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

51,525

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