Kent, New York

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Population in 2010: 13,507.
Population change since 2000: -3.6%
 
Males: 6,717  (49.7%)
Females: 6,790  (50.3%)
Median resident age:

42.8 years
New York median age:

40.7 years

Zip codes: 10512.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $106,302 (it was $72,346 in 2000)
Kent:

$106,302
NY:

$72,108

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $48,433 (it was $29,984 in 2000)

Kent town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $290,866 (it was $164,800 in 2000)
Kent:

$290,866
NY:

$338,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $416,812; detached houses: $435,410; townhouses or other attached units: $324,183; in 2-unit structures: $381,767; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $360,827; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $320,228; mobile homes: $80,740
March 2019 cost of living index in Kent: 150.4 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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  • Races in Kent, NY (2010)
    • 10,97981.3%White alone
    • 1,75513.0%Hispanic
    • 3082.3%Black alone
    • 2451.8%Asian alone
    • 1671.2%Two or more races
    • 280.2%American Indian alone
    • 230.2%Other race alone
    • 20.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Kent, New York as of January 31, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Kent is 13,507 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: Irish (33.8%), Italian (31.3%), German (15.2%), English (7.0%), Polish (4.2%), United States (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 340 feet

Land area: 40.6 square miles.

Population density: 332 people per square mile   (very low).

Kent, New York map

882 residents are foreign born (4.1% Europe, 1.2% Asia, 0.9% Latin America).

This town:

6.3%
New York:

20.4%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Kent town:

3.0% ($4,901)
New York:

1.9% ($2,847)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Danbury, CT (12.6 miles , pop. 74,848).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (44.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Lake Carmel, NY (1.2 miles ),
Carmel Hamlet, NY (1.8 miles ),
Brewster Hill, NY (2.3 miles ),
Patterson, NY (2.4 miles ),
Southeast, NY (2.5 miles ),
Carmel, NY (2.5 miles ),
Brewster, NY (2.5 miles ),
Mahopac, NY (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 41.47 N, Longitude: 73.69 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 845

Distribution of median household income in Kent, NY in 2019
Kent satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 18 buildings, average cost: $149,200
  • 1998: 35 buildings, average cost: $120,100
  • 1999: 32 buildings, average cost: $126,900
  • 2000: 28 buildings, average cost: $125,700
  • 2001: 26 buildings, average cost: $125,900
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $185,500
  • 2003: 29 buildings, average cost: $425,400
  • 2004: 17 buildings, average cost: $345,200
  • 2005: 11 buildings, average cost: $262,000
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $227,800
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $383,700
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $184,700
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $684,300
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $219,500
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $221,400
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $230,000
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $263,300
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $263,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Kent, NY residents
Average permit cost in Kent, NY
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.8%
New York:

8.1%
Historical population in Kent, NY
Historical housing units in Kent, NY
Most common industries in Kent, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.7%)
  • Health care (10.4%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Public administration (7.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.4%)
  • Public administration (12.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.0%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.8%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.7%)
  • Educational services (17.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.5%)
  • Social assistance (4.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Kent, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Registered nurses (5.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.2%)

Average climate in Kent, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Kent, New York average temperatures Kent, New York average precipitation Kent, New York humidity Kent, New York wind speed Kent, New York snowfall Kent, New York sunshine Kent, New York clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 85.3. This is about average.

City:

85.3
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.108. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.108
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.09. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.09
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Kent-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 41.2 miles away from the Kent town center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/24/1962, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 30.0 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kent-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 175.0 miles away from Kent center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 210.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 208.8 miles away from Kent center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 334.1 miles away from Kent center
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 145.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 176.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Putnam County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 3 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kent topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Kent:

  • PUTNAM NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; HOLMES, NY)
  • PUTNAM CO DOH NURSNG SVCS CHHA (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; BREWSTER, NY)
  • CELIA DILL DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; CARMEL, NY)
  • UCPA OF PUTNAM AND SOUTHERN DUTCHESS COUNTIES (Hospital, about 7 miles away; MAHOPAC, NY)
  • PUTNAM HOSPITAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; CARMEL, NY)
  • DUTCHESS CENTER FOR REHAB AND HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; PAWLING, NY)
  • OPENGATE, INC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; SOMERS, NY)

Operable nuclear power plants near Kent:

  • 20 miles: Indian Point 2 and 3 in Buchanan, NY.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kent:

