Kent County Population 2017

Kent County's estimated population is 642,173 with a growth rate of 0.96% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kent County is the 4th largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2016642,1736,0780.96%
2015636,0955,8680.93%
2014630,2277,0011.12%
2013623,2268,1851.33%
2012615,0416,9651.15%
2011608,0765,0650.84%
2010603,011102,38020.45%
1990500,63156,12512.63%
1980444,50633,4628.14%
1970411,04447,85713.18%
1960363,18774,89525.98%
1950288,29241,95417.03%
1940246,3385,8272.42%
1930240,51157,47031.40%
1920183,04123,89615.02%
1910159,14529,43122.69%
1900129,71419,79218.01%
1890109,92236,66950.06%
188073,25322,85045.33%
187050,40319,68764.09%
186030,71618,700155.63%
185012,0169,429364.48%
18402,5870.00%

Kent County Population Growth

Population Data via

Kent County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White527,92882.21%
Black or African American66,44110.35%
Asian18,4922.88%
Two or More Races18,0422.81%
American Indian and Alaska Native4,7000.73%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4920.08%

Kent County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Kent County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Grand Rapids18811419644583314.43%
Wyoming721207556734474.78%
Grandville15380160026224.04%
Rockford572362295068.84%
Sparta414243371954.71%
Lowell378340442616.90%
Cedar Springs351636511353.84%
Caledonia151116181077.08%
Kent City10571108514.82%
Sand Lake500523234.60%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990