Kent County , Delaware

Kent County: County in Delaware, United States

Kent County locator map
Location of Kent County on Delaware map.

About

Kent County is a county located in the U.S. state of Delaware. As of the 2010 census, the population was 162,310 and a population density of 78 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 183,643 inhabitants. Its county seat is Dover. The county was created 338 years ago in 1682.

Kent County Courthouse Dover image
Kent County Courthouse Dover
Kent County Courthouse Dover image

Geography

Kent County is located at 39°5'45"N 75°30'17"W (39.0959500, -75.5046100). It has 4 neighbors: New Castle County, Sussex County, Kent County and Queen Anne s County.

Kent County map

The largest city of Kent County is Dover with a population of 38,199. Other cities include and Harrington population 3,663. See all Kent County cities & populated places.

Weather

Kent County forecast: Rain likely and patchy fog before 2pm, then a chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 70%. more

Kent County Quick Facts

Population : 183,643 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Delaware (United States)
Different from : Kent County, Kent County, Kent County, Kent County
Area : 2072 km2
Water as percent of area : 26.6%
Land as percent of area : 73.4%
Named for : Kent
Capital : Dover
Establishment : January 01, 1683
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 02:00:57 (26th October 2021)
Density : 89 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 11.62% (2010-2020)
Weather : 65℉ Rain Likely 7-days weather

Kent County has 4 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Kent County increased by 11.62% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 162,310 - census
2011 165,110 1.7% estimation process
2012 167,297 1.31% estimation process
2013 169,038 1.03% estimation process
2014 171,456 1.41% estimation process
2015 173,128 0.97% estimation process
2016 174,542 0.81% estimation process
2017 176,499 1.11% estimation process
2018 178,540 1.14% estimation process
2019 180,786 1.24% estimation process
2020 183,643 1.56% estimation process

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People born in Kent County (19)

People born in Kent County, including politician Gove Saulsbury, manufacturer and politician Jacob Stout, politician Caesar Rodney, you can see a list of people who born in Kent County.

Other places with the same name (5)

Kent County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Kent County.

City Name Population Title
Dover 38,199 City in and county seat of Kent County, Delaware, United States, and capital city of Delaware
Smyrna 12,163 Town in Delaware
Harrington 3,663 City in Delaware, United States
Camden 3,640 Town in Delaware, United States
Clayton 3,630 Town in Delaware, United States
Highland Acres 3,459 Census designated place
Kent Acres 1,890 Census designated place
Cheswold 1,759 Town in Kent County, Delaware, United States
Wyoming 1,657 Town in Delaware, United States
Rodney Village 1,487 Census-designated place in Delaware
Felton 1,432 Town of the United States
Frederica 859 Town in Delaware, United States
Houston 409 Town in Delaware
Magnolia 293 Town of the United States
Kenton 275 Town in Kent County, Delaware, United States
Little Creek 239 Town of the United States

Delaware Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
New Castle County 561,531 County in Delaware, United States
Sussex County 241,635 County in Delaware, United States
Wilmington 70,376 City in and county seat of New Castle County, Delaware, United States
Dover 38,199 City in and county seat of Kent County, Delaware, United States, and capital city of Delaware
Newark 33,849 City in New Castle County, Delaware, United States
Middletown 23,765 Town in Delaware, USA
Bear 19,371 Census-designated place in Delaware, United States
Hockessin 13,527 Census designated place
Milford 12,278 City in Kent and Sussex counties, Delaware, United States of America
Smyrna 12,163 Town in Delaware
Claymont 8,253 Census-designated place in Delaware
Seaford 8,246 City in Delaware, United States
North Star 7,980 Census designated place
Pike Creek 7,898 Census designated place
Wilmington Manor 7,889 Census-designated place in Delaware
Georgetown 7,797 Town in Sussex County, Delaware, United States