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49508 Zip Code (Kentwood, MI) Detailed Profile




Cities: Kentwood, MI (44.60%), Grand Rapids, MI (33.07%), Cutlerville, MI (1.90%), Wyoming, MI (0.69%)
County: Kent County, MI
Estimated zip code population in 2022: 42,414
Zip code population in 2010: 39,148
Zip code population in 2000: 40,065

Houses and condos: 16,482
Renter-occupied apartments: 6,458
% of renters here:

40%
State:

27%
March 2022 cost of living index in zip code 49508: 86.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 12.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 3,518 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 49508
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2022:
This zip code:

1.1% ($2,725)
Michigan:

1.2% ($2,746)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $2,849 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $2,580 (1.1%)

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Males: 19,499  (46.0%)
Females: 22,916  (54.0%)

For population 25 years and over in 49508:

  • High school or higher: 90.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 49508:

  • Never married: 33.6%
  • Now married: 47.7%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

Zip code 49508 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Races in zip code 49508 (2022)
    • 20,53348.4%White
    • 11,17226.3%Black
    • 4,56510.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4,0979.7%Asian
    • 1,9994.7%Two or more races
    • 310.07%Some other race
    • 140.03%American Indian
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2022: $253,189
49508:

$253,189
Michigan:

$224,400



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 121 registered sex offenders living in 49508 zip code as of June 25, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 49508 is 345 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

34.8 years
Michigan median age:

40.3 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.6 people
Michigan:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2020 tax year for zip code 49508, filed in 2021:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2020: $49,596 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$49,596
State:

$68,945

Salary/wage: $44,603 (reported on 84.4% of returns)
Here:

$44,603
State:

$57,142
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1124.0% for AGIs below $25k, 3635.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6647.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9699.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17168.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 62937.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $758 (reported on 28.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$758
Michigan:

$1,630
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.5% for AGIs below $25k, 14.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 27.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 40.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 97.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1165.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,352 (reported on 12.8% of returns)
Here:

$3,352
State:

$6,972
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 17.5% for AGIs below $25k, 17.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 56.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 99.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 213.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2761.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$6,118 (reported on 11.9% of returns)
Here:

+$6,118
State:

+$20,064
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.0% for AGIs below $25k, 12.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 52.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 97.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 390.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9980.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,379 (reported on 15.2% of returns)
Here:

+$8,379
State:

+$11,172
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 52.4% for AGIs below $25k, 90.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 220.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 315.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 602.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3512.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $17,024 (reported on 8.2% of returns)
49508:

$17,024
Michigan:

$19,803
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 68.5% for AGIs below $25k, 74.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 203.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 283.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 792.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5041.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employed (Keogh) retirement plans: $19,575 (reported on 0.2% of returns)
49508:

$19,575
Michigan:

$25,132
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 66.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $29,195 (reported on 5.3% of returns)
Here:

$29,195
State:

$34,117
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 41.6% for AGIs below $25k, 143.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 291.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 360.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 608.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4747.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $11,007 (reported on 3.7% of returns)
Here:

$11,007
State:

$13,548
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.6% for AGIs below $25k, 15.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 60.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 86.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 246.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2744.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $5,776 (reported on 5.2% of returns)
49508:

$5,776
State:

$7,972
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.3% for AGIs below $25k, 16.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 54.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 82.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 165.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1097.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,333 (reported on 18.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,333
State:

$2,251
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 94.4% for AGIs below $25k, 82.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2020 taxes: 93.0%
Here:

93%
State:

93%
(% for various income ranges: 92.4% for AGIs below $25k, 93.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 92.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 93.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 93.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 91.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 49508, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $41,785 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$41,785
State:

$55,609

Salary/wage: $38,440 (reported on 85.8% of returns)
Here:

$38,440
State:

$46,782
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 76.2% for AGIs below $25k, 83.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 81.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 79.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 55.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $702 (reported on 31.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$702
Michigan:

$1,491
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,371 (reported on 15.1% of returns)
Here:

$3,371
State:

$6,225
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$2,591 (reported on 11.1% of returns)
Here:

+$2,591
State:

+$9,326
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,217 (reported on 14.3% of returns)
Here:

+$9,217
State:

+$11,523
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.5% for AGIs below $25k, 3.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $12,860 (reported on 10.2% of returns)
49508:

$12,860
Michigan:

$15,298
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.9% for AGIs below $25k, 2.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $15,520 (reported on 0.3% of returns)
49508:

$15,520
Michigan:

$20,834

Total itemized deductions: $17,584 (22% of AGI, reported on 26.5% of returns)
Here:

