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People

Total Population 2,917
Male Share of the Population 48.9%
Female Share of the Population 51.1%
Senior Citizens 20.9%
Employed Population 16+ 1,299
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 43.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 48.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $94,271
% Above Poverty Level 91.6%
% Below Poverty Level 8.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 9.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 14.1%
% Using Public Transportation 3.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 34.6%
Median Gross Rent $1,247
Median House Value $403,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.6%
US/American 0%
English 13.4%
Irish 20.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Kent Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles N of Danbury, Connecticut (center to center)
Nearest Large City 73 miles N of New York, New York
County Litchfield
Standard Zip Codes 06757
Phone Area Codes 860
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.724
Longitude -73.477

Kent Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BULLS BRIDGE DAM
Distance 5.2 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 35 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches
Station MILLBROOK
Distance 11.3 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 34 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 61 F
Annual Precip 42.5 inches
Station WIGWAM RESERVOIR
Distance 18.2 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 34 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 51 inches

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32 NORTH MAIN ST.
Kent, Connecticut
(860) 927-3761
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