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Kent is a township in Stephenson County, in the Freeport metro area.
The latitude of Kent is 42.325N. The longitude is -89.862W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 837 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 701.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Kent demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Stephenson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61044 ZIP code.
51% of Kent residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kent ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kent was $17,900, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% of Kent residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Kent, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $295. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $950.
Stephenson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kent political report.
The average commute time for Kent workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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