Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 6,151 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +16.7%
 
Males: 3,382  (55.0%)
Females: 2,769  (45.0%)
Median resident age:  31.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 19348.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $61,549 (it was $46,523 in 2000)
Kennett Square:

$61,549
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,997 (it was $22,292 in 2000)

Kennett Square borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $220,583 (it was $121,600 in 2000)
Kennett Square:

$220,583
PA:

$164,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $362,501; Detached houses: $399,668; Townhouses or other attached units: $256,205; In 2-unit structures: $285,649; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $206,005; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $198,428; Mobile homes: $64,761

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,040.

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  • Races in Kennett Square, PA (2010)

    Kennett Square races chart
    • 2,96348.8%Hispanic
    • 2,59642.8%White alone
    • 4006.6%Black alone
    • 570.9%Two or more races
    • 480.8%Asian alone
    • 70.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Kennett Square detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Kennett Square: 105.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (10.0%), Italian (9.4%), German (8.4%), English (5.8%), United States (2.9%), Polish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1855

Elevation: 310 feet

Land area: 1.13 square miles.

Population density: 5,458 people per square mile   (average).

Kennett Square,PA real estate house value index trend

Kennett Square, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Kennett Square:

  • High school or higher: 63.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kennett Square borough:

  • Never married: 28.5%
  • Now married: 56.4%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

2,243 residents are foreign born (35.8% Latin America).

This borough:

36.4%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania as of September 26, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Kennett Square to the number of sex offenders is 1,223 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,375 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,246 (1.4%)

Kennett Square satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wilmington, DE (10.7 miles , pop. 72,664).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (31.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Toughkenamon, PA (1.7 miles ), Avondale borough, PA (2.0 miles ), Hockessin, DE (2.1 miles ), Piedmont, DE (2.3 miles ), North Star, DE (2.5 miles ), West Grove borough, PA (2.5 miles ), Pike Creek Valley, DE (2.7 miles ), Pike Creek, DE (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 39.84 N, Longitude: 75.71 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,621 (+42.6%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 1,381 (40.1%)

Area codes: 610, 484

Kennett Square household income distribution Kennett Square home values distribution

Crime rates in Kennett Square by Year
Type 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 13000110
per 100,000 18.956.90.00.00.016.316.30.0
Robberies 49677634
per 100,000 75.6170.6113.9131.1114.997.849.065.1
Assaults 51378101273
per 100,000 94.4246.4132.9149.8164.2195.5114.348.8
Burglaries 1619212011301614
per 100,000 302.2360.1398.6374.6180.6488.8261.2227.9
Thefts 10879909388517249
per 100,000 2,040.01,497.31,708.11,741.91,444.8831.01,175.3797.7
Auto thefts 12111479146
per 100,000 226.7208.5265.7131.1147.816.365.397.7
Arson 41022100
per 100,000 75.619.00.037.532.816.30.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 268.4) 168.9235.7169.5167.1142.3142.9115.280.8

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Kennett Square detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 14 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

Kennett Square tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -59 (-1.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (39%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (31%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Kennett Square: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Kennett Square, Pennsylvania average temperatures Kennett Square, Pennsylvania average precipitation Kennett Square, Pennsylvania humidity Kennett Square, Pennsylvania wind speed Kennett Square, Pennsylvania snowfall Kennett Square, Pennsylvania sunshine Kennett Square, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Kennett Square-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 14% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.7 miles away from the Kennett Square borough center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/22/1955, a category F3 tornado 9.9 miles away from the borough center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kennett Square-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 37.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 36.9 miles away from Kennett Square center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 270.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 292.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 195.9 miles away from Kennett Square center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 61.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Chester County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kennett Square topographic map

Birthplace of: Herb Pennock - Baseball player and coach, Jessica Savitch - (1947-1983), journalist, Mike Grady (baseball) - Baseball player, John Goodman - College basketball player (James Madison Dukes), Leroy Mercer - Football player and coach, Matt White - College basketball player (Coastal Carolina Chanticleers).

Main business address for: GENESIS HEALTHCARE CORP (SERVICES-SKILLED NURSING CARE FACILITIES).

