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Kenton, Ohio - Basic Facts

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The City of Kenton had a population of 8,284 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Kenton is located at latitude 40.6445 and longitude -83.6099 in Hardin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Kenton (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Hardin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 991 feet.

The City of Kenton (GNIS ID: 2395514) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Kenton is located within Township of Pleasant, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hardin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Kenton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kenton: Fort McArthur, McArthur.

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Kenton, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,284
Daytime Population: Workers 4,330
Daytime Population: Residents 5,247
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,577
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.16
Population in Households 8,094
Population in Familes 6,227
Population in Group Qrtrs 190
Population Density2 1,644
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $36,091
Average Household Income $43,890
Per Capita Income $18,132


Total Housing Units 3,798 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,880 (49.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,461 (38.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 457 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $81,273
Average Home Value $97,686


Total Households 3,341
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 2,070
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.04% -0.02%
Households -0.04% -0.11%
Families -0.15% -0.29%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   2.25%

Kenton, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kenton to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 210 83rd
Population Density # 396 67th
Diversity Index # 460 62nd
Median Household Income # 1119 8th
Per Capita Income # 1144 6th

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