A community of more than 54,000 residents and growing, Kentwood is a safe, prosperous and welcoming city with vibrant neighborhoods and flourishing businesses that make it a wonderful place to live and work.
The city offers easy access to a variety of amenities including many of West Michigan’s destination shopping, dining, entertainment and outdoor recreation options. Within our 21 square miles are more than 13 miles of non-motorized trails and 15 parks that cover 301 acres and offer a range of amenities from pickleball to splashpads. This, along with Kentwood’s outstanding public-school systems, wide variety of businesses and career and education advancement opportunities attract a diverse population.
Centrally located, Kentwood is an easy local commute, thanks to many public and private transport options. It’s also just outside of downtown Grand Rapids and a short drive from the Lake Michigan shore, offering ample opportunities for both big city lights and nature-filled adventures.
With a mission of providing high quality services to foster a thriving community for all, Kentwood maintains a culture of excellent customer service, actively providing a responsive and responsible local government with a focus on continual improvement.