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Population (year 2000): 21,675. Estimated population in July 2005: 30,522 (+40.8% change)
Males: 10,593 (48.9%), Females: 11,082 (51.1%)

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Median resident age: 31.7 years
Median household income: $60,404 (year 2000)
Median house value: $134,600 (year 2000)

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Races in Kennesaw:

  • White Non-Hispanic (79.0%)
  • Black (9.9%)
  • Hispanic (6.2%)
  • Other race (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Korean (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Irish (14.2%), German (12.8%), English (10.5%), United States (10.1%), Italian (5.5%), French (3.3%).Georgia

Elevation: 1092 feet

Land area: 8.4 square miles

Kennesaw,

For population 25 years and over in Kennesaw

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 37.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kennesaw city

  • Never married: 21.0%
  • Now married: 62.1%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

7.6% Foreign born (3.3% Latin America, 2.3% Asia, 0.9% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +12,494 (+136.1%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: GA Marietta, (7.2 miles pop. 58,748).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: GA Atlanta, (23.5 miles pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (580.1 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: GA Acworth, (4.5 miles GA Marietta, (7.2 miles GA Woodstock, (8.5 miles Oaks, GA (8.8 miles Fair Springs, GA (11.9 miles Powder GA (11.9 miles Emerson, GA Smyrna, (12.5 miles Springs, GA (12.6 miles Holly


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 536 buildings, average cost: $111,600
  • 1997: 518 buildings, average cost: $108,800
  • 1998: 771 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 1999: 741 buildings, average cost: $104,500
  • 2000: 513 buildings, average cost: $87,900
  • 2001: 305 buildings, average cost: $100,400
  • 2002: 218 buildings, average cost: $104,300
  • 2003: 328 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2004: 428 buildings, average cost: $91,800
  • 2005: 238 buildings, average cost: $91,700

Latitude: 34.03 N, Longitude: 84.62 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (16.4%), Retail trade (13.4%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (13.0%), Manufacturing (10.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +535 (+2.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,760 (15.0%)

Crime in Kennesaw (2001):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 7 robberies (31.5 per 100,000)
  • 15 assaults (67.6 per 100,000)
  • 51 burglaries (229.8 per 100,000)
  • 370 thefts (1666.8 per 100,000)
  • 24 auto thefts (108.1 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 117.1 (higher means more crime, US average = 330.8)

Crime in Kennesaw (2002):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 2 rapes (8.8 per 100,000)
  • 4 robberies (17.6 per 100,000)
  • 19 assaults (83.8 per 100,000)
  • 60 burglaries (264.7 per 100,000)
  • 426 thefts (1879.6 per 100,000)
  • 24 auto thefts (105.9 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 133.6 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Average climate in Kennesaw, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Kennesaw,

Kennesaw-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 94% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the Kennesaw city center injured 46 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1994, a category 4 tornado 29.4 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Andrew Wilson - College basketball player (Florida State Seminoles), Bryan Smithson - College basketball player (NC Asheville Bulldogs).

Main business address for: CRYOLIFE INC (SERVICES-MISC HEALTH & ALLIED SERVICES, NEC), EON COMMUNICATIONS CORP (TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS (NO RADIO TELEPHONE)), MAIN STREET BANKS INC /NEW/ (COMMERCIAL BANKS, NEC).