$17,584
State:

$21,628

Here:

22.2% of AGI
State:

18.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.7% for AGIs below $25k, 8.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 12.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $4,848 (reported on 22.1% of returns)
Here:

$4,848
State:

$4,225
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $5,880 (reported on 26.4% of returns)
49508:

$5,880
State:

$8,327
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,418 (reported on 22.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,418
State:

$2,306
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.2% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 49.5%
Here:

50%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 47.9% for AGIs below $25k, 49.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 51.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 50.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 51.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 64.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 49508, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $40,174 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$40,174
State:

$48,204

Salary/wage: $37,641 (reported on 88.4% of returns)
Here:

$37,641
State:

$42,791
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 92.8% for AGIs below $10k, 79.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 84.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 84.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 86.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 77.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,181 (reported on 42.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,181
Michigan:

$1,725
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.7% for AGIs below $10k, 1.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,884 (reported on 21.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,884
State:

$3,420
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.0% for AGIs below $10k, 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$3,299 (reported on 15.8% of returns)
Here:

+$3,299
State:

+$8,532
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.8% for AGIs below $10k, -0.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,397 (reported on 12.6% of returns)
Here:

+$8,397
State:

+$9,547
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.8% for AGIs below $10k, 3.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.0% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,647 (reported on 2.1% of returns)
49508:

$2,647
Michigan:

$2,875
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $9,554 (reported on 0.5% of returns)
Here:

$9,554
Michigan:

$13,826
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $16,176 (23% of AGI, reported on 37.1% of returns)
Here:

$16,176
State:

$18,509

Here:

23.2% of AGI
State:

20.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.7% for AGIs below $10k, 10.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 13.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 16.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 16.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,038 (6% of AGI, reported on 32.8% of returns)
Here:

$4,038
State:

$3,365

Here:

5.6% of AGI
State:

3.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $10k, 1.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,147 (reported on 72.5% of returns)
49508:

$5,147
State:

$7,691
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs below $10k, 3.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,810 (reported on 15.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,810
State:

$1,737

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 51.4%
Here:

51%
State:

60%
(% for various income ranges: 45.4% for AGIs below $10k, 53.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 52.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 53.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 50.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 54.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2022:
This zip code:

$60,804
Michigan:

$66,986
Kentwood, MI (49508) map Nearest zip codes: 49548, 49507, 49506, 49509, 49512, 49503.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

46.0%
Michigan:

43.3%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.9%
Michigan:

45.7%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 2,574
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 13,641


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 519 (424 now married, 100 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 9,401 (3,561 now married, 5,843 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 49508 with a mortgage: 5,605 (543 second mortgage, 466 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 192

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,383
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $542

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2022:
This zip code:

10.3%
Whole state:

13.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2022:
This zip code:

7.1%
Whole state:

6.9%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.5
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.3
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 49508: Indian Trails Golf Course (A), Kentwood Fire Department Station 3 (B), Kentwood Library (C), Kentwood Fire Department Station 1 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Centers: Bretwood Mall (1), Breton Meadows Shopping Center (2), Clocktower Centre Mall (3), Kentwood Shopping Center (4), Town and Country Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 49508 include: Grace Apostolic Assembly (A), Meadow Springs Community Church (B), Faith Baptist Church (C), Word of Faith Christian Center (D), Centerpointe Church (E), Saint Mary Magdalen Church (F), Kentwood Community Church (G), Heritage Baptist Church (H), Immanuel Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Maple Grove Cemetery (1), Rest Lawn Cemetery (2), Blain Cemetery (3), Woodlawn Cemetery (4), Pine Hill Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 49508 include: Oxford Place Park (1), Old Farm Park (2), Pinewood Park (3), Princeton Park (4), Creekside Park (5), Jaycee Park (6), Linda Park (7), Summerwood Park (8), Ken-O-Sha Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Tourist attraction (not listed on the city page) : Diepstra Franklin (Tours & Charters; 1641 Forrester Street Southeast) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 462020 or later
  • 7952010 to 2019
  • 9602000 to 2009
  • 3,1041990 to 1999
  • 2,7171980 to 1989
  • 3,0761970 to 1979
  • 2,5191960 to 1969
  • 2,0731950 to 1959
  • 6571940 to 1949
  • 2981939 or earlier

