Kent is the 6th-largest city in Washington, and sits about 19 miles to the south of Seattle. Kent is home to the Oberto Sausage Company and REI, and has significant Boeing and Amazon facilities, as well, making it a major economic hub. In fact, Kent is home to the fourth largest manufacturing and distribution area in the country. Given its size, Kent offers a wide variety of housing options many of which remain affordable, even as neighboring Seattle and Bellevue’s prices have skyrocketed. ent has everything from modern urban living, to quiet farms and suburbs, and luxury waterfront living, on the shores of the Puget Sound.