Kent, Ohio

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Population in 2017: 29,915 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.2%
 
Males: 14,475  (48.4%)
Females: 15,440  (51.6%)
Median resident age:

23.6 years
Ohio median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 44243.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,625 (it was $29,582 in 2000)
Kent:

$39,625
OH:

$54,021

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,717 (it was $15,015 in 2000)

Kent city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $148,806 (it was $112,700 in 2000)
Kent:

$148,806
OH:

$144,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $187,841; detached houses: $195,430; townhouses or other attached units: $277,879; in 2-unit structures: $515,200; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $73,547; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $93,685; mobile homes: $79,212

Median gross rent in 2017: $826.

March 2019 cost of living index in Kent: 97.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 34.4%
(28.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 63.5% for Black residents, 66.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.3% for other race residents, 59.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Kent, OH (2017)
    • 23,19477.5%White alone
    • 2,9749.9%Black alone
    • 1,8746.3%Asian alone
    • 1,3264.4%Two or more races
    • 7062.4%Hispanic
    • 430.1%Other race alone
    • 60.02%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists, there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Kent, Ohio as of July 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Kent is 1,029 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Kent by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.6)
1
(3.6)
2
(6.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.4)
1
(3.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
11
(39.8)
7
(24.9)
7
(25.1)
7
(24.8)
12
(42.9)
8
(28.8)
6
(20.7)
7
(24.2)
5
(16.6)
2
(6.1)
2
(6.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.3)
3
(10.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
19
(68.8)
24
(85.2)
11
(39.4)
20
(70.8)
15
(53.6)
9
(32.3)
17
(58.8)
18
(62.2)
26
(86.3)
15
(46.0)
9
(30.2)
13
(43.3)
11
(36.3)
9
(29.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
44
(159.3)
29
(103.0)
59
(211.3)
40
(141.5)
38
(135.9)
21
(75.5)
33
(114.1)
37
(127.9)
25
(83.0)
59
(181.1)
53
(177.7)
53
(176.7)
32
(105.7)
24
(79.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
201
(727.9)
179
(635.5)
186
(666.2)
165
(583.8)
129
(461.3)
156
(560.7)
146
(504.8)
168
(580.7)
134
(444.9)
103
(316.1)
127
(425.7)
95
(316.7)
75
(247.8)
79
(262.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
571
(2,068)
596
(2,116)
478
(1,712)
436
(1,543)
431
(1,541)
451
(1,621)
472
(1,632)
450
(1,555)
511
(1,696)
458
(1,406)
357
(1,197)
385
(1,284)
359
(1,186)
330
(1,098)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
62
(224.5)
30
(106.5)
33
(118.2)
38
(134.4)
28
(100.1)
24
(86.3)
32
(110.6)
18
(62.2)
16
(53.1)
17
(52.2)
7
(23.5)
16
(53.3)
17
(56.2)
12
(39.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
67
(242.6)
47
(166.9)
45
(161.2)
39
(138.0)
32
(114.4)
19
(68.3)
16
(55.3)
10
(34.6)
4
(13.3)
10
(30.7)
4
(13.4)
2
(6.7)
1
(3.3)
3
(10.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)236.0203.7198.7182.7186.7166.0180.3171.4159.0137.5136.2132.8104.098.4

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Kent, OH

Crime rate in Kent detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 56 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
Ohio average:

1.27
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Ancestries: German (16.3%), Irish (8.9%), Italian (7.5%), American (6.2%), Polish (5.8%), English (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1963

Elevation: 1097 feet

Land area: 8.69 square miles.

Population density: 3,444 people per square mile   (average).

Kent, Ohio map

2,721 residents are foreign born (2.3% Asia, 1.6% Africa, 1.2% Europe).

This city:

9.1%
Ohio:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,769 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,508 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Akron, OH (9.8 miles , pop. 217,074).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (330.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Brady Lake, OH (1.6 miles ),
Sugar Bush Knolls, OH (2.0 miles ),
Munroe Falls, OH (2.0 miles ),
Brimfield, OH (2.1 miles ),
Stow, OH (2.1 miles ),
Tallmadge, OH (2.2 miles ),
Silver Lake, OH (2.3 miles ),
Ravenna, OH (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 41.15 N, Longitude: 81.36 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,154 (+3.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,294 (36.5%)

