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Kent City, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 1,141 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.5%
 
Males: 516  (45.3%)
Females: 625  (54.7%)
Median resident age:

31.8 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 49330.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,982 (it was $35,341 in 2000)
Kent City:

$46,982
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,464 (it was $13,084 in 2000)

Kent City village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $117,336 (it was $75,300 in 2000)
Kent City:

$117,336
MI:

$155,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $211,429; detached houses: $219,023; townhouses or other attached units: $223,217; in 2-unit structures: $209,242; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $93,964; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $197,560; mobile homes: $37,976

Median gross rent in 2017: $622.

March 2019 cost of living index in Kent City: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 24.1%
(19.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.3% for Black residents, 34.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 33.7% for other race residents, 31.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Kent City, MI (2010)
    • 84780.1%White alone
    • 18817.8%Hispanic
    • 100.9%Two or more races
    • 80.8%Black alone
    • 20.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.2%Asian alone

Races in Kent City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Kent City, Michigan as of November 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Kent City is 58 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (12.5%), Dutch (6.7%), American (3.8%), English (3.4%), Irish (3.4%), Scottish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 800 feet

Land area: 1.09 square miles.

Population density: 1,042 people per square mile   (low).

Kent City, Michigan map

196 residents are foreign born (15.6% Latin America).

This village:

16.0%
Michigan:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,000 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,057 (2.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Grand Rapids, MI (18.5 miles , pop. 197,800).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (111.7 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (136.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Casnovia, MI (1.4 miles ),
Sparta, MI (2.2 miles ),
Grant, MI (2.9 miles ),
Ravenna, MI (3.1 miles ),
Cedar Springs, MI (3.2 miles ),
Rockford, MI (3.4 miles ),
Comstock Park, MI (3.6 miles ),
Sand Lake, MI (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 43.22 N, Longitude: 85.75 W

Area code: 616

Distribution of median household income in Kent City, MI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Kent City, MI in 2017
Kent City satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $76,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $134,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $108,100
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $104,600
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $117,000
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $97,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $179,000
  • 2017: 11 buildings, average cost: $179,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Kent City, MI residents
Average permit cost in Kent City, MI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Michigan:

4.4%
Population change in the 1990s: +158 (+17.5%).
Most common industries in Kent City, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (7.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.6%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.3%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.3%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (5.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.5%)
  • Truck transportation (5.5%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.1%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (5.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Kent City, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (11.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (12.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (10.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)

Average climate in Kent City, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Kent City, Michigan average temperatures Kent City, Michigan average precipitation Kent City, Michigan humidity Kent City, Michigan wind speed Kent City, Michigan snowfall Kent City, Michigan sunshine Kent City, Michigan clear and cloudy days

Kent City, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 68.3. This is about average.

City:

68.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.235. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.235
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 14.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.3
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.171. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.171
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.01. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.01
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00613. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00613
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Kent City-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Michigan state average. It is 15% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.1 miles away from the Kent City village center killed 18 people and injured 340 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.4 miles away from the village center killed 5 people and injured 142 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kent City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 259.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 298.7 miles away from Kent City center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 348.1 miles away from Kent City center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 198.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 323.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 359.6 miles away from Kent City center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kent County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kent City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Kent City:

  • METRON OF CEDAR SPRINGS (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CEDAR SPRINGS, MI)
  • RENAL ADVANTAGE - ROCKFORD PARK (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; ROCKFORD, MI)
  • BEACON LIGHT CHRISTIAN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MARNE, MI)
  • BIRCHWOOD CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MARNE, MI)
  • CONTINU CARE OF GMHS (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; NEWAYGO, MI)
  • DIAMOND HOME CARE SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
  • GRAND RAPIDS HOME FOR VETERANS (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; GRAND RAPIDS, MI)

Airports located in Kent City:

Amtrak stations near Kent City:

  • 12 miles: ROCKFORD (39 S. MAIN ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible.
  • 19 miles: GRAND RAPIDS (MARKET & WEALTHY STS.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: HOWARD CITY (130 N. ENSLEY ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kent City:

