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Kentwood, MI (Michigan) Houses and Residents

Kentwood,MI index of house prices

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

Houses: 19,490 (18,453 occupied: 11,714 owner occupied, 8,536 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

42%
State:

30%

Housing density: 926 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $99,904.

Median contract rent in 2015: $536 (lower quartile is $441, upper quartile is $648)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $1,006


Median gross rent in Kentwood, MI in 2015: $586

Housing units in Kentwood with a mortgage: 7,258 (557 second mortgage, 1,145 home equity loan, 20 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,060

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $76,298

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $41,207

Median monthly housing costs: $869


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Kentwood, Michigan Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $137,415 (it was $114,000 in 2000)
Kentwood:

$137,415
Michigan:

$137,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $100,062 - $179,249

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $154,849
Here:

$154,849
State:

$180,906

Townhouses or other attached units: $130,439
Here:

$130,439
State:

$159,351

In 2-unit structures: $110,789
Here:

$110,789
State:

$99,779

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $108,210
Here:

$108,210
State:

$124,845

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $158,204
Here:

$158,204
State:

$145,414

Mobile homes: $54,289
Here:

$54,289
State:

$50,337
Median year house/condo built: 1980

Median year apartment built: 1979

Household type by relationship:

Households: 44,880
  • In family households: 36,590 (8,955 male householders, 2,590 female householders)
    9,227 spouses, 13,873 children (12,702 natural, 441 adopted, 730 stepchildren), 429 grandchildren, 266 brothers or sisters, 207 parents, 416 other relatives, 627 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 8,290 (3,023 male householders (2,319 living alone)), 3,880 female householders (3,391 living alone)), 1,387 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 359 (139 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 4,692 2-persons, 2,595 3-persons, 2,523 4-persons, 1,202 5-persons, 372 6-persons, 161 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,710 1-person, 1,035 2-persons, 122 3-persons, 29 4-persons, 7 5-persons.

8,652 married couples with children.
2,672 single-parent households (512 men, 2,160 women).

87.3% of residents of Kentwood speak English at home.
3.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
3.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (60% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
4.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (37% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other language at home (59% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 4,211 (9.3%)
(37.4% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.2
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.8
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 24no bedroom
  • 3211 bedroom
  • 2,8532 bedrooms
  • 5,5053 bedrooms
  • 2,2334 bedrooms
  • 3255+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Kentwood population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kentwood, Michigan:

  • 536no bedroom
  • 2,6631 bedroom
  • 3,2322 bedrooms
  • 6703 bedrooms
  • 804 bedrooms
  • 115+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Kentwood population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 300no vehicle
  • 3,3071 vehicle
  • 5,7192 vehicles
  • 1,4733 vehicles
  • 3574 vehicles
  • 1055+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Kentwood population

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

  • 627no vehicle
  • 4,2231 vehicle
  • 1,9192 vehicles
  • 3323 vehicles
  • 724 vehicles
  • 195+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Kentwood population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Kentwood, Michigan:

  • 01 room
  • 942 rooms
  • 3643 rooms
  • 1,3874 rooms
  • 2,1975 rooms
  • 2,2756 rooms
  • 1,9187 rooms
  • 1,4978 rooms
  • 1,5299+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Kentwood population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kentwood, Michigan:

  • 4851 room
  • 8492 rooms
  • 1,7563 rooms
  • 1,9694 rooms
  • 1,3515 rooms
  • 4056 rooms
  • 2437 rooms
  • 1078 rooms
  • 279+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Kentwood population

Year house built

Median 2015 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
  • 1,006Less than $10,000
  • 849$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,139$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,283$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,165$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,208$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,226$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,132$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,118$45,000 to $49,999
  • 2,147$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,161$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,132$75,000 to $99,999
  • 910$100,000 to $124,999
  • 470$125,000 to $149,999
  • 280$150,000 to $199,999
  • 222$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Kentwood, MI

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Kentwood, MI
  • 268Less than $10,000
  • 152$10,000 to $14,999
  • 65$15,000 to $19,999
  • 21$20,000 to $24,999
  • 37$25,000 to $29,999
  • 69$30,000 to $34,999
  • 27$35,000 to $39,999
  • 145$40,000 to $49,999
  • 243$50,000 to $59,999
  • 249$60,000 to $69,999
  • 397$70,000 to $79,999
  • 523$80,000 to $89,999
  • 619$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,881$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,561$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,757$150,000 to $174,999
  • 473$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,166$200,000 to $249,999
  • 377$250,000 to $299,999
  • 206$300,000 to $399,999
  • 68$400,000 to $499,999
  • 29$500,000 to $749,999
  • 20$750,000 to $999,999
  • 49$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 12$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Kentwood, MI

