Kentwood, Louisiana Population 2021

2,444
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Kentwood is a city located in Tangipahoa Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 2,444, it is the 106th largest city in Louisiana and the 6899th largest city in the United States . Kentwood is currently growing at a rate of 0.16% annually and its population has increased by 11.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,198 in 2010. Kentwood reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 7 miles, Kentwood has a population density of 344 people per square mile.

The average household income in Kentwood is $48,395 with a poverty rate of 41.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $717 per month, and the median house value is $79,800. 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: 73.30%
  • White: 24.53%
  • Asian: 2.18%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Kentwood, Louisiana is 2,444 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,436.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,198.

Kentwood, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,54873.30%
White51824.53%
Asian462.18%
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Kentwood Population by Race

Kentwood Population Pyramid $2021

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Kentwood Median Age

38


Total

33.8


Male

51.4


Female

Kentwood Adults

There are 1,512 adults, (412 of whom are seniors) in Kentwood.

Kentwood Age Dependency

92

Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Kentwood Sex Ratio

Female

1,018

48.20%

Male

1,094

51.80%

Kentwood Population by Age

Kentwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kentwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male0%0%
Female36.2%63.8%
All57.3%42.7%
Non Family62.3%37.7%
Married69.6%30.4%

57.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kentwood Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7712.6357.3
Non Family3501.3662.3
Married2143.3969.6
Female207436.2
Male00

3.54

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

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Kentwood Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade745.18%
9th to 12th Grade31221.83%
High School Graduate70549.34%
Some College21515.05%
Associates Degree473.29%
Bachelors Degree624.34%
Graduate Degree140.98%
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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
Black96975627
White43028749
Asian19
Hispanic11

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 78.02%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.40%.

Kentwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,466$38,106$24,267
Less Than 9th Grade$21,643$$21,848
High School Graduate$31,212$39,432$28,603
Some College$23,423$$23,304
Bachelors Degree$41,579$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,466

Average Earnings

$38,106

Average Male

$24,267

Average Female

Kentwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kentwood Language by Age

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Kentwood Language

97.33% of Kentwood residents speak only English, while 2.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.51% of the population.

Kentwood Language

Kentwood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,53265042.43%
White44217539.59%
Hispanic1111100.00%

41.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.73%

Male Poverty Rate

47.19%

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 White, with 39.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 48.77%.

Kentwood Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College38.15%
High School35.36%
Less Than 9th Grade25.50%
Bachelors or Greater18.57%

Kentwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed25.00%
Male Unemployed8.24%
Male Employed6.11%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Kentwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kentwood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$29,076$48,395
Families$25,850$52,611
Married Families$48,750-
Non Families$26,848$33,804
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Income by Household Type

Kentwood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

29.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.3%

Male Marriage Rate

27.2%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Kentwood Marital Status by Race

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Kentwood Marital Status

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127

Number of Veterans

119

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam63
Second Gulf War46
First Gulf War27
Korea3
World War II

Kentwood Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6462
35 to 5445
75+12
65 to 748
18 to 34

Kentwood Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black999.52%
White286.18%

Kentwood Veterans by Race

Kentwood Veterans by Education

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41.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kentwood Veterans by Education

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52.9%

Labor Force Participation

46.8%

Employment Rate

11.5%

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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82.20%

Born in Kentwood

98.91%

Native Born

1.09%

Foreign Born

0.90%

Non Citizen

0.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.91% of Kentwood residents were born in the United States, with 82.20% having been born in Louisiana. 0.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Kentwood Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,44440.16%
20202,44040.16%
20192,43640.16%
20182,432200.83%
20172,412341.43%
20162,378361.54%
20152,342301.30%
20142,312301.31%
20132,282361.60%
20122,246160.72%
20112,230241.09%
20102,2060.00%

Kentwood Population by Year