Kennett, Missouri Population 2020

9,996
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Kennett is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 9,996, it is the 79th largest city in Missouri and the 3101st largest city in the United States. Kennett is currently declining at a rate of -0.97% annually and its population has decreased by -8.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,932 in 2010. Kennett reached it's highest population of 11,260 in 2000. Spanning over 7 miles, Kennett has a population density of 1,428 people per square mile.

The average household income in Kennett is $57,844 with a poverty rate of 25.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $573 per month, and the median house value is $91,600. The median age in Kennett is 41.6 years, 37.9 years for males, and 44 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.8 males.

Kennett Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Kennett was:

  • White: 77.42%
  • Black or African American: 17.05%
  • Two or more races: 2.57%
  • Other race: 2.08%
  • Native American: 0.50%
  • Asian: 0.38%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Kennett, Missouri is 9,996, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,192.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,932.

Kennett, Missouri Population 2020

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202028,784-347-1.21%
201929,131-347-1.19%
201829,478-643-2.18%
201730,121-441-1.46%
201630,562-282-0.92%
201530,844-459-1.49%
201431,303-421-1.34%
201331,724-117-0.37%
201231,841-169-0.53%
201132,010600.19%
201031,9500.00%

Kennett Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,79077.42%
Black or African American1,71617.05%
Two or More Races2592.57%
Some Other Race2092.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native500.50%
Asian380.38%
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Kennett Population by Race

Kennett Population Pyramid 2020

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Kennett Median Age

41.6


Total

37.9


Male

44


Female

Kennett Adults

There are 7,778 adults, (1,905 of whom are seniors) in Kennett.

Kennett Age Dependency

71.3

Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Kennett Sex Ratio

Female

5,330

52.97%

Male

4,732

47.03%

Kennett Population by Age

Kennett Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kennett Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.2%22.8%
All55.6%44.4%
Non Family49.7%50.3%
Male36.6%63.4%
Female26.9%73.1%

55.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kennett Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,3422.2155.6
Non Family1,8401.2349.7
Married1,5852.8577.2
Female6143.2226.9
Male3032.7936.6

2.85

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

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Kennett Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6909.90%
9th to 12th Grade91313.10%
High School Graduate2,40134.45%
Some College1,22017.50%
Associates Degree4095.87%
Bachelors Degree90012.91%
Graduate Degree4376.27%
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Kennett Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kennett Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,7494,5981,255
Black81248913
Hispanic21512369
Multiple Races13093
Other Race605338
Asian3838
Native American2626

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 63.33%.

Kennett Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,712$41,859$24,758
Less Than High School$17,383$32,115$14,767
High School Grad$26,299$30,568$21,589
Some College$28,935$47,083$26,605
Bachelors Degree$47,540$60,526$32,614
Graduate Degree$54,700$73,229$51,719

$29,712

Average Earnings

$41,859

Average Male

$24,758

Average Female

Kennett Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kennett Language by Age

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Kennett Language

91.74% of Kennett residents speak only English, while 8.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.18% of the population.

Kennett Language

Kennett Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,0911,33418.81%
Black1,62368642.27%
Hispanic58426845.89%
Other20920497.61%
Multiple2596525.10%
Native5050100.00%
Asian381744.74%

25.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.56%

Male Poverty Rate

25.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kennett

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kennett is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kennett is White, with 18.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.52%.

Kennett Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.32%
Some College16.26%
High School15.20%
Bachelors or Greater6.51%

Kennett Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed70.48%
Female Unemployed47.47%
Female Employed15.94%
Male Employed13.13%

Kennett Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kennett Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,297$57,844
Families$52,368$74,853
Married Families$67,731-
Non Families$20,428$33,398
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Income by Household Type

Kennett Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

39.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Kennett Married by Age and Sex

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Kennett Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Kennett Marital Status by Race

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Kennett Marital Status

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636

Number of Veterans

593

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam263
Korea86
First Gulf War67
Second Gulf War39
World War II28

Kennett Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74224
75+166
35 to 54126
55 to 64104
18 to 3416

Kennett Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4847.59%
Black12411.10%
2 or More2818.67%
Hispanic51.77%

Kennett Veterans by Race

Kennett Veterans by Education

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13.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kennett Veterans by Education

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54.9%

Labor Force Participation

51.5%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Kennett Employment by Age

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Kennett Employment by Race

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Kennett Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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64.55%

Born in Missouri

97.39%

Native Born

2.61%

Foreign Born

1.95%

Non Citizen

0.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.39% of Kennett residents were born in the United States, with 64.55% having been born in Missouri. 1.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Kennett Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20209,996-98-0.97%
201910,094-98-0.96%
201810,192-201-1.93%
201710,393-136-1.29%
201610,529-70-0.66%
201510,599-150-1.40%
201410,749-132-1.21%
201310,881-16-0.15%
201210,897-50-0.46%
201110,947180.16%
201010,929-331-0.30%
200011,2603190.29%
199010,9417960.76%
198010,145550.05%
197010,0909921.04%
19609,0984130.47%
19508,6852,3503.21%
19406,3352,2074.38%
19304,1285061.32%
19203,6225891.79%
19103,0330.00%

Kennett Population by Year