March 2019 cost of living index in Kent Acres: 91.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.1%
(13.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.5% for Black residents, 6.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 73.9% for other race residents, 34.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Kent Acres, DE (2010)
    • 1,21564.3%White alone
    • 45223.9%Black alone
    • 1035.4%Hispanic
    • 613.2%Two or more races
    • 482.5%Asian alone
    • 100.5%American Indian alone
    • 10.05%Other race alone

Races in Kent Acres detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: German (16.8%), English (7.8%), African (6.1%), Italian (5.7%), American (5.2%), Irish (5.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 40 feet

Land area: 0.88 square miles.

Population density: 2,139 people per square mile   (low).

Kent Acres,DE real estate house value index trend

Kent Acres, Delaware map

279 residents are foreign born (2.8% Africa, 2.5% Latin America, 1.2% Asia).

This place:

11.7%
Delaware:

8.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,043 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $544 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vineland, NJ (36.2 miles , pop. 56,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (60.2 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (63.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Rodney Village, DE (0.9 miles ),
Highland Acres, DE (1.0 miles ),
Dover Base Housing, DE (1.5 miles ),
Camden, DE (1.5 miles ),
Dover, DE (1.5 miles ),
Rising Sun-Lebanon, DE (1.5 miles ),
Wyoming, DE (1.5 miles ),
Little Creek, DE (2.1 miles)

Latitude: 39.13 N, Longitude: 75.52 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 302

Distribution of median household income in Kent Acres, DE in 2016
Distribution of house value in Kent Acres, DE in 2016

Property values in Kent Acres, DE

Kent Acres satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Delaware:

3.2%
Most common industries in Kent Acres, DE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (11.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.1%)
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Construction (7.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.7%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Truck transportation (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (16.1%)
  • Construction (12.6%)
  • Truck transportation (7.6%)
  • Chemicals (6.7%)
  • Health care (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Paper (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (16.5%)
  • Health care (13.6%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.7%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Paper (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Kent Acres, DE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7.7%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (7.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.5%)
  • Cashiers (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.4%)

Average climate in Kent Acres, Delaware

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 71.7. This is about average.

City:

71.7
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.60. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.60
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00404. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00404
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Kent Acres-area historical tornado activity is near Delaware state average. It is 24% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1977, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 7.5 miles away from the Kent Acres place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/31/1992, a category F2 tornado 7.7 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kent Acres-area historical earthquake activity is near Delaware state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 87.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.7 miles away from Kent Acres center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 167.8 miles away from Kent Acres center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 304.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 339.0 miles away from Kent Acres center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 279.0 miles away from Kent Acres center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kent County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kent Acres topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Kent Acres:

  • DELAWARE HOSPICE CENTRAL DIV (Hospital, about 2 miles away; DOVER, DE)
  • BAYHEALTH MEDICAL CENTER, KENT GENERAL CAMPUS (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; DOVER, DE)
  • BAYHEALTH - KENT GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; DOVER, DE)
  • BAYHEALTH HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; DOVER, DE)
  • COURTLAND MANOR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; DOVER, DE)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE GREENTREE (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; DOVER, DE)
  • CHRISTIANA CARE VISITING NURSE ASSN (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; CAMDEN, DE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kent Acres:

  • Delaware State University (about 5 miles; Dover, DE; Full-time enrollment: 4,087)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 6 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 2,239)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (about 31 miles; Georgetown, DE; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Cumberland County College (about 33 miles; Vineland, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Wilmington University (about 39 miles; New Castle, DE; FT enrollment: 10,072)
  • University of Delaware (about 40 miles; Newark, DE; FT enrollment: 20,078)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington (about 43 miles; Wilmington, DE; FT enrollment: 4,972)

Points of interest:

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Church in Kent Acres: Trinity Wesleyan Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Puncheon Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Kent County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.7 people
Delaware:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

71.7%
Whole state:

67.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.6%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Kent Acres:

Marital status in Kent Acres, DE
  • Never married: 29.5%
  • Now married: 41.9%
  • Separated: 6.5%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 17.4%

For population 25 years and over in Kent Acres:

  • High school or higher: 84.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
Delaware average:

11.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kent Acres, DE (based on Kent County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic16,6795
Evangelical Protestant14,99279
Mainline Protestant14,93141
Black Protestant3,24518
Other2,71814
Orthodox1001
None109,645-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 24
This county:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Kent County:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 52
Kent County:

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 73
This county:

4.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.43 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.9%
Delaware:

9.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.2%
Delaware:

27.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.2%
State:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Kent Acres:

43.8%
Delaware:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
Delaware:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Kent Acres:

21.4%
Delaware:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.7%
State:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Kent Acres:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Kent Acres:

33.7%
State:

34.1%

General health condition:
Here:

54.2%
Delaware:

55.6%

Average condition of hearing:
Kent Acres:

78.3%
Delaware:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kent Acres, DE Residents

6.53% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,584 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.53%
Delaware average:

5.47%

0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,074 average AGI)
Kent County:

0.17%
Delaware average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from New Castle County, DE  1.31% ($48,838 average AGI)
from Sussex County, DE  1.01% ($33,254)
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.17% ($40,491)


6.22% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,521 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
Delaware average:

5.02%

0.20% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,302 average AGI)
Kent County:

0.20%
Delaware average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Sussex County, DE  1.14% ($39,974 average AGI)
to New Castle County, DE  1.08% ($46,206)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.10% ($35,254)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kent Acres:

  • WIBF (1600 AM; 5 kW; DOVER, DE; Owner: DIAMOND STATE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDOV (1410 AM; 5 kW; DOVER, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WJWL (900 AM; 11 kW; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kent Acres:

  • W261AE (100.1 FM; CAMDEN, DE; Owner: FAITH COMMUNITY CHURCH)
  • WRDX (94.7 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W292CF (106.3 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: PRIORITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTX (91.7 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF THE C/WEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WDSD (92.9 FM; SMYRNA, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAFL (97.7 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXPZ (101.3 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSNJ-FM (107.7 FM; BRIDGETON, NJ; Owner: COHANZICK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSCL (89.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WTDK (107.1 FM; FEDERALSBURG, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WJKS (101.7 FM; CANTON, NJ; Owner: QC COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • W277AH (103.3 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Kent Acres:

  • WEVD-LP (Channel 27; DOVER, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE)
  • W14CM (Channel 14; DOVER, DE; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: WBOC, INC.)
  • WDPB (Channel 64; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)

Kent Acres fatal accident list:

Nov 8, 2014 07:49 PM, Us-13 S. Dupont Hwy, Lat: 39.127439, Lon: -75.530550, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 19, 2013 04:05 PM, State Street, Lat: 39.138203, Lon: -75.522258, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 24, 2011 00:05 AM, South State Street, Lat: 39.129411, Lon: -75.518892, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 6.2mTotal length
  • 62,647Total average daily traffic
  • 3,901Total average daily truck traffic
  • 75,586Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$191,7545$186,07230$201,1212$52,6501$140,1701$8,600
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$03$180,7201$44,3300$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$105,5300$013$226,3452$39,9701$89,8701$32,410
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$010$206,0050$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$03$194,5670$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0412.00 , 0416.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$227,2201$287,910
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0412.00 , 0416.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Kent Acres, DE
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Kent Acres, DE - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kent Acres, DE
  • 38.2%Utility gas
  • 30.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 16.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.9%Electricity
  • 0.9%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kent Acres, DE
  • 46.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 37.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.3%Utility gas
  • 4.8%Electricity


Kent Acres compared to Delaware state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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