Kent City, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Kent City, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Kent City had a population of 1,092 as of July 1, 2016. Kent City ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Kent City is located at latitude 43.2265 and longitude -85.7554 in Kent County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Kent City (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kent County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 810 feet.

The Village of Kent City (GNIS ID: 2398340) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Kent City is located within Township of Tyrone, a minor civil division (MCD) of Kent County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Kent City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Kent City, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,092
Population in Households 1,092
Population in Familes 925
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 824
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 385
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 283
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 416 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 300 (72.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 85 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $97,590
Average Home Value $99,250


Median Household Income $38,131
Average Household Income $45,366
Per Capita Income $15,540
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.52% 0.83%
Households 0.51% 0.82%
Families 0.88% 0.7%
Median Household Income   -1.75%
Per Capita Income   1.44%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Kent City, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kent City to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 417 40th
Population Density1 # 390 44th
Diversity Index2 # 87 88th
Median Household Income # 514 26th
Per Capita Income # 665 4th

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