Kent, WA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 32,534 housing units in Kent. This represents a 86.1% growth from 17,484 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 32,461 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 73 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Kent is about 48.9%. Kent's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.3%. Average household size is 2.53 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Kent were built after 1981.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type4.40%
One Bedroom20.40%
Two Bedrooms31.50%
Three Bedrooms28.40%
Four Bedrooms13.10%
Five Bedrooms or more2.20%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.7
Median year structure was built1981
Median Value of occupied units$178,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$214,100

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.36
Median year structure was built1982
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$685

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.40%
Second Mortgage10.70%
Home Equity Loan6.70%
Simple Mortgage66.70%
Debt Free15.50%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs22.5%