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People

Total Population 1,886
Male Share of the Population 48.9%
Female Share of the Population 51.1%
Senior Citizens 15.7%
Employed Population 16+ 815
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 44.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,017
% Above Poverty Level 83.1%
% Below Poverty Level 16.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 0.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.5%
Median Gross Rent $717
Median House Value $83,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.7%
US/American 0%
English 7.2%
Irish 16.1%

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

Kentland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 38 miles NW of Lafayette, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 76 miles S of Chicago, Illinois
County Newton
Standard Zip Codes 47951
Phone Area Codes 219
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.77
Longitude -87.445

Kentland 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 KENTLAND
Distance 0.7 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
Station WATSEKA 2 NW
Distance 16.1 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39.2 inches
Station KANKAKEE METRO WASTWTR
Distance 34 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 40 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brook 1,012 $53,472
Earl Park 407 $55,833
Fowler 2,269 $55,809
Goodland 1,003 $56,250
Morocco 1,111 $44,957
Mount Ayr 116 $53,125

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

Kentland Public Libraries

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Kentland-jefferson Twp Pl
201 E GRAHAM ST
Kentland, Indiana
(219) 474-5044
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Kentland High Schools

SOUTH NEWTON SENIOR HIGH SCH
13102 S 50 E
219-474-5167
Serves 323 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.4

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