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 6,160 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Kennett Square is the 228th largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Kennett Square was built prior to World War II, 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.

Kennett Square is a blue-collar town, with 47.09% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. 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 (25.98%), office and administrative support (10.75%), and management occupations (7.17%).

Residents of the borough have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.52 minutes getting to work every day.

In Kennett Square, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Kennett Square is a relatively small borough. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

In terms of college education, Kennett Square is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.62% of adults 25 and older in the borough have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Kennett Square in 2010 was $26,683, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $106,732 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 48.90% 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.

Kennett Square also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 37.66%.

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