Kent City is a city located in Kent County Michigan. Kent City has a 2020 population of 1,302. Kent City is currently growing at a rate of 1.56% annually and its population has increased by 3.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,262 in 2010.
The average household income in Kent City is $53,057 with a poverty rate of 14.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $575 per month, and the median house value is $104,600. The median age in Kent City is 31.4 years, 31.9 years for males, and 31.2 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Kent Citywas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 9.69%.
69.19% of Kent City residents speak only English, while 30.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 30.36% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Kent City is White, with 16.58% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Kent City is Hispanic, with 9.74% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.85%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Kent City
77.58% of Kent City residents were born in the United States, with 69.57% having been born in Michigan. 21.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.