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 1,077 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Kent City, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,077
Daytime Population: Workers 830
Daytime Population: Residents 664
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,494
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.39
Population in Households 1,077
Population in Familes 911
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 813
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $40,146
Average Household Income $46,403
Per Capita Income $15,865


Total Housing Units 410 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 293 (71.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 87 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $102,670
Average Home Value $104,181


Total Households 379
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 278
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.26% 0.33%
Households 0.22% 0.37%
Families 0.51% 0.21%
Median Household Income   0.5%
Per Capita Income   1.42%

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, 2017 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 # 418 40th
Population Density # 400 42nd
Diversity Index # 87 87th
Median Household Income # 509 27th
Per Capita Income # 671 3rd

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