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Kentwood,MI index of house prices

Total population: 50,764 (Urban population: 45,136, Rural population: 103 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 21,116 (20,297 occupied: 11,927 owner occupied, 8,258 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

41%
State:

30%

Housing density: 1,003 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $282,900.

Median contract rent in 2016: $536 (lower quartile is $441, upper quartile is $648)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $732


Median gross rent in Kentwood, MI in 2016: $586

Housing units in Kentwood with a mortgage: 8,327 (341 second mortgage, 893 home equity loan, 37 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,612

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $83,151

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $46,231

Median monthly housing costs: $899


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Kentwood, Michigan Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $149,198 (it was $114,000 in 2000)
Kentwood:

$149,198
Michigan:

$147,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $108,653 - $195,848

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $163,595
Here:

$163,595
State:

$192,201

Townhouses or other attached units: $122,239
Here:

$122,239
State:

$161,083

In 2-unit structures: $83,405
Here:

$83,405
State:

$125,779

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $143,543
Here:

$143,543
State:

$144,186

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $115,830
Here:

$115,830
State:

$147,281

Mobile homes: $48,886
Here:

$48,886
State:

$51,900
Median year house/condo built: 1981

Median year apartment built: 1980

Household type by relationship:

Households: 51,795
  • In family households: 41,840 (6,791 male householders, 6,411 female householders)
    9,006 spouses, 15,555 children (14,693 natural, 395 adopted, 443 stepchildren), 1,028 grandchildren, 522 brothers or sisters, 580 parents, 596 other relatives, 1,262 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 9,433 (3,167 male householders (2,283 living alone)), 3,889 female householders (3,207 living alone)), 2,334 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 498

Size of family households: 5,570 2-persons, 3,138 3-persons, 2,841 4-persons, 987 5-persons, 367 6-persons, 298 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,493 1-person, 1,224 2-persons, 196 3-persons, 45 4-persons, 22 5-persons, 75 6-persons.

6,740 married couples with children.
3,993 single-parent households (662 men, 3,331 women).

77.2% of residents of Kentwood speak English at home.
7.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
7.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (47% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
6.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (27% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 31% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other language at home (62% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 9,262 (17.9%)
(44.4% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.6
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.0
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Kentwood, Michigan:

  • 39no bedroom
  • 3201 bedroom
  • 2,2472 bedrooms
  • 5,4953 bedrooms
  • 2,9534 bedrooms
  • 7265+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Kentwood population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kentwood, Michigan:

  • 401no bedroom
  • 2,2771 bedroom
  • 4,4812 bedrooms
  • 9733 bedrooms
  • 2484 bedrooms
  • 335+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Kentwood population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Kentwood in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 361no vehicle
  • 3,3791 vehicle
  • 5,6132 vehicles
  • 1,9033 vehicles
  • 3994 vehicles
  • 1255+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Kentwood population

Cars and other vehicles available in Kentwood in renter-occupied apartments

  • 1,160no vehicle
  • 4,3411 vehicle
  • 2,2392 vehicles
  • 3843 vehicles
  • 494 vehicles
  • 525+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Kentwood population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Kentwood, Michigan:

  • 341 room
  • 502 rooms
  • 3653 rooms
  • 9784 rooms
  • 1,7905 rooms
  • 2,4186 rooms
  • 2,0847 rooms
  • 1,6488 rooms
  • 2,4089+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Kentwood population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kentwood, Michigan:

  • 3671 room
  • 5132 rooms
  • 1,7143 rooms
  • 2,9734 rooms
  • 1,4045 rooms
  • 6436 rooms
  • 2997 rooms
  • 2318 rooms
  • 2259+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Kentwood population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Kentwood, MI household income distribution

  • Kentwood, MI household income distribution
  • 963Less than $10,000
  • 879$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,103$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,383$20,000 to $24,999
  • 915$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,580$30,000 to $34,999
  • 936$35,000 to $39,999
  • 798$40,000 to $44,999
  • 928$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,843$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,179$60,000 to $74,999
  • 3,019$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,540$100,000 to $124,999
  • 721$125,000 to $149,999
  • 848$150,000 to $199,999
  • 442$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Kentwood, MI

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Kentwood, MI
  • 315Less than $10,000
  • 102$10,000 to $14,999
  • 81$15,000 to $19,999
  • 53$20,000 to $24,999
  • 19$25,000 to $29,999
  • 60$30,000 to $34,999
  • 33$35,000 to $39,999
  • 159$40,000 to $49,999
  • 194$50,000 to $59,999
  • 273$60,000 to $69,999
  • 278$70,000 to $79,999
  • 428$80,000 to $89,999
  • 423$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,617$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,289$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,811$150,000 to $174,999
  • 1,011$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,150$200,000 to $249,999
  • 511$250,000 to $299,999
  • 312$300,000 to $399,999
  • 57$400,000 to $499,999
  • 50$500,000 to $749,999
  • 29$750,000 to $999,999
  • 43$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 11$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Kentwood, MI

