Kent City, Michigan

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Kent City, Michigan

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Comparative Profile of Kent City, Michigan

Comparing Kent City to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Michigan (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Racial Diversity 7 7
Female Share of the Population 7 7
Male Share of the Population 4 4
Well-Paid Single Men 4 2
Senior Citizens 1 1
Age of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 5 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 6 4
People Above Poverty 5 4
People in Middle Class or Better 3 1
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 8 7
Short Commute Times 6 5
Public Transportation Use 4 3
Working at Home 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 6
Housing Recently Built 7 9
Affordability of Rents 6 8
People Living Alone 5 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 2

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Kent City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles N of Grand Rapids, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 109 miles E of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Kent
Metro Area Grand Rapids - Muskegon - Holland
Standard Zip Codes 49330
Phone Area Codes 616
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.22
Longitude -85.751

Kent City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 24.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 30 F
Apr Temp 35 to 55 F
Jul Temp 60 to 80 F
Oct Temp 41 to 59 F
Annual Precip 32.8 inches
Distance 25.3 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 57 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Distance 30.6 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 31 to 55 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34 inches
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Kent City Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,061 100%
Male 504 47.5%
Female 557 52.5%
Under 18 361 34%
18+ 700 66%
65+ 92 8.7%
Median Age 28.1
Average Family Size 3.33
White 1,006 94.8%
African-American 3 0.3%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 34 3.2%
Mixed Race 16 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 126 11.9%

Estimated Kent City Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,074
Growth 13
Growth % 1.2%

Kent City Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 25.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.4%
German 17%
Dutch 10.3%
English 8.9%
Polish 3.9%
French (except Basque) 3.3%
Swedish 2.7%
Irish 2.7%
French Canadian 1.2%
Canadian 0.9%
African 0.7%
Scottish 0.7%
Danish 0.4%
European 0.4%
Czech 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Kent City 1,061 $42,375
Casnovia 315 $47,188
Cedar Springs 3,112 $42,250
Grant 881 $44,583
Ravenna 1,206 $51,458
Rockford 4,626 $55,954
Sparta 4,159 $45,822
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Kent City High Schools (2004)

Serves 681 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.8

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