Hospitals and medical centers in Kennett Square:

  • OMNI HOME CARE (413 WEST CYPRESS STREET)
  • CROSSLANDS (PO BOX 100 RT 926)
  • KENDAL AT LONGWOOD (BOX 100)

Airports and heliports located in Kennett Square:

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Amtrak stations near Kennett Square:

  • 11 miles: DOWNINGTOWN (VIADUCT AVE.) . Services: public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: WILMINGTON (M. L. KING BLVD, & FRENCH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: COATESVILLE (3RD AVE. & FLEETWOOD ST.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kennett Square:

  • West Chester University of Pennsylvania (about 10 miles; West Chester, PA; Full-time enrollment: 14,492)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington (about 12 miles; Wilmington, DE; FT enrollment: 4,972)
  • University of Delaware (about 12 miles; Newark, DE; FT enrollment: 20,078)
  • Lincoln University of Pennsylvania (about 12 miles; Lincoln University, PA; FT enrollment: 2,042)
  • Wilmington University (about 13 miles; New Castle, DE; FT enrollment: 10,072)
  • Neumann University (about 15 miles; Aston, PA; FT enrollment: 2,622)
  • Immaculata University (about 15 miles; Immaculata, PA; FT enrollment: 2,912)

Public high schools in Kennett Square:

  • UNIONVILLE HS (Students: 1,328, Location: 750 UNIONVILLE ROAD, Grades: 9-12)
  • KENNETT HS (Students: 1,210, Location: 100 EAST SOUTH STREET, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Kennett Square:

  • CHARLES F PATTON MS (Students: 1,046, Location: 760 UNIONVILLE ROAD, Grades: 6-8)
  • UNIONVILLE EL SCH (Students: 467, Location: 1775 W DOE RUN ROAD, Grades: KG-5)
  • GREENWOOD EL SCH (Location: 420 GREENWOOD ROAD, Grades: 1-5)
  • BANCROFT EL SCH (Location: 181 BANCROFT ROAD, Grades: 1-5)

Private elementary/middle school in Kennett Square:

  • ST PATRICK SCHOOL (Students: 160, Location: 210 MEREDITH ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Kennett Square

Library in Kennett Square:

  • BAYARD TAYLOR MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $854,714; Location: 216 EAST STATE STREET; 61,870 books; 2,074 audio materials; 2,284 video materials; 29 local licensed databases; 41 state licensed databases; 88 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Kennett Fire Company 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Kennett Square: GENESIS HEALTHCARE CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Kennett Square include: Full Gospel Apostolic Church (A), New Garden Memorial United American Methodist Episcopal Church (B), Highway Tabernacle Fire Baptized Holiness Church (C), Bethel American Methodist Episcopal Church (D), Kennett Friends Meetinghouse (E), Bible Methodist Church (F), First Baptist Church (G), Kennett Square Presbyterian Church (H), Westminster House of the Presbyterian Church of Kennett Square (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Adult Literacy Program (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 216 East State Street).

Hotels: Bancroft Manor Bed & Breakfast Inc (318 Marshall Street), Hilton Garden Inn (815 East Baltimore Pike).

Chester County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 117. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

117
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.291. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.291
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 9.72. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.72
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.881. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.881
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 16.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00001. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00001
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.6%
(4.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.8% for other race residents, 3.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  3.0 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  67.4%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  6.7%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Kennett Square in 2010:

  • 17 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 5 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Kennett Square in 2000:

  • 77 people in nursing homes
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Kennett Square, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Banks with most branches in Kennett Square (2011 data):

  • Susquehanna Bank: Kendal Branch, Kennett Square Branch, Longwood Garden Branch, Crosslands Branch, New Garden Branch. Info updated 2012/02/28: Bank assets: $14,849.0 mil, Deposits: $10,294.4 mil, headquarters in Lititz, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 308 total offices, Holding Company: Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc.
  • National Penn Bank: Longwood Branch at 900 East Baltimore Pike, branch established on 1995/12/14; New Garden Office Branch at 920 West Cypress Street, branch established on 2001/02/01. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $8,395.9 mil, Deposits: $5,879.6 mil, headquarters in Boyertown, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 131 total offices, Holding Company: National Penn Bancshares, Inc.
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Kennett Square Office Branch at 313 West Cypress Street, branch established on 1999/07/24. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • DNB First, National Association: Kennett Square Branch at 215 East Cypress Street, branch established on 1913/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $607.7 mil, Deposits: $498.2 mil, headquarters in Downingtown, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Dnb Financial Corporation
  • The Bryn Mawr Trust Company: Willowdale Branch at Rts 82 And 926, branch established on 1997/11/07. Info updated 2010/07/09: Bank assets: $1,755.3 mil, Deposits: $1,387.9 mil, headquarters in Bryn Mawr, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices, Holding Company: Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Longwood Branch at 883 East Baltimore Pike, branch established on 1992/08/10. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: New Garden Town Square at 400 Scarlet Road, branch established on 1985/01/10. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB: Longwood Branch at 826 East Baltimore Pike Suite # 7, branch established on 2000/11/15. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $4,281.1 mil, Deposits: $3,150.2 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 43 total offices
  • Fulton Bank, National Association: Kennett Square Branch at 501 School House Road, branch established on 1998/09/04. Info updated 2010/12/30: Bank assets: $9,041.7 mil, Deposits: $6,700.3 mil, headquarters in Lancaster, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 122 total offices, Holding Company: Fulton Financial Corporation
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

