Kentwood, Louisiana Population 2022

2,448
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Kentwood is a city located in Tangipahoa Parish Louisiana. Kentwood has a 2020 population of 2,448. Kentwood is currently growing at a rate of 0.16% annually and its population has increased by 10.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,206 in 2010.

The average household income in Kentwood is $48,395 with a poverty rate of 39.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $723 per month, and the median house value is $70,300. The median age in Kentwood is 38 years, 33.8 years for males, and 51.4 years for females.

Kentwood Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Kentwoodwas:

  • Black or African American: 71.08%
  • White: 27.83%
  • Two or more races: 1.09%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Kentwood, Louisiana is 2,448 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,448.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,206.

Kentwood, Louisiana Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White58527.83%
Black or African American1,49471.08%
Two or More Races231.09%
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Kentwood Population by Race

Kentwood Population Pyramid 2022

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Kentwood Median Age

35.5


Total

33.6


Male

41.9


Female

Kentwood Adults

There are 1,460 adults, (405 of whom are seniors) in Kentwood.

Kentwood Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Kentwood Sex Ratio

Female

1,020

48.53%

Male

1,082

51.47%

Kentwood Population by Age

Kentwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kentwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.9%24.1%
All54.6%45.4%
Non Family46.6%53.4%
Female36.5%63.5%
Male0%0%

54.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kentwood Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7142.8254.6
Married2572.9775.9
Male00
Female1784.8936.5
Non Family2791.3546.6

3.51

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

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Kentwood Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade483.45%
9th to 12th Grade28520.49%
High School Graduate72652.19%
Some College21815.67%
Associates Degree372.66%
Bachelors Degree725.18%
Graduate Degree50.36%
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Kentwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kentwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White45637146
Black89768731
2+ Races23
Hispanic15

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 81.36%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 10.09%.

Kentwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,094$35,735$24,856
Less Than 9th Grade$23,828$$24,609
High School Graduate$27,159$$25,982
Some College$24,757$32,159$24,097
Bachelors Degree$41,648$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,094

Average Earnings

$35,735

Average Male

$24,856

Average Female

Kentwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kentwood Language by Age

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Kentwood Language

98.13% of Kentwood residents speak only English, while 1.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.62% of the population.

Kentwood Language

Kentwood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1515100.00%
Black1,47863442.90%
White49414429.15%
OtherNaN%

39.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.79%

Male Poverty Rate

44.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kentwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kentwood is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kentwood is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 47.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.45%.

Kentwood Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.79%
High School32.71%
Some College32.20%
Bachelors or Greater17.14%

Kentwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed9.40%
Male Unemployed13.79%
Female Employed19.34%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Kentwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kentwood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,845$50,396
Families$27,281$51,226
Married Families$51,659-
Non Families$29,732$37,255
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Income by Household Type

Kentwood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.2%

Male Marriage Rate

25.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Kentwood Married by Age and Sex

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Kentwood Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Kentwood Marital Status by Race

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Kentwood Marital Status

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86

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War9
First Gulf War11
Vietnam66
Korea5
World War II

Kentwood Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5413
55 to 6451
65 to 749
75+13

Kentwood Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White296.05%
Black575.95%

Kentwood Veterans by Race

Kentwood Veterans by Education

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67.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

8.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kentwood Veterans by Education

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51.3%

Labor Force Participation

47.3%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Kentwood Employment by Age

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Kentwood Employment by Race

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Kentwood 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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82.25%

Born in Kentwood

99.76%

Native Born

0.24%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.76% of Kentwood residents were born in the United States, with 82.25% having been born in Louisiana. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Kentwood Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102,2060.00%
20112,230241.09%
20122,246160.72%
20132,282361.60%
20142,312301.31%
20152,342301.30%
20162,378361.54%
20172,412341.43%
20182,432200.83%
20192,43640.16%
20202,44040.16%
20212,44440.16%
20222,44840.16%

Kentwood Population by Year