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Kent Acres, Delaware - Basic Facts

The Kent Acres Census Designated Place had a population of 1,896 as of July 1, 2019. 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 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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Kent Acres, DE Housing Affordability Index is 117
State of Delaware Housing Affordability Index is 119
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Kent Acres, DE Wealth Index is 94
State of Delaware Wealth Index is 110
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,896 (100%)
Population in Households 1,883 (99.3%)
Population in Families 1,567 (82.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 13 ( 0.7%)
Population Density 2,234
Diversity Index2 60
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,694
Average Household Income $78,920
Per Capita Income $30,417
Wealth Index4 94

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 763 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 501 (65.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 200 (26.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $264,628
Housing Affordability Index3 117
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 701
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 490
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.03% 0.03%
Households -0.02% 0.09%
Families -0.28% -0.04%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   2.58%

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, 2019 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 # 20 75th
Diversity Index # 29 64th
Median Household Income # 46 42nd
Per Capita Income # 32 60th

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