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Moving to Kent

Known as “Kentites”, people living in Kent, Ohio enjoy a college town lifestyle with plenty of fun things to do. Settled in 1805, the city has seen occasional bursts of growth including during the 1960s where the residency doubled to about 28,000 locals. Since then, the current population has only grown by about a couple thousand and stands around 29,900.

With a median age of only 23 years old, a large portion of the locals are college students who attend Kent State University on the east side of the city. Kent is often recognized as a football town that has produced a handful of famous players and coaches. NFL greats like Antonio Gates, Julian Edelman, and James Harrison all attended the local university, along with the highly respected University of Alabama head coach, Nick Saban.

Thinking about moving to Kent? Whether you’re a student planning to attend Kent State University, a professor preparing to fill an open position, or a young family moving to the area, the Krupp Moving team is ready to help with your relocation. We offer a wide range of services to help our customers with every moving need that may arise.

One of the first steps to your upcoming transition will be deciding which neighborhood to live in. Known as one of the most historic communities in town, the Davey neighborhood is located in the center of town and offers many beautiful homes. Sitting along the Cuyahoga River that floats through the middle of the city, the Riverbend community is another great suburban option.

If you’re looking for fun things to do around Kent, you may want to start at the university. The Kent State Museum offers visitors unique looks at interesting exhibits that change throughout the year. Another popular attraction around town is Kent Stage, where locals can attend concerts, plays, and much more. And for those who want something fun to do outside, a day at the Portage Hike & Bike Trail offers gorgeous views along bridges and pathways along the Cuyahoga River.

Parents in the area have a handful of public elementary schools to choose from including Brimfield, Longcoy, and Holden. There is also Stanton Middle School, as well as Theodore Roosevelt High for high school kids. Those who prefer a private school experience can send their kids to St. Patrick Elementary K-8.

The city is also home to some great employers, including Kent State University, which is one of the largest companies in the area with over 4,000 people working there. Davey Tree Expert Company, a multinational landscaping business, is also headquartered in Kent. Then there is Coleman Professional, a not-for-profit provider of behavioral health & rehabilitation programs.

Kent weather brings cold winters, but warm, comfortable summers. The area sees about 45 inches of snow per year, reaching the low 20s on its coldest days. While summers enjoy temps in the low 80s, though there is fairly decent humidity as well.

Dependable Moving Services

Are you planning on moving to this fun city and becoming a Kentite yourself? We would love to help you ease the transition and relieve the stress that comes with this process. Krupp Moving has been assisting both families and businesses with relocations for over 15 years now, giving us the experience necessary to keep things smooth and simple.

Have you been scavenging the web with questions like “Who are the best moving companies near me?” Our local movers know the Akron metro area well and will provide the knowledge and professional service to handle transitions around the city of Kent. We also offer additional services ranging from packing and unpacking to senior moving and storage solutions.

Even if you’re a business that is preparing for an upcoming move, we are fully staffed with a team of commercial movers ready to take on your project. Each member of the group is professional and well-trained to handle any type of business move, whether it’s a retail location, office building, or warehouse space.

Whenever you are ready to start the moving process, Krupp Moving will be ready and waiting. Give us a call today at (330) 345-6596 to learn more about our services or use the form above to request a free quote!

