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Kennett, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Kennett is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Dunklin County at latitude 36.2402 and longitude -90.0472. Dunklin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 269 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Kennett, but most people and references simply refer to it as Kennett, Missouri.

The P1 Census Class Code for Kennett indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Kennett (see map below) encompass a land area of 7 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kennett: Butler, Kennett's.

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Kennett, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 10,909
Population in Households 10,524
Population in Familes 8,318
Population in Group Qrtrs 385
Population Density1 1,568
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 4,369
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 2,811
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,874 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,414 (49.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,955 (40.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 505 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $86,479
Average Home Value $106,708


Median Household Income $28,814
Average Household Income $40,359
Per Capita Income $16,294
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.05% -0.16%
Households -0.04% -0.18%
Families -0.32% -0.34%
Median Household Income   2.59%
Per Capita Income   2.56%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Kennett, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kennett to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 78 93rd
Population Density1 # 156 85th
Diversity Index2 # 73 93rd
Median Household Income # 918 11th
Per Capita Income # 878 15th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.