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People

Total Population 2,213
Male Share of the Population 39.6%
Female Share of the Population 60.4%
Senior Citizens 20.2%
Employed Population 16+ 583
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 21%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $20,430
% Above Poverty Level 52.1%
% Below Poverty Level 47.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.8%
% Using Public Transportation 7.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 42.3%
Median Gross Rent $928
Median House Value $68,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 67.5%
US/American 0%
English 6.1%
Irish 4.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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 713 $53,214
Independence 1,613 $26,250
Montpelier 299 $42,083
Roseland 1,027 $35,179
Tangipahoa 607 $31,250

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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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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