Kentwood, Louisiana Population 2020

2,481

Kentwood is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 2,481, it is the 107th largest city in Louisiana and the 6849th largest city in the United States. Kentwood is currently growing at a rate of 1.27% annually and its population has increased by 12.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,198 in 2010. Spanning over 7 miles, Kentwood has a population density of 349 people per square mile.

The average household income in Kentwood is $31,648 with a poverty rate of 53.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $879 per month, and the median house value is $79,300. The median age in Kentwood is 34.8 years, 32 years for males, and 40.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 71.8 males.

Kentwood Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 79.68%
  • White: 19.54%
  • Asian: 0.79%
  • 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 2,481, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,419.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,198.

Kentwood, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,82379.68%
White44719.54%
Asian180.79%

Kentwood Population Pyramid 2020

Kentwood Median Age

34.8


Total

32


Male

40.5


Female

Kentwood Adults

There are 1,566 adults, (451 of whom are seniors) in Kentwood.

Kentwood Age Dependency

105.2

Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

64.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Kentwood Sex Ratio

Female

1,332

58.22%

Male

956

41.78%

Kentwood Households and Families

Kentwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Kentwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.3%13.7%
Non Family60.9%39.1%
All54.9%45.1%
Female31.3%68.7%
Male0%0%

54.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8692.5654.9
Non Family3681.2560.9
Female3263.6131.3
Married1753.3486.3
Male00

3.47

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kentwood Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade684.76%
9th to 12th Grade30321.22%
High School Graduate72250.56%
Some College19913.94%
Associates Degree422.94%
Bachelors Degree714.97%
Graduate Degree231.61%

Kentwood Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,04978551
White36527243
Hispanic9
Asian5

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 74.83%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.78%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$19,185$15,375$20,109
Less Than High School$$38,235$21,618
High School Grad$16,750$14,469$17,206
Some College$20,682$$20,833
Bachelors Degree$41,071$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$19,185

Average Earnings

$15,375

Average Male

$20,109

Average Female

Kentwood Language

Kentwood Language by Age

Kentwood Language

98.83% of Kentwood residents speak only English, while 1.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.94% of the population.

Kentwood Poverty

Kentwood Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,7911,04058.07%
White38013335.00%
Hispanic2020100.00%

53.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

45.23%

Male Poverty Rate

60.08%

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 35.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 26.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 48.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 47.20%.

Name Poverty
High School44.66%
Some College41.81%
Less Than High School40.34%
Bachelors or Greater9.57%
Name Poverty
Female Employed38.67%
Male Unemployed36.44%
Male Employed18.67%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Kentwood Income

Kentwood Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$17,411$31,648
Families$18,693$32,778
Married Families$51,979-
Non Families$15,625$30,110

Kentwood Marital Status

Kentwood Marital Status

Marriage Rates

24.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.6%

Male Marriage Rate

19.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Kentwood Married by Age and Sex

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

Kentwood Veterans

104

Number of Veterans

93

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam47
Second Gulf War33
First Gulf War26
World War II
Korea

$Kentwood Veterans by Education

22.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kentwood Employment Status

47.9%

Labor Force Participation

40.1%

Employment Rate

16.4%

Unemployment Rate

Kentwood 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

84.31%

Born in Louisiana

99.78%

Native Born

0.22%

Foreign Born

0.22%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.78% of Kentwood residents were born in the United States, with 84.31% having been born in Louisiana. 0.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,481311.27%
20192,450311.28%
20182,419180.75%
20172,401311.31%
20162,370361.54%
20152,334291.26%
20142,305281.23%
20132,277341.52%
20122,243160.72%
20112,227210.95%
20102,2060.00%