Why Choose Kentwood?

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WHY CHOOSE KENTWOOD? 

  • Close to major freeways 
  • Home to prime retail shopping in West Michigan
  • Varying sizes of land and real estate to fit specific needs 
  • Plenty of free parking
  • More than 10 miles of walking and bikes trails, including a large portion of the Paul B. Henry Trail 
  • Large and diverse community with more than 50,000 residents 
  • Next to Gerald R. Ford Airport 
  • Diverse industries such as retail and service, manufacturing, agribusiness and more! 
For more information, please view our Economic Development Corporation brochure here.

KENTWOOD COMMUNITY

Population

51,800+

Median Age

34.8

Land Area (square miles)

21

Median Household Income

$52,516

Median House value

$145,800

 


KENTWOOD COMMUNITY EVENTS

The City of Kentwood offers a variety of community events year-round, such as:

  • Community Expos
  • Easter Egg Hunt
  • End of Summer Food Truck Festival
  • Fourth of July Celebration
  • Holiday Tree Lighting and Parade
  • MLK Day of Service Celebration 
  • Summer and Winter Concert Series
  • Taste of Kentwood
  • Touch a Truck
  • Trunk or Treat
  • Ugly Sweater, Valentine's Dash, Glow in the Dark and other 5Ks
  • Vibe Gala