Kentwood Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Kentwood Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
51,898

Age

Under 5 Years:
8.1%
5 - 17:
16.4%
18 - 24:
9.1%
25 - 34:
17.2%
35 - 54:
24.2%
55 - 64:
11.5%
Over 65 Years:
13.4%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
4.0%
4.0%
High School Graduates
88.6%
88.6%
College Graduated
31.9%
31.9%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Kentwood
$27,488
$27,488
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Kentwood
$54,197
$54,197
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
10.9%

Employment Industries in Kentwood

 
Manufacturing
24.8%
24.8%
Healthcare
14.3%
14.3%
Retail
10.3%
10.3%
Accommodation
6.1%
6.1%
Education
5.5%
5.5%
Transportation
5.3%
5.3%
Other
5.2%
5.2%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
4.8%
4.8%
Finance
4.8%
4.8%
Wholesale
4.3%
4.3%
Administration
4.2%
4.2%
Construction
3.0%
3.0%
Public Service
2.0%
2.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
56.8%
56.8%
Black or African American
21.3%
21.3%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
10.2%
10.2%
Asian
8.7%
8.7%
Other Race / Two or More Races
2.9%
2.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.1%
0.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
13.8%
13.8%
Dutch
11.9%
11.9%
Irish
6.4%
6.4%
English
6.1%
6.1%
Polish
4.5%
4.5%
Yugoslavian
2.9%
2.9%
French
2.7%
2.7%
Italian
2.5%
2.5%
African
1.8%
1.8%
European
1.7%
1.7%
Other Subsaharan African
1.3%
1.3%
Swedish
1.2%
1.2%
Scottish
1.1%
1.1%
French Canadian
1.1%
1.1%
Sudanese
0.9%
0.9%
Norwegian
0.7%
0.7%
Haitian
0.5%
0.5%
Canadian
0.5%
0.5%
Lithuanian
0.5%
0.5%
Scots-Irish
0.5%
0.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
76.5%
76.5%
Spanish
6.3%
6.3%
Serbo-Croatian
5.7%
5.7%
Polish
3.5%
3.5%
Vietnamese
2.8%
2.8%
African languages
2.0%
2.0%
Arabic
0.8%
0.8%
Other Asian languages
0.8%
0.8%
Chinese
0.7%
0.7%
French
0.7%
0.7%
Langs. of India
0.5%
0.5%
Tagalog
0.5%
0.5%
French Creole
0.4%
0.4%
Other Indo-European
0.3%
0.3%
Italian
0.3%
0.3%
German/Yiddish
0.3%
0.3%
West Germanic languages
0.3%
0.3%
Slavic languages
0.3%
0.3%
Russian
0.2%
0.2%
Pacific Island languages
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Kentwood Residents:
17.6%