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Kentwood is in Tangipahoa Parish, in the Hammond metro area.
The community was named for Amos Kent, settler.
The latitude of Kentwood is 30.938N. The longitude is -90.508W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 210 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,174.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Kentwood demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Tangipahoa Parish economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 70444 ZIP code.
3% of Kentwood residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kentwood ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kentwood was $11,171, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Kentwood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Kentwood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $241. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $608.
Libraries in Kentwood include Kentwood Branch ... View libraries
Tangipahoa Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kentwood political report.
The average commute time for Kentwood workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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