New Kent County is located in east central Virginia. The County Seat is New Kent and the largest city is New Kent. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.new-kent.va.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 20,021 and the 2010 census population was 18,432. The land area is 209.73 square miles and there are 87.9 persons per square mile.
82% of the population is White, 13.7% is Black or African American, 2.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.1% is Asian, 1% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.2% is two or more races. 88.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 23.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $253,700, there are 6,886 households, an average of 2.65 persons per household. The per capita income is $32,068, the median household income is $70,618, and 5.9% of the persons in New Kent County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,315. Retail sales (in $1000) were $135,156, and sales per capita were $7,837.
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