Kennett, MO

10,500 Population
7 square miles 1,499.6 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.2%
was 0.2%
 
Population Density
1,499.6
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
63.3%
was 61.3%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
1.8%
was 1.6%
 
Percent Under 18
24.2%
was 24.3%
 
Percent 65 and Over
17.6%
was 17.3%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
30.7%
was 30.5%
 
Median Household Income
$29,569
was $30,426
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
50.7
49.8
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
18.6
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
1,049.9
was 367.1
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
5,500.3
was 6,680.7
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
4,930
was 4,864
 
Median Rent
$505
was $483
 
Total Building Permits
14
was 20
 
Occupied Housing Units
4,387
was 4,342
 
Homeownership Rate
56.3%
was 57.3%
 
Single Family Building Permits
14
was 20
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
704.1
was 694.7
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
22.1%
was 22.0%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
2.9
was 4.1
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.3
was 1.8
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
95.0%
was 95.1%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
76.9%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.3%
was 98.2%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
75.3%
was 72.5%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
13.9%
was 14.9%
 

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