Kent, OH 44240 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 44240: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Kent, OH 44240

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,291
  • Single Family Addresses: 14,074
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,352
  • County: Portage County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.152, Longitude -81.326
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 44240 has segments in 2 Counties (Portage, Summit).

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Kent, OH 44240 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 37,608
Population in Households 37,205
Population in Familes 24,105
Population in Group Qrtrs 403
Population Density1 932
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 15,765
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 8,218
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 17,096 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,501 (43.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,264 (48.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,331 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $162,920
Average Home Value $191,988


Median Household Income $43,205
Average Household Income $60,789
Per Capita Income $25,628
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.46% 0.46%
Households 0.32% 0.37%
Families 0.02% 0.18%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Kent, OH 44240 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 44240 to the other 1,168 ZIP Codes in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 57 95th
Population Density1 # 381 67th
Diversity Index2 # 216 82nd
Median Household Income # 782 33rd
Per Capita Income # 404 65th

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