Area code: 330

Distribution of median household income in Kent, OH in 2017
Distribution of house value in Kent, OH in 2017
Kent satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 46 buildings, average cost: $161,700
  • 1998: 45 buildings, average cost: $136,500
  • 1999: 70 buildings, average cost: $157,000
  • 2000: 51 buildings, average cost: $183,900
  • 2001: 27 buildings, average cost: $199,300
  • 2002: 66 buildings, average cost: $148,700
  • 2003: 33 buildings, average cost: $179,000
  • 2004: 60 buildings, average cost: $174,900
  • 2005: 52 buildings, average cost: $187,900
  • 2006: 51 buildings, average cost: $160,400
  • 2007: 49 buildings, average cost: $165,600
  • 2008: 28 buildings, average cost: $164,200
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $236,900
  • 2011: 14 buildings, average cost: $61,100
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $200,900
  • 2013: 10 buildings, average cost: $224,500
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $244,500
  • 2015: 12 buildings, average cost: $265,900
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $255,500
  • 2017: 8 buildings, average cost: $271,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Kent, OH residents
Average permit cost in Kent, OH
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Ohio:

4.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Kent, OH
Historical housing units in Kent, OH
Most common industries in Kent, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (20.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.9%)
  • Health care (5.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.2%)
  • Construction (3.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (16.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.0%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (24.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (16.5%)
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (2.8%)
  • Clothing & accessories, including shoe, stores (2.6%)
Most common occupations in Kent, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4.5%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (8.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Cashiers (5.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)

Average climate in Kent, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Kent, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 76.1. This is about average.

City:

76.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.197. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.197
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 14.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.0
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.125. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.125
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 20.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.17. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.17
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Kent-area historical tornado activity is near Ohio state average. It is 8% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 11.5 miles away from the Kent city center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.4 miles away from the city center killed 18 people and injured 200 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kent-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Ohio state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 55.4 miles away from Kent center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 32.9 miles away from Kent center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 61.9 miles away from Kent center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 245.7 miles away from Kent center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 163.1 miles away from Kent center
On 3/12/2007 at 23:18:16, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 9.0 miles away from Kent center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Portage County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kent topographic map

Main business address for: DAVEY TREE EXPERT CO (AGRICULTURE SERVICES).

Hospitals and medical centers in Kent:

  • PATHS TO INDEPENDENCE VINE (923 VINE STREET)
  • ALTERCARE POST-ACUTE REHAB CENTER (1463 TALLMADGE ROAD)
  • KENT CENTER (1290 FAIRCHILD AVENUE)
  • KENT QUALITY CARE NURSING CTR (1290 FAIRCHILD RD)
  • FMC - PORTAGE COUNTY KIDNEY CENTER (401 DEVON PLACE STE 100)

Amtrak station near Kent:

  • 10 miles: AKRON (906 E. BOWERY ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.

Colleges/Universities in Kent:

  • Kent State University at Kent (Full-time enrollment: 25,431; Location: Executive Office, 2nd Floor Library; Public; Website: www.kent.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Northcoast Medical Training Academy (Full-time enrollment: 261; Location: 1832 State Route 59; Private, for-profit; Website: northcoastmedicalacademy.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Kent:

  • University of Akron Main Campus (about 10 miles; Akron, OH; Full-time enrollment: 22,216)
  • Walsh University (about 20 miles; North Canton, OH; FT enrollment: 2,553)
  • Stark State College (about 20 miles; North Canton, OH; FT enrollment: 7,707)
  • Kent State University at Stark (about 20 miles; Canton, OH; FT enrollment: 3,259)
  • University of Mount Union (about 22 miles; Alliance, OH; FT enrollment: 2,302)
  • Malone University (about 23 miles; Canton, OH; FT enrollment: 2,201)
  • John Carroll University (about 26 miles; University Heights, OH; FT enrollment: 3,546)

Public high school in Kent:

Public elementary/middle schools in Kent:

Private elementary/middle school in Kent:

  • ST PATRICK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 315, Location: 127 PORTAGE ST, Grades: KG-8)
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Library in Kent:

  • KENT FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,697,480; Location: 312 W. MAIN ST.; 160,686 books; 55 e-books; 7,000 audio materials; 8,921 video materials; 10 local licensed databases; 266 state licensed databases; 363 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Kent Church of the Nazarene is another church located in Kent, Ohio

