Kentwood, Louisiana Population 2024

2,194

Kentwood is a city located in Tangipahoa Parish Louisiana. Kentwood has a 2024 population of 2,194. Kentwood is currently growing at a rate of 0.41% annually and its population has increased by 1.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,152 in 2020.

The average household income in Kentwood is $50,716 with a poverty rate of 28.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Kentwood is 36.7 years, 35.7 years for males, and 37.8 years for females.

Kentwood Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 62.78%
  • White: 30.69%
  • Two or more races: 6.52%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
7.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
308.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.95% (42)
The current population of Kentwood, Louisiana is 2,194 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,152.

Kentwood, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American1,21362.78%
White59330.69%
Two or more races1266.52%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Kentwood Population by Race

Kentwood Population Pyramid 2024

Kentwood Median Age

36.7

Total

35.7

Male

37.8

Female

Kentwood Adults

There are 1,486 adults, (472 of whom are seniors) in Kentwood.

Kentwood Age Dependency

90.5

Age Dependency Ratio

46.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44

Child Dependency Ratio

Kentwood Sex Ratio

Female92848.03%
Male1,00451.97%

Kentwood Population by Age

Kentwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6113.0262.237.8
Non Family2371.149.450.6
Female1904.7975.324.7
Married1663.663.936.1
Male184.1777.822.2
showing: 5 rows

3.89

Average Family Size

3.02

Average Household Size

62.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Kentwood Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Kentwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kentwood Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 79.69%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 14.29%.

Kentwood Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$25,556

Average Earnings

$28,750

Average Male

$17,500

Average Female

Kentwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kentwood Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Kentwood Language

96.21% of Kentwood residents speak only English, while 3.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.51% of the population.

Kentwood Language

Kentwood Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,19631326.17%
White51816531.85%
Multiple1263729.37%
Hispanic33412.12%
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28.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.59%

Male Poverty Rate

27.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kentwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kentwood is White, with 31.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kentwood is Hispanic, with 12.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.26%.

Kentwood Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School34.88%
Less Than 9th Grade29.07%
Bachelors or Greater15.45%
Some College15.31%
showing: 4 rows

Kentwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed15.05%
Male Unemployed9.38%
Male Employed6.98%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Kentwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kentwood Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Kentwood Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

22.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

24.9%

Male Marriage Rate

21.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Kentwood Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Kentwood Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Kentwood Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

72

Number of Veterans

67

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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Kentwood Veterans by War

count

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Kentwood Veterans by Age

count

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Kentwood Veterans by Race

Kentwood Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

40.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kentwood Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

40.9%

Labor Force Participation

34.5%

Employment Rate

15.8%

Unemployment Rate

Kentwood Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Kentwood Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Kentwood Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

86.23%

Born in Kentwood

99.48%

Native Born

0.52%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.48% of Kentwood residents were born in the United States, with 86.23% having been born in Louisiana. 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,23990.4%
20282,23090.41%
20272,22190.41%
20262,21290.41%
20252,20390.41%
20242,19490.41%
20232,18590.41%
20222,17690.42%
20212,167150.7%
20202,152-271-11.18%
20192,42310.04%
20182,422210.87%
20172,401281.18%
20162,373371.58%
20152,336291.26%
20142,307281.23%
20132,279361.6%
20122,243160.72%
20112,227210.95%
20102,206
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Kentwood Population by Year