Zip code 49508 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Kentwood, MI (49508)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Kentwood, MI (49508)
  • 40no bedroom
  • 1061 bedroom
  • 1,1902 bedrooms
  • 5,3033 bedrooms
  • 2,4634 bedrooms
  • 5505+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kentwood, MI (49508)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kentwood, MI (49508)
  • 269no bedroom
  • 1,7851 bedroom
  • 2,5902 bedrooms
  • 1,5783 bedrooms
  • 1384 bedrooms
  • 635+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Kentwood, MI (49508) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Kentwood, MI (49508) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 242no vehicle
  • 2,3691 vehicle
  • 5,0152 vehicles
  • 1,5213 vehicles
  • 4054 vehicles
  • 1055+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Kentwood, MI (49508) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Kentwood, MI (49508) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,091no vehicle
  • 3,2691 vehicle
  • 1,7652 vehicles
  • 2383 vehicles
  • 524 vehicles
  • 385+ vehicles

  • Zip code 49508 household income distribution in 2022

  • Zip code 49508 household income distribution in 2022
  • 578Less than $10,000
  • 759$10,000 to $14,999
  • 462$15,000 to $19,999
  • 475$20,000 to $24,999
  • 810$25,000 to $29,999
  • 688$30,000 to $34,999
  • 818$35,000 to $39,999
  • 863$40,000 to $44,999
  • 840$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,522$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,539$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,334$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,464$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,110$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,014$150,000 to $199,999
  • 831$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2022 in zip code 49508

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2022 in zip code 49508
  • 28Less than $10,000
  • 17$10,000 to $14,999
  • 138$15,000 to $19,999
  • 56$20,000 to $24,999
  • 42$25,000 to $29,999
  • 33$30,000 to $34,999
  • 211$40,000 to $49,999
  • 74$50,000 to $59,999
  • 47$60,000 to $69,999
  • 43$80,000 to $89,999
  • 70$90,000 to $99,999
  • 181$100,000 to $124,999
  • 280$125,000 to $149,999
  • 936$150,000 to $174,999
  • 863$175,000 to $199,999
  • 2,573$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,980$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,669$300,000 to $399,999
  • 164$400,000 to $499,999
  • 119$500,000 to $749,999
  • 9$750,000 to $999,999
  • 102$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 19$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2022 in zip code 49508

  • Rent paid by renters in 2022 in zip code 49508
  • 10Less than $100
  • 9$100 to $149
  • 57$150 to $199
  • 104$200 to $249
  • 138$250 to $299
  • 131$300 to $349
  • 61$350 to $399
  • 102$400 to $449
  • 33$450 to $499
  • 130$500 to $549
  • 9$550 to $599
  • 32$600 to $649
  • 95$650 to $699
  • 159$700 to $749
  • 80$750 to $799
  • 797$800 to $899
  • 860$900 to $999
  • 1,663$1,000 to $1,249
  • 987$1,250 to $1,499
  • 676$1,500 to $1,999
  • 185$2,000 to $2,499
  • 61$2,500 to $2,999
  • 43$3,500 or more
  • 134No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,152.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2022: $711,042.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2022 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $254,197
  • Black or African American householders: $283,023
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $220,532
  • Asian householders: $243,916
  • Some other race householders: $275,766
  • Two or more races householders: $278,185
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $274,557

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $253,189
49508:

$253,189
Michigan:

$224,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $193,720 - $314,061

Mean price in 2022:

Detached houses: $266,132
Here:

$266,132
State:

$280,038

Townhouses or other attached units: $183,325
Here:

$183,325
State:

$239,520

In 2-unit structures: $123,670
Here:

$123,670
State:

$219,481

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $217,482
Here:

$217,482
State:

$207,067

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $104,983
Here:

$104,983
State:

$192,733

Mobile homes: $58,195
Here:

$58,195
State:

$72,868
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 49508
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,688
  • One, attached: 1,773
  • Two: 583
  • 3 or 4: 930
  • 5 to 9: 1,293
  • 10 to 19: 1,355
  • 20 to 49: 692
  • 50 or more: 864
  • Mobile homes: 331

Unemployment: 3.2%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 49508

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 49508
  • 77.1%16,173Drove a car alone
  • 7.8%1,636Carpooled
  • 1.1%223Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.1%12Motorcycle
  • 0.5%109Bicycle
  • 0.8%168Walked
  • 1.3%271Other means
  • 10.5%2,196Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 49508