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Kent: Williamson Alumni Center (A), Williams Hall (B), White Hall (C), Verder Hall (D), Van Deusen Hall (E), Van Campen Hall (F), Terrace Hall (G), Taylor Hall (H), Stopher Hall (I), Stockdale Hall (J), Stewart Hall (K), Smith Hall (L), Satterfield Hall (M), Ritchie Hall (N), Prentice Hall (O), Olson Hall (P), Nixson Hall (Q), Musselman Hall (R), Munzenmayer Hall (S), Moulton Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: University Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Kent include: Apostolic Gospel Church (A), Christ Episcopal Church (B), First Christian Church (C), Saint Patricks Catholic Church (D), Faith Baptist Church (E), Church of Christ (F), Church of God in Christ (G), First Church of Christ Scientist (H), First Universalist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Standing Rock Cemetery (1), Stow Street Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Plum Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Kent include: West Main Street Historic District (1), Tom S Cooperrider-Kent Bog State Nature Preserve (2), May 4 Memorial (3), Lease Park (4), Yocavona Park (5), Plum Creek Park (6), Smith Park (7), Fuller Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Davis Chester (4187 Lynwood Drive).

Hotels: Days Inn Akron Kent Brimfield (4422 Edson Road), Alden Inn (4386 State Route 43), Holiday Inn Express & Suites (1215 Sanctuary View Drive), Holiday Inn Akron-Kent Oh (4363 State Route 43), Hampton Inn Kent-Akron Area- Oh (4406 State Route 43).

Birthplace of: Brian Rogers (fighter) - Sport wrestler and martial artist, Gene Michael - Former Major League Baseball player, Jessica Lea Mayfield - Singer-songwriter, Joshua Seth - Magician, Lucien Price - Journalist, Lucius Fairchild - Union Army general, Martin L. Davey - Politician, Paul L. Patterson - Politician, Todd Hido - Photographer, Kathleen Clyde - Politician.

Portage County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Kent and their reported violations in the past:

AKRON CITY PWS (Population served: 280,000, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine dioxide. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-14-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2009. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-01-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-01-2009), St Public Notif received (FEB-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-25-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2009. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-02-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-02-2009), St Public Notif received (FEB-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-25-2012)
BLACKBROOK VALLEY ESTATES (Population served: 280, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In DEC-31-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-17-2011)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
RACCOON HILL GOLF CLUB (Population served: 165, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-14-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-01-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-28-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-28-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-14-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-01-2012)
KENT STATE GOLF-CLUBHOUSE (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-11-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-11-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-11-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-12-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-11-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-11-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-12-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2013)
BEECHWOOD ISLAND ESTATES (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (JUN-30-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-09-2008), St Public Notif requested (FEB-21-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-21-2008), St Public Notif received (APR-01-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-04-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (JUN-30-2007), St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-14-2007), St Public Notif received (JAN-02-2008), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JAN-09-2008 to FEB-04-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (JUN-30-2007), St Public Notif requested (AUG-15-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-15-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-02-2007), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JAN-09-2008 to FEB-04-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-24-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-24-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-22-2007), St BCA signed (JUN-30-2007), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JAN-09-2008 to FEB-04-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-16-2007), St Public Notif requested (FEB-16-2007), St Public Notif received (MAR-16-2007), St BCA signed (JUN-30-2007), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JAN-09-2008 to FEB-04-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-30-2006), St Public Notif requested (NOV-30-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-26-2007), St BCA signed (JUN-30-2007), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JAN-09-2008 to FEB-04-2009)
MAPLECREST GOLF COMPANY (Population served: 145, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
RIVER WALK (Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-08-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-08-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-18-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-04-2014)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-08-2009), St Boil Water Order (OCT-08-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-08-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-18-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-04-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-13-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-13-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-04-2014)
  • 12 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
MID-WAY DRIVE-IN THEATER (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-08-2008), St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-28-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-13-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Kent that have no violations reported:

  • KENTWOOD RESTAURANT (Population served: 135, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SUNNY HILLS GOLF AND RECREATION (Population served: 125, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TAVERN AT TWIN LAKES, INC. (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TWIN LAKES ASSOC.- BEACH (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Ohio:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

43.8%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.3%
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: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Kent in 2010:

  • 5,922 people in college/university student housing
  • 81 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 34 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 24 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Kent in 2000:

  • 5,542 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 91 people in nursing homes
  • 82 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
Arena or stadium:
  • Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center. Kent State University.

