Kentwood Ranked No. 1 Hottest ZIP Code lists Kentwood zip code as No. 1

The City of Kentwood was ranked No. 1 on’s annual list of hottest ZIP codes in the U.S.

The report highlights Kentwood's tree lined streets, close knit community, affordable homes and quick commute to Grand Rapids. It also says young families are drawn to Kentwood because of its strong schools.

Key housing stats included in the list said that homes in Kentwood sell in 14 days, 52 days faster than the rest of the U.S. According to, prices in 49508 are 33 percent lower than the surrounding county.