Population Characteristics

In 2018, the median age of all people in Kent, WA was 33. The highest age distribution is between 25-29 years old, followed by 30-34 year olds.

Race & Ethnicity

The following bar chart shows 7 races and ethnicities represented in Kent, WA as a share of the total population. The most represented race in Kent, WA is white.


For year 2017, the majority of the population were enrolled in elementary school (1st – 8th grade), followed by college and then high school. As of 2017, 85% of the population in Kent, WA had graduated from high school, while 24% had attained a bachelors degree or higher.

Global Diversity

This chart identifies the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents residing within Kent, WA. In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kent, WA was in the region of Asia, followed by Latin America.

Commuter Transportation

This graph shows the most commonly used mode of transportation within Kent, WA and the average commute time. In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Kent, WA was driving alone.

Health Care Coverage

The following visualization shows health insurance coverage for residents in Kent, WA. In 2017, 89% of the population had health insurance, with the majority having private health insurance.

Household Characteristics

In 2017 there were a total of 44 thousand households in Kent, WA with an average family size of 3 people per household. In 2017 there were more homeowners than renters with 55% of the housing units in Kent, WA being owner occupied.