Kentwood, LA Profile: Facts & Data


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Kentwood, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Kentwood had a population of 2,344 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Kentwood is located at latitude 30.9338 and longitude -90.5152 in Tangipahoa Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Kentwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tangipahoa Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 210 feet.

The Town of Kentwood (GNIS ID: 2405939) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Kentwood is located within Parish Governing Authority District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tangipahoa Parish.

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Kentwood, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,344
Population in Households 2,304
Population in Familes 1,880
Population in Group Qrtrs 40
Population Density2 332
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $21,008
Average Household Income $36,078
Per Capita Income $14,534


Total Housing Units 1,035 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 600 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 285 (27.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 150 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $84,045
Average Home Value $136,519


Total Households 885
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 568
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.78% 0.9%
Households 0.82% 0.95%
Families 0.61% 0.73%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   1.85%

Kentwood, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kentwood to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 184 61st
Population Density # 328 31st
Diversity Index # 240 50th
Median Household Income # 466 2nd
Per Capita Income # 457 4th

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