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Kennett, Missouri, (population 10,932) is a warm, friendly community that is within easy driving distance of four major urban areas:  St. Louis, Little Rock, Memphis and Nashville.  The convenient location allows community members to enjoy a small-town environment, with comfortable access to nearby urban amenities.

This rural community embraces traditional values, provides excellent educational opportunities and offers the perfect setting for family living.

Kennett's service area includes the Missouri counties of Dunklin, New Madrid and Pemiscot, as well as neighboring counties in northeast Arkansas. The region features a diverse economic base that includes industry, agriculture, small business and healthcare.

Click here for detailed Kennett demographic,social, economic and housing statistics from the U.S. Census 2010.

2010 U.S. Census QuickFacts:

Population 10,932
Dunklin Co. Labor Force (16 Years and Older) 13,725
      Employed 12,343
      Unemployed 1,382
Median Age (Kennett) 38
      Under 20  3,099
      20-34 yrs. 1.946
      35-44 years 1,298
      45-64 years 2,789
      65+ years 1,800
Education (Kennett/25 Years and Older)  
      High School Graduate 70.7%
      Some College 19.6%
      Bachelor's Degree 12.6%
      Graduate/Professional Degree 5.1%
Median Household Income (Kennett) $31,816
Real Estate (Kennett)  
      Median Home Cost $87,400
      Total Housing Units 4,863
Local Taxes (City/County)
       Sales Tax Rate (City) 7.975
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
Kennett Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 61 • 1601 First Street • Kennett, MO 63857
573.888.5828 • Fax: 573.888.9802
Email: info@kennettmo.com
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