For population 25 years and over in Kent:
For population 15 years and over in Kent town:
882 residents are foreign born (4.1% Europe, 1.2% Asia, 0.9% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Danbury, CT (12.6 miles , pop. 74,848).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (47.8 miles , pop. 222,611).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (54.2 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
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 ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 41.47 N, Longitude: 73.69 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 845
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 25 (20 officers).
Crime rates in Kent (2001):
Work and jobs in Kent: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Kent, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Kent-area historical tornado activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 4% greater 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 slightly above New York state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 95.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 95.0 miles away from Kent center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 94.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 28.1 miles away from Kent center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 97.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Putnam County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Edwin Mortimer Hopkins - University professor and football coach.
Hospitals/medical centers near Kent:
Operable nuclear power plants near Kent:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kent:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.14. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 14.7. This is significantly better than average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.65. This is about average. There were 8 monitors within city limits.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
People in group quarters in Kent in 2010:
People in group quarters in Kent in 2000:
Kent compared to New York state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Kent town (based on Putnam County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.69%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 31
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Number of full-service restaurants: 87
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.46% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($69,139 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($179 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.66% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($65,758 average adjusted gross income)
0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($153 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Kent:
Strongest FM radio stations in Kent:
TV broadcast stations around Kent:
Kent fatal accident list:
Jul 9, 2000 11:46 AM, Sr-301, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 19, 1998 00:20 AM, I-84, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 26, 1997 02:48 AM, 42, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 11, 1996 05:30 PM, Taconic Pk, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 15See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Kent, NY
Total length: 40 meters (131ft)
Total costs: $39,093,000
Total average daily traffic: 277,126
Total average daily truck traffic: 28,414
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kent, NY
Kent on our top lists:
Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.