Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 6,174 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +17.1%
 
Males: 3,055  (49.5%)
Females: 3,119  (50.5%)
Median resident age:

35.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 19348.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $68,868 (it was $46,523 in 2000)
Kennett Square:

$68,868
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $33,538 (it was $22,292 in 2000)

Kennett Square borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $241,297 (it was $121,600 in 2000)
Kennett Square:

$241,297
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $408,304; detached houses: $442,615; townhouses or other attached units: $309,768; in 2-unit structures: $261,862; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $279,106; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $252,492; mobile homes: $129,020

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,017.

March 2019 cost of living index in Kennett Square: 102.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.4%
(5.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.2% for Black residents, 16.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.7% for other race residents, 14.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Kennett Square, PA (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania as of January 23, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Kennett Square is 563 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Kennett Square by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(18.9)
3
(56.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.3)
1
(16.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(32.4)
2
(32.3)
1
(16.2)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(75.6)
9
(170.6)
6
(113.9)
7
(131.1)
7
(114.9)
6
(97.8)
3
(49.0)
4
(65.1)
3
(48.6)
3
(48.5)
3
(48.6)
2
(32.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(94.4)
13
(246.4)
7
(132.9)
8
(149.8)
10
(164.2)
12
(195.5)
7
(114.3)
3
(48.8)
3
(48.6)
3
(48.5)
4
(64.8)
8
(129.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
16
(302.2)
19
(360.1)
21
(398.6)
20
(374.6)
11
(180.6)
30
(488.8)
16
(261.2)
14
(227.9)
12
(194.5)
15
(242.4)
6
(97.2)
14
(226.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
108
(2,040)
79
(1,497)
90
(1,708)
93
(1,742)
88
(1,445)
51
(831.0)
72
(1,175)
49
(797.7)
48
(778.1)
47
(759.5)
92
(1,490)
59
(952.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(226.7)
11
(208.5)
14
(265.7)
7
(131.1)
9
(147.8)
1
(16.3)
4
(65.3)
6
(97.7)
10
(162.1)
7
(113.1)
10
(161.9)
4
(64.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(75.6)
1
(19.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(37.5)
2
(32.8)
1
(16.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.2)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)177.6247.7178.2175.7149.6150.2121.185.0108.0106.5119.894.6

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City-data.com crime index in Kennett Square, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 16 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: Italian (6.1%), Irish (4.5%), German (3.8%), English (3.5%), American (3.0%), Scottish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1855

Elevation: 310 feet

Land area: 1.13 square miles.

Population density: 5,479 people per square mile   (average).

Kennett Square, Pennsylvania map

2,525 residents are foreign born (39.3% Latin America).

This borough:

40.6%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,252 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,034 (1.6%)

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: +2,629 (+42.2%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 870 (24.9%)

Area codes: 610, 484

Distribution of median household income in Kennett Square, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Kennett Square, PA in 2017
Kennett Square satellite photo by USGS

Kennett Square tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.7%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in Kennett Square, PA
Historical housing units in Kennett Square, PA
Most common industries in Kennett Square, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (11.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.5%)
  • Construction (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (15.5%)
  • Construction (9.2%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.1%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Kennett Square, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (10.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Media and communications workers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.9%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.1%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)

Average climate in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Kennett Square, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 95.2. This is worse than average.

City:

95.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.236. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.236
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.21. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.21
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.325. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.325
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 16.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.77
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 0.00355. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00355
U.S.:

0.00984

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 the city 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 Kennett Square 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 (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Storms: 4, Tropical Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 3, 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

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)

Points of interest:

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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).

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).

