Kent City, Michigan Population 2020

1,208

Kent City is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 1,208, it is the 330th largest city in Michigan and the 9546th largest city in the United States. Kent City is currently growing at a rate of 1.60% annually and its population has increased by 14.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,057 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Kent City has a population density of 902 people per square mile.

The average household income in Kent City is $48,021 with a poverty rate of 18.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $573 per month, and the median house value is $102,300. The median age in Kent City is 31.7 years, 34.4 years for males, and 29.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 76.5 males.

Kent City Demographics

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

  • White: 89.33%
  • Black or African American: 4.15%
  • Two or more races: 3.49%
  • Other race: 2.74%
  • Native American: 0.28%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Kent City, Michigan is 1,208, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,170.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,057.

Kent City, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White94689.33%
Black or African American444.15%
Two or More Races373.49%
Some Other Race292.74%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.28%

Kent City Population Pyramid 2020

Kent City Median Age

31.7


Total

34.4


Male

29.4


Female

Kent City Adults

There are 740 adults, (93 of whom are seniors) in Kent City.

Kent City Age Dependency

63.7

Age Dependency Ratio

14.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Kent City Sex Ratio

Female

600

56.66%

Male

459

43.34%

Kent City Households and Families

Kent City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Kent City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.1%7.9%
All64.4%35.6%
Male56%44%
Non Family49.6%50.4%
Female35.4%64.6%

64.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3682.8864.4
Married1513.692.1
Non Family1131.4249.6
Female793.4935.4
Male253.256

3.33

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

2.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kent City Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade639.95%
9th to 12th Grade446.95%
High School Graduate23637.28%
Some College16325.75%
Associates Degree619.64%
Bachelors Degree518.06%
Graduate Degree152.37%

Kent City Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White51446148
Hispanic873810
Black32328
Multiple Races5
Other Race44
Native American33

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 black people with a rate of 25.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,148$35,500$21,786
Less Than High School$24,306$26,750$21,250
High School Grad$28,000$34,688$19,643
Some College$31,250$38,750$19,519
Bachelors Degree$29,205$$29,318
Graduate Degree$$$

$28,148

Average Earnings

$35,500

Average Male

$21,786

Average Female

Kent City Language

Kent City Language by Age

Kent City Language

81.20% of Kent City residents speak only English, while 18.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.46% of the population.

Kent City Poverty

Kent City Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White77913317.07%
Hispanic1974522.84%
Other291344.83%
Multiple37924.32%
Black32825.00%
Native33100.00%

18.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.38%

Male Poverty Rate

21.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kent City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kent City is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kent City is White, with 17.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.62%.

Name Poverty
High School19.07%
Less Than High School15.89%
Some College12.50%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed62.71%
Female Employed14.81%
Male Employed3.02%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Kent City Income

Kent City Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,500$48,021
Families$47,813$53,033
Married Families$66,042-
Non Families$22,946$31,376

Kent City Marital Status

Kent City Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.7%

Male Marriage Rate

42.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Kent City Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Kent City Marital Status by Race

Kent City Veterans

50

Number of Veterans

50

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War16
Vietnam9
Second Gulf War7
Korea6
World War II5
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5419
75+14
55 to 649
18 to 345
65 to 743

$Kent City Veterans by Education

6.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kent City Employment Status

66.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.3%

Employment Rate

13.3%

Unemployment Rate

Kent City Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

84.32%

Born in Michigan

92.16%

Native Born

7.84%

Foreign Born

6.33%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.16% of Kent City residents were born in the United States, with 84.32% having been born in Michigan. 6.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,208191.60%
20191,189191.62%
20181,170282.45%
20171,142191.69%
20161,123100.90%
20151,113181.64%
20141,09580.74%
20131,087111.02%
20121,076131.22%
20111,06360.57%
20101,0570.00%