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Kennett is a city in Dunklin County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Luther Kennett, St. Louis mayor who lobbied for rail service in Missouri.
The latitude of Kennett is 36.236N. The longitude is -90.055W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 269 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,072.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Kennett demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dunklin County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 63857 ZIP code.
9% of Kennett residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kennett ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kennett was $14,397, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Kennett residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Kennett, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $255. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $581.
Libraries in Kennett include Dunklin County Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Kennett include Daily Dunklin Democrat
Dunklin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kennett political report.
The average commute time for Kennett workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Kennett between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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