Texas Kent County Public Schools

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Overview for Kent County, TX
Map of Kent County, TXKent County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 902.3 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 0.9 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population declined by 40.1%. On the 2000 census form, 99.8% of the population reported only one race, with 0.2% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 9.1% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.33 persons compared to an average family size of 2.83 persons.

In 2005 Public administration was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $36,673. Per capita income grew by 51.1% between 1994 and 2004 (adjusted for inflation).

People & Income Overview
(By Place of Residence)
Value Industry Overview (2005)
(By Place of Work)
Population (2005) 782 Covered Employment 278
Growth (%) since 1990 -22.6% Average wage per job $24,527
Households (2000) 353 Manufacturing – % all jobs in County N/A
Labor Force (persons) (2005) 456 Average wage per job N/A
Unemployment Rate (2005) 4.2 Transportation & Warehousing – % all jobs in County 1.4%
Per Capita Personal Income (2004) $26,395 Average wage per job $30,640
Median Household Income (2003) $33,674 Health Care, Social Assist. – % all jobs in County D
Poverty Rate (2003) 9.4 Average wage per job D
H.S. Diploma or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 78.1 Finance and Insurance – % all jobs in County D
Bachelor’s Deg. or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 15.1 Average wage per job D

Address: P O Box 168, Jayton, TX 79528
Phone: (806) 237-2991
County: Kent County
Enrollment: 143
Grades: PK-12