Kennett demographics profile

StatisticKennettMissouriNational
Population10,5006,059,651318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,5009091
Median age40.938.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1841%42%43%
Speak English95%94%79%
Speak Spanish5%3%13%
Kennett, MO has a population of 10,500 and is the 3,800th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,500 per sq mi which is 1566% higher than the Missouri average and 1555% higher than the national average. The median age in Kennett is 41 which is approximately 7% higher than the Missouri average of 38. In Kennett, 54% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 95% speak English and 5% speak Spanish. 67% of Kennett residents were born in Missouri, 31% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Kennett is 1566% higher than Missouri.
  • The median age in Kennett is 7% higher than Missouri.
  • In Kennett 80.32% of the population is White.
  • In Kennett 13.77% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Kennett 0.08% of the population is Asian.

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Kennett population breakdown by race

RaceKennettMissouriNational
White80.32%82.53%73.35%
Black or African American13.77%11.58%12.63%
Asian0.08%1.78%5.22%
American Indian0.90%0.42%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.11%0.18%
Mixed race2.50%2.44%3.06%
Other race2.44%1.13%4.75%
In Kennett, 6.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Kennett, MO demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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