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Kent County, Michigan

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Kent County, Michigan
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
659,083
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
657,984
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
0.2%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 657,974
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 602,622
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent
23.2%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
15.1%
Female persons, percent
50.3%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
81.6%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
10.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.7%
Asian alone, percent(a)
3.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
3.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
11.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
72.3%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 27,591
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 8.4%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 268,701
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 70.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $242,200
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $1,484
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $572
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $1,111
Building permits, 2022 2,385
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 252,694
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.56
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 86.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 12.4%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 94.4%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 89.8%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 92.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 38.6%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 7.9%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
6.4%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 69.1%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 64.0%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,540,591
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 6,984,479
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,996,503
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 11,021,463
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $16,963
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 21.4
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $76,247
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $39,342
Persons in poverty, percent
10.7%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 17,226
Total employment, 2021 353,731
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 20,009,865
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -5.9%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2020 50,500
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 12,650
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 8,071
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,848
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 758
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 10,310
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 680
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 10,252
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 775.1
Population per square mile, 2010 711.5
Land area in square miles, 2020 848.93
Land area in square miles, 2010 846.95
FIPS Code 26081
Value Notes

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Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2023) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2023). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

In Vintage 2022, as a result of the formal request from the state, Connecticut transitioned from eight counties to nine planning regions. For more details, please see the Vintage 2022 release notes available here: Release Notes.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2018-2022 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2022 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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