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 49508
  • 558Less than 5 minutes
  • 2,0255 to 9 minutes
  • 3,16310 to 14 minutes
  • 4,58915 to 19 minutes
  • 3,15120 to 24 minutes
  • 1,22625 to 29 minutes
  • 1,84930 to 34 minutes
  • 26835 to 39 minutes
  • 27240 to 44 minutes
  • 81745 to 59 minutes
  • 42060 to 89 minutes
  • 25690 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 94.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 42,414
  • Male householders: 7,349 (1,436 living alone), Female householders: 8,857 (2,988 living alone)
  • 7,137 spouses (7,101 opposite-sex spouses), 1,505 unmarried partners, (1,326 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 12,670 children (11,777 natural, 311 adopted, 581 stepchildren), 1,231 grandchildren, 355 brothers or sisters, 610 parents, 39 foster children, 990 other relatives, 1,092 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 505 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 4,333 2-persons, 1,931 3-persons, 2,202 4-persons, 1,047 5-persons, 427 6-persons, 440 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 4,431 1-person, 1,283 2-persons, 49 3-persons, 10 4-persons

5,778 married couples with children.
3,297 single-parent households (926 men, 2,371 women).

75.4% of residents of 49508 zip code speak English at home.
7.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% very well, 22% well, 18% not well).
7.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (41% very well, 28% well, 19% not well, 11% not at all).
5.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (32% very well, 24% well, 30% not well, 15% not at all).
4.2% of residents speak other language at home (43% very well, 44% well, 11% not well, 2% not at all).

Foreign born population: 7,574 (17.9%)
(40.3% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

17.9%
Whole state:

6.9%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 11%Honduras
  • 9%Zimbabwe
  • 9%Bangladesh
  • 9%Ivory Coast
  • 7%Thailand
  • 6%Belarus
  • 5%Congo
Most common first ancestries reported in 49508
  • 14%Dutch
  • 5%German
  • 5%American
  • 5%Liberian
  • 4%English
  • 3%Yugoslavian
  • 2%European
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 4,2952010 or later
  • 1,1762000 to 2009
  • 1,8691990 to 1999
  • 1,027Before 1990

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL SERVICE INC (5339 CLAY AVE SW in WYOMING, MI)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-05-1986-0239, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-05-1988-0217,
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: HAZARDOUS WASTE TREATMENT AND DISPOSAL.; HAZARDOUS WASTE TREATMENT AND DISPOSAL.
    Alternative names: ADVANCED DISPOSAL SERVICES INC, ADVANCED ENVIRONMENTAL TEC, INDUSTRIAL WASTE TECHNOLOGY
  • BENTELER AUTOMOTIVE CORPORATION (3721 HAGEN DRIVE SOUTHEAST in WYOMING, MI)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-05-1986-0236, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS AND ACCESSORIES; NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
    Business NAICS classification: INDUSTRIAL VALVE MANUFACTURING.; GASOLINE ENGINE AND ENGINE PARTS MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: BENTELER CORP (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , DAVID PASSMORE (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: BENTELER CORP, BENTELER AUTOMOTIVE INC., BENTELER INDUSTRIES
  • ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL SERVICES INC (3664 EASTERN AVE in GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-05-1984-0095, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: REFUSE SYSTEMS
    Organizations: MARVIN VANKAMPEN (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • CHALLENGER ELEMENTARY (2475 52ND STREET SE in KENTWOOD, MI)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-07454
    Organizations: KENTWOOD PUBLIC SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • MEADOWLAWN ELEMENTARY (4939 BURGIS SE in KENTWOOD, MI)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-02500
    Organizations: KENTWOOD PUBLIC SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • GLENWOOD ELEMENTARY (912 SILVERLEAF SE in KENTWOOD, MI)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-01427
    Organizations: KENTWOOD PUBLIC SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • EAST KENTWOOD HIGH SCHOOL (6230 KALAMAZOO AVENUE SE in KENTWOOD, MI)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-05974
    Organizations: KENTWOOD PUBLIC SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • GUARDSMAN CHEMICAL CO INC (3502 LOUSMA DR SE in GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: GUARDMANS CHEMICAL CO INC (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: GUARDMAN CHEMICALS, INC., GUARDMANS CHEMICAL CO INC
  • GRAND RAPIDS PLASTICS INC (4050 ROGER B CHAFFEE BLVD SE in GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: PLASTICS PRODUCTS; MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS AND ACCESSORIES
  • G & T INDUSTRIES INC (3413 EASTERN AVENUE SOUTHEAST in GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: PLASTICS FOAM PRODUCTS; SERVICES
    Business NAICS classification: ALL OTHER RUBBER PRODUCT MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: BOB WOOD (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: G AND T INC
  • AMOCO OIL CO (5185 KALAMAZOO in KENTWOOD, MI)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: AMOCO OIL COMPANY (CONTACT/OWNER) , BP PRODUCTS NORTH AMERICA INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: AMOCO OIL CO 7381
  • ACCURATE ENGINES INCORPORATED (40 44TH ST SW in GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: STEPHEN HASSELL (CONTACT/OWNER) , HAMMOND JUDSON (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: ACCURATE AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE
  • ADVANCE PACKAGING CORP (4450 36TH ST SE in GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: CORRUGATED AND SOLID FIBER BOXES
    Business NAICS classification: CORRUGATED AND SOLID FIBER BOX MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: ADVANCE PACKAGING CORPORATION (CONTACT/OPERATOR)

