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Kent Jobs Overview

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57,652
Job Openings
4.8%
Unemployment Rate
$61,000
Median Base Salary
127k
Population

Kent has the 169th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 7.0% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Kent is part of the Seattle metro area. Unemployment in the Seattle area is 4%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting worse. Seattle has the 11th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Kent is above average at $61,000, and the median cost of a home in Kent is $251,000, which is above the national average. 24% of workers in Kent hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 84% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Kent. 100% of Kent workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 0% carpool, and 0% walk. People in Kent spend an average of 29 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.