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 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 656,955 inhabitants. Its county seat is Grand Rapids. The county was created 190 years ago in 1830.

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 Courthouse  Grand Rapids  MI image
Kent County Courthouse Grand Rapids MI

The largest city of Kent County is Grand Rapids with a population of 201,013. Other cities include, Wyoming population 75,667, Forest Hills population 25,867, Walker population 24,869 and Grandville population 15,858. See all Kent County cities & populated places.

Kent County Courthouse  Grand Rapids  MI image

Kent County map

Kent County Quick Facts

Population : 656,955 (2019)
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 : 17:28:16 (4th August 2021)
Density : 291 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 8.27% (2010-2019)

Kent County has 7 neighbours.

  • Grand Rapids

Demographics

The population of Kent County increased by 8.27% in 9 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

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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)
  • Cleo F. Haley (American member of women's clubs, nurse)

Other places with the same name (4)

Kent County Populated Places (more)

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

City Name Population Title
Grand Rapids 201,013 City in and county seat of Kent County, Michigan, United States
Wyoming 75,667 City in Michigan, United States
Kentwood 51,898 Town of the United States
Forest Hills 25,867 Neighborhood of Queens, New York City, New York, USA
Walker 24,869 City in Kent County, Michigan
Grandville 15,858 City in Kent County, Michigan
Ada 14,832 Township in Kent County, Michigan
Northview 14,541 Unincorporated community in Michigan
Cutlerville 14,370 Unincorporated community in Michigan
Alpine 13,941 Township in Kent County, Michigan
East Grand Rapids 11,956 City in Kent County, Michigan
Comstock Park 10,088 Unincorporated community in Michigan
Belmont 9,244
Rockford 6,391 City in Kent County, Michigan
Byron Center 5,822 Census-designated place in Kent County, Michigan
Ross 4,960 Township in Kalamazoo County, Michigan

Michigan Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Michigan 9,986,857 State of the United States of America
Wayne County 1,749,343 County in Michigan, United States
Oakland County 1,257,584 County in Michigan, United States
Macomb County 873,972 County in Michigan, United States
Detroit 670,031 Most populous city in Michigan, United States; county seat of Wayne County
Genesee County 405,813 County in Michigan, United States
Washtenaw County 367,601 County in Michigan, United States
Ingham County 292,406 County in Michigan, United States
Ottawa County 291,830 County in Michigan, United States
Kalamazoo County 265,066 County in Michigan, United States
Grand Rapids 201,013 City in and county seat of Kent County, Michigan, United States
Livingston County 191,995 County in Michigan, United States
Saginaw County 190,539 County in Michigan, United States
Muskegon County 173,566 County in Michigan, United States
Saint Clair County 159,128 County in Alabama, United States
Jackson County 158,510 County in Michigan, United States

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