Kent, Washington 

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Population

130,676

+41.5% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

7.3%

Median Income

$57,490

Median Home Price

$546,100

Median Age

34.1

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.3 / 5.4

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Kent, Washington

Regional center - East shore of Puget Sound in west-central Washington. July, August and September are the most pleasant months in Kent, while December and January are the least comfortable months.
State: Washington
County: King County
Metro Area: Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue Metro Area
City: Kent
Zip Codes: 98031 98030 98032
Cost of Living: 37.2% higher
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 125 ft above sea level

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Kent, Wa Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Attractive setting
Arts and culture
Nearby recreation
Cons
Sprawl and traffic
Clouds and rain
Cost of living

What Bert Has To Say About Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue Metro Area

Seattle is a lively and cosmopolitan city beautifully set in a dramatic backdrop of water, forests and mountains. The main downtown area sits on a narrow, hilly strip of land between Puget Sound to the west and Lake Washington to the east. Modern skyscrapers rise on high hills in the city center, with residential units lining the lower areas along the water and north of downtown.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Kent is 7.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Kent jobs have increased by 2.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Kent's cost of living is 37.2% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Kent's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
July, August and September are the most pleasant months in Kent, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, King county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 75.0% to 22.2%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Kent's population is 130,676 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 41.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 31.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Kent is Real Estate: $546,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.2%.

SCHOOLS
Kent public schools spend $9,946 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 19.8 students per teacher in Kent. More Education



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Housing Market in Kent

It's a good time to buy in Kent. Home Appreciation is up 21.0% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Kent is $546,100.
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Western Washington climate - 9/4/2009
Western Washington has a moderate climate with summers that do not get too hot as a rule usually the upper 70's to low 80's for a couple months then dropping back to... Read More

kent is a nice place to live - 7/5/2008
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ZIP CODES IN KENT, WASHINGTON
98031 98030 98032

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