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Kent, Washington
Surprise, Arizona
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Kent is 216% more densely populated than Surprise.
People are 12% less likely to be married in Surprise.
The Median Age is 5.2 years younger in Kent.

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PEOPLE
 Kent, WASurprise, AZUnited States
 Population126,952128,422321,418,820
 Population - 201089,446103,767308,745,538
 Population - 200079,52430,848285,036,114
 Population - 199037,9607,122251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now234.44%1,703.17%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now59.64%316.31%12.76%
 Pop. Density3,7611,19191
 Land Area341083,531,905
 Water Area10264,837
 Median Age33.538.737.4
 Female Population50.47%52.20%50.81%
 Male Population49.53%47.80%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Kent, WASurprise, AZUnited States
 Age 0 to 47.53%6.84%6.36%
 Age 5 to 97.26%8.35%6.51%
 Age 10 to 146.68%8.02%6.59%
 Age 15 to 174.80%3.71%4.03%
 Age 18 to 204.45%2.94%4.35%
 Age 21 to 245.75%3.02%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3415.59%12.05%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4413.76%13.92%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5414.03%10.27%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.54%4.60%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.23%5.35%5.72%
 Age 65 to 745.63%12.92%7.64%
 Age 75 to 842.45%6.44%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.32%1.56%1.85%
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 RACE
 Kent, WASurprise, AZUnited States
 White48.30%72.43%62.77%
 Black9.66%5.22%12.24%
 Asian17.66%1.64%4.95%
 Native American0.67%0.52%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander2.62%0.08%0.16%
 Other0.17%0.05%0.20%
 Two or More Races4.99%1.89%2.13%
 Hispanic15.93%18.17%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic84.07%81.83%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Kent, WASurprise, AZUnited States
 Households42,45744,472116,211,000
 Family Households28,55933,07776,958,100
 Non Family Households13,89811,39539,253,000
 Household Size2.852.732.63
 Married Population50.00%61.81%50.58%
 Single Population50.00%38.20%49.42%
 Now Married48.09%60.90%48.41%
 Married but Separated1.91%0.91%2.17%
 Never Married34.50%20.33%32.55%
 Widowed4.19%5.87%5.95%
 Divorced11.31%12.00%10.92%
 Married, w/children36.26%31.68%31.68%
 Married, no children34.00%48.64%41.44%
 Single, w/children19.66%13.59%16.94%
 Single, no children10.08%6.10%9.95%
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 COMMENTS
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Manager, Labor Relations: I have lived in Kent, WA since 1997. It has been the best place for my children. I appreciate the diversity and the beauty of this little city south of... (read more)

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