Kentwood, Michigan Population 2022

52,105
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Kentwood is a city located in Michigan. Kentwood has a 2020 population of 52,105. Kentwood is currently growing at a rate of 0.13% annually and its population has increased by 6.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 48,732 in 2010.

The average household income in Kentwood is $67,921 with a poverty rate of 11.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $967 per month, and the median house value is $169,700. The median age in Kentwood is 34.4 years, 33 years for males, and 35.9 years for females.

Kentwood Demographics

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

  • White: 61.95%
  • Black or African American: 21.20%
  • Asian: 9.33%
  • Two or more races: 5.12%
  • Other race: 2.12%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.09%
The current population of Kentwood, Michigan is 52,105 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 52,105.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 48,732.

Kentwood, Michigan Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White32,07761.95%
Black or African American10,97921.20%
American Indian and Alaska Native970.19%
Asian4,8339.33%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander460.09%
Some Other Race1,0972.12%
Two or More Races2,6515.12%
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Kentwood Population by Race

Kentwood Population Pyramid 2022

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Kentwood Median Age

34.1


Total

33.2


Male

35.2


Female

Kentwood Adults

There are 38,756 adults, (7,300 of whom are seniors) in Kentwood.

Kentwood Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Kentwood Sex Ratio

Female

26,966

52.08%

Male

24,814

47.92%

Kentwood Population by Age

Kentwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kentwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.9%19.1%
Male68.5%31.5%
All57.9%42.1%
Non Family39%61%
Female37%63%

57.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kentwood Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,2232.5457.9
Married8,5533.2780.9
Male1,0303.5568.5
Female2,8063.3737
Non Family7,8341.3139

3.21

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

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Kentwood Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6944.89%
9th to 12th Grade1,8565.36%
High School Graduate8,66525.02%
Some College7,84522.65%
Associates Degree2,9548.53%
Bachelors Degree8,09123.36%
Graduate Degree3,53210.20%
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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
Islander464646
White22,10221,0378,689
Asian3,1141,804765
Black6,3095,6651,519
2+ Races723689167
Native American808017
Other Race776526157
Hispanic2,4601,953389

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Kentwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,803$43,669$31,204
Less Than 9th Grade$24,219$30,225$21,947
High School Graduate$32,903$34,908$30,119
Some College$36,131$47,454$27,191
Bachelors Degree$45,705$56,472$40,484
Graduate Degree$53,194$61,845$50,112

$36,803

Average Earnings

$43,669

Average Male

$31,204

Average Female

Kentwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kentwood Language by Age

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Kentwood Language

77.02% of Kentwood residents speak only English, while 22.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 8.21% of the population.

Kentwood Language

Kentwood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black10,8512,79625.77%
Hispanic5,18168713.26%
White28,8771,8506.41%
Multiple2,5591556.06%
Asian4,8291974.08%
Other234NaN%

11.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.77%

Male Poverty Rate

13.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kentwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kentwood is Black, with 25.77% 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 2.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.69%.

Kentwood Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.53%
High School8.93%
Some College8.28%
Bachelors or Greater5.03%

Kentwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.34%
Male Unemployed15.59%
Female Employed8.12%
Female Unemployed40.75%

Kentwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kentwood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,046$72,210
Families$70,743$86,580
Married Families$85,432-
Non Families$36,621$47,223
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Income by Household Type

Kentwood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.7%

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 35-44.

Kentwood Marital Status by Race

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Kentwood Marital Status

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2,362

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War252
First Gulf War553
Vietnam774
Korea197
World War II205

Kentwood Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34176
35 to 54557
55 to 64399
65 to 74559
75+671

Kentwood Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,0377.82%
Black2413.29%
Native American45.00%
Asian250.72%
Other Race202.42%
2+ Races353.78%
Hispanic963.29%

Kentwood Veterans by Race

Kentwood Veterans by Education

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5.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kentwood Veterans by Education

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70.9%

Labor Force Participation

68.2%

Employment Rate

3.9%

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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64.30%

Born in Kentwood

81.82%

Native Born

18.18%

Foreign Born

10.37%

Non Citizen

7.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

81.82% of Kentwood residents were born in the United States, with 64.30% having been born in Michigan. 10.37% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
197020,3100.00%
198030,43810,1284.13%
199037,8267,3882.20%
200045,2557,4291.81%
201048,7323,4770.74%
201149,1864540.93%
201249,7525661.15%
201350,3526001.21%
201450,8615091.01%
201551,3524910.97%
201651,7423900.76%
201751,781390.08%
201851,829480.09%
201951,898690.13%
202051,967690.13%
202152,036690.13%
202252,105690.13%

Kentwood Population by Year