The town of Kentwood is located in the Parish of Tangipahoa. It covers a total area of 18.0 sq. km. The economy of the city revolves around industries involved in advertising, automotive, construction, apparel, freight forwarding, auto insurance, metal and oil and lubrication contribute to the local economy in a positive way. Businesses related to contracting in remodeling and repairing, rental agencies in property, supplies of optical goods, consultancy retirement planning, motor freight, contribute to the local economy in a positive way.