Kennett, Missouri Population 2020

9,924

Kennett is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 9,924, it is the 80th largest city in Missouri and the 3114th largest city in the United States. Kennett is currently declining at a rate of -1.28% annually and its population has decreased by -9.22% 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 1,417 people per square mile.

The average household income in Kennett is $50,752 with a poverty rate of 27.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $549 per month, and the median house value is $91,100. The median age in Kennett is 41.9 years, 38.2 years for males, and 43.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.7 males.

Kennett Demographics

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

  • White: 77.90%
  • Black or African American: 14.83%
  • Other race: 3.04%
  • Two or more races: 3.02%
  • Native American: 1.05%
  • Asian: 0.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Kennett, Missouri is 9,924, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,182.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,932.

Kennett, Missouri Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202028,097-663-2.36%
201928,760-663-2.31%
201829,423-663-2.25%
201730,086-432-1.44%
201630,518-300-0.98%
201530,818-478-1.55%
201431,296-421-1.35%
201331,717-120-0.38%
201231,837-165-0.52%
201132,002570.18%
201031,9450.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,96577.90%
Black or African American1,51614.83%
Some Other Race3113.04%
Two or More Races3093.02%
American Indian and Alaska Native1071.05%
Asian170.17%

Kennett Population Pyramid 2020

Kennett Median Age

41.9


Total

38.2


Male

43.6


Female

Kennett Adults

There are 7,912 adults, (1,968 of whom are seniors) in Kennett.

Kennett Age Dependency

72

Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Kennett Sex Ratio

Female

5,361

52.43%

Male

4,864

47.57%

Kennett Households and Families

Kennett Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Kennett Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.1%23.9%
All57.8%42.2%
Non Family53.1%46.9%
Male31.1%68.9%
Female28.7%71.3%

57.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,3872.2357.8
Non Family1,8831.1753.1
Married1,7122.9776.1
Female5673.2628.7
Male2252.8331.1

2.95

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

7.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kennett Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6869.64%
9th to 12th Grade96613.58%
High School Graduate2,53135.57%
Some College1,31418.47%
Associates Degree3925.51%
Bachelors Degree88512.44%
Graduate Degree3424.81%

Kennett Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,9084,6811,154
Black80949812
Hispanic21314361
Multiple Races11571
Other Race797141
Native American5454
Asian1717

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 51.90%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,151$37,077$22,882
Less Than High School$18,427$22,417$13,702
High School Grad$24,961$30,114$20,915
Some College$26,968$36,875$25,980
Bachelors Degree$48,065$60,270$30,800
Graduate Degree$48,074$$42,228

$27,151

Average Earnings

$37,077

Average Male

$22,882

Average Female

Kennett Language

Kennett Language by Age

Kennett Language

92.05% of Kennett residents speak only English, while 7.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.11% of the population.

Kennett Poverty

Kennett Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,3421,64022.34%
Black1,41949735.02%
Hispanic62644671.25%
Other31130397.43%
Multiple3094213.59%
Native1074037.38%
Asian1717100.00%

27.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.16%

Male Poverty Rate

27.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kennett

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kennett is Multiple, with 13.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.84%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.25%
High School19.35%
Some College17.75%
Bachelors or Greater8.69%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed61.11%
Female Unemployed33.01%
Male Employed14.49%
Female Employed13.94%

Kennett Income

Kennett Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,853$50,752
Families$47,545$66,303
Married Families$63,542-
Non Families$16,524$28,487

Kennett Marital Status

Kennett Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.7%

Male Marriage Rate

40.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Kennett Married by Age and Sex

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

Kennett Veterans

604

Number of Veterans

561

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam216
First Gulf War93
Korea47
Second Gulf War22
World War II8

$Kennett Veterans by Education

14.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kennett Employment Status

52.3%

Labor Force Participation

48.6%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Kennett Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

63.91%

Born in Missouri

97.52%

Native Born

2.48%

Foreign Born

2.02%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.52% of Kennett residents were born in the United States, with 63.91% having been born in Missouri. 2.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20209,924-129-1.28%
201910,053-129-1.27%
201810,182-207-1.99%
201710,389-129-1.23%
201610,518-76-0.72%
201510,594-155-1.44%
201410,749-132-1.21%
201310,881-16-0.15%
201210,897-47-0.43%
201110,944160.15%
201010,928-332-0.30%
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%