Kentwood, Michigan 

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Population

51,154

+6.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.9%

Median Income

$49,201

Median Home Price

$180,800

Best Places to Live in Kentwood, Michigan

Mid-sized city - West-central Michigan, 25 miles inland from Lake Michigan
Pros
-Cultural amenities
-Diverse economy
-Attractive downtown
Cons
-Cold, cloudy winters
-Some urban decay
-Isolation

Local Listings in Kentwood, MI
 $170,000 
2553 Bridgeport Ln SE
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 | 1726 SqFt
 $170,000 
2553 Bridgeport Ln SE
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 | 1726 SqFt
 $209,900 
2069 Innwood Dr SE
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 | 1792 SqFt
 $174,900 
5438 Madison Ave SE
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1860 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Grand Rapids-Wyoming Metro Area

Grand Rapids is the primary cultural and business hub of western Michigan. Nearby hardwood forests made the city a notable furniture-producing center in the 19th and early 20th centuries. That industry continues today but has transitioned somewhat towards high-tech office furniture, serving as headquarters for such names as Steelcase and Herman Miller. The area is far less vulnerable to the ups and downs of the auto industry than most of Michigan.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Michigan
County: Kent County
Metro Area: Grand Rapids-Wyoming Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Kentwood
Zip Codes: 49508 49512
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 803 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Kentwood is 2.9% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Kentwood jobs have increased by 1.99%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Kentwood's cost of living is 2.70% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Kentwood's Cost of Living

VOTING
Kent county voted Republican in four of the last five Presidential elections, voting Democratic in 2008. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Kentwood's population is 51,154 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 6.04%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Kentwood is $180,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.83%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Kentwood

SCHOOLS
Kentwood public schools spend $11,218 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 19.2 students per teacher in Kentwood. More Education


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Housing Market in Kentwood

It's a good time to buy in Kentwood. Home Appreciation is up 9.7% in the last 12 months. Browse Kentwood Real Estate or Find top agents in Kentwood

The median home price in Kentwood is $180,800. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Kentwood   4 Reviews
Job Search - 3/25/2009
Love the city, hate the climate. Tough to find a job... Read More

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in search of warmer weather - 12/31/2008
cold, freezing winters. however, if you like 4 seasons this is the place to... Read More

Close enough to GR... - 12/23/2008
My husband and I moved to Kentwood after living in West Michigan for 7yrs. through our college years. While we found the cities closer to the coast more conservative... Read More


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NEW LISTINGS IN KENTWOOD MI
$170,000
2553 Bridgeport Ln SE
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 |

$209,900
2069 Innwood Dr SE
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

$174,900
5438 Madison Ave SE
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$204,900
2056 Stanford Dr SE
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$195,000
4910 Fuller Ave SE
Bed 5 | Bath 2.0 |

$159,900
5337 Claudia Ave SE
Bed 4 | Bath 1.0 |

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