Hospitals/medical centers near Kennesaw:
  • WELLSTAR KENNESTONE HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; MARIETTA, GA)
  • WELLSTAR WINDY HILL HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; MARIETTA, GA)
  • EMORY-ADVENTIST HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; SMYRNA, GA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Kennesaw:
  • DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE (about 12 miles; MARIETTA, GA; ID: MGE)
  • THE WILLIAM B HARTSFIELD ATLANTA INTL (about 31 miles; ATLANTA, GA; ID: ATL)
  • RICHARD B RUSSELL (about 44 miles; ROME, GA; ID: RMG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Kennesaw:
  • COBB COUNTY-MC COLLUM FIELD (about 3 miles; ATLANTA, GA; ID: RYY)
  • CARTERSVILLE (about 17 miles; CARTERSVILLE, GA; ID: VPC)
  • FULTON COUNTY AIRPORT-BROWN FIELD (about 20 miles; ATLANTA, GA; ID: FTY)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 9 $38,652 $51,536 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 43 $127,422 $35,559 0 $0
Sewerage 6 $13,424 $26,848 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 20 $48,400 $29,040 1 $1,488
Water Supply 6 $13,424 $26,848 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 26 $71,351 $32,931 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 18 $34,909 $23,272 0 $0
Streets and Highways 17 $33,696 $23,785 0 $0
Police - Other 5 $10,957 $26,296 0 $0
Firefighters 10 $27,464 $32,956 0 $0
Financial Administration 9 $32,075 $42,766 0 $0
Correction 8 $20,613 $30,919 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 7 $14,948 $25,625 0 $0
Totals for Government 184 $487,336 $31,782 1 $1,488
Colleges/Universities in Kennesaw:
  • KENNESAW STATE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 9,589; Location: 1000 CHASTAIN RD; Public; Website: www.kennesaw.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • COBB BEAUTY COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 48; Location: 3096 CHEROKEE ST; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.COBBBEAUTYCOLLEGE.COM)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Kennesaw:
  • LIFE UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; MARIETTA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,881)
  • SOUTHERN POLYTECHNIC STATE UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; MARIETTA, GA; FT enrollment: 2,559)
  • CHATTAHOOCHEE TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 8 miles; MARIETTA, GA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • CLARK ATLANTA UNIVERSITY (about 23 miles; ATLANTA, GA; FT enrollment: 4,652)
  • MOREHOUSE COLLEGE (about 23 miles; ATLANTA, GA; FT enrollment: 2,867)
  • MORRIS BROWN COLLEGE (about 23 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,708)
  • GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 23 miles; ATLANTA, GA; FT enrollment: 13,841)
Public high schools in Kennesaw:
  • KENNESAW MOUNTAIN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,755; Location: 1898 KENNESAW DUE WEST ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • NORTH COBB HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,246; Location: 3400 OLD HIGHWAY 41; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • HARRISON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,155; Location: 4500 DUE WEST ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Kennesaw:
  • NORTH COBB CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 901; Location: 4500 LAKEVIEW DRIVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • SHILOH HILLS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 434; Location: 260 HAWKINS STORE ROAD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • CHARLOTTE F. LOCKHART ACADEMY (Students: 365; Location: 1370 LOCKHART DRIVE; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Kennesaw:
  • AWTREY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,496; Location: 3601 NOWLIN ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LOST MOUNTAIN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,492; Location: 700 OLD MOUNTAIN ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • PALMER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,292; Location: 690 NORTH BOOTH ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • PINE MOUNTAIN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,218; Location: 2720 PINE MOUNTAIN CIRCLE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BULLARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 985; Location: 3656 OLD STILESBORO ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LEWIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 956; Location: 4179 JIM OWENS ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • HAYES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 929; Location: 1501 KENNESAW-DUE WEST ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CHALKER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 874; Location: 325 NORTH BOOTH ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • KENNESAW ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 800; Location: 3155 JILES ROAD; Grades: KG - 02)
  • BIG SHANTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 797; Location: 1575 BEN KING ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Kennesaw:
  • PRIMROSE SCHOOL OF WADE GREEN (Students: 125; Location: 4321 WADE GREEN ROAD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • THE DEVEREUX GEORGIA TREATMENT (Students: 120; Location: 1291 STANLEY RD; Grades: UG - UG)
  • FIRST BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 115; Location: 2958 N MAIN ST; Grades: KG - 3)
  • MONTESSORI CHILDRENS HOUSE OF (Students: 32; Location: 3238 CHEROKEE STREET; Grades: PK - 2)

Notable locations in Kennesaw: Kennesaw Branch Cobb County Public Library (A), Big Shanty Museum (B), Kennesaw City Hall (C).

Churches in Kennesaw include: Charity Friends Church (A), Saint Catherine of Siena Catholic Church (B), Gospel Light Church (C), Hickory Grove Church (D), Kennesaw Church of God (E), Kennesaw United Methodist Church (F), Lighthouse Church (G).

Cemeteries: Kennesaw City Cemetery (1), Pine Ridge Memorial Cemetery (2), Henderson Cemetery (3), Roberts Cemetery (4), Sardis Cemetery (5).

Reservoirs: Teem Lake (A), Daniell Lake (B), Duncans Lake (C).

Parks in Kennesaw include: Adams Park (1), Big Shanty Village Historic District (2), Cherokee Street Historic District (3), North Main Street Historic District (4), Summers Street Historic District (5).

Post office: (A).  


Kennesaw compared to Georgia state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Kennesaw:
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WAOS (1600 AM; 20 kW; AUSTELL, GA; Owner: LA FAVORITA, INC.)
  • WDWD (590 AM; 5 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WGKA (1190 AM; 25 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Kennesaw:
  • WLCL (105.7 FM; CANTON, GA; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W265BD (100.9 FM; WOODSTOCK, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W214AS (90.7 FM; WALESKA, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WCCV (91.7 FM; CARTERSVILLE, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W221AW (92.1 FM; NORTH CANTON, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWWQ (100.5 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WNNX (99.7 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WKHX-FM (101.5 FM; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRFG (89.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: RADIO FREE GEORGIA BROADCASTING FOUNDATION INC)
  • WKLS (96.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLTM (94.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSB-FM (98.5 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSTR (94.1 FM; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WVEE (103.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZGC (92.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ATLANTA)
  • W234AG (94.7 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWEV-FM (91.5 FM; CUMMING, GA; Owner: CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION)
  • WABE (90.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WALR-FM (104.1 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Kennesaw:
  • WSKC-LP (Channel 59; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KM LPTV OF ATLANTA, L.L.C.)
  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • WAGA (Channel 5; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WSB-TV (Channel 2; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WSB-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WATL (Channel 36; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WATL, LLC)
  • WTBS (Channel 17; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SUPERSTATION, INC.)
  • WGCL-TV (Channel 46; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WXIA-TV (Channel 11; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WANN-LP (Channel 32; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDTA-LP (Channel 53; FAYETTEVILLE, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WPXA (Channel 14; ROME, GA; Owner: PAXSON ATLANTA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WHSG (Channel 63; MONROE, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUPA (Channel 69; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF ATLANTA INC.)
  • WTHC-LP (Channel 42; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: THE ATLANTA CHANNEL, INC.)
  • WPBA (Channel 30; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • W38CU (Channel 38; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KOREAN AMERICAN TV BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WIRE-CA (Channel 40; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WANX-LP (Channel 26; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W24AL (Channel 24; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WATC (Channel 57; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMUNITY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W04DB (Channel 4; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VVILPTV, INC.)
  • W55BM (Channel 55; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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