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Demographics

People

Total Population2,122
Male Share of the Population43.1%
Female Share of the Population56.9%
Senior Citizens15%
Employed Population 16+689
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married24.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher7.3%
Median Earnings25+$20,313
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$16,951

Wealth

Median Family Income$24,034
% Above Poverty Level50%
% Below Poverty Level50%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.2%
% Using Public Transportation6.4%

Housing

People Living Alone34.3%
Median Gross Rent$1,007
Median House Value$77,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)77.7%
English2%
German1.1%
French Except Basque0.8%
Irish0.6%
Italian0.5%
Russian0.1%
Polish0.1%
Dutch0.1%
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Kentwood Almanac

CategoryValue
County Tangipahoa Parish
Standard Zip Codes70444
Phone Area Codes985
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude30.93
Approximate Longitude-90.51

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)

StationAMITE
Distance16.5 miles
Jan Temp38 to 60 F
Apr Temp53 to 78 F
Jul Temp70 to 92 F
Oct Temp53 to 81 F
Annual Precip65.7 inches
StationFRANKLINTON 3 SW
Distance21.1 miles
Jan Temp38 to 61 F
Apr Temp53 to 79 F
Jul Temp70 to 93 F
Oct Temp53 to 81 F
Annual Precip64.2 inches
StationTYLERTOWN 2 WNW
Distance23.8 miles
Jan Temp39 to 60 F
Apr Temp54 to 77 F
Jul Temp71 to 91 F
Oct Temp55 to 80 F
Annual Precip63.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Greensburg788$45,625
Independence1,646$33,000
Montpelier281$49,167
Roseland998$31,375
Tangipahoa711$40,156

Kentwood Hospitals

Southeast Regional Medical Center
(Proprietary)
719 Avenue G
(985) 229-9193
Oceans Behavioral Hospital Of Kentwood
(Proprietary)
921 Avenue G
(985) 229-0717

Kentwood Public Schools

Chesbrough Elementary School
68495 Highway 1054
ZIP: 70444
(985) 229-6377
Primary
Total Enrollment 463
Jewel M. Sumner High School
15841 Highway 440
ZIP: 70444
(985) 229-8805
High
Total Enrollment 520
Jewel M. Sumner Middle School
15649 Highway 440
ZIP: 70444
(985) 310-2152
Middle
Total Enrollment 405
Kentwood High Magnet School
603 9th Street
ZIP: 70444
(985) 229-2881
High
Total Enrollment 326
O.w. Dillon Memorial Elementary School
1541 C.b. Temple Rd
ZIP: 70444
(985) 229-8225
Primary
Total Enrollment 406
Spring Creek Elementary School
72961 Highway 1061
ZIP: 70444
(985) 229-8363
Primary
Total Enrollment 391
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