Kentwood, Michigan

Population In Kentwood, Michigan

Population51780

In terms of political views, the Kentwood population skews Democratic. The top religion in Kentwood is Protestant. The top age group is 25-44 per census data.

Household Types in Kentwood, Michigan

  • Singles in Kentwood 54.3%
  • Married Couples in Kentwood 45.7%

Age Groups of People Living in Kentwood, Michigan

  • 18 to 24 year olds 8.0%
  • 25 to 44 year olds 30.5%
  • 45 to 64 year olds 22.3%
  • 65+ year olds 14.1%

Race Diversity in Kentwood, Michigan

The Race Diversity score in Kentwood, Michigan is 36.Race diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Latino/Hispanics 10.0%
  • Whites 61.9%
  • Black or African Americans 21.2%
  • American Indian & Alaska Natives 0.2%
  • Asians 9.3%
  • Native Hawaiians & Other Pacific Islanders 0.1%
  • Multi 5.1%
  • Other 2.1%

The Religion of people living in Kentwood, Michigan

The primary religious affiliation in Kentwood, Michigan is Protestant. The Religion Diversity score in Kentwood, Michigan is 17.0Religion diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score..

ReligionPercentage of Population
Protestant32.8%
Catholic19.0%
Orthodox0.3%
Other / Christian0.1%
Mormon0.4%
Jewish0.2%
Muslim1.4%
Buddhist0.1%
Hindu0.4%
Other / Non-Christian0.0%
No Religion45.3%

Industry and Occupation in Kentwood, Michigan

The top industry present in Kentwood, Michigan is Manufacturing. 34.4 % of residents work in Management, business, science, and arts occupations, while only 5.5% work in Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations. The Industry Diversity score in Kentwood, Michigan is 63.7.Industry diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1.2%
  • Construction 3.8%
  • Manufacturing 24.0%
  • Wholesale trade 4.7%
  • Retail trade 10.6%
  • Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 6.1%
  • Information 1.3%
  • Finance and insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 5.4%
  • Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 8.5%
  • Educational services, health care, and social assistance 21.1%
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation, and accommodation and food services 7.1%
  • Other services, except public administration 4.7%
  • Public administration 1.5%

The Occupation Diversity score in Kentwood, Michigan is 74.1.Occupation diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Management, business, science, and arts occupations 34.4%
  • Service occupations 13.8%
  • Sales and office occupations 21.6%
  • Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations 5.5%
  • Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 24.8%

Average Educational level of people living in Kentwood,Michigan

64.7% of residents in Kentwood, Michigan have earned a Bachelor’s degree or higher, compared to the U.S. average of 46.6%. 42.2% of residents in Kentwood, Michigan hold STEM degrees (STEM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). The Educational level Diversity score in Kentwood, Michigan is 75.6.Educational diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Less than high school graduate 10.2%
  • High school graduate (includes equivalency) 25.0%
  • Some college or associate's degree 31.2%
  • Bachelor's degree 23.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree 10.2%