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!

Weather for Kent, OH
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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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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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Lucci's Place
Lucci
405 E Main St
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 
Franklin Mills Riveredge Park
497 Middlebury Rd, Kent, OH 44240, United States
4.7 
Masonic Temple
409 W Main St, Kent, OH 44240, United States
4.4 
May 4th Memorial
Kent, OH 44243, United States
4.9 

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  • 5 star ratingWe employed Krupp Moving & Storage last week and were very pleased with the efficiency of the three young men, David, Tyler and James. They arrived promptly, wasted no time in carefully loading the truck and then unloaded it in the same manner making certain everything was placed where we... read more

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    Carol W.
    11 months ago

    5 star ratingGreat experience. The two man team were on time to start and didn't stop until the last piece of furniture was in the new house. Couldn't have went more smooth. Joel and John M. did an excellent job and I would recommend Krupps to anyone needing to move. Prices were... read more

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    Benjamin M.
    1 year ago

    David, E J and Tyler did an outstanding job with a small storage unit move. They worked quickly and cleanly with such attention to detail and utmost care for our property. We appreciate the very fair pricing from you, and only wish that we had called you sooner once we... read more

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    James Smart
    1 year ago
  • I met Tim, and naturally spoke with him when I bought a new home. Tim, Joel, Brett, and Doug did an amazing job! They did the work of six men, even moving motorcycles, dirt bikes, and four-wheelers. Every piece of furniture was wrapped perfectly to ensure nothing would get damaged,... read more

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    Steven Andrade
    1 year ago

    Great service, good price. We had David, James, Trevor, Joel, and Tyler. They were prompt, polite, professional, and worked their tails off. 2 trucks, 8 hours, and got an entire house moved, including piano and gun safe.

    We’ll use them again, within the next 12 months.

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    Mark Norton
    1 year ago

    Outstanding organization. We recently used Krupp to move us out of our previous home, store everything for 2+ weeks then move in us to our new home. The amazingly courteous and careful crew of David, E.J., Jon, Tyler and James was the best. And the total cost was far lower... read more

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    Paul Masci
    1 year ago
  • My move from start to finish was handled professionally and efficiently. Tim Krupp came to my house personally to do an estimate, which he turned around with alacrity. The move from house one, into storage, and today into house two was handled by a very polite and careful... read more

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    Mike Quinn
    1 year ago

    The guys with Krupp were excellent! They helped my mom move into her new home. They were careful with her antiques and set everything up for her. I would definitely recommend them. Thank you Mike and your crew for your help.

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    Luci Novak
    1 year ago

    5 star ratingWe've used Krupp moving multiple times and are very satisfied with their services. They are fast, thorough and extremely efficient.  Not only did they move the contents of our entire house in one day, I've also hired them to move an extremely heavy armoire for us. We could not be... read more

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    Jessica G.
    2 years ago
  • 5 star ratingMatt and Markus moved us from Wooster to Cape May, NJ on June 29-30, 2017. It just couldn't have gone more smoothly! Specifically, they arrived on time, had our Wooster home loaded in a couple of hours (a lot faster than I thought it would take),  and drove 9 hours... read more

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    Bennett W.
    2 years ago

    5 star ratingUsed Krups moving on a move from Wooster Ohio to Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. They moved my parents from their lifelong home to a retirement village. Extremely professional crew. Very polite and understanding group of young men. Great local company that I would highly recommend.

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