Kent City, Michigan Population 2022

1,302
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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.

Kent City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Kent Citywas:

  • White: 92.75%
  • Two or more races: 4.35%
  • Black or African American: 1.79%
  • Other race: 1.11%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Kent City, Michigan is 1,302 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,262.

Kent City, Michigan Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,08892.75%
Black or African American211.79%
Some Other Race131.11%
Two or More Races514.35%
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Kent City Population by Race

Kent City Population Pyramid 2022

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Kent City Median Age

33.2


Total

34.3


Male

31.7


Female

Kent City Adults

There are 836 adults, (97 of whom are seniors) in Kent City.

Kent City Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

13.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Kent City Sex Ratio

Female

609

51.92%

Male

564

48.08%

Kent City Population by Age

Kent City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kent City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married98.2%1.8%
All81.9%18.1%
Non Family65%35%
Female50%50%

81.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kent City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4142.8381.9
Married2243.298.2
Male182.78100
Female723.9750
Non Family1001.2165

3.16

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

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Kent City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade537.08%
9th to 12th Grade668.81%
High School Graduate39252.34%
Some College14218.96%
Associates Degree344.54%
Bachelors Degree405.34%
Graduate Degree222.94%
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Kent City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kent City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White57851356
2+ Races2231
Hispanic1531035
Black1111

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%.

Kent City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,196$29,250$28,929
Less Than 9th Grade$21,667$25,875$20,208
High School Graduate$29,113$27,863$34,063
Some College$32,396$37,344$20,625
Bachelors Degree$36,250$75,000$34,167
Graduate Degree$$43,750$

$29,196

Average Earnings

$29,250

Average Male

$28,929

Average Female

Kent City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kent City Language by Age

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Kent City Language

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.

Kent City Language

Kent City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White80813416.58%
Other10NaN%
Multiple5159.80%
Hispanic308309.74%

14.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.23%

Male Poverty Rate

16.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kent City

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%.

Kent City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.57%
High School5.61%
Some College7.95%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Kent City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.39%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed10.42%
Female Unemployed53.33%

Kent City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kent City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,250$60,487
Families$63,984$65,847
Married Families$78,750-
Non Families$28,750$34,933
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Income by Household Type

Kent City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.9%

Male Marriage Rate

51.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Kent City Married by Age and Sex

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Kent City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Kent City Marital Status by Race

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Kent City Marital Status

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37

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War6
First Gulf War7
Vietnam5
Korea4
World War II5

Kent City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 345
35 to 549
55 to 649
65 to 743
75+11

Kent City Veterans by Age

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Kent City Veterans by Race

Kent City Veterans by Education

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10.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kent City Veterans by Education

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71.8%

Labor Force Participation

67.4%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Kent City Employment by Age

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Kent City Employment by Race

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Kent City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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69.57%

Born in Kent City

77.58%

Native Born

22.42%

Foreign Born

21.31%

Non Citizen

1.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Kent City Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,0570.00%
20111,077201.89%
20121,097201.86%
20131,117201.82%
20141,137201.79%
20151,157201.76%
20161,177201.73%
20171,197201.70%
20181,217201.67%
20191,237201.64%
20201,262252.02%
20211,282201.58%
20221,302201.56%

Kent City Population by Year