  • Grand Rapids Community College (about 19 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; Full-time enrollment: 11,296)
  • Cornerstone University (about 19 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 2,573)
  • Grand Valley State University (about 19 miles; Allendale, MI; FT enrollment: 21,982)
  • Calvin College (about 22 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 4,117)
  • Baker College of Muskegon (about 23 miles; Muskegon, MI; FT enrollment: 3,293)
  • Muskegon Community College (about 23 miles; Muskegon, MI; FT enrollment: 3,310)
  • Davenport University (about 28 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 6,955)

Public high schools in Kent City:

  • KENT CITY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 457, Location: 351 NORTH MAIN ST, Grades: 8-12)
  • KENT CITY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 317, Location: 285 NORTH MAIN ST, Grades: 6-9)
  • KENT CITY ALTERNATIVE HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 351 N MAIN ST, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Kent City:

  • ALGOMA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 217, Location: 14471 SPARTA AVE, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Kent City:

  • KENT CITY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 29 COLLEGE ST, Grades: PK-5)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Kent City: Kent City Station (A), Kent City Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Kent City: Kent City Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Howard Christensen Nature Center (Nature Centers; 16160 Red Pine Drive).

Kent County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Kent City and their reported violations in the past:

SNOW BIBLE CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
KENT CITY PARK (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
KENT CITY FORD (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
NYBLAD ORCHARDS INC. (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
RED ROCK GRILLE (Address: 228 BALL CREEK, , Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Kent City that have no violations reported:

  • MAMRELUND LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 900, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KENT CITY BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 800, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KENT CITY MOBILE MART (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MAMRELUND COMMUNITY CENTER (Population served: 125, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PAPA PICCIONE'S PIZZERIA & RESTAURANT (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KENT CITY BAPTIST YOUTH MINISTRY CENTER (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.8 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

71.8%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

9.1%
Whole state:

6.4%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Kent City (2011 data):

  • ChoiceOne Bank: Kent City Branch at 450 West Muskegon Street, branch established on 1907/04/01. Info updated 2007/01/23: Bank assets: $495.7 mil, Deposits: $403.9 mil, headquarters in Sparta, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Choiceone Financial Services, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Kent City:

Marital status in Kent City, MI
  • Never married: 31.3%
  • Now married: 45.8%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 15.9%

For population 25 years and over in Kent City:

  • High school or higher: 77.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 10.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
Michigan average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Kent City
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Kent City, MI (based on Kent County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant141,345354
Catholic114,43737
Mainline Protestant47,892117
Other15,67441
Black Protestant8,45411
Orthodox1,7306
None273,090-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 118
This county:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 18
Here:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 54
Kent County:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 130
Here:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 403
Kent County:

6.69 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.6%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Kent County:

28.1%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Kent County:

15.7%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Kent City:

46.6%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.3%
State:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.3
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.3%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Kent City:

10.1%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

31.0%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Kent City:

55.2%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Kent City:

79.5%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kent City, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 2$1,200$7,2000$0
Parks and Recreation 2$1,517$9,1020$0
Other and Unallocable 2$3,932$23,5921$485
Streets and Highways 1$100$1,2000$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 16$2,912
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,191
Totals for Government 7$6,749$11,57018$4,588

Kent City government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $193,000 ($169.15)
    Sewerage: $67,000 ($58.72)
    Central Staff Services: $56,000 ($49.08)
    General - Other: $52,000 ($45.57)
    Financial Administration: $18,000 ($15.78)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $71,000 ($62.23)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $9,000 ($7.89)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $139,000 ($121.82)

Kent City government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $255,000 ($223.49)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $11,000 ($9.64)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $25,000 ($21.91)
    Rents: $8,000 ($7.01)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($7.01)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $85,000 ($74.50)
    Highways: $76,000 ($66.61)
  • Tax - Property: $177,000 ($155.13)

Kent City government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,901,000 ($1666.08)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,809,000 ($1585.45)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $92,000 ($80.63)

Kent City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,000 ($3.51)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,215,000 ($1064.86)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $26,000 ($22.79)

5.45% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($54,059 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.45%
Michigan average:

5.43%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($240 average AGI)
Kent County:

0.02%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Ottawa County, MI  0.93% ($48,138 average AGI)
from Allegan County, MI  0.22% ($49,535)
from Montcalm County, MI  0.21% ($41,105)


