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Kent
  • Suburb of Cleveland, OH

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade C+
  8. Weather
    grade C minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade A

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Kent is a suburb of Cleveland with a population of 27,912. Kent is in Portage County and is one of the best places to live in Ohio. Living in Kent offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Kent there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Kent and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Kent are highly rated.

About

About Kent...
Population
27,912

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$163,100
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$847
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    60%
  • Own
    40%
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Kent Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    57.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    13.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    173.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    892.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    70.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    40%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    7%
  • 55-64 years
    7%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    21%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  11%

Working in Kent

Jobs
grade C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$36,799
National
$69,021

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