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Population in 2012: 6,113 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +15.9%
 

Males: 3,429  (56.1%)
Females: 2,684  (43.9%)

Median resident age:  32.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 19348.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $57,424 (it was $46,523 in 2000)
Kennett Square:

$57,424
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,568

Kennett Square borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $217,030 (it was $121,600 in 2000)
Kennett Square:

$217,030
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $254,235; Detached houses: $261,790; Townhouses or other attached units: $205,942; In 2-unit structures: $302,857; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $281,424

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,066.

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  • Hispanic - 3,058 (50.8%)
  • White alone - 2,275 (37.8%)
  • Black alone - 442 (7.3%)
  • Two or more races - 195 (3.2%)
  • Asian alone - 30 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 15 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 9 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kennett Square: 104.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Italian (9.5%), Irish (9.0%), German (7.9%), English (6.2%), Polish (3.8%), United States (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1855

Elevation: 310 feet

Land area: 1.13 square miles.

Population density: 5,425 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Kennett Square:

  • High school or higher: 62.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kennett Square borough:

  • Never married: 31.5%
  • Now married: 56.4%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

2,285 residents are foreign born

This borough:  37.7%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania as of July 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Kennett Square to the number of sex offenders is 1,223 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,090 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,539 (1.5%)

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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: +2,244 (+37.1%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 769 (24.6%)

Area codes: 610, 484

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Crime rates in Kennett Square by Year
Type 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 130001
per 100,000 18.956.90.00.00.016.3
Robberies 496776
per 100,000 75.6170.6113.9131.1114.997.8
Assaults 513781012
per 100,000 94.4246.4132.9149.8164.2195.5
Burglaries 161921201130
per 100,000 302.2360.1398.6374.6180.6488.8
Thefts 1087990938851
per 100,000 2040.01497.31708.11741.91444.8831.0
Auto thefts 121114791
per 100,000 226.7208.5265.7131.1147.816.3
Arson 410221
per 100,000 75.619.00.037.532.816.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 277.6) 168.7235.4169.3166.9142.1142.7

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Crime rate in Kennett Square detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 15 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Kennett Square, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.4%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -59 (-1.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (24%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Kennett Square-area historical tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 69% 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 significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 74% 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 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
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 25.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 35.5 miles away from Kennett Square center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 80.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

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: 3, Storms: 2, Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 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/medical centers in Kennett Square:

  • OMNI HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 413 WEST CYPRESS STREET)
  • CROSSLANDS (Nursing Home, PO BOX 100 RT 926)
  • KENDAL AT LONGWOOD (Nursing Home, BOX 100)

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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.

Local government website: www.kennett-square.pa.us

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

  • West Chester University of Pennsylvania (about 10 miles; West Chester, PA; Full-time enrollment: 11,561)
  • University of Delaware (about 12 miles; Newark, DE; FT enrollment: 18,469)
  • Lincoln University of Pennsylvania (about 12 miles; Lincoln University, PA; FT enrollment: 2,441)
  • Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington (about 12 miles; Newark, DE; FT enrollment: 3,290)
  • Wilmington University (about 15 miles; New Castle, DE; FT enrollment: 4,279)
  • Neumann University (about 15 miles; Aston, PA; FT enrollment: 2,151)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Pennsylvania Inc (about 16 miles; Exton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,400)

Public high schools in Kennett Square:

Private elementary/middle schools in Kennett Square:

  • UPLAND COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 209; Location: 420 W STREET RD; Grades: PK - 9)
  • LONDON GROVE FRIENDS KINDERGARTEN (Students: 33; Location: 500 W STREET RD; Grades: KG - TK)
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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

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
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AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 39.6. This is worse than average.
City:

39.6
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.258. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.258
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.60. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.60
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 13.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.2
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

27.4
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.7
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.0
U.S.:

9.6

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

ITALIAN AMERICAN CITIZENS LEAG (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between JUL-11-2006 and AUG-25-2006, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-2006)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.3%
(3.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.2% for Black residents, 18.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.7% for other race residents, 2.7% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Kennett Square, PA

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 compared to Pennsylvania state average:

Kennett Square, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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  • Unemployed percentage 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 above state average.


