Kent County , Michigan

Kent County: County in Michigan, United States

Kent County locator map
Location of Kent County on Michigan map.

About

Kent County is a county located in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the population was 602,622 and a population density of 267 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 658,708 inhabitants. Its county seat is Grand Rapids. The county was created 190 years ago in 1830.

Kent County Courthouse  Grand Rapids  MI image
Kent County Courthouse Grand Rapids MI
Kent County Courthouse  Grand Rapids  MI image

Geography

Kent County is located at 43°1'56"N 85°32'57"W (43.0321600, -85.5493000). It has 7 neighbors: Allegan County, Barry County, Ionia County, Montcalm County, Muskegon County, Newaygo County and Ottawa County.

Kent County map

The largest city of Kent County is Grand Rapids with a population of 200,031. Other cities include, Wyoming population 76,628, Forest Hills population 25,867, Walker population 25,265 and Grandville population 15,749. See all Kent County cities & populated places.

Weather

Kent County forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. East wind 1 to 6 mph. more

Kent County Quick Facts

Population : 658,708 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Michigan (United States)
Different from : Kent County, Kent County, Kent County, Kent County
Twitter username : kentcountymi
Area : 2259 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.9%
Land as percent of area : 97.1%
Named for : James Kent
Altitude : 620 feet / 189 meters
Capital : Grand Rapids
Establishment : January 01, 1831
Time Zone : America/Detroit
Local time : 18:27:21 (27th October 2021)
Density : 292 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 8.51% (2010-2020)
Weather : 56℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather

Kent County has 7 neighbours.

  • Grand Rapids

Demographics

The population of Kent County increased by 8.51% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 602,622 - census
2011 608,501 0.97% estimation process
2012 615,798 1.18% estimation process
2013 624,303 1.36% estimation process
2014 631,334 1.11% estimation process
2015 637,164 0.91% estimation process
2016 643,858 1.04% estimation process
2017 649,278 0.83% estimation process
2018 653,350 0.62% estimation process
2019 656,955 0.55% estimation process
2020 658,708 0.27% estimation process

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People born in Kent County (5)

People born in Kent County, including true crime writer Ann Rule, journalist and politician Allan Louis Benson, Ann E. Ewing, you can see a list of people who born in Kent County.

  • Andrew Johnson (member of the Michigan House of Representatives) he was born in 12/09/1889
  • Cleo F. Haley (American member of women's clubs, nurse) she was born in 05/08/1886

Other places with the same name (5)

Kent County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Kent County.

City Name Population Title
Grand Rapids 200,031 City in and county seat of Kent County, Michigan, United States
Wyoming 76,628 City in Michigan, United States
Kentwood 51,719 Town of the United States
Forest Hills 25,867 Neighborhood of Queens, New York City, New York, USA
Walker 25,265 City in Kent County, Michigan
Grandville 15,749 City in Kent County, Michigan
Ada 14,892 Township in Kent County, Michigan
Northview 14,541 Unincorporated community in Michigan
Cutlerville 14,370 Unincorporated community in Michigan
Alpine 13,883 Township in Kent County, Michigan
East Grand Rapids 11,991 City in Kent County, Michigan
Comstock Park 10,088 Unincorporated community in Michigan
Rockford 6,395 City in Kent County, Michigan
Byron Center 5,822 Census-designated place in Kent County, Michigan
Sparta 5,321 Village in Kent County, Michigan
Ross 4,975 Township in Kalamazoo County, Michigan

Michigan Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Wayne County 1,740,623 County in Michigan, United States
Oakland County 1,253,459 County in Michigan, United States
Macomb County 870,791 County in Michigan, United States
Detroit 665,369 Most populous city in Michigan, United States; county seat of Wayne County
Genesee County 404,794 County in Michigan, United States
Washtenaw County 366,473 County in Michigan, United States
Ottawa County 294,635 County in Michigan, United States
Ingham County 290,609 County in Michigan, United States
Kalamazoo County 265,988 County in Michigan, United States
Grand Rapids 200,031 City in and county seat of Kent County, Michigan, United States
Livingston County 192,335 County in Michigan, United States
Saginaw County 189,868 County in Michigan, United States
Muskegon County 173,883 County in Michigan, United States
Saint Clair County 159,293 County in Alabama, United States
Jackson County 156,920 County in Michigan, United States
Berrien County 153,025 County in Michigan, United States