Kenton, Delaware

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Kenton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 36 miles S of Wilmington, Delaware (center to center)
Nearest Large City 51 miles E of Baltimore, Maryland
County Kent
Metro Area Dover
P.O. Box Zip Codes 19955
Phone Area Codes 302
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.227
Longitude -75.663

Kenton Climate

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  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station DOVER
Distance 9.5 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 44 F
Apr Temp 44 to 65 F
Jul Temp 68 to 87 F
Oct Temp 49 to 69 F
Annual Precip 46.2 inches
Distance 21.6 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 42 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44.8 inches
Station DENTON 2 E
Distance 24.9 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 44 F
Apr Temp 42 to 67 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 70 F
Annual Precip 43.2 inches
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Kenton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 237 100%
Male 115 48.5%
Female 122 51.5%
Under 18 66 27.8%
18+ 171 72.2%
65+ 18 7.6%
Median Age 35.8
Average Family Size 3.11
White 224 94.5%
African-American 8 3.4%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 3 1.3%
Mixed Race 2 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 11 4.6%

Estimated Kenton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 256
Growth 19
Growth % 8%

Kenton Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 17.8%
Italian 15.8%
English 15.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.2%
Irish 12.5%
US/American 12.5%
Welsh 3.9%
Pennsylvania German 3.9%
African 1.3%
Ukrainian 1.3%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
Canadian 0.7%
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Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Kenton 237 $38,000
Cheswold 313 $32,045
Clayton 1,273 $48,000
Dover 32,135 $48,338
Leipsic 203 $39,219
Smyrna 5,679 $42,355
Wyoming 1,141 $54,265
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