Kent is located on South of Seattle. Condos for sale in Kent include foreclosures (bank-owned condos), short sales, and traditional resale and new construction condos.
Kent is a city in South King County that covers 28 square miles of land. With a population of 118,000, Kent's residents are spread across the neighborhoods of East Hill, the Valley, and West Hill. While mostly residential and rural, Kent has a revitalized retail core at Kent Station, and a fair amount of warehousing business. Oberto Sausage company and REI have corporate headquarters in Kent.
Kent has a population of 125,492, the median age is 34.0, and the percentage of Families w/ Kids under 18 is 50%. Kent's Cost of Living is 10% higher than Washington's. For Kent Employment, the Median household income is $61,033 (10% higher than the US average), the Income per capita is $27,394 (8% lower than the US average), and the Unemployment rate is 5% (2% lower than the US average). For Kent Housing, the Median home value is $262,800, the Median rent price is $1,097, and the homeownership is 55%. The top-rated schools in Kent are Grass Lake Elementary School (KG-6), Kentridge High School (9-12), Lake Youngs Elementary School (PK-6), Sunrise Elementary School (PK-6), Martin Sortun Elementary School (PK-6), Glenridge Elementary School (PK-6), Emerald Park Elementary School (KG-6), and Kentlake High School (9-12).
Kent offers many indoor and outdoor areas for sports, including accesso ShoWare Center (sports arena), Hydroplane & Race Boat Museum, Pacific Raceways (car racing track), BestHour Kickboxing, and PGP Motorsports Park (go-kart track). Residents in Kent enjoy fishing, kayaking, swimming, walking, and hiking. There are parks in Kent that offer recreational areas like a lake for fishing and swimming in Lake Meridian Park at 14800 SE 272nd St, trails for walking and a lake for fishing in Clark Lake Park at 12520 SE 240th St, and trails for jogging and a lake for kayaking in Lake Fenwick Park at 25828 Lake Fenwick Rd. The large stores in the city are Kent Station (Shopping mall), Great Wall Mall (Shopping mall), WinCo Foods (Supermarket), Fred Meyer (Grocery Store), and Carpinito Brothers (Produce market). To see all new condo listings in Kent, visit SeattleCondo.com.