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Demographic Info for Kent, OH
29,761
Population
23.5 years
Median Age
$139,900
Median Home Value
$36,539
Median Household Income
19.7 mins
Average Commute
39.6%
Own vs. Rent
Schools in Kent, OH
4170 State Route 43
Kent, OH 44240
Type: Elementary School
196 N Prospect St
Kent, OH 44240
Type: Elementary School
132 W School St
Kent, OH 44240
Type: Elementary School
1069 Elno Ave
Kent, OH 44240
Type: Elementary School
127 Portage St
Kent, OH 44240
Type: Private School
1175 Hudson Rd
Kent, OH 44240
Type: Middle School
Places to Eat in Kent, OH
Twisted Meltz
Twisted Meltz
164 B E Main St
Kent, OH 44240
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Over Easy Morning Cafe
Over Easy Morning Cafe
135 East Erie St
Kent, OH 44240
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Rays Place
Rays Place
153 Franklin Ave
Kent, OH 44240
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Tree City Coffee & Pastry
Tree City Coffee & Pastry
135 E Erie St
Kent, OH 44240
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Mike's Place
Mike
1700 S Water St
Kent, OH 44240
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Taco Tonto's
Taco Tonto
123 Franklin Ave
Kent, OH 44240
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Things to Do in Kent, OH
Kent State University Museum
515 Hilltop Dr, Kent, OH 44240, United States
4.7 
Tom S Cooperrider-Kent Bog State Nature Preserve
1028 Meloy Rd, Kent, OH 44240, United States
4.7 
Kent State University May 4 Visitors Center
300 Midway Dr, Kent, OH 44243, United States
4.8 
Dan Smith Community Park
E Erie St, Kent, OH 44240, United States
4.6 
The Kent Stage
175 E Main St, Kent, OH 44240, United States
4.5 
Cracked - Live Action Puzzle Rooms
295 S Water St #202, Kent, OH 44240, United States
4.9 

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  • the men that did our move, by name they were David, Joel, Cody, Trevor, and Jeremy. were very helpful. when I asked for something to be moved around a little, they did it with a smile and very quickly..... read more

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    Frances ryan
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    Vern, Jon C., Omar, and Jeff did an excellent job of moving my household to my new home. They were efficient, courteous, and hard working. I would definitely recommend this moving company!

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    3 days ago

    David, James, Jeremy, John M, and Austin went above and beyond helping us move. From the time of arrival until the last bookshelf was in our new house, they never stopped moving! Did a great job prepping the house and... read more

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    Benjamin Scott
    4 days ago

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    6 days ago
  • The movers were excellent! So kind and gentle with our belongings. Doug, Marcus and Jeff took care of my family and we appreciate them for that! We will be hiring them for our next move!

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    Laurencia Powell
    6 days ago

    Doug and Jason were great, they made my move as easy and stress free as possible. Working with the whole Krupp team prior to and during the move was an excellent experience.

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    Brandon Smith
    1 week ago

    David, Mike, Doug, Jeremy, Omar and Marcus were terrific. Things were wrapped well and moved timely and there communication was great.

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    Joe Hopkins
    1 week ago

    Moved from Wooster to **********. Crew ******** ****** and ***** were efficient, careful with my stuff and very professional. Move went perfect. Highly recommend

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    2 weeks ago
  • Excellent crew headed by *****. Very careful with all of our things, and our home. Thorough with details. Very polite group as well.

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    Brad C
    2 weeks ago

    We needed to move my parents to an assisted living facility after living in their home of 61 years. Jason, Garrison and Josh were so quick, efficient, careful, and most importantly, Kind! They helped to make a... read more

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    Barb and Don Weaver
    2 weeks ago

    5 star ratingThese gentleman identified themselves with a handshake. They were polite and got right to the job. One of the gentleman gave me ideas on where to put certain pieces, and that was a big help. They were... read more

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    Barbara B.
    2 weeks ago

    5 star ratingGreat job! Omar and Corbin were great! They packed and moved for me. Easy process. I have moved probably 20 times with movers and this was my best experience. And they came in under estimate. That never happens. Highly recommend!

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    Kahilla H.
    2 weeks ago
  • We moved from Wooster, Oh to Raleigh, NC. Joel from Krupp was really good at communicating with us through the entire moving process. He ran the job smoothly, coordinating and supervising workers in our home at both ends of the... read more

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    Barbara Breen
    2 weeks ago

    Trevor, Mike Smith, Josh, Jeremy and Jon Mead did an AMAZING job. They went above and beyond for us.

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    JESSICA MILLER
    3 weeks ago

    Doug and Marcus Are Great!
    Dedicated, Friendly and very Professional!

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    Hugh Rial
    3 weeks ago

    5 star ratingTrevor, Mike Smith, Josh, Jeremy and Jon Mead were amazing. They are AMAZING !!! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED They took the beds apart and put them back together for us. They made sure everything was in the right rooms. Very professional and... read more

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    3 weeks ago

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