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Kent County, MI
The county was named for James Kent, legal scholar and chief justice of the New York Supreme Court

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Kent County is one of 83 counties in Michigan.

The county is in the Grand Rapids-Wyoming metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 593,898. This was an increase of  3.41% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$45,980
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Kent County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Kent County was $30,068. This was an increase of 17.6% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 97% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Grand Rapids
Of nation's counties, ranks No. 9 in production of apples
(1997 Census of Agriculture)

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17% of Kent County residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kent County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Kent County include Achim Cemetery, Ada Cemetery, Algoma Cemetery, Alpine Cemetery, Alton Cemetery, Barber Cemetery, Blain Cemetery, Blythefield Memorial Gardens, Boynton Cemetery, Brooklawn Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Kent County include Ada, Algoma, Alpine, Alto, Bowne, Byron, Byron Center, Caledonia, Caledonia, Cannon ... View communities

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Colleges in Kent County include Aquinas College, Calvin College, Calvin Theological Seminary, Cornerstone University, Davenport University, Grand Rapids Community College, Kuyper College ... View colleges

School districts in Kent County include Byron Center Public Schools, Caledonia Community Schools, Cedar Springs Public Schools, Comstock Park Public Schools, East Grand Rapids Public Schools, Forest Hills Public Schools, Godfrey-Lee Public Schools, Godwin Heights Public Schools, Grand Rapids Public Schools, Grandville Public Schools ... View school districts

To see school district boundaries, wait for the map to load in the new window, then select 'Legend.' Choose 'school districts' and update map.

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Libraries

Libraries in Kent County include Alpine Branch Library, Alto Branch Library, Byron Township Branch Library, Caledonia Branch Library, Cascade Branch Library, Cedar Springs Public Library, Comstock Park Branch Library, East Grand Rapids Branch Library, Englehardt Library/Lowell, Gaines Township Library/Cutlerville ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Kent County include Grand Rapids Press ... View newspapers

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Kent County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kent County political report.

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Travel

Airports in Kent County include Gerald R. Ford International

Hotels in Kent County include Amerihost Inn, Amerisuites Grand Rapids, Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, Baymont Inn, Baymont Inn & Suites Grand Rapids North/Walker, Best Western, Brikcrete Motel, Comfort Inn Airport, Comfort Suites Comstock Park, Comfort Suites Grandville ... More hotels

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