Poverty in Kent City, Michigan

What is the poverty rate in Kent City, Michigan?
The poverty rate in Kent City is 18.4%. One out of every 5.4 residents of Kent City lives in poverty.

How many people in Kent City, Michigan live in poverty?
194 of 1,054 Kent City residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Kent City compare to the rest of Michigan?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Michigan is 15.6%, meaning Kent City has a moderately higher than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Michigan.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Kent City, Michigan Poverty Rate By Race

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Kent City, Michigan Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in Kent City, Michigan?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Kent City, Michigan is 15.8%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Kent City, Michigan is 20.7%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Kent City, Michigan

Female residents of Kent City, Michigan are significantly(31%) more likely to live in poverty than males.

77 of 488 males in Kent City live below the poverty line.

117 of 566 females in Kent City live below the poverty line.

Kent City, Michigan Poverty Rate By Age

What's the Poverty Rate By Age in Kent City, Michigan?

Kent City, Michigan Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Kent City, Michigan Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

18.4%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

16.7%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

21.2%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

19.8%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

17.4%

75 to 84 Years Old

0.0%

Over 85 Years Old

8.0%

Kent City, Michigan Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

What is the poverty rate for residents of Kent City, Michigan born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Kent City, Michigan who were born citizens of the United States is 18.3%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Kent City, Michigan who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 19.3%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Kent City, Michigan born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Foreign-born residents of Kent City, Michigan have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 940 residents of Kent City, Michigan who were born citizens of the United States, 172 (18.3%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 22 (19.3%) of 114 residents of Kent City, Michigan who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Kent City, Michigan

The poverty rate in Kent City is 18.4%.
Kent City is in Kent County.
Michigan Poverty Rate by City
Here is a comparison of Poverty Rate by city(minimum 1,000 residents) in Kent County.
City Poverty Rate
Byron Center 7.7%
Caledonia 7.9%
Cedar Springs 23.3%
Comstock Park 16.3%
Cutlerville 14.2%
East Grand Rapids 1.9%
Forest Hills 2.7%
Grand Rapids 22.5%
Grandville 6.6%
Kent City 18.4%
Kentwood 13.6%
Lowell 4.4%
Northview 10.5%
Rockford 14.4%
Sparta 11.3%
Walker 9.8%
Wyoming 15.5%

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