  • Western Connecticut State University (about 14 miles; Danbury, CT; Full-time enrollment: 5,345)
  • United States Military Academy (about 15 miles; West Point, NY; FT enrollment: 5,651)
  • Mount Saint Mary College (about 18 miles; Newburgh, NY; FT enrollment: 2,166)
  • Vassar College (about 19 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; FT enrollment: 2,469)
  • Dutchess Community College (about 22 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; FT enrollment: 6,554)
  • Marist College (about 22 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; FT enrollment: 5,536)
  • Culinary Institute of America (about 23 miles; Hyde Park, NY; FT enrollment: 3,869)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Kent: Gipsy Trail Club (A), Fahnestock Ski Slope (B), Sedgewood Club (C), Maynard Corners (D), Yale Corners (E), Clear Pool Camp (F), Camp Joy and Hope (G), Camp Hines (H), Foshay Corners (I), Westminster Camp (J), Kent Public Library (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Kent include: Second Kent Baptist Church (A), Kent-Fishkill Baptist Church (B), Our Lady of the Lake Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Union Cemetery (1), Bailey Cemetery (2), Ballard Ground Cemetery (3), Kent Cliffs Baptist Church Burying Ground (4), Kent-Fishkill Baptist Church Cemetery (5), Ludingtonville Baptist Church Cemetery (6), Russell Mead Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: John Pond (A), Little Buck Mountain Pond (B), Mill Pond (C), Lake Nimham (D), Palmer Lake (E), Pine Pond (F), Seven Hills Lake (G), Lake Tibet (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Trout Creek (A), Stump Pond Stream (B), Black Pond Brook (C), Bailey Brook (D), Leetown Brook (E), Horse Pound Brook (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Edwin Mortimer Hopkins - University professor and football coach.

Putnam County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.7 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

76.1%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.5%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.1%
Whole state:

14.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.8%
Whole state:

7.4%

People in group quarters in Kent in 2010:

  • 136 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 38 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Kent in 2000:

  • 147 people in nursing homes
  • 31 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 20 people in religious group quarters
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations

For population 15 years and over in Kent:

Marital status in Kent, NY
  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 61.4%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

For population 25 years and over in Kent:

  • High school or higher: 88.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 40.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
New York average:

14.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kent, NY (based on Putnam County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic41,4209
Mainline Protestant4,01723
Other1,5887
Evangelical Protestant1,20814
Orthodox1452
None51,332-
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: 31
Here:

3.12 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Here:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
This county:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 87
Putnam County:

8.77 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Putnam County:

6.9%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

24.3%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

22.7%
New York:

15.6%

5.95% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($75,696 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
New York average:

4.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Westchester County, NY  2.35% ($73,973 average AGI)
from Dutchess County, NY  0.52% ($61,852)
from Bronx County, NY  0.50% ($75,143)


6.54% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($92,406 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.54%
New York average:

5.85%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Westchester County, NY  1.49% ($73,041 average AGI)
to Dutchess County, NY  1.06% ($64,559)
to Fairfield County, CT  0.67% ($87,502)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kent:

  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPUT (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BREWSTER, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WGNY (1220 AM; 10 kW; NEWBURGH, NY; Owner: SUNRISE BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kent:

  • WDBY (105.5 FM; PATTERSON, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSPK (104.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNQ (92.1 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPDH (101.5 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRKI (95.1 FM; BROOKFIELD, CT; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFNP (88.7 FM; ROSENDALE, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WRHV (88.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WDAQ (98.3 FM; DANBURY, CT; Owner: BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCZX (97.7 FM; HYDE PARK, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLJP (89.3 FM; MONROE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WBWZ (93.3 FM; NEW PALTZ, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRWD-FM (107.3 FM; HIGHLAND, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRRB (96.9 FM; ARLINGTON, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHUD (100.7 FM; PEEKSKILL, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • W206AW (89.1 FM; PAWLING, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WFKP (99.3 FM; ELLENVILLE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFAF (106.3 FM; MOUNT KISCO, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W292CM (106.3 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: JOHN KATONAH)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WAMK (90.9 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: W A M C)

TV broadcast stations around Kent:

  • WTBY (Channel 54; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WRNN-TV (Channel 62; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: WRNN-TV ASSOCIATES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WEDW (Channel 49; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 118ft / 35.6mTotal length
  • $43,648,000Total costs
  • 169,418Total average daily traffic
  • 10,660Total average daily truck traffic
  • 65,293Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Kent, NY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 91960-1969
  • 11990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Kent, NY

