Kentwood, Louisiana

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Population in 2019: 2,436 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +10.5%
 
Males: 1,266  (52.0%)
Females: 1,170  (48.0%)
Median resident age:

39.4 years
Louisiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 70444.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $29,072 (it was $17,297 in 2000)
Kentwood:

$29,072
LA:

$51,073

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $20,117 (it was $11,171 in 2000)

Kentwood town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $88,133 (it was $47,200 in 2000)
Kentwood:

$88,133
LA:

$172,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $116,783; detached houses: $145,047; mobile homes: $33,494

Median gross rent in 2019: $724.

March 2019 cost of living index in Kentwood: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 41.2%
(39.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.4% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Kentwood, LA (2019)
    • 1,55073.7%Black alone
    • 50123.8%White alone
    • 462.2%Asian alone
    • 110.5%Hispanic

Races in Kentwood detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 35 registered sex offenders living in Kentwood, Louisiana as of October 17, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Kentwood is 68 to 1.


Crime rates in Kentwood by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(41.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(45.1)
1
(44.7)
2
(88.8)
0
(0.0)
4
(171.2)
3
(126.7)
2
(83.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(48.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(175.2)
5
(216.0)
7
(315.6)
3
(134.0)
4
(177.6)
6
(261.4)
11
(470.7)
2
(84.5)
8
(332.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
15
(728.9)
5
(217.2)
0
(0.0)
22
(963.6)
16
(691.1)
11
(495.9)
3
(134.0)
23
(1,021)
12
(522.9)
29
(1,241)
18
(760.1)
15
(623.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
25
(1,215)
36
(1,564)
45
(1,992)
26
(1,139)
78
(3,369)
40
(1,803)
36
(1,609)
136
(6,039)
44
(1,917)
61
(2,610)
44
(1,858)
65
(2,700)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
140
(6,803)
214
(9,296)
134
(5,932)
128
(5,607)
128
(5,529)
101
(4,554)
115
(5,139)
79
(3,508)
115
(5,011)
194
(8,301)
121
(5,110)
103
(4,279)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(243.0)
6
(260.6)
1
(44.3)
9
(394.2)
3
(129.6)
1
(45.1)
3
(134.0)
9
(399.6)
3
(130.7)
16
(684.6)
5
(211.1)
9
(373.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(48.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index536.9580.4380.3615.9756.8541.9431.6923.6528.11095.8630.1764.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Kentwood, LA

Crime rate in Kentwood detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.11
Louisiana average:

3.01
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Ancestries: American (5.4%), English (3.7%), Irish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 225 feet

Land area: 6.92 square miles.

Population density: 352 people per square mile   (very low).

Kentwood, Louisiana map

23 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.1%
Louisiana:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $254 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $303 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (49.7 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (301.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Tangipahoa, LA (2.0 miles ),
Osyka, MS (2.4 miles ),
Greensburg, LA (3.4 miles ),
Roseland, LA (3.5 miles ),
Amite City, LA (3.8 miles ),
Magnolia, MS (3.9 miles ),
Montpelier, LA (4.4 miles ),
Independence, LA (4.6 miles )

Latitude: 30.94 N, Longitude: 90.52 W

Area code: 985

Distribution of median household income in Kentwood, LA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Kentwood, LA in 2019
Kentwood satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $95,700
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $69,100
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $159,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Kentwood, LA residents
Average permit cost in Kentwood, LA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

9.3%
Louisiana:

8.1%
Most common industries in Kentwood, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.0%)
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Public administration (8.7%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.3%)
  • Food (5.7%)
  • Truck transportation (5.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.0%)
  • Public administration (8.6%)
  • Truck transportation (8.6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (6.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.0%)
  • Health care (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.5%)
  • Health care (17.9%)
  • Public administration (8.8%)
  • Food (8.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Private households (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Kentwood, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
  • Cashiers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.7%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.5%)
  • Cashiers (7.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)

Average climate in Kentwood, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Kentwood-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 94% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/10/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.9 miles away from the Kentwood town center killed 9 people and injured 210 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 12/13/1977, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.2 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kentwood-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Louisiana state average. It is 127% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 192.7 miles away from Kentwood center
On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 237.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 256.1 miles away from Kentwood center
On 5/6/2018 at 16:47:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 239.2 miles away from Kentwood center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 192.6 miles away from Kentwood center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 325.3 miles away from Kentwood center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tangipahoa Parish (29) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 15, Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tropical Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kentwood topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Kentwood:

  • E S PIKE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (HWY 38 WEST BOX 89)
  • OCEANS BEHAVIORAL HOSPITAL OF KENTWOOD (921 AVENUE G)
  • SOUTHEAST REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (719 AVENUE G)
  • KENTWOOD MANOR NURSING HOME (921 AVE G)
  • FMCNA - KENTWOOD (916 AVENUE G)

