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Kent City, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Kent City is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Kent County at latitude 43.2265 and longitude -85.7554. Kent County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 810 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Kent City, but most people and references simply refer to it as Kent City, Michigan.

The P1 Census Class Code for Kent City indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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Kent City, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,044
Population in Households 1,044
Population in Familes 887
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 790
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 370
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 272
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 407 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 288 (70.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 82 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $105,333
Average Home Value $116,667


Median Household Income $38,217
Average Household Income $47,228
Per Capita Income $16,262
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.29% 0.15%
Households -0.19% 0.11%
Families 0.35% 0.0%
Median Household Income   5.7%
Per Capita Income   1.83%
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, 2014 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 # 422 39th
Population Density1 # 408 41st
Diversity Index2 # 86 88th
Median Household Income # 480 31st
Per Capita Income # 640 8th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Michigan Census Data Comparison Tool.