Kennett Square, PA
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Kennett Square is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 6,167 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Kennett Square is the 228th largest community in Pennsylvania. Kennett Square has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.

Kennett Square real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Kennett Square house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

When you are in Kennett Square, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 46.56% of Kennett Square’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Kennett Square is a borough of farmers, fishers, or foresters, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kennett Square who work in farm management occupations (25.34%), office and administrative support (10.25%), and management occupations (6.09%).

One of the benefits of Kennett Square is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.81 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

The education level of Kennett Square citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.23% of adults in Kennett Square have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Kennett Square in 2010 was $25,083, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $100,332 for a family of four. However, Kennett Square contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Kennett Square is an extremely ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Kennett Square home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Kennett Square, accounting for 50.07% of the borough’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Kennett Square residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Kennett Square include Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.

In addition, Kennett Square has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (37.94%).

The most common language spoken in Kennett Square is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.