Kennett Square, Pennsylvania Population 2021

6,208
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Kennett Square is a city located in Chester County Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 6,208, it is the 139th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 4237th largest city in the United States . Kennett Square is currently growing at a rate of 0.05% annually and its population has increased by 2.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,072 in 2010. Kennett Square reached it's highest population of 6,208 in 2021. Spanning over 1 miles, Kennett Square has a population density of 5,827 people per square mile.

The average household income in Kennett Square is $93,053 with a poverty rate of 5.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,103 per month, and the median house value is $263,300. The median age in Kennett Square is 36.1 years, 36.2 years for males, and 36 years for females.

Kennett Square Demographics

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

  • White: 86.33%
  • Other race: 5.64%
  • Black or African American: 5.09%
  • Two or more races: 2.16%
  • Asian: 0.78%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Kennett Square, Pennsylvania is 6,208 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,199.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,072.

Kennett Square, Pennsylvania Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,34486.33%
Some Other Race3495.64%
Black or African American3155.09%
Two or More Races1342.16%
Asian480.78%
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Kennett Square Population by Race

Kennett Square Population Pyramid $2021

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Kennett Square Median Age

36.1


Total

36.2


Male

36


Female

Kennett Square Adults

There are 4,959 adults, (771 of whom are seniors) in Kennett Square.

Kennett Square Age Dependency

47.8

Age Dependency Ratio

18.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Kennett Square Sex Ratio

Female

3,033

49.00%

Male

3,157

51.00%

Kennett Square Population by Age

Kennett Square Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kennett Square Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.9%24.1%
All55.9%44.1%
Non Family47.7%52.3%
Female41.6%58.4%
Male6.6%93.4%

55.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kennett Square Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1362.8855.9
Married9683.8675.9
Non Family6981.2147.7
Female2743.3141.6
Male1963.386.6

3.62

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

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Kennett Square Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade68716.70%
9th to 12th Grade2566.22%
High School Graduate1,13127.48%
Some College50912.37%
Associates Degree1764.28%
Bachelors Degree92322.43%
Graduate Degree43310.52%
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Kennett Square Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kennett Square Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,4122,3061,221
Hispanic1,38761494
Black27622029
Other Race227757
2+ Races943613
Asian393112

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.61%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 50.62%.

Kennett Square Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,444$43,409$26,868
Less Than 9th Grade$26,592$31,723$18,563
High School Graduate$30,714$31,325$24,574
Some College$30,795$31,186$27,391
Bachelors Degree$54,130$94,107$39,704
Graduate Degree$71,726$87,813$49,135

$32,444

Average Earnings

$43,409

Average Male

$26,868

Average Female

Kennett Square Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kennett Square Language by Age

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Kennett Square Language

58.66% of Kennett Square residents speak only English, while 41.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 39.82% of the population.

Kennett Square Language

Kennett Square Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,41926711.04%
White3,379702.07%
Other3495315.19%
Multiple13496.72%

5.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.89%

Male Poverty Rate

6.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kennett Square

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kennett Square is Other, with 15.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kennett Square is White, with 2.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.32%.

Kennett Square Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade7.74%
Some College5.46%
High School3.50%
Bachelors or Greater2.66%

Kennett Square Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed47.37%
Female Employed5.27%
Male Employed1.14%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Kennett Square Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kennett Square Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$77,404$93,053
Families$89,412$106,327
Married Families$105,556-
Non Families$51,667$62,030
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Income by Household Type

Kennett Square Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.6%

Male Marriage Rate

43.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Kennett Square Married by Age and Sex

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Kennett Square Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Kennett Square Marital Status by Race

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Kennett Square Marital Status

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136

Number of Veterans

136

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam41
First Gulf War35
World War II13
Korea9
Second Gulf War

Kennett Square Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+57
65 to 7442
35 to 5426
55 to 6411
18 to 34

Kennett Square Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1353.20%
2+ Races10.86%

Kennett Square Veterans by Race

Kennett Square Veterans by Education

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1.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kennett Square Veterans by Education

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76%

Labor Force Participation

73.7%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Kennett Square Employment by Age

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Kennett Square Employment by Race

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Kennett Square 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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35.74%

Born in Kennett Square

67.37%

Native Born

32.63%

Foreign Born

24.85%

Non Citizen

7.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

67.37% of Kennett Square residents were born in the United States, with 35.74% having been born in Pennsylvania. 24.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Kennett Square Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,20830.05%
20206,20530.05%
20196,20230.05%
20186,199250.40%
20176,174100.16%
20166,164100.16%
20156,154240.39%
20146,130190.31%
20136,111220.36%
20126,089120.20%
20116,077240.40%
20106,0537801.39%
20005,273550.10%
19905,2185031.02%
19804,715-161-0.34%
19704,8765211.14%
19604,3556561.65%
19503,6993240.92%
19403,3752840.88%
19303,0910.00%

Kennett Square Population by Year