Kent employment information

Income per capita$25,497$31,233$28,555
Median household income$57,490$60,294$53,482
Median income owner occupied$83,738$76,673$68,142
Median income renter occupied$34,688$38,141$33,219
Median earnings male$38,195$41,039$36,116
Median earnings female$26,322$26,815$25,692
Unemployment rate6.3%5.6%5.8%
Poverty level17.4%13.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Kent is 11% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Kent is 7% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Kent is 8% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Kent is 11% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Kent median earnings by income bracket

Kent employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.6%1.1%
Manufacturing sector17.9%0.7%
Financial & insurance services1.7%4.4%
Wholesale & retail services16.6%17.5%
Public administration3.2%3.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.5%4.8%
Education, health & social services8.4%30.5%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Beaux Arts Village, WA425$164,375207%
Sammamish, WA49,077$144,775171%
Mercer Island, WA23,636$125,651135%
Klahanie, WA11,538$116,830118%
Newcastle, WA10,792$110,456107%
Kent, WA122,620$57,4907%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Denton, TX122,742$48,5189%
Lafayette, LA123,528$45,68215%
Surprise, AZ121,648$59,09410%
Roseville, CA124,250$76,71243%
Abilene, TX120,776$42,76620%
Kent, WA122,620$57,4907%
Source: The Kent, WA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.