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

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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Kennett Square:

Marital status in Kennett Square, PA
  • Never married: 32.4%
  • Now married: 52.9%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 7.1%

For population 25 years and over in Kennett Square:

  • High school or higher: 62.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

27.1
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Kennett Square
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

1.54 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Chester 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.
State:

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

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

6.63 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Chester County:

7.5%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

22.3%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Chester County:

14.0%
Pennsylvania:

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
Police Protection - Officers 17$136,350$96,2470$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
Police - Other 3$10,703$42,8120$0
Other Government Administration 3$20,976$83,9040$0
Financial Administration 1$9,898$118,7760$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 43$282,397$78,8081$7,362

Kennett Square government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $946,000 ($153.22)
    Parking Facilities: $108,000 ($17.49)
    Water Utilities: $35,000 ($5.67)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($0.32)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,563,000 ($253.16)
    Regular Highways: $1,465,000 ($237.29)
    Sewerage: $1,295,000 ($209.75)
    Water Utilities: $856,000 ($138.65)
    Central Staff Services: $805,000 ($130.39)
    Housing and Community Development: $546,000 ($88.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $408,000 ($66.08)
    Parking Facilities: $362,000 ($58.63)
    Local Fire Protection: $209,000 ($33.85)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $172,000 ($27.86)
    General Public Buildings: $51,000 ($8.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $47,000 ($7.61)
    Libraries: $36,000 ($5.83)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $35,000 ($5.67)
    Financial Administration: $13,000 ($2.11)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.16)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $594,000 ($96.21)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $36,000 ($5.83)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,993,000 ($322.81)

Kennett Square government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,567,000 ($253.81)
    Parking Facilities: $566,000 ($91.67)
    Other: $332,000 ($53.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $323,000 ($52.32)
    Regular Highways: $44,000 ($7.13)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $498,000 ($80.66)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $132,000 ($21.38)
    Fines and Forfeits: $44,000 ($7.13)
    Sale of Property: $17,000 ($2.75)
    General Revenue - Other: $5,000 ($0.81)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($0.49)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.16)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,236,000 ($200.19)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $191,000 ($30.94)
    Highways: $123,000 ($19.92)
    Housing and Community Development: $16,000 ($2.59)
    General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($0.81)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $1,246,000 ($201.81)
    Property: $1,076,000 ($174.28)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $124,000 ($20.08)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $92,000 ($14.90)
    Public Utility License: $76,000 ($12.31)

Kennett Square government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,850,000 ($2405.25)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,099,000 ($2283.61)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,281,000 ($1179.30)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,530,000 ($1057.66)

Kennett Square government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $563,000 ($91.19)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,382,000 ($223.84)

5.43% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($92,332 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.43%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($817 average AGI)
Chester County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Montgomery County, PA  0.98% ($99,386 average AGI)
from Delaware County, PA  0.81% ($97,712)
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.43% ($83,868)


5.86% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($98,807 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,965 average AGI)
Chester County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Montgomery County, PA  0.90% ($86,622 average AGI)
to Delaware County, PA  0.58% ($114,050)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.43% ($65,058)
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

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 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Kennett Square fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 28Number of bridges
  • 144ft / 44.2mTotal length
  • $4,386,000Total costs
  • 246,092Total average daily traffic
  • 13,802Total average daily truck traffic
  • 139,843Total future (year 2000) average daily traffic
New bridges in Kennett Square, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 31920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 141960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Kennett Square, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Kennett Square, PA)

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: 04/07/2015, Expiration Date: 05/16/2025, 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, 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 MHz, Grant Date: 10/20/2010, Expiration Date: 10/20/2020, Certifier: Michael Pezzano, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 05/05/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 01/28/2014, 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:

78 (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 in Kennett Square, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Kennett Square, PA - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 20
  • Hazardous Condition: 30
Fire incident types in Kennett Square, PA

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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kennett Square, PA
  • 39.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 35.1%Utility gas
  • 17.3%Electricity
  • 5.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Other fuel
  • 0.7%Coal or coke
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kennett Square, PA
  • 44.5%Electricity
  • 36.6%Utility gas
  • 16.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.5%Coal or coke


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 above state average.
  • House age 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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