Kent employment information

IndexKentOhioNational
Income per capita$19,872$27,800$29,829
Median household income$36,539$50,674$55,322
Median income owner occupied$78,261$65,077$70,586
Median income renter occupied$18,196$28,832$35,192
Median earnings male$17,712$36,579$36,919
Median earnings female$9,503$24,862$26,250
Unemployment rate6.9%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level34.4%15.4%15.1%
The Kent, OH employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Kent is $19,872, which is 29% lower than than the Ohio average and 33% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $36,539, which is 28% lower than than the Ohio average and 34% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Kent is 7%, which is 49% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Kent is 34% which is 127% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$24,356$36,539$73,078
City
$33,779$50,674$101,348
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Kent is 33% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Kent is 34% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Kent is 49% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Kent is 127% higher than the national average.

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Kent median earnings by income bracket

Kent employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry2.8%0.2%
Manufacturing sector17.0%0.4%
Financial & insurance services2.4%1.4%
Wholesale & retail services16.1%16.1%
Public administration2.3%2.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.8%2.6%
Education, health & social services20.8%36.5%
Other31.6%33.9%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hudson, OH22,282$126,618129%
Boston Heights, OH1,208$103,60387%
Montrose-Ghent, OH4,776$101,88484%
Sugar Bush Knolls, OH193$101,25083%
Brecksville, OH13,470$98,34578%
Kent, OH29,761$36,53934%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Cleburne, TX29,759$49,57310%
Oak Park, MI29,751$49,81110%
Mehlville, MO29,749$52,6855%
Highland Park, IL29,780$130,355136%
Cedar City, UT29,786$40,58227%
Kent, OH29,761$36,53934%
Source: The Kent, OH employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).