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Population (year 2000): 11,260. Estimated population in July 2005: 11,028 (-2.1% change)
Males: 5,129 (45.6%), Females: 6,131 (54.4%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 36.8 years
Median household income: $26,088 (year 2000)
Median house value: $63,300 (year 2000)

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Races in Kennett:

  • White Non-Hispanic (83.2%)
  • Black (13.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (22.9%), Irish (11.3%), German (7.0%), English (6.2%), French (1.8%), Dutch (1.3%).Missouri

Elevation: 267 feet

Land area: 6.7 square miles

Kennett,

For population 25 years and over in Kennett

  • High school or higher: 65.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kennett city

  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

0.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +183 (+1.7%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: AR Jonesboro, (52.5 miles pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TN Memphis, (77.7 miles pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (420.4 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Nimmons, AR (5.6 miles) , Bragg City, MO (9.9 miles) , Rives, MO (10.1 miles) , MO (10.4 miles Senath, MO (11.6 miles Holcomb, AR (13.7 miles Greenway, AR (14.0 miles Piggott, MO (14.2 miles Hornersville,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 27 buildings, average cost: $84,700
  • 1997: 24 buildings, average cost: $89,900
  • 1998: 22 buildings, average cost: $126,500
  • 1999: 19 buildings, average cost: $117,700
  • 2000: 23 buildings, average cost: $126,900
  • 2001: 20 buildings, average cost: $116,200
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $111,400
  • 2003: 18 buildings, average cost: $145,600
  • 2004: 19 buildings, average cost: $145,600
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $127,600

Latitude: 36.24 N, Longitude: 90.05 W

Area code: 573


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (22.3%), Educational,health and social services (21.8%), Retail trade (12.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,005 (+8.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,104 (71.4%)


 

Crime in Kennett by Year

Type 1999 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 8.9
Rapes 10 1 5 6 2
    per 100,000 88.8 8.9 44.4 53.3 17.8
Robberies 20 4 14 5 8
    per 100,000 177.6 35.5 124.3 44.4 71.0
Assaults 92 34 18 64 54
    per 100,000 817.1 302.0 159.9 568.4 479.6
Burglaries 110 59 101 95 118
    per 100,000 976.9 524.0 897.0 843.7 1048.0
Thefts 431 313 292 323 345
    per 100,000 3827.7 2779.8 2593.3 2868.6 3063.9
Auto thefts 19 12 15 12 28
    per 100,000 168.7 106.6 133.2 106.6 248.7
487.2 231.0 264.2 330.6 349.0

Average climate in Kennett, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Kennett,

Kennett-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 129% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1952, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.6 miles away from the Kennett city center killed 17 people and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 1/21/1999, a category 4 tornado 23.4 miles away from the city center caused $1 million in damages.

Birthplace of: Sheryl Crow - (born 1962), musician.


Hospital/medical center in Kennett:
  • TWIN RIVERS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (1301 FIRST ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Kennett:
  • PIGGOTT COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; PIGGOTT, AR)
  • PEMISCOT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; HAYTI, MO)
  • BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL BLYTHEVILLE (about 24 miles; BLYTHEVILLE, AR)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Kennett:
  • MILLINGTON MUNI (about 63 miles; MILLINGTON, TN; ID: NQA)
  • CAPE GIRARDEAU REGIONAL (about 76 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; ID: CGI)
  • MEMPHIS INTL (about 83 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; ID: MEM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Kennett:
  • KENNETT MEMORIAL (about 2 miles; KENNETT, MO; ID: TKX)
  • PIGGOTT MUNI (about 12 miles; PIGGOTT, AR; ID: 7M7)
  • HORNERSVILLE MEMORIAL (about 16 miles; HORNERSVILLE, MO; ID: 37M)

