Kentwood Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Kentwood, MI

General Kentwood Information

State: Michigan

County: Kent County

Close cities: Grand Rapids, MI, Ada, MI, Wayland, MI, Caledonia, MI, Grandville, MI, Cutlerville, MI, Byron Center, MI, Wyoming, MI, Forest Hills, MI, East Grand Rapids, MI

Kentwood Population (census data)
Total 47,329 (+3.1% since 2000)
Male 22,831 (48.2%)
Female 24,498 (51.8%)

Population Density: 2,249 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 81.9 (US Avg is 100)

Kentwood Elevation: 689 feet above sea level

Land Area: 21.0 square miles

Median Household Income: $49,174

Zip Codes: 49548, 49588, 49518, 49512, 49508, 49506, 49546, and 49528.

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Kentwood Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (79.0%)
  • Black (9.1%)
  • Hispanic (3.9%)
  • Vietnamese (2.6%)
  • Two or more races (2.5%)
  • Other race (1.4%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Asian Indian (1.0%)
  • Chinese (0.7%)
  • Korean (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (18.3%)
  • Dutch (17.9%)
  • English (9.9%)
  • Irish (9.8%)
  • Polish (6.2%)
  • United States (5.4%)
Foriegn Born: 4,211 people (8.9%)
  • Asia (58.3%)
  • Europe (29.8%)
  • Latin America (11.9%)

Local Kentwood Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Detroit Tigers, Milwaukee Brewers
NFL Football: Detroit Lions, Chicago Bears
NBA Basketball: Milwaukee Bucks, Detroit Pistons
NHL Hockey: Detroit Red Wings
NCAA Sports: Western Michigan University, Michigan State University

Kentwood School Information

High Schools
Crossroads Alternative High School (28 60th Street SE, Kentwood, MI, 49548 - Kentwood Public Schools District)
East Kentwood High School (6230 Kalamazoo Avenue SE, Kentwood, MI, 49508 - Kentwood Public Schools District)
Middle Schools
Crestwood Middle School (2674 44th Street SE, Kentwood, MI, 49512 - Kentwood Public Schools District)
Pinewood Middle School (2100 60th Street SE, Kentwood, MI, 49508 - Kentwood Public Schools District)
Valleywood Middle School (1110 50th Street SE, Kentwood, MI, 49508 - Kentwood Public Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Bowen Elementary (4483 Kalamazoo SE, Kentwood, MI, 49508 - Kentwood Public Schools District)
Brookwood Elementary (5465 Kalamazoo SE, Kentwood, MI, 49508 - Kentwood Public Schools District)
Challenger Elementary (2475 52nd Street SE, Kentwood, MI, 49508 - Kentwood Public Schools District)
Discovery Elementary (2461 60th ST. S.E., Kentwood, MI, 49508 - Kentwood Public Schools District)
Endeavor Elementary (5757 E Paris Avenue SE, Kentwood, MI, 49512 - Kentwood Public Schools District)
Glenwood Elementary (912 Silverleaf SE, Kentwood, MI, 49508 - Kentwood Public Schools District)
Meadowlawn Elementary (4939 Burgis SE, Kentwood, MI, 49508 - Kentwood Public Schools District)
Southwood Elementary (630 66th Street SE, Kentwood, MI, 49548 - Kentwood Public Schools District)
Townline Elementary (100 60th Street SE, Kentwood, MI, 49548 - Kentwood Public Schools District)
Other/Private Schools
East Kentwood Freshman Campus (6170 Valley Lane SE, Kentwood, MI, 49512 - Kentwood Public Schools District)
Ridge Park Charter Academy (4120 Camelot Ridge Drive SE, Kentwood, MI, 49546 - Ridge Park Charter Academy District)
Wedgwood Campus (3300 36th Street SE, Kentwood, MI, 49512 - Kentwood Public Schools District)

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