Kent County TX Information


Kent County Subdivisions

Kent County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 810
Population in Households 771
Population in Familes 600
Population in Group Qrtrs 39
Population Density1 1
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 361
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 214
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 588 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 257 (43.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 104 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 227 (38.6%)
Median Home Value $69,495
Average Home Value $108,658


Median Household Income $45,358
Average Household Income $55,939
Per Capita Income $25,754
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.04% -0.05%
Households 0.5% 0.06%
Families 0.38% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.93%
Per Capita Income   1.26%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Kent County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kent County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 249 2nd
Population Density1 # 245 4th
Diversity Index2 # 213 17th
Median Household Income # 125 51st
Per Capita Income # 68 74th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.