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Judicial and Legal 1 $2,039 $24,468 2 $2,100
Police Protection - Officers 22 $48,518 $26,464 0 $0
Police - Other 5 $9,607 $23,056 2 $600
Streets and Highways 7 $14,402 $24,689 0 $0
Airports 1 $1,776 $21,312 1 $124
Health 2 $3,693 $22,158 1 $81
Solid Waste Management 1 $1,328 $15,936 0 $0
Sewerage 1 $2,329 $27,948 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 4 $8,584 $25,752 0 $0
Water Supply 7 $18,135 $31,088 0 $0
Electric Power 29 $101,147 $41,853 0 $0
Gas Supply 7 $20,809 $35,672 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 24 $66,159 $33,079 0 $0
Firefighters 10 $24,859 $29,830 20 $3,419
Financial Administration 1 $1,824 $21,888 0 $0
Other Government Administration 3 $6,956 $27,824 11 $2,000
Totals for Government 125 $332,164 $31,887 37 $8,324
College/University in Kennett:
  • KENNETT AREA VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 14; Location: 1400 W WASHINGTON; Public; Website: www.kennett.k12.mo.us)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kennett:
  • ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 51 miles; STATE UNIVERSITY, AR; Full-time enrollment: 8,696)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS (about 72 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; FT enrollment: 15,831)
  • SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-UNION CAMPUS (about 72 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; FT enrollment: 6,979)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (about 72 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; FT enrollment: 2,019)
  • SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-MACON CAMPUS (about 73 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; FT enrollment: 6,979)
  • SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 82 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; FT enrollment: 7,227)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-MARTIN (about 91 miles; MARTIN, TN; FT enrollment: 5,131)
Public high schools in Kennett:
  • KENNETT HIGH (Students: 525; Location: 1400 W WASHINGTON ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • KENNETT AREA VOC. SCH. (Location: 1400 W WASHINGTON ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • DREAMERS (Location: 609 N EVERETT; Grades: 08 - 12)
Private high school in Kennett:
  • KENNETT CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 26; Location: BOX 764; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Kennett:
  • KENNETT MIDDLE (Students: 527; Location: 510 COLLEGE AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SOUTH ELEM. (Students: 512; Location: 920 S KENNETT ST; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • H. BYRON MASTERSON ELEM. (Students: 375; Location: 1600 ELY ST; Grades: 01 - 02)
  • EARLY CHILDHOOD CTR. (Students: 208; Location: 1019 N VANDEVENTER; Grades: PK - PK)
  • WEST KINDERGARTEN (Students: 175; Location: 205 WIGGS ST; Grades: KG - KG)
  • DIAGNOSTIC CTR. (Location: 920 S KENNETT ST; Grades: PK - 12)
Library in Kennett:
  • DUNKLIN COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $749,023; Location: 226 NORTH MAIN STREET; 165,186 books; 3,050 audio materials; 2,553 video materials; 248 serial subscriptions)

Cemeteries: Gregory Cemetery (1), Marsh Cemetery (2), Oak Ridge Cemetery (3).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Snipe Slough (A).


Kennett compared to Missouri state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Kennett:
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KBOA (1540 AM; 1 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLCN (910 AM; 5 kW; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; Owner: SUDBURY SERVICES, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KWOC (930 AM; 5 kW; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WHBQ (560 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
Strongest FM radio stations in Kennett:
  • WJZN (98.9 FM; MUNFORD, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBOA-FM (105.5 FM; PIGGOTT, AR; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KXOQ (104.3 FM; KENNETT, MO; Owner: P.M. BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KAUF (89.9 FM; KENNETT, MO; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KLSC (92.9 FM; MALDEN, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KAMJ (93.9 FM; GOSNELL, AR; Owner: PHOENIX BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • KFEB (107.5 FM; CAMPBELL, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KHLS (96.3 FM; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; Owner: SUDBURY SERVICES, INC.)
  • KTMO (106.5 FM; NEW MADRID, MO; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • K201DK (88.1 FM; PIGGOTT, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY RADIO)
  • KCRV-FM (105.1 FM; CARUTHERSVILLE, MO; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
TV broadcast stations around Kennett:
  • K62DA (Channel 62; MALDEN, MO; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)

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