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People

Total Population 2,181
Male Share of the Population 42.3%
Female Share of the Population 57.7%
Senior Citizens 18.6%
Employed Population 16+ 571
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 21.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 6.6%
Median Earnings25+ $15,380
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $6,875
Median Earnings With High School Degree $15,676

Wealth

Median Family Income $22,159
% Above Poverty Level 54.7%
% Below Poverty Level 45.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 4%
% Using Public Transportation 8.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 36.4%
Median Gross Rent $943
Median House Value $62,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 68.6%
US/American 0%
English 6.1%
Irish 4.8%

Kentwood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 49 miles NE of Baton Rouge, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 72 miles N of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Tangipahoa
Standard Zip Codes 70444
Phone Area Codes 985
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.938
Longitude -90.508

Kentwood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station AMITE
Distance 16.5 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 60 F
Apr Temp 53 to 78 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 53 to 81 F
Annual Precip 65.7 inches
Station FRANKLINTON 3 SW
Distance 21.1 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 61 F
Apr Temp 53 to 79 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 53 to 81 F
Annual Precip 64.2 inches
Station TYLERTOWN 2 WNW
Distance 23.8 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 60 F
Apr Temp 54 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 55 to 80 F
Annual Precip 63.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Kentwood, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

New Zion (70444)

Springcreek (70444)

Sunnyhill (70444)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Greensburg 650 $55,250
Independence 1,913 $35,714
Montpelier 249 $40,833
Roseland 1,059 $37,938
Tangipahoa 517 $38,056
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Kentwood High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

JEWEL M. SUMNER HIGH SCHOOL
15841 HIGHWAY 440
985-229-8805
Serves 673 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.6

KENTWOOD HIGH SCHOOL
603 NINTH STREET
985-229-2881
Serves 330 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.4

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