Banks with most branches in Kent (2011 data):

  • The Huntington National Bank: East Side Branch, West Side Branch, Kent State-Access Branch, Kent City Branch. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • Hometown Bank: Courier Service, Water Street Drive-Thru Branch, at 142 North Water Street. Info updated 2012/01/26: Bank assets: $150.2 mil, Deposits: $124.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Hometown Bancorp, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Kent Branch at 1550 South Water Street, branch established on 1980/08/28. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • KeyBank National Association: Kent Downtown Branch at 1620 South Water Street, branch established on 1881/01/01. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • The Home Savings and Loan Company: Tallmadge Road Branch at 182 Tallmadge Rd, branch established on 2007/04/02. Info updated 2009/06/25: Bank assets: $2,035.1 mil, Deposits: $1,617.8 mil, headquarters in Youngstown, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 35 total offices
  • Firstmerit Bank, National Association: Kent Branch at 1729 State Route 59, branch established on 2002/12/23. Info updated 2010/05/17: Bank assets: $14,420.6 mil, Deposits: $11,497.6 mil, headquarters in Akron, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 213 total offices, Holding Company: Firstmerit Corporation
  • Fifth Third Bank: Kent Branch at 1597 South Water Street, branch established on 1888/01/01. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Portage Community Bank: Kent Office at 1532 South Water Street, branch established on 2006/07/26. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $268.4 mil, Deposits: $228.2 mil, headquarters in Ravenna, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Portage Bancshares, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Tallmadge Walmart Branch at 250 Tallmadge Road, branch established on 2006/10/02. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)

For population 15 years and over in Kent:

Marital status in Kent, OH
  • Never married: 60.7%
  • Now married: 26.4%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

For population 25 years and over in Kent:

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Ohio average:

10.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Kent
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Kent:

(Kent, Ohio Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Kent, OH (based on Portage County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic19,90510
Mainline Protestant11,75737
Evangelical Protestant10,58972
Other1,4738
Black Protestant7137
Orthodox2222
None116,760-
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: 21
Portage County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
This county:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
Portage County:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 81
This county:

5.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.5%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.7%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Portage County:

11.3%
Ohio:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Kent:

50.7%
Ohio:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

51.6%
Ohio:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.8
Ohio:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Kent:

19.4%
Ohio:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.9%
Ohio:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

28.6%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Kent:

61.0%
Ohio:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Kent:

82.5%
Ohio:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kent, OH Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 41$272,262$79,6860$0
Streets and Highways 35$196,248$67,2851$2,965
Firefighters 33$247,181$89,8840$0
Police - Other 15$67,551$54,0417$13,117
Sewerage 13$65,671$60,6190$0
Water Supply 10$53,032$63,6380$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 9$52,769$70,3593$1,882
Financial Administration 8$42,492$63,7380$0
Parks and Recreation 8$44,160$66,24025$26,540
Health 6$31,410$62,8201$2,491
Other Government Administration 4$31,549$94,64711$6,595
Other and Unallocable 3$18,272$73,0880$0
Judicial and Legal 2$15,912$95,4721$4,034
Fire - Other 1$4,409$52,9080$0
Totals for Government 188$1,142,918$72,95249$57,624

Kent government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,877,000 ($62.74)
    Regular Highways: $1,392,000 ($46.53)
    Police Protection: $534,000 ($17.85)
    Housing and Community Development: $31,000 ($1.04)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,947,000 ($232.22)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,292,000 ($143.47)
    Sewerage: $2,890,000 ($96.61)
    Water Utilities: $2,697,000 ($90.16)
    Regular Highways: $2,228,000 ($74.48)
    Central Staff Services: $1,697,000 ($56.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,689,000 ($56.46)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,380,000 ($46.13)
    Health - Other: $614,000 ($20.52)
    Financial Administration: $501,000 ($16.75)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $450,000 ($15.04)
    General - Other: $438,000 ($14.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $357,000 ($11.93)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $235,000 ($7.86)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $704,000 ($23.53)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Central Staff Services: $452,000 ($15.11)
    Other - Sewerage: $310,000 ($10.36)
    Other - Water Utilities: $51,000 ($1.70)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $2,403,000 ($80.33)
    Regular Highways: $1,214,000 ($40.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $668,000 ($22.33)
    Water Utilities: $388,000 ($12.97)
    Sewerage: $312,000 ($10.43)
    Local Fire Protection: $114,000 ($3.81)
    Health - Other: $18,000 ($0.60)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,797,000 ($494.63)

