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Kent Acres, Delaware
Location in Kent County and the state of Delaware.
Location in Kent County and the state of Delaware.
Kent Acres is located in Delaware
Kent Acres
Kent Acres
Location within the state of Delaware
Kent Acres is located in the US
Kent Acres
Kent Acres
Kent Acres (the US)
Coordinates: 39°07′54″N 75°31′30″W / 39.13167°N 75.52500°W / 39.13167; -75.52500
KENT ACRES DELAWARE Latitude and Longitude:

39°07′54″N 75°31′30″W / 39.13167°N 75.52500°W / 39.13167; -75.52500
CountryUnited States
State Delaware
County Kent
 • Total0.9 sq mi (2.4 km2)
 • Land0.9 sq mi (2.3 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
33 ft (10 m)
( 2010)
 • Total1,890
 • Density1,852.3/sq mi (715.2/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 ( Eastern (EST))
 • Summer ( DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 302
FIPS code10-38710
GNIS feature ID214188 [1]

Kent Acres is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kent County, Delaware, United States. It is part of the Dover, Delaware Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 1,890 at the 2010 census.


Kent Acres is located at 39°07′54″N 75°31′30″W / 39.1317792°N 75.5249238°W / 39.1317792; -75.5249238. [2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2), of which, 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (3.26%) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
U.S. Decennial Census [3]

As of the census [4] of 2000, there were 1,637 people, 649 households, and 460 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,852.3 people per square mile (718.2/km²). There were 700 housing units at an average density of 792.1 per square mile (307.1/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 73.55% White, 19.85% African American, 0.12% Native American, 1.47% Asian, 2.02% from other races, and 2.99% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.58% of the population.

There were 649 households out of which 33.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.9% were married couples living together, 16.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.0% were non-families. 23.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 30.6% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 13.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 91.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.1 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $43,261, and the median income for a family was $47,692. Males had a median income of $33,967 versus $23,393 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $18,576. About 7.7% of families and 12.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.2% of those under age 18 and 9.9% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "Kent Acres". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.