Airports located in Kentwood:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kentwood:

  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 30 miles; Hammond, LA; Full-time enrollment: 12,713)
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 49 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 27,321)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 50 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,837)
  • Baton Rouge Community College (about 51 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,744)
  • Copiah-Lincoln Community College (about 53 miles; Wesson, MS; FT enrollment: 2,532)
  • Pearl River Community College (about 58 miles; Poplarville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,074)
  • University of New Orleans (about 69 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 8,201)

Public high schools in Kentwood:

Public elementary/middle schools in Kentwood:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Kentwood: Kentwood Wastewater Treatment Facility (A), Kentwood City Hall (B), Tangipahoa Parish Police Jury (C), Kentwood Historical and Cultural Arts Museum (D), Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office (E), Kentwood Police Department (F), Tangipahoa Parish Library Kentwood Branch (G), Kentwood Manor Nursing Home (H), Kentwood Volunteer Fire Department (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Kentwood include: Kentwood United Pentecostal Church (A), Kentwood United Methodist Church (B), Kentwood Assembly of God Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), Sweet Home Church (E), The Lighthouse Church (F), Temple Chapel Baptist Church (G), Sweet Home Baptist Church (H), Shiloh Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Woodland Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cool Creek (A), Ashleys Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Camp Moore (Museums; 70640 Camp Moore Road).

Birthplace of: William M. Rainach - Politician, Clay Shaw - Businessman, Carlese Franklin - Football player, Raymond Walls - 2005 NFL player (Arizona Cardinals, born: Jul 24, 1979), William Hodding Carter, I - Farmer, Glenn Ezell - Baseball player, Johnny Thomas (wide receiver) - Football player.

Tangipahoa Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Kentwood and their reported violations in the past:

SKINNYS RESTAURANT (Address: 78136 HIGHWAY 51 , Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

65.3%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.0%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
60 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

Banks with branches in Kentwood (2011 data):

  • First Guaranty Bank: Kentwood Branch at 723 Ave G, branch established on 1999/02/01; Kentwood Branch at 301 Avenue F, branch established on 1941/11/15. Info updated 2011/07/11: Bank assets: $1,353.3 mil, Deposits: $1,208.9 mil, headquarters in Hammond, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc.
  • First NBC Bank: Kentwood Branch at Avenue G And North Ninth Street, branch established on 1976/03/08. Info updated 2011/11/21: Bank assets: $2,218.7 mil, Deposits: $1,904.1 mil, headquarters in New Orleans, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: First Nbc Bank Holding Company

For population 15 years and over in Kentwood:

Marital status in Kentwood, LA
  • Never married: 32.5%
  • Now married: 33.2%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 13.3%
  • Divorced: 16.7%

For population 25 years and over in Kentwood:

  • High school or higher: 73.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
Louisiana average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Kentwood
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Kentwood, LA (based on Tangipahoa Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant27,410110
Catholic17,3276
Black Protestant7,28144
Mainline Protestant3,86718
Other1,3647
None63,848-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 25
This county:

2.17 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
Tangipahoa Parish:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 71
This county:

6.15 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 78
This county:

6.76 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.0%
State:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Tangipahoa Parish:

32.2%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.4%
Louisiana:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.1%
Louisiana:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Kentwood:

41.9%
Louisiana:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Here:

30.1
Louisiana:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Kentwood:

22.3%
State:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Kentwood:

15.9%
State:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Kentwood:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.4%
Louisiana:

34.5%

General health condition:
Here:

49.9%
State:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Kentwood:

81.5%
Louisiana:

80.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kentwood, LA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 15$18,003$14,4020$0
Police Protection - Officers 11$45,298$49,4160$0
Streets and Highways 5$17,694$42,4660$0
Financial Administration 5$28,040$67,2960$0
Gas Supply 4$14,135$42,4050$0
Water Supply 1$5,700$68,4000$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$6,223
Local Libraries 0$0 3$2,945
Totals for Government 41$128,869$37,7189$9,168

Kentwood government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $151,000 ($61.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000 ($8.62)
    Sewerage: $19,000 ($7.80)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($2.87)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $495,000 ($203.20)
    Local Fire Protection: $480,000 ($197.04)
    Police Protection: $404,000 ($165.85)
    Housing and Community Development: $367,000 ($150.66)
    Central Staff Services: $313,000 ($128.49)
    Water Utilities: $261,000 ($107.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $230,000 ($94.42)
    Regular Highways: $220,000 ($90.31)
    Financial Administration: $209,000 ($85.80)
    General - Other: $120,000 ($49.26)
    Sewerage: $108,000 ($44.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $61,000 ($25.04)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $26,000 ($10.67)
    Health - Other: $19,000 ($7.80)
    General Public Buildings: $16,000 ($6.57)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($1.23)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $34,000 ($13.96)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $136,000 ($55.83)
    Central Staff Services: $46,000 ($18.88)
    Financial Administration: $31,000 ($12.73)
    Regular Highways: $20,000 ($8.21)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($2.87)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,004,000 ($412.15)