21.7
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Kennett Square travel time to work - commute Kennett Square mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Kennett Square borough (based on Chester County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic212,11333
Mainline Protestant60,921156
Evangelical Protestant31,520167
Other6,09025
Black Protestant4,27125
Orthodox6754
None183,296-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 75
Chester County:

1.54 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 28
Chester County:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 91
Chester County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 322
Here:

6.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.5%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Chester County:

22.3%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.0%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Kennett Square:

45.9%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.8%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Kennett Square:

22.4%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.7%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Kennett Square:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Kennett Square:

31.2%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

53.2%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.4%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kennett Square, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$9,898$118,7760$0
Other Government Administration 3$20,976$83,9040$0
Police Protection - Officers 17$136,350$96,2470$0
Police - Other 3$10,703$42,8120$0
Streets and Highways 9$50,699$67,5990$0
Sewerage 7$40,123$68,7820$0
Other and Unallocable 3$13,648$54,5921$7,362
Totals for Government 43$282,397$78,8081$7,362

5.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($71,379 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.11%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($654 average AGI)
Chester County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Montgomery County, PA  0.88% ($66,697 average AGI)
from Delaware County, PA  0.74% ($78,925)
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.33% ($58,604)


5.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($69,750 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,479 average AGI)
Chester County:

0.07%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Montgomery County, PA  0.85% ($59,481 average AGI)
to Delaware County, PA  0.53% ($75,682)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.37% ($49,987)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kennett Square:

  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDEL (1150 AM; 5 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMC (1380 AM; 5 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: STATE OF DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF TRAN)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCOJ (1420 AM; 5 kW; COATESVILLE, PA; Owner: WCOJ RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kennett Square:

  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WSTW (93.7 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJBR-FM (99.5 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMHS (88.1 FM; PIKE CREEK, DE; Owner: RED CLAY CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WBMP (88.1 FM; WARWICK, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WYSP (94.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDAS-FM (105.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPTP (96.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WUSL (98.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Kennett Square:

  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • W40AZ (Channel 40; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W55BT (Channel 55; TALLEYVILLE, DE; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
Kennett Square fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Kennett Square fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 7m23ftTotal length
  • $2,000Total costs
  • 33,330Total average daily traffic
  • 1,773Total average daily truck traffic
  • 43,540Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Kennett Square)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • North Broad & East Linden St (Lat: 39.847611 Lon: -75.710778), Call Sign: KLM765
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.835 MHzGrant Date: 02/02/2013, Expiration Date: 04/19/2023Registrant: Frecom Inc, 435 W Baltimore Pike, West Grove, PA 19390, Phone: (610) 869-3307, Email:
  • #3 New Garden Shopping Center (Lat: 39.838333 Lon: -75.713333), Call Sign: WQBV322
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 468.487 MHz, 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz... (+22 more)Grant Date: 12/21/2004, Expiration Date: 12/21/2014, Cancellation Date: 02/21/2015, Certifier: Beth CotnerRegistrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (630) 566-1755, Email:
  • Lat: 39.843639 Lon: -75.703111, Call Sign: WQGQ313
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.187 MHz, 456.187 MHz, 451.437 MHz, 456.437 MHz, 456.287 MHzGrant Date: 03/21/2007, Expiration Date: 03/21/2017, Certifier: Brent CumensRegistrant: Atlas License Company, 7202 North Shadeland Ave, Ste 215, Indianapolis, IN 46250, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 813-4870, Email:
  • Longwood Gardens 1000 East Baltimore Pike (Lat: 39.868056 Lon: -78.665278), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6.3 m, Overall height: 9.3 m, Call Sign: WQJJ841
    Assigned Frequencies: 1.61000 MHzGrant Date: 10/06/2008, Expiration Date: 11/04/2008, Cancellation Date: 01/10/2009, Certifier: Jane LasioRegistrant: Information Station Specialists, Zeeland, MI 49464, Phone: (616) 772-2300, Email:
  • Longwood Gardens 1000 East Baltimore Pike (Lat: 39.868056 Lon: -78.665278), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6.3 m, Overall height: 9.3 m, Call Sign: WQJM412
    Assigned Frequencies: 1.61000 MHzGrant Date: 11/03/2008, Expiration Date: 11/03/2018, Certifier: Jane LasioRegistrant: Information Station Specialists, Zeeland, MI 49464, Phone: (616) 772-2300, Email:
  • 409 Center St (Lat: 39.842944 Lon: -75.712194), Type: Bant, Structure height: 13.7 m, Overall height: 16.8 m, Call Sign: WQUU373
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.627 MHzGrant Date: 10/15/2014, Expiration Date: 10/15/2024, Certifier: Robert J PerzelRegistrant: Frecom Inc., 435 W Baltimore, West Grove, PA 19390, Phone: (610) 869-3307, Email:
  • Lat: 39.866083 Lon: -75.716167, Call Sign: WQWP421
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.737 MHz, 467.337 MHz, 467.812 MHzGrant Date: 10/19/2015, Expiration Date: 10/19/2025, Certifier: Paul SteadRegistrant: Scott Communications, Inc., 2888 Bethlehem Pike, Hatfield, PA 19440, Phone: (215) 997-9500, Fax: (215) 822-8713, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Kennett Square, Lat: 39.860194 Lon: -75.703000, Call Sign: WQCS577, Licensee ID: L00624287
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.343 MHzGrant Date: 04/07/2015, Expiration Date: 05/16/2025, Certifier: Marge WolfRegistrant: Borough Of Kennett Square
  • Willowdale UnitSub, Lat: 39.875583 Lon: -75.705389, Type: Pole, Structure height: 25.9 m, Call Sign: WQMQ231
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 10/20/2010, Expiration Date: 10/20/2020, Certifier: Michael PezzanoRegistrant: Exelon Energy, 2900 Lord Baltimore Dr, Baltimore, MD 21244, Phone: (410) 470-8561, Fax: (410) 470-8599, Email:
  • KENNETT SQUARE, Lat: 39.841861 Lon: -75.712806, Type: Pole, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WQMQ231
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 10/20/2010, Expiration Date: 10/20/2020, Certifier: Michael PezzanoRegistrant: Exelon Energy, 2900 Lord Baltimore Dr, Baltimore, MD 21244, Phone: (410) 470-8561, Fax: (410) 470-8599, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 300 Exalon Way (Lat: 39.854722 Lon: -75.699167), Type: Building, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: KNKD379, Licensee ID: L01422065
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.862 MHzGrant Date: 05/05/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 01/28/2014, Certifier: Shawn E EndsleyRegistrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

