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What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Kentwood

it is a duplex community. there are many businesses near by including a grocery stores, gas stations, banks, restaurants . our favorites are lake MI credit union, Aldi, Red Geranium. 2 major highways are close by

I like that it's really quiet. Don't here loud music and don't see many car accidents. It only takes a short walk to get to the local store but restaurants and stuff are farther away.

Our neighborhood is near close to everything - grocery stores, gas stations, the library and city hall, fire station, and a park. We have an entrance and exit to a major highway yet we are near to the last working farm that grows produce and sells it for 6 to 9 months a year. We are only a five-minute drive to many other working farms. e t year roundand have a we have the needed a

Well I like that I'm very close to a school with a playground so when every I get board I would head on down to the playground and have fun . And on school days the schoools are very close on in a 2 min range distance.

re are many business services within a 2 mile radius- car repair, groceries, insurance , nails, hair, pet supplies. Also two nice parks with water.s

It is my family neighborhood. It is unique because it is a suburb that is very close to the city. It has adequate public transportation with good schedules and coverage.

Who Lives Here

Kentwood Demographics

Education

High School

37%

Associate's

31%

Bachelor's

23%

Master's

8%

Doctorate

1%

Family Size

2 people

41%

3 people

23%

4 people

22%

5 people

8%

6+ people

6%

Household Income

0-50k

45%

50-100k

35%

100-150k

13%

150-200k

4%

200k+

4%

Age

0-10

14%

10-20

13%

20-45

37%

45-65

23%

65+

13%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Kentwood?

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

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*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Kentwood

Kentwood Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

33%

15-30 Mins

50%

30-40 Mins

11%

40-60 Mins

4%

60+ Mins

3%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 3232

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 27 of 35 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 20 of 35 renters

Percentage: 4747

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 26 of 35 renters

Top Scores: Grocery, Nightlife, Parks

Things To Do In Kentwood

Top Score

Grocery Stores

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Suffice to say, this place is great for groceries.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 56% fewer grocery stores than average
  3. A standard number of grocery stores compared to areas of a similar size

Nightlife

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The perfect place to paint the town red.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 85% fewer bars and clubs than average
  3. 44% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll be living the park life in Kentwood.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 24% fewer parks than average
  3. 11% more parks than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You won't get sick of medical care here.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 100% fewer medical facilities than average
  3. 100% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Filling stations in Kentwood are at full-throttle!

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 87% fewer gas stations than average
  3. 72% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The restaurant scene here is really cooking with gas.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 55% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 7% fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Kentwood has the right frame of mind for art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. 100% fewer fine art centers than average
  3. 100% fewer fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Who's an ok boy? Kentwood doesn't deserve many treats.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 38% fewer pet facilities than average
  3. Significantly more pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The coffee scene is lukewarm in Kentwood.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 82% fewer coffee shops than average
  3. A standard number of coffee shops compared to areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in Kentwood.

  1. A high number of shops per resident
  2. 52% fewer shops than average
  3. Significantly more shops than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll have to workout somewhere else to keep fit.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 75% fewer gyms than average
  3. 29% fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Kentwood Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 30 of 35 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 29 of 35 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 28 of 35 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 26 of 35 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 26 of 35 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 24 of 35 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 24 of 35 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 21 of 35 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 20 of 35 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 19 of 35 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 19 of 35 renters

Nearby Parks

No

Say 18 of 35 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 19 of 35 renters

Maintained Yards

No

Say 19 of 35 renters

Quiet Area

No

Say 22 of 35 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 23 of 35 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 24 of 35 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 28 of 35 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 31 of 35 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 32 of 35 renters

Kentwood Education

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Kentwood

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What You Need to Know

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All About

Living in Kentwood, MI

Kentwood is a small city in Michigan with just under 52,000 residents. The city's residents, at an average age of just under 37, are younger than most cities in Michigan. Renters tend to be in the minority in Kentwood, and 57% of residents own their homes. The average rent of $914/month is roughly equal to the state average.

With an average commute time of about 22 minutes, quicker than most cities in the state, Kentwood residents know that it isn't overly time-consuming to get to work. Driving is the most common way to get to work, opted for by 48% of workers, while public transportation is not widely used. Relatively few workers commute on foot.

Compared to the national average (5%), Kentwood has a relatively high concentration of residents older than 25 who have an Associate's degree (7%). Additionally, 22% possess a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree. There are three primary industries in Kentwood: manufacturing, healthcare, and retail. Together, these industries account for 28% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many of the city's workers are in transportation, as 9% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any career path. Kentwood workers take home an average annual income of nearly $64K, roughly the same as the state average. However, Kentwood compares less favorably to the national average ($73,345).