Kentwood government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $340,000 ($139.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $89,000 ($36.54)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $26,000 ($10.67)
    Other: $12,000 ($4.93)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000 ($0.41)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $306,000 ($125.62)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $535,000 ($219.62)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $12,000 ($4.93)
    General Revenue - Other: $6,000 ($2.46)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($2.46)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($0.82)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $569,000 ($233.58)
    Water Utilities: $433,000 ($177.75)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $12,000 ($4.93)
    Housing and Community Development: $12,000 ($4.93)
    General Local Government Support: $10,000 ($4.11)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($0.41)
    Highways: $1,000 ($0.41)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $796,000 ($326.77)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $151,000 ($61.99)
    Property: $99,000 ($40.64)
    Public Utilities Sales: $52,000 ($21.35)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $6,000 ($2.46)
    Other License: $5,000 ($2.05)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000 ($1.64)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,000 ($0.41)

Kentwood government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $677,000 ($277.91)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $658,000 ($270.11)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,000 ($7.80)

Kentwood government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,955,000 ($1213.05)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $112,000 ($45.98)

6.76% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,569 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
Louisiana average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from St. Tammany Parish, LA  1.16% ($46,621 average AGI)
from Livingston Parish, LA  0.84% ($42,063)
from Jefferson Parish, LA  0.60% ($48,552)


5.89% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,918 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.89%
Louisiana average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to St. Tammany Parish, LA  0.91% ($51,448 average AGI)
to Livingston Parish, LA  0.84% ($44,765)
to East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.44% ($34,644)
Businesses in Kentwood, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
AutoZone1Popeyes1
H&R Block1SONIC Drive-In1

Strongest AM radio stations in Kentwood:

  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WAPF (980 AM; 5 kW; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WHNY (1250 AM; 5 kW; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: C.W.H. BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WRPM (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POPLARVILLE, MS; Owner: DOWDY & DOWDY PARTNERS)
  • WAKK (1140 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kentwood:

  • WEMX (94.1 FM; KENTWOOD, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMAU-FM (88.9 FM; BUDE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WAKH (105.7 FM; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTGG (96.5 FM; AMITE, LA; Owner: SOUTHWEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBBE (103.3 FM; HAMMOND, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUUU (98.9 FM; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WAQL (90.5 FM; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WQCK (92.7 FM; CLINTON, LA; Owner: BETHANY WORLD PRAYER CENTER, INC.)
  • WHMD (107.1 FM; HAMMOND, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF NEW ORLEANS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Kentwood:

  • WAFB (Channel 9; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: WAFB, L.L.C)
  • WMAU-TV (Channel 17; BUDE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W36AC (Channel 36; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WSTY-LP (Channel 23; HAMMOND, LA; Owner: AMERICAN TELEVISION, INC.)
Kentwood fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Kentwood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 62Number of bridges
  • 531ft / 162mTotal length
  • $8,553,000Total costs
  • 199,850Total average daily traffic
  • 34,618Total average daily truck traffic
  • 102,917Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Kentwood, LA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 51950-1959
  • 181960-1969
  • 111970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 81990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Kentwood, LA

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 77. The highest number of fires - 206 took place in 2011, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Kentwood, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (59.9%), and Structure Fires (23.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Kentwood, LA
    • 78059.9%Outside Fires
    • 30723.6%Structure Fires
    • 19615.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 201.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kentwood, LA
Most common first names in Kentwood, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5873.1 years
John5672.9 years
Mary5079.8 years
Willie4972.4 years
William4169.9 years
Robert3970.9 years
George3673.3 years
Charles3269.3 years
Annie2579.8 years
Frank2374.9 years
Most common last names in Kentwood, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brumfield7072.1 years
Smith7076.0 years
Cutrer5074.8 years
Williams5074.1 years
Varnado3976.8 years
Travis3874.3 years
Mcdaniel3577.2 years
Blades3474.6 years
Dykes3278.9 years
Alford3177.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kentwood, LA
  • 63.3%Electricity
  • 27.8%Utility gas
  • 7.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kentwood, LA
  • 60.8%Electricity
  • 31.0%Utility gas
  • 4.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.3%No fuel used


Kentwood compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Kentwood on our top lists:

  • #89 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
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Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2021.