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Kennesaw, GA
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Kennesaw profile


Living in Kennesaw



Kennesaw is a medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 33,552 people and 24 associated neighborhoods, Kennesaw is the 34th largest community in Georgia.

Also of interest is that Kennesaw has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 17.52% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

The citizens of Kennesaw are among the most well-educated in the nation: 46.69% of adults in Kennesaw have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Kennesaw in 2022 was $40,381, which is wealthy relative to Georgia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $161,524 for a family of four. However, Kennesaw contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Kennesaw is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Kennesaw home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kennesaw residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Kennesaw also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.83% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Kennesaw include English, Irish, German, Italian, and French.

In addition, Kennesaw has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (15.66%).

The most common language spoken in Kennesaw is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.