For population 25 years and over in Kennett:
For population 15 years and over in Kennett city:
172 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $852 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (45.8 miles , pop. 55,515).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (77.6 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (407.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Nimmons, AR (2.3 miles) , Bragg City, MO (2.8 miles) , Senath, MO (3.1 miles ), Rives, MO (3.2 miles) , Holcomb, MO (3.4 miles ), Greenway, AR (3.4 miles ), Piggott, AR (3.6 miles ), Pascola, MO (3.6 miles) .
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Latitude: 36.24 N, Longitude: 90.05 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,116 (+9.9%)
Area code: 573
Property values in Kennett, MO
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Crime rate in Kennett detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 28 (23 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +183 (+1.7%).
Work and jobs in Kennett: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Kennett, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Kennett-area historical tornado activity is above Missouri state average. It is 203% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.3 miles away from the Kennett city center killed 17 people and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 1/21/1999, a category F4 tornado 20.0 miles away from the city center caused $1 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Kennett-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Missouri state average. It is 92% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 25.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 44.3 miles away from Kennett center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 70.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 22.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 67.0 miles away from Kennett center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 49.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Dunklin County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Sheryl Crow - (born 1962), musician, Glennray Tutor - Artist, Gib Singleton - Sculptor, Dan Landrum - Busker, Jeff Stone (baseball) - Baseball player, William Howard Billings - Judge.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.8%
(20.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.9% for Black residents, 19.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 53.8% for other race residents, 71.0% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Kennett city (based on Dunklin County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.69%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 16
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
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5.54% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,143 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.51% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,282 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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See more detailed statistics of Kennett fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 25,015
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,187
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 43,776
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Kennett)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 79 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Kennett, MO)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kennett)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 26 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Kennett)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2014.