Zip code 49508 marital status for males
Zip code 49508 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.4%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 82.6%Utility gas
  • 15.1%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 32,830. Population change in the 1990s: +7,235 (+22.0%).

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

  • This state: 27,229
  • Northeast: 1,339
  • Midwest: 3,026
  • South: 1,740
  • West: 931

51% of the 49508 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 67% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Michigan.

88% of the 49508 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 71% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 17% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 6% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 3% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Kentwood, MI (49508)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 498
Here:

10.8%
Michigan:

12.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 271
Here:

12.9%
Michigan:

9.8%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 304
Here:

22.5%
Michigan:

14.9%
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Class of Workers in 2022
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 72,421Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 72,083Legal occupations
  • 71,727Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 68,630Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 65,008Health technologists and technicians
  • 64,740Management occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • CHASE TECHNOLOGIES, INC (5820 BROOKFARM DRIVE SE in KENTWOOD, MI; small business)
    $3,409 with Defense Logistics Agency for Other Professional Services. Signed on 2004-02-06. Completion date: 2004-03-10.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Wholesale Trade: General Line Grocery Merchant Wholesalers (over 1000 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (100-249: 2, 50-99: 9, 20-49: 7, 10-19: 6, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 6)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Temporary Help Services (250-499: 3, 100-249: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49: 17, 10-19: 5, 5-9: 5, 1-4: 6)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (250-499: 1, 100-249: 1, 50-99: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Management of Companies and Enterprises: Corporate, Subsidiary, and Regional Managing Offices (250-499: 1, 20-49: 2, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 2)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Office Administrative Services (250-499: 1, 50-99: 1, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 275 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 120 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 58 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 237 people in nursing homes
  • 134 people in other group homes
  • 43 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 30 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 26 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 26 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 22 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 21 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally ill

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 12 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED480$111,750256$93,0741,229$119,43565$40,0117$803,311104$85,8891$29,620
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED36$90,9947$84,987114$130,97911$19,7400$06$85,6100$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED80$105,48434$87,805427$141,90746$13,1920$021$72,5660$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN46$95,58743$90,221392$126,5496$43,9280$015$82,6210$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS10$100,6483$49,89077$134,9342$24,9750$02$97,9101$21,060
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 12 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED67$107,35937$137,680
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$127,09712$117,362
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$129,3914$167,262
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$102,7506$136,740
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$03$113,413
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 49508
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 49508 - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 78. The highest number of reported fires - 98 took place in 2003, and the least - 51 in 2009. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 49508 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (55.4%), and Outside Fires (24.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 49508
    • 73155.4%Structure Fires
    • 32624.7%Outside Fires
    • 22917.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 342.6%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 49508, Michigan

Most common first names in zip code 49508 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John32275.8 years
William21774.5 years
Mary19677.6 years
Robert16968.6 years
James14670.6 years
Charles12372.6 years
Henry12077.0 years
George11676.2 years
Dorothy11275.6 years
Helen10280.7 years
Most common last names in zip code 49508 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8574.4 years
Johnson7673.7 years
Miller4973.5 years
Devries4479.3 years
Brown3873.5 years
Anderson3275.8 years
Williams3073.8 years
Martin2877.2 years
Vandyke2882.2 years
Davis2476.4 years
Businesses in zip code 49508
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Long John Silver's1
ALDI1McDonald's5
Advance Auto Parts1Meijer1
Arby's1Motherhood Maternity1
AutoZone2Nike2
BMW1Office Depot1
Blockbuster1Papa John's Pizza1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Pizza Hut2
Burger King1Quiznos1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Curves2Sprint Nextel1
Dennys1Steak 'n Shake1
Discount Tire1T-Mobile1
Dunkin Donuts1Taco Bell2
FedEx1The Limited1
GNC1U-Haul1
H&R Block2UPS4
Haworth1Verizon Wireless2
KFC1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture2Wendy's4
Little Caesars Pizza1
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