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Kentwood, MI
  • 52Less than $100
  • 10$100 to $149
  • 9$150 to $199
  • 102$200 to $249
  • 116$250 to $299
  • 111$300 to $349
  • 50$350 to $399
  • 252$400 to $449
  • 462$450 to $499
  • 252$500 to $549
  • 768$550 to $599
  • 756$600 to $649
  • 928$650 to $699
  • 700$700 to $749
  • 824$750 to $799
  • 1,369$800 to $899
  • 730$900 to $999
  • 634$1,000 to $1,249
  • 186$1,250 to $1,499
  • 77$1,500 to $1,999
  • 3$2,500 to $2,999
  • 317No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1,5281995 to March 2000
  • 9251990 to 1994
  • 4711985 to 1989
  • 4641980 to 1984
  • 2851975 to 1979
  • 1031970 to 1974
  • 691965 to 1969
  • 366Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Kentwood population
Kentwood commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 689
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,764
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 5,094
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 5,456
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 4,129
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,295
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,860
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 292
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 321
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 813
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 341
  • 90 or more minutes: 298
Kentwood, MI Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 93.5%
Number of people working at home: 645 (2.7% of all workers)

Kentwood mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 20,968 (87%)
  • Carpooled: 1,953 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 124 (1%)
  • Railroad: 11 (0%)
  • Taxi: 8 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 15 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 22 (0%)
  • Walked: 167 (1%)
  • Other means: 84 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 645 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 7,970
 Dutch: 6,553
 German: 5,268
 English: 2,779
 Irish: 2,450
 United States or American: 2,448
 Polish: 2,154
 Italian: 1,197
 French (except Basque): 884
 Swedish: 609
 Arab:: 518
 Scottish: 432
 Yugoslavian: 410
 European: 407
 Norwegian: 404
 Scotch-Irish: 402
 French Canadian: 370
 Subsaharan African:: 247
 British: 202
 Lebanese: 198
 African: 198
 Danish: 192
 Arab/Arabic: 191
 Finnish: 163
 Canadian: 113
 Hungarian: 107
 Russian: 97
 Welsh: 95
 Ukrainian: 88
 Greek: 86
 Czechoslovakian: 81
 Lithuanian: 74
 Croatian: 73
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 60
 Iranian: 56
 Other Arab: 52
 Albanian: 50
 Syrian: 49
 Swiss: 47
 Romanian: 47
 Latvian: 47
 Serbian: 41
 Scandinavian: 38
 Slovak: 36
 Belgian: 36
 Maltese: 32
 Somalian: 32
 Haitian: 32
 Northern European: 30
 Czech: 30
 Jamaican: 28
 Basque: 26
 Austrian: 26
 Slovene: 21
 Jordanian: 18
 Portuguese: 18
 South African: 17
 Slavic: 16
 Macedonian: 12
 Celtic: 11
 Luxemburger: 10
 Carpatho Rusyn: 9
 Bulgarian: 7
 Acadian/Cajun: 6
 Iraqi: 5
 Palestinian: 5
 Brazilian: 3

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

  • 25%Vietnam
  • 9%Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • 9%Korea
  • 6%Canada
  • 5%Netherlands
  • 5%Mexico
  • 4%India

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

  • This state: 31,496
  • Northeast: 1,428
  • Midwest: 4,283
  • South: 2,301
  • West: 1,167

48% of Kentwood residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 62% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 56% lived in Michigan.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 80
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 22
  • 5th and 6th grade: 26
  • 7th and 8th grade: 241
  • 9th grade: 211
  • 10th grade: 254
  • 11th grade: 300
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 314
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,270
  • Less than 1 year of college: 944
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,133
  • Associate degree: 884
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,215
  • Master's degree: 1,133
  • Professional school degree: 261
  • Doctorate degree: 97

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 81
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 21
  • 5th and 6th grade: 103
  • 7th and 8th grade: 215
  • 9th grade: 153
  • 10th grade: 301
  • 11th grade: 312
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 447
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,321
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,162
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,494
  • Associate degree: 1,257
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,149
  • Master's degree: 893
  • Professional school degree: 171
  • Doctorate degree: 53

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.8%Males
  • 3.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 13.6%Males
  • 6.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 17.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 6.2%Males
  • 8.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 3.0%Males
  • 20.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 7.0%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 1.7%Males
  • 11.2%Females
Kentwood marital status for males
Kentwood marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,754
  • One, attached: 1,923
  • Two: 678
  • 3 or 4: 523
  • 5 to 9: 1,433
  • 10 to 19: 3,123
  • 20 to 49: 1,270
  • 50 or more: 772
  • Mobile homes: 1,008
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 6

Median worth of mobile homes: $13,382

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

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:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 97.4%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Electricity
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 84.3%Utility gas
  • 12.3%Electricity
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 631
Here:

11.7%
Michigan:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 350
Here:

12.8%
Michigan:

8.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 629
Here:

28.8%
Michigan:

16.5%

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)