Kennesaw SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
7
Diversity
9.5
Safety
8
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
4

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Kennesaw, Georgia Info Snack

Kennesaw is a city in Cobb County, Georgia, United States, located in the greater Atlanta metropolitan area. It had a population of 29,783 according to the 2010 census. Founded in 1887, Kennesaw has a past surrounded with railroad history. During the Civil War, Kennesaw was the staging ground for the Great Locomotive Chase on April 12, 1862. The city is perhaps best known nationally for its mandatory gun-possession ordinance.
Population
33,433
Unemployment
5.3%
Poverty
11.7%
Median Home
$163,200
Median Income
$62,657
Median Rent
$1,182

Rankings for Kennesaw in Georgia

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Map Of Kennesaw, GA

Population over time in Kennesaw

Year Population % Change
2017 33,433 2.3%
2016 32,669 1.5%
2015 32,186 2.6%
2014 31,358 2.2%
2013 30,672 2.8%
2012 29,826 2.7%
2011 29,050 2.6%
2010 28,313 -

Crime in Kennesaw Per 100k

Crime Kennesaw GA USA
Violent Crime 210.8 357.2 382.9
Murder 0.0 6.7 5.3
Robbery 55.6 96.3 98.0
Aggravated Assault 105.4 228.1 248.9
Property Crime 1405.4 2860.2 2362.0
Burglary 143.5 530.9 430.4
Larceny 1194.6 2077.4 1694.0
Car Theft 67.3 251.8 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Kennesaw

White
53.4% (17,867)
African American
24.5% (8,196)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
4.4% (1,462)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.4% (148)
Two Or More
3.6% (1,216)
Hispanic
13.6% (4,544)
Race Kennesaw GA USA
White 53.4% 53.6% 61.5%
African American 24.5% 30.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 4.4% 3.8% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.6% 1.9% 2.3%
Hispanic 13.6% 9.3% 17.6%

Household Income For Kennesaw, Georgia

Less than $10,000
5.1% (170,508)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.7% (56,836)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.9% (297,553)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.8% (361,076)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.5% (451,345)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.9% (665,316)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.1% (471,405)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.5% (518,211)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.4% (213,971)
$200,000 or more
4.2% (140,418)
Income Kennesaw GA USA
Less than $10,000 5.1% 7.8% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.7% 5.2% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.9% 10.5% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.8% 10.1% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.5% 13.7% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.9% 17.9% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.1% 11.9% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.5% 12.8% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.4% 5.0% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 4.2% 5.1% 6.3%

Gender in Kennesaw

Female
52.5% (17,557)
Male
47.5% (15,875)
Gender Kennesaw GA USA
Female 52.5% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 47.5% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Kennesaw for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.9% (960)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (1,688)
High School / GED
20.8% (6,969)
Some College
22.6% (7,542)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (2,679)
Bachelor's Degree
28.8% (9,624)
Master's Degree
8.4% (2,795)
Professional Degree
1.9% (627)
Doctorate Degree
1.6% (545)
Education Kennesaw GA USA
< 9th Grade 2.9% 5.0% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 8.7% 7.2%
High School / GED 20.8% 28.0% 27.3%
Some College 22.6% 20.8% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 7.5% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 28.8% 18.6% 19.1%
Master's Degree 8.4% 8.1% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.9% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.6% 1.3% 1.4%

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