72 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kennett Square)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Kennett Square)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED20$197,75024$212,208109$179,56910$61,1001$355,0005$139,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$282,0001$580,00013$193,1541$55,0000$01$580,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$209,0003$250,33342$183,1436$42,5001$400,0008$131,2502$62,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$175,50031$187,6131$76,0000$02$132,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$255,0001$208,0003$182,0000$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 3034.01 , 3034.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$253,5712$255,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$03$288,667
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$256,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$209,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 3034.01 , 3034.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Kennett Square and their reported violations in the past:

ITALIAN AMERICAN CITIZENS LEAG (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
PANDERIA LARA (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
UNIONVILLE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
UNIONVILLE RECREATIONAL ASSOC (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Kennett Square that have no violations reported:

  • VFW 5467 (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 20
  • Hazardous Condition: 30

Incident types - Kennett Square

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kennett Square, PA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania:

  • Hilton Garden Inn Kennett Square, 815 E Baltimore Pike, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania 19348 , Phone: (610) 444-9100, Fax: (610) 765-1029
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Kennett Square, 719 E Baltimore Pike, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania 19348 , Phone: (610) 444-8995, Fax: (610) 444-8993
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
Most common first names in Kennett Square, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary16683.2 years
John12579.8 years
William11176.9 years
Elizabeth10982.6 years
Margaret9485.1 years
Helen8582.9 years
Robert8075.4 years
Charles7877.9 years
James7473.9 years
Dorothy6883.1 years
Most common last names in Kennett Square, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller5278.7 years
Brown5077.3 years
Smith3878.1 years
Taylor3184.6 years
Johnson2974.1 years
Anderson2279.3 years
Wilson2280.6 years
Davis2175.7 years
Clark1882.2 years
Williams1877.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (37%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (31%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Coal or coke (3%)
Businesses in Kennett Square, PA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Marriott1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets2
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Baskin-Robbins1Rite Aid1
Burger King1Sprint Nextel1
Cricket Wireless1Staples1
Curves1Starbucks1
DHL1Subway1
Domino's Pizza1Superfresh1
Dunkin Donuts2T-Mobile1
Famous Footwear1T.J.Maxx1
FedEx7Taco Bell1
GNC1UPS6
GameStop1Walgreens1
Giant1Walmart1
H&R Block1Wendy's1
Hilton1YMCA1
KFC1

Kennett Square compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Kennett Square on our top lists:

  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most users submitting photos to our site per 10,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
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