Kent Acres, DE Profile: Facts & Data


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Kent Acres, Delaware - Basic Facts

The Kent Acres Census Designated Place had a population of 1,934 as of July 1, 2018. Kent Acres ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Delaware. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Kent Acres is located at latitude 39.1318 and longitude -75.5249 in Kent County. The formal boundaries for the Kent Acres Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Kent County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 33 feet.

The Kent Acres Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389996) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Delaware is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Kent Acres Census Designated Place is located within Dover Division of Kent County.

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Kent Acres, DE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,934
Population in Households 1,920
Population in Familes 1,609
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density2 2,231
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $59,176
Average Household Income $74,786
Per Capita Income $28,823


Total Housing Units 770 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 517 (67.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 194 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $228,276
Average Home Value $236,106


Total Households 711
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 498
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.28% 0.18%
Households 0.15% 0.14%
Families -0.12% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   1.78%

Kent Acres, DE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kent Acres to the other 77 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Delaware by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 39 51st
Population Density # 19 77th
Diversity Index # 28 65th
Median Household Income # 40 49th
Per Capita Income # 36 55th

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