Kennett Square, PA

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Population

6,138

0.0163% decline

Median Age

35.4


Median Household Income

$76,371

16.1% growth

Poverty Rate

10.3%


Number of Employees

3,495

4.36% growth

Median Property Value

$242,500

0.958% growth

About

In 2017, Kennett Square, PA had a population of 6.14k people with a median age of 35.4 and a median household income of $76,371. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Kennett Square, PA declined from 6,139 to 6,138, a -0.0163% decrease and its median household income grew from $65,795 to $76,371, a 16.1% increase.

The population of Kennett Square, PA is 48.1% Hispanic or Latino, 47.3% White Alone, and 4.02% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Kennett Square, PA speak a non-English language, and 68% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Kennett Square, PA is $242,500, and the homeownership rate is 54.1%. Most people in Kennett Square, PA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 16.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Kennett Square, PA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Kennett Square, PA employs 3.5k people. The largest industries in Kennett Square, PA are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1,048 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (360 people), and Retail Trade (252 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($168,750), Finance & Insurance ($92,132), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($79,808).

Median household income in Kennett Square, PA is $76,371. Males in Kennett Square, PA have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,502. The income inequality in Kennett Square, PA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.469, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$76,371

2017 value

± $7,246

16.1%

1 Year Growth

± 13.7%

Households in Kennett Square, PA have a median annual income of $76,371, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $65,795 in 2016, which represents a 16.1% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$67,039

Average Male Salary

± $1,040

$49,502

Average Female Salary

± $757

In 2017, full-time male employees in Pennsylvania made 1.35 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $61,450 ± $4,076

  2. White

    $51,412 ± $642

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $38,644 ± $21,965

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Pennsylvania workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.2 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Kennett Square, PA is from Pennsylvania.

0.469

2017 Wage GINI

0.469

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Pennsylvania was 0.469 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.19% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Pennsylvania was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Pennsylvania in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Pennsylvania across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 3034.01

  2. Census Tract 3034.02

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Kennett Square, PA was Census Tract 3034.01 with a value of $77,841, followed by Census Tract 3034.02 and N/A, with respective values of $68,375 and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 6 - 11

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

10.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Kennett Square, PA (631 out of 6.11k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 6 - 11, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Hispanic

    533 ± 160

  2. White

    493 ± 143

  3. Other

    95 ± 95

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Kennett Square, PA is Hispanic, followed by White and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

3.5k

2017 Value

± 449

4.36%

1 Year growth

± 17.3%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Kennett Square, PA grew at a rate of 4.36%, from 3.35k employees to 3.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Kennett Square, PA, are Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (811 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (347 people), and Management Occupations (308 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Kennett Square, PA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Kennett Square, PA, by number of employees, are Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (811 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (347 people), and Management Occupations (308 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Kennett Square, PA has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (34.4 times higher than expected), Transportation Occupations (1.44 times), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1.24 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Kennett Square, PA, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($89,531), Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($88,438), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($80,313).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.5k

2017 Value

± 449

4.36%

1 Year growth

± 17.3%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Kennett Square, PA grew at a rate of 4.36%, from 3.35k employees to 3.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Kennett Square, PA, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1,048 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (360 people), and Retail Trade (252 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Kennett Square, PA, though some of these residents may live in Kennett Square, PA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Kennett Square, PA, by number of employees, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1,048 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (360 people), and Retail Trade (252 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Kennett Square, PA has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (25.3 times higher than expected), Wholesale Trade (1.59 times), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.17 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Kennett Square, PA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($168,750), Finance & Insurance ($92,132), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($79,808).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $88.5B

  2. $57.4B

  3. $55.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Pennsylvania product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $88.5B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($57.4B) and Pharmaceuticals ($55.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Pennsylvania products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$671B

2020 Value

$954B

Projected 2045 Value

42.2% growth

In 2020, total outbound Pennsylvania trade was $671B. This is expected to increase 42.2% to $954B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Pennsylvania trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $65.4B

  2. $62.6B

  3. $35.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Pennsylvania domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $65.4B, followed by New Jersey with $62.6B and Ohio and $35.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Pennsylvania shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

80.4% of the population of Kennett Square, PA has health coverage, with 52.6% on employee plans, 13.2% on Medicaid, 8.99% on Medicare, 5.36% on non-group plans, and 0.197% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Kennett Square, PA was $9,258 in 2014. This is a 4.29% increase from the previous year ($8,877).

