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Kent County, Maryland

400 High St
Chestertown, MD 21620
Phone: (410) 778-7435
Fax: (410) 778-7482
www.kentcounty.com

On northeastern border of MD, northwest of Dover, MD; original county, organized Dec 16, 1642. Name Origin: For the county in England

Area (sq mi):: 414.31 (land 279.43; water 134.87) Population per square mile: 71.20
Population 2005: 19,899 State rank: 24 Population change: 2000-20005 3.70%; 1990-2000 7.60% Population 2000: 19,197 (White 78.40%; Black or African American 17.40%; Hispanic or Latino 2.80%; Asian 0.50%; Other 2.30%). Foreign born: 2.90%. Median age: 41.30
Income 2000: per capita $21,573; median household $39,869; Population below poverty level: 13.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $30,260-$34,261
Unemployment (2004): 4.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 24.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 28.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Kent County, Delaware

555 Bay Rd
Dover, DE 19901
Phone: (302) 744-2305
Fax: (302) 736-2279
www.co.kent.de.us

In central DE; organized as Saint Jones County in 1680 from Horre Kill District, which was organized in 1664; name changed in 1682. Name Origin: For the county in England

Area (sq mi):: 800.12 (land 589.72; water 210.40) Population per square mile: 244.10
Population 2005: 143,968 State rank: 3 Population change: 2000-20005 13.60%; 1990-2000 14.10% Population 2000: 126,697 (White 72.10%; Black or African American 20.70%; Hispanic or Latino 3.20%; Asian 1.70%; Other 4.10%). Foreign born: 4.00%. Median age: 34.40
Income 2000: per capita $18,662; median household $40,950; Population below poverty level: 10.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,768-$26,438
Unemployment (2004): 3.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 22.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 20.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Dover County seat (33,618)

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    Kent County, Michigan

    300 Monroe Ave NW
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    Phone: (616) 336-3550
    Fax: (616) 336-2885
    www.accesskent.com

    In west-central MI, east of Muskegon; established Mar 2, 1831 (prior to statehood) from unorganized territory. Name Origin: For James Kent (1763-1847), chief justice of the NY supreme court (1804-14)

    Area (sq mi):: 872.18 (land 856.17; water 16.01) Population per square mile: 696.90
    Population 2005: 596,666 State rank: 4 Population change: 2000-20005 3.90%; 1990-2000 14.70% Population 2000: 574,335 (White 80.30%; Black or African American 8.90%; Hispanic or Latino 7.00%; Asian 1.90%; Other 6.10%). Foreign born: 6.60%. Median age: 32.50
    Income 2000: per capita $21,629; median household $45,980; Population below poverty level: 8.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $29,392-$30,624
    Unemployment (2004): 6.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.90% Median travel time to work: 20.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.00%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Grand Rapids County seat (195,115)
  • Wyoming (70,300)
  • Kentwood (46,538)
  • Walker (23,315)
  • Grandville (16,680)
  • East Grand Rapids (10,482)

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    Kent County, Texas

    PO Box 9
    Jayton, TX 79528
    Phone: (806) 237-3881
    Fax: (806) 237-2632
    www.co.kent.tx.us

    In southern TX panhandle, northwest of Abilene; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For Andrew Kent (1798-1836), TX soldier killed at the Alamo

    Area (sq mi):: 902.91 (land 902.33; water 0.58) Population per square mile: 0.90
    Population 2005: 782 State rank: 250 Population change: 2000-20005 -9.00%; 1990-2000 -15.00% Population 2000: 859 (White 90.50%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 9.10%; Asian 0.00%; Other 4.20%). Foreign born: 1.70%. Median age: 47.10
    Income 2000: per capita $17,626; median household $30,433; Population below poverty level: 10.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,759-$23,755
    Unemployment (2004): 4.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.30% Median travel time to work: 19.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 17.90%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Kent County, Rhode Island

    222 Quaker Ln Suite 6
    Warwick, RI 02886
    Phone: (401) 822-1311

    In central RI, south of Cranston; organized Jun 11, 1750 from Washington County. Name Origin: For the county in England

    Area (sq mi):: 188.10 (land 170.17; water 17.92) Population per square mile: 1008.30
    Population 2005: 171,590 State rank: 2 Population change: 2000-20005 2.70%; 1990-2000 3.70% Population 2000: 167,090 (White 94.60%; Black or African American 0.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.70%; Asian 1.30%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 4.90%. Median age: 38.90
    Income 2000: per capita $23,833; median household $47,617; Population below poverty level: 6.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $30,862-$33,908
    Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 22.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 50.90%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Warwick County seat (87,683)

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    Counties USA: A Directory of United States Counties, 3rd Edition. © 2006 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
    References in periodicals archive ?
    7 mi S, 17 mi W of Clairemont, Kent County, Texas, 11 May 1993, one specimen (TTU 11455).
    -- Girard, Kent County, Texas, 9 October 1984, 24 specimens (TTU 41952-41965, 41967-41974, 49285-49286); 17 October 1985, 62 specimens (TTU 43205-43206, 45461-45520); 23 September 1986, six specimens (TTU 49279-49284).

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