Kent County is located in west central Michigan. The County Seat is Grand Rapids and the largest city is Grand Rapids. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.accesskent.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 629,237 and the 2010 census population was 602,622. The land area is 846.95 square miles and there are 711.5 persons per square mile.
83.6% of the population is White, 10.3% is Black or African American, 10% is Hispanic or Latino, 2.6% is Asian, 0.7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.7% is two or more races. 89.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 31.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $137,500, there are 229,373 households, an average of 2.61 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,889, the median household income is $51,667, and 15.5% of the persons in Kent County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 52,369. Retail sales (in $1000) were $8,058,005, and sales per capita were $13,377. The percentage of black-owned firms is 6%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 29.5%.
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