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"Mushroom Capital of the World"

Kennett Square is a borough in Chester County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.

The community was named after village in Wiltshire, England.

The latitude of Kennett Square is 39.846N. The longitude is -75.711W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 381 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,271.


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Median household income
Local
$46,523
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Kennett Square demographic reports
Kennett Square is in the Brandywine Valley, near the Maryland border.
Well-known residents have included:
· Herb Pennock, baseball player
· Bayard Taylor, writer
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Mushroom Festival - Sept. 8-9, 2007
Dates often change. Check Kennett Square web sites and events links in the sections below.
Performing arts: Kennett Symphony
Historic sites and museums: Longwood Gardens
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Kennett Square demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Chester County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Philadelphia area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 19348 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

12% of Kennett Square residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kennett Square ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kennett Square was $22,292, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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20% of Kennett Square residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Kennett Square include Hamorton Historic District, Kennett Square Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Kennett Square, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $571.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,244.


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Libraries in Kennett Square include Bayard Taylor Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Chester County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kennett Square political report.

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The average commute time for Kennett Square workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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