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 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 180,786 inhabitants. Its county seat is Dover. The county was created 338 years ago in 1682.

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 Courthouse Dover image
Kent County Courthouse Dover

The largest city of Kent County is Dover with a population of 38,166. Other cities include, Harrington population 3,638 and Riverview population 2,456. See all Kent County cities & populated places.

Kent County Courthouse Dover image

Kent County map

Kent County Quick Facts

Population : 180,786 (2019)
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 : 09:35:27 (30th July 2021)
Density : 87 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 10.22% (2010-2019)

Kent County has 4 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Kent County increased by 10.22% in 9 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

Comitatul Kent, Comte de Kent, Comté de Kent, Condado de Kent, Condado han Kent, Contae Kent, Contea di Kent, Hoerenkill County, Hoornkill County, Hrabstwo Kent, Kent, Kent Coonty, Kent County, Kent Kun, Kent Kūn, Kent konderria, Kent megye, Kenti maakond, Kentin piirikunta, Konteth Kent, Okrug Kent, Saint Jones County, Whorekill County, ken te xian, kenta ka'unti, kento jun, shhrstan knt dlawyr, Кент, Округ Кент, Քենթ շրջան, شهرستان کنت، دلاویر, مقاطعة كينت, کینٹ کاؤنٹی، ڈیلاویئر, کینٹ کاؤنٹی،ڈیلاویئر, কেন্ট কাউন্টি, ケント郡, 肯特县

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 (4)

Kent County Populated Places (more)

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

City Name Population Title
Dover 38,166 City in and county seat of Kent County, Delaware, United States, and capital city of Delaware
Smyrna 11,813 Town in Delaware
Harrington 3,638 City in Delaware, United States
Camden 3,551 Town in Delaware, United States
Clayton 3,508 Town in Delaware, United States
Highland Acres 3,459 Census designated place
Riverview 2,456
Kent Acres 1,890 Census designated place
Cheswold 1,695 Town in Kent County, Delaware, United States
Wyoming 1,549 Town in Delaware, United States
Rodney Village 1,487 Census-designated place in Delaware
Felton 1,414 Town of the United States
Frederica 849 Town in Delaware, United States
Houston 405 Town in Delaware
Magnolia 289 Town of the United States
Kenton 271 Town in Kent County, Delaware, United States

Delaware Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Delaware 973,764 State of the United States of America
New Castle County 558,753 County in Delaware, United States
Sussex County 234,225 County in Delaware, United States
Wilmington 70,166 City in and county seat of New Castle County, Delaware, United States
Dover 38,166 City in and county seat of Kent County, Delaware, United States, and capital city of Delaware
Newark 33,515 City in New Castle County, Delaware, United States
Middletown 22,900 Town in Delaware, USA
Bear 19,371 Census-designated place in Delaware, United States
Glasgow 14,303
Hockessin 13,527 Census designated place
Smyrna 11,813 Town in Delaware
Milford 11,732 City in Kent and Sussex counties, Delaware, United States of America
Pike Creek Valley 11,217
Claymont 8,253 Census-designated place in Delaware
Seaford 8,013 City in Delaware, United States
North Star 7,980 Census designated place

Next page