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Kent County, DE

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Kent County, DE
  • Location TypeCounty
  • County SeatDover, DE
  • Population162,310
  • Land Area (Square Miles) 586.1799
  • Population Density (Per Square Mile) 276.8999

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TitleLatest YearLatest ValueLatest Rank
Decennial Census Population (County)2010162,310380 of 3170
Decennial Census Population Per Square Mile (County)2010276.90448 of 3170
Percent of African American Population (County)201826.8%378 of 3131
Percent of Hispanic Population (County)20187.4%994 of 3139
Persistent Poverty Counties (County)201300 of 0 - 1
Rural-Urban Continuum for Counties (County)201333 of 1 - 9
Unemployment Rate (County)20194.2%1051 of 3140
Death Rate (Per 100,000) (County)2016925.502235 of 3105
Percent of Adults Physically Inactive (County)201631.2%746 of 3141
Age-Adjusted Rate of Diabetes per 1,000 Persons (County)201611.60871 of 3141
Medicare Part D Prescription Enrollment Rate (County)201859.2%658 of 3137
Farmers' Markets (County)20164460 of 2249
Percent of Children Without a Market Within One Mile (County)201512.1%2259 of 3004
Percent of School-age Children in Poverty (County)201818.3%1640 of 3140
Total Public School Expenditures (County)2017$415,771,000.00322 of 3123
Number of Public Libraries (County)20171870 of 1287
Average Daily Maximum Heat Index (County)201190.492152 of 3103
Percentage of Days with a Good Air Quality Index (County)201978.8%739 of 1006
Greenhouse Gas Direct Emitting Facilities (County)20184405 of 1227
Average Fine Particulate Matter (County)201111.911537 of 3108
FEMA Public Assistance Grant Dollars Obligated for Disasters (County)2012$288,541.46220 of 466
Total Deposits in Banks (County)2016-2017$1,949,141,000.00527 of 3108
Property Taxes as Percent of Income: Five-Year Estimates (County)2006-20101.3%2219 of 2773
Percent of Firms Which are Women Owned (County)201231.3%1564 of 3093
Manufacturing Establishments with 5 to 9 Employees (County)201810827 of 1961
Inmates Executed, All Races (Cumulative Since 1977) (County)1977-2018634 of 198
Immigrant Households Entering County According to Tax Returns (County)2017-201895156 of 389
Estimated Veteran Population Under 45 Years Old (County)20104,850228 of 3143
Total Planted Acres (County)2019168,373.781149 of 3034
Online, Mail Order, and Television Retail Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$344,000,000.00321 of 2709
Total Retail and Food Service Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$5,318,000,000.00304 of 3108
Earnings in Management of Companies and Enterprises Occupations in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$54,000,000.00609 of 2178
Population (County)2050269,000340 of 3076
Per Capita Total Personal Income (County)2050$179,664.001806 of 3112
Total Employees (County)2050145,000383 of 3065
Population 18 to 24 Years Old (County)205020,000382 of 2216
African American Male Population 25 Years Old (County)2050527158 of 2780
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