Kent County, Maryland

 

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Population (2021 est)

Total
19,398
Children
2,987
(under 18)
(15.4%)
Seniors
5,257
(over 65)
(27.1%)


Median Household Income (2015 – 2019)
$58,598


Community Eligibility Provision (CEP)
(2019 – 2020 School Year)

4 eligible schools
2 participating schools

*100% of Kent schools are Hunger Free schools due to CEP


Federal Nutrition Program
Total Meals Served
Breakfasts Served
Lunches Served
Suppers Served
Snacks Served
Average # Participants / Day
Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)
32,797
15,699
17,098
-
-
1,465
Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)
-
-
-
-
-
-

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
(Calendar Year 2021)

4,781 average participants / month


Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
(State Fiscal Year 2021)

46.5% of eligible people enrolled
621 participants / year

– 216 women
– 182 infants
– 223 children


Sources

U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, 2015–2019
The Maryland State Department of Education
FY 2020 Maryland Department of Human Services FIA Statistical Report
Maryland Department of Health, Maryland WIC Program