Kentwood, Michigan

Kentwood: Town of the United States


Kentwood is a town located in the county of Kent in the U.S. state of Michigan. Its population at the 2010 census was 48,707 and a population density of 2,658 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 51,719 inhabitants.

The town was created 131 years ago in 1892.

Kentwood locator map
Location of Kentwood on Michigan map.

Quick Facts about Kentwood

Population : 51,719 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Michigan (United States)
County : Kent County
Postal code : 70444
Phone Area Codes : 985
Area : 18.32 km2
Altitude : 738 feet / 225 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1893 (131 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Detroit
Local time : 09:40:52 (16th June 2024)
Density : 2,823 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 5.82% (2010-2020)
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Kent House Louisiana
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Kentwood is located at 42°52'10"N 85°38'41"W (42.8694700, -85.6447500).

Kentwood map


The population of Kentwood increased by 5.82% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 48,707 - census
2011 49,186 0.97% estimation process
2012 49,752 1.14% estimation process
2013 50,352 1.19% estimation process
2014 50,861 1% estimation process
2015 51,352 0.96% estimation process
2016 51,742 0.75% estimation process
2017 51,781 0.08% estimation process
2018 51,829 0.09% estimation process
2019 51,898 0.13% estimation process
2020 51,719 -0.35% estimation process

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People born in Kentwood (16)

People born in Kentwood, including football player Harlan Miller, R&B bandleader, pianist, songwriter, producer and record company executive Paul Gayten, jazz, boogie-woogie and blues pianist and singer Little Brother Montgomery, .


  • Clay Shaw (American businessman) he was born in 17/03/1913
  • Taylor Horn (American musician and actor) she was born in 12/10/1992
  • Collis Temple (basketball player) he was born in 08/11/1952
  • Carlese Franklin (American football player) he was born in 23/02/1985
  • Daniella Pineda (Mexican-American actress) she was born in 20/02/1987
  • Raymond Walls (American football player) he was born in 24/08/1979
  • William Hodding Carter, I (American businessman and politician) he was born in 17/04/1881
  • William M. Rainach (American politician) he was born in 13/07/1913
  • Mia Piterson (actor) she was born in 21/08/1992
  • Bryan Spears (American film and television producer) he was born in 19/04/1977
  • Roger Ballard (American singer)
  • Amos Kent (American football player (1902-1986)) he was born in 03/01/1902
  • Raymond Anthony Thomas (actor) he was born in 19/12/1956

Schools in Kentwood

College & universities near Kentwood, MI

Code Name City ZIP
365833 Ross Medical Education Center-Kentwood Kentwood (MI) 49508
455053 International Cosmetology Academy Grand Rapids (MI) 49508
172680 Paul Mitchell the School-Grand Rapids Kentwood (MI) 49512-1781
170000 Grace Christian University Wyoming (MI) 49509
169080 Calvin University Grand Rapids (MI) 49546

Stations (13)

Amtrak & bus stations near Kentwood, MI

Code Name Address Type
GRR Vernon J. Ehlers Station 431 Wealthy St. SW RAIL
RKF Rockford, Michigan US 131 & 10 Mile Road NE BUS
HOM Holland station 171 Lincoln Ave. RAIL
HWC Howard City, Michigan 130 North Ensley St. BUS
KAL Kalamazoo Transportation Center 459 North Burdick St. RAIL

Post offices near Kentwood

Post Office Name City ZIP
Kentwood Post Office Grand Rapids (MI) 49508
East Par Post Office Grand Rapids (MI) 49512
Seymour Squar Post Office Grand Rapids (MI) 49507
Rogers Plaza Post Office Wyoming (MI) 49509
Wyoming Post Office Wyoming (MI) 49509

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Kent County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Kent County , MI. (more)

City Name Population Title
Grand Rapids 200,031 The second most populous city in Michigan.
Wyoming 76,628 A city in Kent County, Michigan.
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
Lowell 4,196 City in Kent County, Michigan, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Kentwood distances to largest Michigan cities