Kent, OH Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 10,461 housing units in Kent. This represents a 12.8% growth from 9,275 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 10,452 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 9 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Kent is about 38.2%. Kent's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.3%. Average household size is 2.27 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Kent were built after 1965.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.50%
One Bedroom18.40%
Two Bedrooms36.70%
Three Bedrooms28.90%
Four Bedrooms9.40%
Five Bedrooms or more3%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.51
Median year structure was built1956
Median Value of occupied units$113,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$95,600

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.12
Median year structure was built1969
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$465

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage7.40%
Home Equity Loan13.30%
Simple Mortgage48%
Debt Free31.10%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.3%