Kent City, MI Profile: Facts & 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, 2018. 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 43.22 and longitude -85.7512 in Kent County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Kent City 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.

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Kent City, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,092
Population in Households 1,092
Population in Familes 917
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 824
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $43,118
Average Household Income $48,016
Per Capita Income $16,490


Total Housing Units 419 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 301 (71.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 84 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $105,625
Average Home Value $112,126


Total Households 384
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 281
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.4% 0.35%
Households 0.35% 0.36%
Families 0.58% 0.21%
Median Household Income   3.21%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

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, 2018 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 # 416 40th
Population Density # 390 44th
Diversity Index # 84 88th
Median Household Income # 449 35th
Per Capita Income # 665 4th

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