Kent government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,251,000 ($142.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $651,000 ($21.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $515,000 ($17.22)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $6,711,000 ($224.34)
    Interest Earnings: $340,000 ($11.37)
    Fines and Forfeits: $267,000 ($8.93)
    Special Assessments: $232,000 ($7.76)
    Rents: $62,000 ($2.07)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,442,000 ($115.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,162,000 ($38.84)
    General Local Government Support: $1,138,000 ($38.04)
    Other: $556,000 ($18.59)
    Housing and Community Development: $172,000 ($5.75)
    Health and Hospitals: $59,000 ($1.97)
    Sewerage: $16,000 ($0.53)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $16,406,000 ($548.42)
    Property: $2,840,000 ($94.94)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $484,000 ($16.18)
    Motor Vehicle License: $203,000 ($6.79)
    Other Selective Sales: $161,000 ($5.38)
    Death and Gift: $105,000 ($3.51)

Kent government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,956,000 ($566.81)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,333,000 ($412.27)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $8,445,000 ($282.30)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $8,275,000 ($276.62)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,000,000 ($167.14)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $377,000 ($12.60)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $170,000 ($5.68)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $4,732,000 ($158.18)
    End of Fiscal Year: $3,555,000 ($118.84)

Kent government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $40,065,000 ($1339.29)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,275,000 ($276.62)

6.62% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,327 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.62%
Ohio average:

5.23%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($279 average AGI)
Portage County:

0.04%
Ohio average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Summit County, OH  2.18% ($48,490 average AGI)
from Cuyahoga County, OH  0.99% ($53,634)
from Stark County, OH  0.49% ($46,873)


7.54% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($63,124 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.54%
Ohio average:

5.51%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($337 average AGI)
Portage County:

0.03%
Ohio average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Summit County, OH  2.49% ($46,967 average AGI)
to Cuyahoga County, OH  0.90% ($43,921)
to Stark County, OH  0.41% ($39,280)
Businesses in Kent, OH
NameCountNameCount
AMF Bowling1Holiday Inn1
AT&T1Jimmy John's1
Advance Auto Parts1Kincaid1
Applebee's1Kohl's1
Arby's1Little Caesars Pizza1
AutoZone1Long John Silver's1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Lowe's1
Burger King2MasterBrand Cabinets6
CVS1Mazda1
Chipotle1McDonald's2
Circle K3Nike1
Comfort Inn1Papa John's Pizza1
Curves1Pizza Hut2
Dairy Queen1Quiznos1
Days Inn2RadioShack1
Decora Cabinetry2Starbucks1
Domino's Pizza1Super 81
Econo Lodge1T-Mobile2
Fashion Bug1Taco Bell1
FedEx7The Room Place1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Toyota1
Ford1U-Haul2
GNC1UPS5
GameStop1Walgreens1
H&R Block1Walmart1
Hilton1Wendy's2

Strongest AM radio stations in Kent:

  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJMP (1520 AM; daytime; 1 kW; KENT, OH)
  • WTOU (1350 AM; 5 kW; AKRON, OH)
  • WCUE (1150 AM; 5 kW; CUYAHOGA FALLS, OH; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHBC (1480 AM; 15 kW; CANTON, OH; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WHLO (640 AM; 5 kW; AKRON, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWMK (1260 AM; 10 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WAKR (1590 AM; 5 kW; AKRON, OH; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WRCW (1060 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CANTON, OH)
  • WRMR (1420 AM; 5 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CLEVELAND CLASSICAL RADIO, LLC)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kent:

  • WNIR (100.1 FM; KENT, OH; Owner: MEDIA-COM, INC.)
  • WSTB (88.9 FM; STREETSBORO, OH; Owner: STREETSBORO CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WAKS (96.5 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WONE-FM (97.5 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WKSU-FM (89.7 FM; KENT, OH; Owner: KENT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WQMX (94.9 FM; MEDINA, OH; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP, INC)
  • WZIP (88.1 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON)
  • WKDD (98.1 FM; CANTON, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMJI (105.7 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WZAK (93.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQAL (104.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMVX (106.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDOK (102.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WAPS (91.3 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, AKRON CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WENZ (107.9 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WNCX (98.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OF CLEVELAND INC.)
  • WCRF-FM (103.3 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WHBC-FM (94.1 FM; CANTON, OH; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMXY (98.9 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFHM-FM (95.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Kent:

  • WOAC (Channel 67; CANTON, OH; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WAKN-LP (Channel 11; AKRON, OH; Owner: AKRON TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WVPX (Channel 23; AKRON, OH; Owner: PAXSON AKRON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WEAO (Channel 49; AKRON, OH; Owner: NORTHEASTERN EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WAOH-LP (Channel 29; AKRON, OH; Owner: MEDIA-COM TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WDLI (Channel 17; CANTON, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKYC-TV (Channel 3; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: WKYC-TV, INC.)
  • WOIO (Channel 19; SHAKER HEIGHTS, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WBNX-TV (Channel 55; AKRON, OH; Owner: WINSTON BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WEWS-TV (Channel 5; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W35AX (Channel 35; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: MEDIA-COM TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WQHS-TV (Channel 61; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: UNIVISION CLEVELAND LLC)
  • WXOX-LP (Channel 65; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • W53AX (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WUAB (Channel 43; LORAIN, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WJW (Channel 8; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: WJW LICENSE, INC.)
  • WVIZ (Channel 25; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: IDEASTREAM)
  • WKBN-TV (Channel 27; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WRAP-CA (Channel 32; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WNEO (Channel 45; ALLIANCE, OH; Owner: NORTHEASTERN EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WFMJ-TV (Channel 21; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: WFMJ TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W51BI (Channel 51; KIRTLAND, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WIVM-LP (Channel 52; CANTON, OH; Owner: LUCINDA DeVAUL-TONGES)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Kent fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 28Number of bridges
  • 348ft / 106mTotal length
  • 198,941Total average daily traffic
  • 13,878Total average daily truck traffic
  • 268,312Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic
New bridges in Kent, OH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 11940-1949
  • 51960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 52010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Kent, OH
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Kent)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 115 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Kent, OH)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 214 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kent)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 29 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Kent)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED54$123,90651$109,131201$137,1947$30,6461$884,08024$102,4051$61,770
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$110,7703$118,47019$133,9402$11,7450$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$138,1256$109,98280$128,91912$19,6470$07$116,4340$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$80,7046$142,01543$129,7002$7,7850$03$142,3570$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$014$134,5100$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 6012.00 , 6013.00, 6014.00, 6015.01, 6015.02, 6015.03, 6017.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$124,3858$177,5650$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$103,0232$140,1501$56,920
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$104,3734$187,2250$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$84,4601$166,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$92,4500$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 6012.00 , 6013.00, 6014.00, 6015.01, 6015.03, 6017.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Kent, OH
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Kent, OH - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 127. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 230 took place in 2005, and the least - 55 in 2014. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Kent, OH When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (46.3%), and Structure Fires (44.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Kent, OH
    • 1,00246.3%Outside Fires
    • 95944.3%Structure Fires
    • 1959.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 90.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kent, OH

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Kent, Ohio:

  • Americas Best Value Inn & Suites, 4363 State Rt 43, Kent, Ohio 44240 , Phone: (330) 678-0101, Fax: (330) 677-5001
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites At Kent State University, 1215 Sanctuary View Dr, Kent, Ohio 44240 , Phone: (330) 673-9200, Fax: (330) 673-8830
  • Econo Lodge Of Kent, 4386 State Rt 43, Kent, Ohio 44240 , Phone: (330) 678-9927, Fax: (330) 678-7695
  • Kent State University Hotel And Conference Center, 215 S Depeyster St, Kent, Ohio 44242 , Phone: (330) 346-0100, Fax: (330) 346-0111
  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 4423 State Rt 43, Kent, Ohio 44240 , Phone: (330) 673-1888, Fax: (330) 673-1899
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Kent, Ohio
Most common first names in Kent, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary19478.3 years
John18575.5 years
William17072.6 years
Robert15670.4 years
James13670.3 years
George11075.8 years
Charles10476.2 years
Helen9678.7 years
Joseph8874.2 years
Ruth8377.9 years
Most common last names in Kent, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6376.8 years
Miller5878.9 years
Brown4675.2 years
Johnson3873.2 years
Thomas3375.4 years
Davis3168.0 years
Kline3077.7 years
Jones2874.6 years
Taylor2872.0 years
Clark2674.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kent, OH
  • 93.4%Utility gas
  • 4.0%Electricity
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kent, OH
  • 54.5%Utility gas
  • 42.0%Electricity
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used


Kent compared to Ohio state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Kent on our top lists:

  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people living the same house as 1 year ago (population 5,000+))"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of females (15+ years) which never married (with at least 1,000 females in this group)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of family households, population 10,000+"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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