Kenton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 8,211 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Kenton is the 198th largest community in Ohio.
Kenton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Kenton is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kenton who work in office and administrative support (17.36%), sales jobs (12.05%), and food service (7.44%).
The population of Kenton has a very low overall level of education: only 7.21% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Kenton in 2010 was $18,017, which is low income relative to Ohio, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $72,068 for a family of four.
The people who call Kenton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kenton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Kenton include Irish, English, Dutch, and Welsh.
The most common language spoken in Kenton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.