5.38% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,326 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Michigan average:

5.69%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($550 average AGI)
Kent County:

0.04%
Michigan average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Ottawa County, MI  0.95% ($59,021 average AGI)
to Allegan County, MI  0.27% ($55,112)
to Montcalm County, MI  0.23% ($43,991)

Businesses in Kent City, MI

  • Ford: 1
  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Kent City:

  • WMJH (810 AM; daytime; 4 kW; ROCKFORD, MI)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJNZ (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; KENTWOOD, MI; Owner: GOODRICH RADIO, LLC)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WMHG (1600 AM; 5 kW; MUSKEGON, MI)
  • WPNW (1260 AM; 10 kW; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: LANSER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGVU (1480 AM; 5 kW; KENTWOOD, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY B OF C)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTKG (1230 AM; 1 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kent City:

  • WSNX-FM (104.5 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLHT-FM (95.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WBFX (101.3 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFGR (98.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WMUS-FM (106.9 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLAV-FM (96.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFUR-FM (102.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: FURNITURE CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WTRV (100.5 FM; WALKER, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WBLU-FM (88.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: BLUE LAKE FINE ARTS CAMP)
  • WSHN-FM (100.1 FM; HOLTON, MI; Owner: NOORDYK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGVU-FM (88.5 FM; ALLENDALE, MI; Owner: BD OF CONTROL,GRAND VALLEY ST UNIV.)
  • WOOD-FM (105.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCXT (105.3 FM; HART, MI; Owner: WATERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBLV (90.3 FM; TWIN LAKE, MI; Owner: BLUE LAKE FINE ARTS CAMP, INC.)
  • WODJ (107.3 FM; GREENVILLE, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGRD-FM (97.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WLCS (98.3 FM; NORTH MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCSG (91.3 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY.)
  • WKLQ (94.5 FM; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVTI (96.1 FM; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Kent City:

  • WZZM-TV (Channel 13; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: COMBINED COMMUNICATIONS CORP. OF OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • WTLJ (Channel 54; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WGVU-TV (Channel 35; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WUHQ-LP (Channel 29; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WOMS-CA (Channel 29; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WXSP-CA (Channel 15; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W67DN (Channel 67; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WWMT (Channel 3; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • W48CL (Channel 48; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WOHO-CA (Channel 33; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WXMI (Channel 17; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOGC-CA (Channel 25; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WOOD-TV (Channel 8; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W19BA (Channel 19; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W42CB (Channel 42; HESPERIA, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)

Kent City fatal accident list:

Aug 31, 2007 05:40 PM, Sr-46, Fruitridge, Lat: 43.219617, Lon: -85.770953, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 21, 2003 04:45 PM, Sr-37, Lat: 43.219591, Lon: -85.765728, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 39ft / 11.6mTotal length
  • 23,280Total average daily traffic
  • 920Total average daily truck traffic
  • 32,643Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic
New bridges in Kent City, MI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Kent City, MI
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$58,9202$132,705
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$130,490
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$69,140
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0103.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$56,300
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0103.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Kent City, MI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Kent City, MI - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 16. The highest number of fire incidents - 31 took place in 2006, and the least - 1 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Kent City, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (49.5%), and Outside Fires (36.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Kent City, MI
    • 13549.5%Structure Fires
    • 9936.3%Outside Fires
    • 3512.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 41.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kent City, MI
Most common first names in Kent City, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1974.9 years
Robert1872.0 years
James1765.9 years
Charles1577.5 years
George1477.0 years
John1274.8 years
Richard1173.2 years
Harry1177.9 years
Donald1171.2 years
Arthur1079.7 years
Most common last names in Kent City, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3080.3 years
Anderson1681.1 years
Afton984.8 years
Coalter973.9 years
Witt981.5 years
Austin784.0 years
Saur780.2 years
Smith767.6 years
Carlson688.9 years
Collins673.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kent City, MI
  • 98.0%Utility gas
  • 1.0%Electricity
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kent City, MI
  • 65.7%Utility gas
  • 18.5%Electricity
  • 10.2%No fuel used
  • 5.6%Other fuel


Kent City compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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