Kentwood, LA
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Living in Kentwood


Kentwood is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 2,419 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Kentwood is the 153rd largest community in Louisiana.

Unlike some towns, Kentwood isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Kentwood are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Kentwood is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kentwood who work in sales jobs (20.40%), management occupations (11.90%), and office and administrative support (8.19%).

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Kentwood has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Kentwood a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

Kentwood is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

In Kentwood, just 6.58% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.

The per capita income in Kentwood in 2018 was $13,114, which is low income relative to Louisiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $52,456 for a family of four. Kentwood also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 53.78% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Kentwood is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Kentwood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kentwood residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Kentwood include English, French, German, Italian, and Irish.

The most common language spoken in Kentwood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.


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