Kentwood Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Kentwood?

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There are 51,780 residents in Kentwood, with a median age of 34.1. Of this, 47.92% are males and 52.08% are females. US-born citizens make up 80.71% of the resident pool in Kentwood, while non-US-born citizens account for 8.92%. Additionally, 10.37% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 42,563 people in Kentwood currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 51,780 0.2%
Male Population 24,814 -0.5%
Female Population 26,966 0.8%
Male population 47.92%
Female population 52.08%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 34.1 -0.9%
Citizen US Born 41,793 -0.3%
Citizen not US Born 4,620 -1.5%
Not Citizen 5,367 5.2%
Citizen US Born 80.71%
Citizen not US Born 8.92%
Not Citizen 10.37%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 255 -52.7%
Moved from Same County 5,953 -4.0%
Moved from Same State 1,230 6.9%
Moved from Different State 1,003 5.8%
Same House as Last Year 42,563 1.6%
Moved from Abroad 0.5%
Moved from Same County 11.67%
Moved from Same State 2.41%
Moved from Different State 1.97%
Same House as Last Year 83.45%

What are the employment statistics in Kentwood?

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White-collar workers make up 69.76% of the working population in Kentwood, while blue-collar employees account for 30.24%. There are also 1,340 entrepreneurs in Kentwood (4.95% of the workforce); 20,712 workers employed in private companies (76.59%); and 2,091 people working in governmental institutions (7.73%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 18,865 -0.4%
Blue Collar 8,179 -4.6%
White Collar 69.76%
Blue Collar 30.24%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 1,340 -12.1%
Private Companies 20,712 -2.5%
Governmental Workers 2,091 19.6%
Not for Profit Companies 2,901 -3.4%
Self Employees 4.95%
Private Companies 76.59%
Governmental Workers 7.73%
Not for Profit Companies 10.73%

How many households are there in Kentwood?

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There are a total of 20,223 households in Kentwood, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 61.26% of these Kentwood households, while non-family units account for the remaining 38.74%. Additionally, 31.54% of households have children and 68.46% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 20,223 -0.6%
Average People Per Household 3 0.8%
Family Households 12,389 -2.6%
Non-family Households 7,834 2.9%
Family Households 61.26%
Non-family Households 38.74%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 6,379 -2.8%
Households without Children 13,844 0.5%
Households with Children 31.54%
Households without Children 68.46%

What are the median and average incomes in Kentwood?

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The average annual household income in Kentwood is $72,210, while the median household income sits at $55,046 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $60,288, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $70,776. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $37,713 and $35,813, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $72,210 6.3%
Median Household Income $55,046 1.6%
People below Poverty Level 5,579 0.9%
People above Poverty Level 44,993 0.2%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Kentwood?

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There are 20,692 housing units in Kentwood, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1983. Of the 20,223 occupied housing units in Kentwood, 57.94% are owner-occupied, while 42.06% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 66.7% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $173,900. In general, housing costs reach $990 per month in Kentwood.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 20,692 -0.9%
Median Year Built 1983 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 420 2.7%
Built between 1940 and 1949 682 35.9%
Built between 1950 and 1959 1,408 -17.2%
Built between 1960 and 1969 2,432 -4.3%
Built between 1970 and 1979 4,404 0.2%
Built between 1980 and 1989 3,945 -1.9%
Built between 1990 and 1999 3,998 -6.0%
Built between 2000 and 2009 2,446 0.3%
Built in 2010 or Later 957 56.6%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 20,223 -0.6%
Owner Occupied 11,718 -0.9%
Renter Occupied 8,505 -0.1%
Owner Occupied 57.94%
Renter Occupied 42.06%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 7,816 0.7%
Without Mortgage 3,902 -4.1%
Median Value with Mortgage $173,900 7.2%
Median Value without Mortgage $161,800 6.7%
Median Housing Costs per Month $990 5.2%
With Mortgage 66.7%
Without Mortgage 33.3%

What is the level of education in Kentwood?

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Approximately 32.32% of the population in Kentwood holds a high school degree (that's 12,527 residents), while 23.67% have attained a college certificate (10,799 locals) and 22.38% have a bachelor's degree (8,672 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 1,738 -0.3%
Some High School 12,527 -7.2%
Some College 10,799 1.9%
Associate Degree 3,114 -2.2%
Bachelor's Degree 8,672 5.1%
Graduate Degree 3,532 9.8%
No High School 4.48%
Some High School 32.32%
Some College 23.67%
Associate Degree 8.03%
Bachelor's Degree 22.38%
Graduate Degree 9.11%

What is the marital status of Kentwood residents?

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A total of 14,380 people in Kentwood have never been married (which represents 35.56% of the total population), while 19,057 of them are wedded (47.13%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 558 (1.38%) and 4,970 (12.29%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 14,380 -3.2%
Married 19,057 -1.2%
Separated 558 -16.3%
Widowed 2,031 -1.4%
Divorced 4,970 2.5%
Never Married 35.56%
Married 47.13%
Separated 1.38%
Widowed 5.02%
Divorced 12.29%

What are the most common means of transportation in Kentwood?

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The top three means of transportation people in Kentwood use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 24,432 residents commute by car, 272 prefer going to work by walking and 199 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 24,432 -3.3%
Bus or TrolleyBus 199 17.1%
Motorcycle 14 -86.1%
TaxiCab 191 64.7%
Walk 272 -20.0%

What is the median and average household income in Kentwood by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
49508 40,409 14,503 $57,515.00 $70,385.00
49512 18,464 8,121 $53,305.00 $76,891.00
49546 33,968 12,888 $79,581.00 $124,331.00
49548 33,608 11,630 $50,763.00 $57,015.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2019 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Zip codes included in this demographic data: 49508 49512 49546 49548

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