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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Kentwood is 54,141. Kentwood, Michigan is the 737th largest city in the US.
Kentwood is located entirely in Kent County.
The peak population of Kentwood was in 2020, when its population was 54,305. In 2020, Kentwood was the 730th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 737th largest city in the US. Kentwood is currently 0.3% smaller than it was in 2020.
Kentwood has grown 19.1% since the 2000. Kentwood, Michigan's growth is about average. 48% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Kentwood has a population density of 2,330 people per square mile.
|676||St. Clair Shores||58,200||-7.6%|
|733||Kannapolis, North Carolina||54,446||45.6%|
|736||Texas City, Texas||54,247||29.9%|
|739||Rocky Mount, North Carolina||53,957||-8.2%|
|741||Diamond Bar, California||53,857||-4.4%|
|743||Huntington Park, California||53,644||-12.6%|
The total voting age population of Kentwood, Michigan, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 34,731. The voting age population is 45.6% male and 54.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.4% of the residents of Kentwood are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Kentwood are 63.4% White, 21.9% Black, 8.7% Asian, 3.5% Two or more races, 2.3% Other, 0.2% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 10.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Kentwood, 10.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 14.6%. On a per-household basis, 7.0% of families are below the poverty line in Kentwood.
Among those aged 16 and older, 70.5% of Kentwood residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 88.6% of Kentwood residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 31.9% have a bachelor's degree and 9.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Kentwood residents aged 5 and older, 23.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 6.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 7.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 6.1% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Kentwood is 3.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Kentwood, 6.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Kentwood is $54,197.
In Kentwood, 58.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 41.8% of housing units in Kentwood.
Of all the housing units in Kentwood, 2.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Kentwood, 14.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 3,100 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Kentwood is $899.
In Kentwood, 86.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.