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Kent Apartments
Last updated March 3 2024 at 2:46 PM

Kent, WA
108 Apartments for Rent

Kent Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 132,319
Population Density: 3,920.6 people/sq mile
Median Age: 35
Percentage of Family Households: 70%
Median Annual Income: $81,373 / year
Median Rent: $1,628 / month

What locals are saying

Bet you didn't know Kent is a star-studded city.Kent is home to professional bowler Earl Anthony, actress Josie Bissett, and Shannon Higgins-Cirovski, a member of the National Soccer Hall of Fame.

Kent is a suburb of Seattle, WA

Kent Demographics


How diverse is Kent?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Kent is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Kent are White (35.8%), Asian (22.8%), Hispanic Or Latino (18.3%), Black Or African American (14%), Two Or More (5.7%), Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (2.9%), Other (0.2%), and American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.2%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Kent residents?

The median age in Kent is 35 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

How diverse is Kent?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Kent is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Kent are White (35.8%), Asian (22.8%), Hispanic Or Latino (18.3%), Black Or African American (14%), Two Or More (5.7%), Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (2.9%), Other (0.2%), and American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.2%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Kent residents?

The median age in Kent is 35 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

Kent Crime


Overall Crime

Above Average
Overall crime in Kent is above average in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

Below Average
The level of violent crime in Kent is below average compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

High
The level of property crime in Kent is high compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Kent


Elementary Schools

7 /10
Martin Sortun Elementary School
Public
PK-6
Public
PK-6
658 Students
14 Reviews
658
Students
14 Reviews
6 /10
George T. Daniel Elementary School
Public
PK-6
Public
PK-6
506 Students
7 Reviews
506
Students
7 Reviews
6 /10
Star Lake Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
430 Students
10 Reviews
430
Students
10 Reviews

Middle Schools

2 /10
Totem Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
690 Students
2 Reviews
690
Students
2 Reviews
2 /10
Meridian Middle School
Public
7-8
Public
7-8
613 Students
6 Reviews
613
Students
6 Reviews
2 /10
Mill Creek Middle School
Public
7-8
Public
7-8
811 Students
7 Reviews
811
Students
7 Reviews

High Schools

7 /10
Kentridge High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
2,184 Students
9 Reviews
2,184
Students
9 Reviews
2 /10
Kent-Meridian High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
2,029 Students
20 Reviews
2,029
Students
20 Reviews

What Renters Say about Kent


Apartment List has released the results for Kent from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.
“According to our results, renters in Kent are dissatisfied with the city overall,” says Andrew Woo, Director of Data Science at Apartment List. “They rated most categories with below-average scores.”
61%
Pet Friendliness
60%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
57%
Public Transit
48%
Weather
47%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
41%
Commute Time
31%
Social Life
27%
State and Local Taxes
26%
Safety and Crime Rate
23%
Quality of Schools
22%
Dating
15%
Affordability
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Average rent in Kent, Washington

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Kent is $1,889, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $2,260. Rent rates updated 3 days ago
* Averages are based on the rental prices of properties listed on Apartment List
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Find an apartment for rent in Kent, WA


Searching for an apartment for rent in Kent, WA? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 108 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Kent. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Kent is $1,692 for a studio, $1,889 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $2,260 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

Tired of browsing? Take our personalized quiz. You’ll answer a couple of simple questions and we’ll put together a list of Kent apartments that are best for you. We’ll also factor in your commute, budget, and preferred amenities. Looking for a pet-friendly rental, or an apartment with in-unit washer and dryer? No problem, we’ll provide you with apartments that match that criteria.

You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next Kent, WA apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Kent?

In Kent, the average rent is $1,692 for a studio, $1,889 for a 1-bedroom, $2,260 for a 2-bedroom, and $2,659 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Kent, check out our monthly Kent Rent Report.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Kent?

You can filter cheap apartments in Kent by price: under $1,100, under $1,200, under $1,400.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Kent?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Kent apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Kent?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Kent.

How can I find off-campus housing in Kent?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Kent. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include City University of Seattle, Seattle Central College, Seattle University, Seattle Pacific University, and University of Washington-Seattle Campus.