Kenton, Delaware

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Kenton is a town in Kent County, Delaware, United States. It is part of the Dover, Delaware Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 237 at the 2000 census.


Kenton is located at 39°13′38″N 75°39′56″W / 39.227313°N 75.665491°W / 39.227313; -75.665491.[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.4 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 237 people, 83 households, and 63 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,375.8 people per square mile (538.3/km²). There were 87 housing units at an average density of 505.0/sq mi (197.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 94.51% White, 3.38% African American, 1.27% from other races, and 0.84% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.64% of the population.

There were 83 households out of which 36.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.0% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.9% were non-families. 14.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.86 and the average family size was 3.11.

In the town the population was spread out with 27.8% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 30.4% from 25 to 44, 24.9% from 45 to 64, and 7.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 94.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $38,250, and the median income for a family was $38,000. Males had a median income of $32,143 versus $27,500 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,539. About 10.6% of families and 15.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.7% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.


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