Kennett Square, PA

Kennett Square profile

Living in Kennett Square

Kennett Square is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 6,202 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.

Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Kennett Square is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Kennett Square is a borough of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Kennett Square who work in farm management occupations (14.16%), management occupations (9.73%), and maintenance occupations (8.85%).

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

As is often the case in a small borough, Kennett Square doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

In terms of college education, Kennett Square is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 32.95% of adults in Kennett Square have a college degree.

The per capita income in Kennett Square in 2018 was $33,417, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $133,668 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. The greatest number of Kennett Square residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Kennett Square also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 39.08% of the borough’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Kennett Square include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Scottish.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Kennett Square's cultural character, accounting for 32.63% of the borough’s population.

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