Kentwood, MI


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Kentwood is a medium-sized city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 51,357 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Kentwood is the 30th largest community in Michigan.

Kentwood is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Kentwood is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kentwood who work in office and administrative support (16.16%), sales jobs (8.82%), and management occupations (7.95%).

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 overall education level of Kentwood citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.11% of adults in Kentwood have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Kentwood in 2010 was $25,256, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $101,024 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. Important ancestries of people in Kentwood include Dutch, Irish, English, and Polish.

Kentwood also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 16.37%.

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