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Kent is a town in Putnam County, in the New York metro area.
The latitude of Kent is 41.466N. The longitude is -73.691W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 610 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 14,009.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Kent demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Putnam County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, New York area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 10579 ZIP code.
12% of Kent residents report German ancestry, and 27% 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 $29,984, compared with $21,587 nationally.
29% 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 $803. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,643.
Libraries in Kent include Kent Public Library ... View libraries
Putnam 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 40 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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