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Kentwood, MI
  • 32Less than $100
  • 10$100 to $149
  • 17$150 to $199
  • 169$200 to $249
  • 149$250 to $299
  • 142$300 to $349
  • 46$350 to $399
  • 221$400 to $449
  • 276$450 to $499
  • 241$500 to $549
  • 452$550 to $599
  • 700$600 to $649
  • 593$650 to $699
  • 1,023$700 to $749
  • 797$750 to $799
  • 1,443$800 to $899
  • 791$900 to $999
  • 1,016$1,000 to $1,249
  • 140$1,250 to $1,499
  • 54$1,500 to $1,999
  • 11$2,500 to $2,999
  • 229No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2,8252010 or later
  • 2,2702000 to 2009
  • 2,8881990 to 1999
  • 9351980 to 1989
  • 3881970 to 1979
  • 435Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Kentwood population
Kentwood commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 453
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,826
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 4,866
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 5,949
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 4,864
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,605
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 3,068
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 580
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 403
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 748
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 475
  • 90 or more minutes: 228
Kentwood, MI Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 91.1%
Number of people working at home: 974 (3.6% of all workers)

Kentwood mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 34,025 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 3,468 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 564 (1%)
  • Ferryboat: 8 (0%)
  • Taxi: 243 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 67 (0%)
  • Walked: 342 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 974 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 Dutch: 3,536
 German: 1,737
 American: 1,333
 Yugoslavian: 1,191
 Irish: 723
 African: 696
 European: 635
 English: 619
 Polish: 599
 Italian: 491
 Haitian: 204
 Scottish: 137
 French (except Basque): 135
 French Canadian: 134
 Croatian: 106
 Russian: 105
 Swedish: 100
 Norwegian: 81
 Scotch-Irish: 69
 Albanian: 60
 Hungarian: 59
 Danish: 57
 Finnish: 50
 British: 46
 Canadian: 46
 Swiss: 45
 Romanian: 43
 Brazilian: 42
 Israeli: 42
 Jamaican: 40
 Lithuanian: 40
 Iraqi: 40
 Lebanese: 35
 Cape Verdean: 28
 Ukrainian: 28
 Ghanaian: 24
 West Indian: 22
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 22
 Syrian: 21
 Arab: 19
 Greek: 19
 Kenyan: 18
 Armenian: 18
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 17
 Nigerian: 16
 Welsh: 14
 Slovak: 13
 Northern European: 12
 Serbian: 8
 Slavic: 8
 Austrian: 8
 Latvian: 7
 Ethiopian: 7
 Czech: 7
 Pennsylvania German: 6
 U.S. Virgin Islander: 5
 Liberian: 2
 Somali: 2

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 13%Vietnam
  • 12%Burma
  • 11%Mexico
  • 10%Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • 4%India
  • 4%Haiti
  • 4%Other South Central Asia

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 32,902
  • Other state: 9,100
  • Northeast: 1,225
  • Midwest: 3,729
  • South: 2,629
  • West: 1,508

79% of Kentwood residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 53% lived in Michigan.

Kentwood:

79.5%
State average:

85.2%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 360
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 299
  • 5th and 6th grade: 118
  • 7th and 8th grade: 334
  • 9th grade: 102
  • 10th grade: 197
  • 11th grade: 297
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 362
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,220
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,194
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,788
  • Associate degree: 1,399
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,587
  • Master's degree: 1,187
  • Professional school degree: 340
  • Doctorate degree: 193

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 440
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 61
  • 5th and 6th grade: 96
  • 7th and 8th grade: 58
  • 9th grade: 143
  • 10th grade: 203
  • 11th grade: 162
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 536
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,547
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,259
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,552
  • Associate degree: 2,272
  • Bachelor's degree: 4,112
  • Master's degree: 1,317
  • Professional school degree: 177
  • Doctorate degree: 173

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.0%Males
  • 2.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 6.1%Males
  • 6.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 4.0%Males
  • 1.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 1.0%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 10.9%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 3.8%Males
  • 4.6%Females
Kentwood marital status for males
Kentwood marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,338
  • One, attached: 2,182
  • Two: 294
  • 3 or 4: 507
  • 5 to 9: 1,515
  • 10 to 19: 3,036
  • 20 to 49: 880
  • 50 or more: 1,121
  • Mobile homes: 697
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 15

Median worth of mobile homes: $13,867

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.6%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.6%

House/condo owner moved in on average 10 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Kentwood:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Kentwood
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (92.3%)
  • Electricity (6.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)
  • Wood (0.5%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (78.3%)
  • Electricity (18.2%)
  • No fuel used (2.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.9%)
  • Wood (0.4%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 376
Here:

7.6%
Michigan:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 308
Here:

10.0%
Michigan:

9.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 732
Here:

25.8%
Michigan:

13.8%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)