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Mount Ninham Road (Lat: 41.461194 Lon: -73.724583), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 24 m, Call Sign: KYQ563,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.935 MHz, Grant Date: 01/22/2014, Expiration Date: 03/31/2024, Certifier: Donald L Smith Jr, Registrant: New York Communications Co. Inc., 53 W. Cedar St., Poughkeepsie, NY 12601, Phone: (845) 471-5520, Fax: (845) 471-5593, Email:
  • BACKUP SITE, End Of Long Mountain Road - Radio Tower (Lat: 41.490083 Lon: -73.821528), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WQXL767,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.500 MHz, Grant Date: 04/11/2016, Expiration Date: 04/11/2026, Certifier: Steven J Shultis, Registrant: Apco International, Inc., 351 N. Williamson Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32114, Phone: (386) 944-2469, Fax: (386) 322-2502, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • MT NINHAM, Mt. Ninham Road (Lat: 41.461694 Lon: -73.726111), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WQES593,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 957.950 MHz, 942.375 MHz, 959.150 MHz, Grant Date: 01/20/2016, Expiration Date: 04/04/2026, Certifier: Robert Mcmahon, Registrant: Putnam County Bureau Of Emergency Services, 112 Old Route 6 - Donald Smith Gov. Campus, Carmel, NY 10512, Phone: (845) 808-4000, Fax: (845) 808-4010

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 988 Point Breeze Rd (Lat: 43.368667 Lon: -78.192806), Type: Building, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: KZA885,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.450 MHz, Grant Date: 08/25/1993, Expiration Date: 08/25/1998, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001, Registrant: Four Seas Marina Inc, 14949 E County House Rd, Albion, NY 14411

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KB2MHA, Grant Date: 05/14/1991, Expiration Date: 05/14/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/15/2003, Registrant: Jeffery J Bateman, 14409 Lake Shore Rd, Kent, NY 14477
  • Call Sign: KC2EOE, Licensee ID: L00339355, Grant Date: 01/08/1999, Expiration Date: 01/08/2009, Cancellation Date: 01/11/2011, Certifier: Amy L Folk, Registrant: Amy L Folk, 887 Transit Rd, Kent, NY 14477
  • Call Sign: N2OAY, Grant Date: 10/01/1991, Expiration Date: 10/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/02/2003, Registrant: Henry W Costello, 15058 Rt 18, Kent, NY 14477
  • Call Sign: KC2FVS, Licensee ID: L00193775, Grant Date: 01/11/2000, Expiration Date: 01/11/2010, Cancellation Date: 01/12/2012, Registrant: Paul N Folk, 887 Transit Rd, Kent, NY 14477
  • Call Sign: KA2BBQ, Previous Call Sign: KC2UKX, Licensee ID: L01458292, Grant Date: 04/02/2019, Expiration Date: 05/27/2029, Certifier: Christopher A Provan, Registrant: Christopher A Provan, 29 Shenandoah Ct., Kent, NY 10512
  • Call Sign: KD2QJC, Licensee ID: L02208989, Grant Date: 08/24/2018, Expiration Date: 08/24/2028, Certifier: Albert A Velieri Jr, Registrant: Albert A Velieri Jr, Kent, NY 14477

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 562SV, N562SV, N-562SV, Serial Number: 18266238, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 02/24/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 03/18/2020
    Registrant (LLC): Av8tr Holdings LLC, 14912 E Brighton Cliffe Dr, Kent, NY 14477

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 11. The highest number of reported fires - 30 took place in 2016, and the least - 1 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Kent, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (57.4%), and Outside Fires (26.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Kent, NY
    • 10557.4%Structure Fires
    • 4826.2%Outside Fires
    • 189.8%Other
    • 126.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kent, NY
Most common first names in Kent, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1475.6 years
William1275.6 years
John1169.8 years
Charles1063.2 years
Robert1068.0 years
Margaret679.8 years
James559.0 years
Arthur574.6 years
Ruth578.6 years
Walter572.0 years
Most common last names in Kent, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Cliff579.2 years
Higley577.6 years
Nowicki573.0 years
Scharping572.0 years
Strickland579.0 years
Williams575.2 years
Jones473.5 years
Hardenbrook473.2 years
Thompson477.0 years
Bennett379.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kent, NY
  • 75.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 18.3%Electricity
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kent, NY
  • 60.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 27.0%Electricity
  • 11.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Utility gas


Kent compared to New York state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Kent on our top lists:

  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: bus drivers (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: broadcasting and telecommunications (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: rail transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: electricians (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: lawyers (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very long commute times (90 or more minutes) (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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