Kennett Square, PA (Borough Center)




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About Kennett Square, PA (Borough Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the Borough Center of Kennett Square is $344,285, which is more expensive than 91.7% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 76.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Kennett Square Borough Center is currently $1,393, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 82.3% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

Kennett Square Borough Center is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.

Real estate in the Borough Center of Kennett Square, PA is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Borough Center neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in Kennett Square Borough Center are 5.7%, which is lower than one will find in 71.6% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Kennett Square Borough Center is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history. But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the Kennett Square Borough Center neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 14.7% of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of such workers than 99.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Furthermore, the Kennett Square Borough Center neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 96.0% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work, and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Kennett Square Borough Center (21.8%) than in 96.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

The Kennett Square Borough Center neighborhood stands out within Pennsylvania for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 6.2% of college-friendly places to live in PA.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Borough Center neighborhood in Kennett Square are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 70.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 8.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 69.5% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Kennett Square Borough Center neighborhood, 31.3% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 31.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in farming, forestry, or commercial fishing (14.7%), and 13.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Borough Center neighborhood in Kennett Square, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (35.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (12.4%), and residents who report German roots (10.6%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (8.2%), along with some English ancestry residents (7.4%), among others. In addition, 26.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Kennett Square Borough Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 63.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (34.0%).

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Kennett Square Borough Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (55.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (70.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (21.8%) and 5.8% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Borough Center 0.101011101001110
Kennett Square 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Borough Center 0.101011101001110
Kennett Square 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Borough Center 0.101011101001110
Kennett Square 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

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KENNETT CONSOLIDATED SD


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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to PA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Greenwood El Sch
420 Greenwood Road
Kennett Square, PA, 19348
01-05
Kennett Hs
100 East South Street
Kennett Square, PA, 19348
09-12
Kennett Ms
195 Sunny Dell Rd
Landenberg, PA, 19350
06-08
Bancroft El Sch
181 Bancroft Road
Kennett Square, PA, 19348
01-05
Mary D Lang Kdg Ctr
409 Center St
Kennett Square, PA, 19348
KG-KG
New Garden El Sch
265 New Garden Road
Toughkenamon, PA, 19374
01-05

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