Kentwood is a medium-sized city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 51,898 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Kentwood is the 30th largest community in Michigan.
Unlike some cities, 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 city of sales and office workers, professionals, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kentwood who work in office and administrative support (14.26%), sales jobs (8.62%), and management occupations (8.14%).
Also of interest is that Kentwood has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The education level of Kentwood citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.90% of adults in Kentwood have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Kentwood in 2018 was $27,488, which is middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $109,952 for a family of four. However, Kentwood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Kentwood is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. 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 White, followed by Black or African-American. Kentwood also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.23% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Kentwood include German, Dutch, Irish, English, and Polish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Kentwood's cultural character, accounting for 17.58% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Kentwood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Serbo-Croatian.