Primary care physicians in Kennett Square, PA see 1154 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.774% decrease from the previous year (1163 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1510 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 494 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Fayette County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16%). Additionally, Clearfield County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,154 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Chester County, PA see an average of 1,154 patients per year. This represents a 0.774% decrease from the previous year (1,163 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Chester County, PA in comparison to neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$9,258

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,634

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,407

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,243

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Pennsylvania (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.29%, from $8,877 to $9,258.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

19.6%

Uninsured

52.6%

Employer Coverage

13.2%

Medicaid

8.99%

Medicare

5.36%

Non-Group

0.197%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Kennett Square, PA grew by 1.77% from 19.3% to 19.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Kennett Square, PA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 16% prevalence

  2. 13.4% prevalence

  3. 13.2% prevalence

Fayette County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Pennsylvania, at 16%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Pennsylvania by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Kennett Square, PA is home to a population of 6.14k people, from which 68% are citizens. As of 2017, 37.5% of Kennett Square, PA residents were born outside of the country (2.3k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Kennett Square, PA is composed of 2.95k Hispanic or Latino residents (48.1%), 2.91k White Alone residents (47.3%), 247 Black or African American Alone residents (4.02%), 19 Two or More Races residents (0.31%), 17 Asian Alone residents (0.277%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

38

Median Native-Born Age

± 2.4

33

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Kennett Square, PA was 35.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 33. But people in Kennett Square, PA are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Kennett Square, PA residents was 36.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

37.5%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

2.3k people

37.7%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

2.31k people

As of 2017, 37.5% of Kennett Square, PA residents (2.3k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Kennett Square, PA was 37.7%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. India

    81,562 ± 6,989 people

  2. China

    63,036 ± 6,149 people

  3. Mexico

    54,918 ± 5,741 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Pennsylvania was India, the natal country of 81,562 Pennsylvania residents, followed by China with 63,036 and Mexico with 54,918.

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Citizenship

68%

2017 Citizenship

67.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 68% of Kennett Square, PA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Kennett Square, PA was 67.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    2.95k ± 529

  2. White Alone

    2.91k ± 307

  3. Black or African American Alone

    247 ± 160

In 2017, there were 1.02 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (2.95k people) in Kennett Square, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.91k White Alone and 247 Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    40 ± 44

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    31 ± 30

  3. World War II

    8 ± 13

Kennett Square, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.29 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Kennett Square, PA was $242,500 in 2017, which is 1.06 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $240,200 to $242,500, a 0.958% increase. The homeownership rate in Kennett Square, PA is 54.1%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Kennett Square, PA have an average commute time of 16.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Kennett Square, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$242,500

2017 Median

± $15,784

$240,200

2016 Median

± $17,360

In 2017, the median property value in Kennett Square, PA grew to to $242,500 from the previous year's value of $240,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Kennett Square, PA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Kennett Square, PA the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$76,371

Median Household Income

± $7,246

2.02k

Number of Households

± 251

In 2017, the median household income of the 2.02k households in Kennett Square, PA grew to $76,371 from the previous year's value of $65,795.

The following chart displays the households in Kennett Square, PA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Kennett Square, PA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Kennett Square, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

54.1%

2017 Homeownership

53.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 54.1% of the housing units in Kennett Square, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 53.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Kennett Square, PA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

16.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Kennett Square, PA have a shorter commute time (16.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.265% of the workforce in Kennett Square, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    66.3%

  2. Carpooled

    18.2%

  3. Walked

    11.5%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Kennett Square, PA was Drove Alone (66.3%), followed by those who Carpooled (18.2%) and those who Walked (11.5%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Kennett Square, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Kennett Square, PA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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