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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

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

  • Hilton Garden Inn Kennett Square, 815 E Baltimore Pike, Kennett Square, PA 19348 , Phone: (610) 444-9100, Fax: (610) 765-1029
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Kennett Square, 719 E Baltimore Pike, Kennett Square, PA 19348 , Phone: (610) 444-8995, Fax: (610) 444-8993
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Kennett Square travel time to work - commute


Kennett Square mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (36%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (34%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.55%
Here55.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaJewish
Adherents58.4%7.3%6.7%4.5%4.2%
Congregations10.0%14.1%10.0%5.1%1.0%
NameEpiscopal ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAMuslim EstimateUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents3.4%2.7%2.4%1.9%8.5%
Congregations5.1%6.1%1.3%4.2%43.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$5,723$68,6760$0
Other Government Administration 3$12,128$48,5120$0
Police Protection - Officers 17$78,834$55,6480$0
Police - Other 3$6,188$24,7520$0
Streets and Highways 9$29,313$39,0840$0
Sewerage 7$23,198$39,7680$0
Other and Unallocable 3$7,891$31,5641$2,453
Totals for Government 43$163,275$45,5651$2,453


6.81% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($74,917 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.81%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($649 average AGI)
Chester County:

0.09%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Montgomery County, PA  1.25% ($70,738 average AGI)
from Delaware County, PA  1.04% ($74,618)
from New Castle County, DE  0.42% ($112,586)


6.11% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($74,906 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,186 average AGI)
Chester County:

0.07%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Montgomery County, PA  0.95% ($57,620 average AGI)
to Delaware County, PA  0.63% ($71,219)
to Lancaster County, PA  0.44% ($45,518)

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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Kennett Square, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 15
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 23
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 15
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 39
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Pennsylvania average:
  • Fatal accident count: 92
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 133
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 99
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 230
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

See more detailed statistics of Kennett Square fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total costs: $2,000
Total average daily traffic: 34,492
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,872
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 42,284

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • North Broad & East Linden St (Lat: 39.847611 Lon: -75.710778), Call Sign: KLM765
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.835 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/02/2013, Expiration Date: 04/19/2023
    Registrant: 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, Certifier: Beth Cotner
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/21/2007, Expiration Date: 03/21/2017, Certifier: Brent Cumens
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/06/2008, Expiration Date: 11/04/2008, Cancellation Date: 01/10/2009, Certifier: Jane Lasio
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/03/2008, Expiration Date: 11/03/2018, Certifier: Jane Lasio
    Registrant: Information Station Specialists, Zeeland, MI 49464, Phone: (616) 772-2300, Email:
  • Lat: 39.877611 Lon: -75.651611, Call Sign: WQPH904
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.225 MHz, 456.225 MHz, 451.350 MHz, 456.350 MHz, 461.712 MHz, 466.712 MHz, 461.662 MHz, 466.662 MHz, 451.550 MHz, 456.550 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/23/2012, Expiration Date: 05/23/2022, Certifier: Steven A Cooper
    Registrant: Atlas License Company & Data Services, 7202 N Shadeland Ave Ste 215, Indianapolis, IN 46250, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 813-4870, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Kennett Square, Lat: 39.860194 Lon: -75.703000, Call Sign: WQCS577, Licensee ID: L00624287
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.343 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/16/2005, Expiration Date: 05/16/2015, Certifier: Marge Wolf
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/20/2010, Expiration Date: 10/20/2020, Certifier: Michael Pezzano
    Registrant: Exelon Energy, 2301 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103, Phone: (215) 841-5400, Fax: (215) 841-6947, Email:
  • KENNETT SQUARE, Lat: 39.841861 Lon: -75.712806, Type: Pole, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WQMQ231
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/20/2010, Expiration Date: 10/20/2020, Certifier: Michael Pezzano
    Registrant: Exelon Energy, 2301 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103, Phone: (215) 841-5400, Fax: (215) 841-6947, 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/05/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley
    Registrant: 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

21 (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

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

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
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 Pizza1T-Mobile1
Dunkin Donuts2T.J.Maxx1
Famous Footwear1Taco Bell1
FedEx7UPS6
GNC1Walgreens1
GameStop1Walmart1
H&R Block1Wendy's1
KFC1YMCA1
Browse common businesses in Kennett Square, PA

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Total of 531 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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