Kennett Square, PA
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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.

Kennett Square is a blue-collar town, with 35.28% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Kennett Square is a borough of service providers, farmers, fishers, or foresters, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kennett Square who work in farm management occupations (16.51%), management occupations (9.46%), and office and administrative support (9.17%).

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.

Being a small borough, Kennett Square does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The overall education level of Kennett Square is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 28.18% of adults 25 and older in the borough have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Kennett Square in 2018 was $29,520, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $118,080 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 45.27% of the borough’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Kennett Square include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Kennett Square's cultural character, accounting for 35.53% of the borough’s population.

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