Income/capita 47%
Household income 27%
Unemployment 124%
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IndexKent CityMichiganNational
Income per capita$15,716$27,549$29,829
Median household income$40,333$50,803$55,322
Median income owner occupied$48,542$62,251$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$28,598$35,192
Median earnings male$29,583$35,730$36,919
Median earnings female$21,985$22,948$26,250
Unemployment rate10.5%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level24.1%16.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Kent City is 47% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Kent City is 27% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Kent City is 124% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Kent City is 59% higher than the national average

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      Kent City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector27.3%13.8%
      Financial & insurance services3.7%1.8%
      Wholesale & retail services9.8%15.2%
      Public administration0.0%3.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.3%0.9%
      Education, health & social services7.3%38.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Rockford, MI6,044$60,5659.5%
      Northview, MI15,393$54,1372.1%
      Coopersville, MI4,329$47,09814.9%
      Casnovia, MI468$46,56315.8%
      Ravenna, MI1,189$46,03616.8%
      Kent City, MI1,186$40,33327.1%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Leupp, AZ1,186$41,09425.7%
      Sunflower, MS1,186$17,36168.6%
      San Antonito, NM1,186$98,75078.5%
      Heppner, OR1,186$43,33321.7%
      Pamplico, SC1,186$40,00027.7%
      Kent City, MI1,186$40,33327.1%
      Source: The Kent City, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).