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As of 2010, the total population of Kennesaw is 29,783, which is 37.41% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 18.34% and is much higher than the national average rate of 9.71%. The Kennesaw population density is 3,120.99 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 163.02 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 81.32 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Kennesaw is white, which represent 64.23% of the total population. The average Kennesaw education level is higher than the state average and is higher than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010: 29,783. #30

Population Growth Since 2000, #97

Kennesaw, GA
37.41%
Georgia
18.34%
U.S.
9.71%

Population Density, #19

Kennesaw, GA
3,120.99 per square mile
Georgia
163.02 per square mile
U.S.
81.32 per square mile

Population by Races

White:19,131 (64.23%, #320)
Black:6,647 (22.32%, #346)
Hispanic:3,230 (10.85%, #97)
Asian:1,568 (5.26%, #36)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):119 (0.40%, #198)
One Race, Other:1,414 (4.75%, see rank)
Two or More Races:904 (3.04%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:1,617 (50.06%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:326 (10.09%, see rank)
Cuban:121 (3.75%, see rank)
Central American:309 (9.57%, see rank)
South American:572 (17.71%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:521 (33.23%, see rank)
Chinese:158 (10.08%, see rank)
Filipino:166 (10.59%, see rank)
Japanese:89 (5.68%, see rank)
Korean:165 (10.52%, see rank)
Vietnamese:191 (12.18%, see rank)
Asian, Other:238 (15.18%, see rank)

*Based on 2010 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

26,112 (87.55%) out of the total population of 29,826 reported first ancestry.

 Kennesaw, GA% of the Total PopulationGeorgiaU.S.
Arab3121.05%, see rank0.26%0.53%
Czech620.21%, see rank0.16%0.50%
Danish330.11%, see rank0.15%0.45%
Dutch5541.86%, see rank0.84%1.51%
English2,3958.03%, see rank8.62%8.53%
French7282.44%, see rank1.74%3.54%
German2,6228.79%, see rank7.62%15.79%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.21%0.42%
Hungarian920.31%, see rank0.20%0.48%
Irish2,9249.80%, see rank8.57%11.36%
Italian1,3364.48%, see rank2.25%5.66%
Norwegian2260.76%, see rank0.36%1.46%
Polish4541.52%, see rank1.05%3.13%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.13%0.46%
Russian2080.70%, see rank0.43%0.97%
Scotch-Irish4051.36%, see rank1.32%1.07%
Scottish7632.56%, see rank1.82%1.81%
Subsaharan African7552.53%, see rank1.92%0.93%
Swedish2060.69%, see rank0.46%1.34%
Swiss660.22%, see rank0.12%0.31%
Ukrainian760.25%, see rank0.14%0.31%
American2,9109.76%, see rank11.14%6.72%
Welsh2840.95%, see rank0.42%0.60%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 14,079 (47.27%, see rank)
Females: 15,704 (52.73%, see rank)

Kennesaw, GA
Male: 47.27%
Female: 52.73%
Georgia
Male: 48.82%
Female: 51.18%
U.S.
Male: 49.16%
Female: 50.84%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Kennesaw, GA
32.30 years old
Georgia
35.30 years old
U.S.
37.20 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Kennesaw, GA
30.60 years old
Georgia
34.10 years old
U.S.
35.80 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Kennesaw, GA
34.10 years old
Georgia
36.50 years old
U.S.
38.50 years old

 Kennesaw, GA% of the Total PopulationGeorgiaU.S.
Under 5 years2,2187.45%, see rank7.09%6.54%
5 to 9 years2,2557.57%, see rank7.18%6.59%
10 to 14 years2,2167.44%, see rank7.12%6.70%
15 to 19 years2,1417.19%, see rank7.33%7.14%
20 to 24 years2,3807.99%, see rank7.02%6.99%
25 to 34 years4,89616.44%, see rank13.79%13.30%
35 to 44 years5,00016.79%, see rank14.43%13.30%
45 to 54 years4,04613.58%, see rank14.36%14.58%
55 to 64 years2,4528.23%, see rank11.04%11.82%
65 to 74 years1,1934.01%, see rank6.26%7.03%
75 to 84 6722.26%, see rank3.22%4.23%
85 years and over3141.05%, see rank1.17%1.78%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Kennesaw, GA%GeorgiaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population18,881100%6,242,508204,336,017
Less Than High School1,0545.58%, see rank15.58%14.28%
High School Graduate4,83025.58%, see rank28.93%28.24%
Some College or Associate Degree6,17932.73%, see rank27.73%28.99%
Bachelor Degree4,84325.65%, see rank17.71%17.88%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree1,97510.46%, see rank10.05%10.61%
USA.com Education Index#14.19, see rank-13.3413.47
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Kennesaw, GA GeorgiaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten1,02663.16%36.84%72.64%27.36%70.05%29.95%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)3,49393.39%, see rank6.61%, see rank90.59%9.41%89.62%10.38%
High School (Grades 9-12)1,82392.81%, see rank7.19%, see rank90.84%9.16%90.52%9.48%
College2,17178.58%, see rank21.42%, see rank79.62%20.38%77.79%22.21%
Graduate School64264.02%, see rank35.98%, see rank61.78%38.22%58.62%41.38%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Kennesaw, GA%GeorgiaU.S.
Total Households11,413100%3,585,584116,716,292
Average Household Size2.59, see rank-2.632.58
1 Person Households3,05826.79%, see rank25.36%26.74%
2 or More Person Households8,35573.21%, see rank74.64%73.26%
Family Households (Families)7,37564.62%, see rank68.55%66.43%
Average Family Size3.19, see rank-3.173.14
Married-Couple Family5,13945.03%, see rank47.82%48.42%
Nonfamily Households4,03835.38%, see rank31.45%33.57%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Kennesaw, GA%GeorgiaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total23,172see rank7,646,507248,042,237
Males, 15 Years and Over11,031100%, see rank3,691,768120,789,875
Never Married3,89935.35%, see rank35.19%35.08%
Married5,69251.60%, see rank52.76%52.93%
Widowed2672.42%, see rank2.30%2.53%
Divorced1,17310.63%, see rank9.75%9.46%
Females, 15 Years and Over12,141100%, see rank3,954,739127,252,362
Never Married3,23426.64%, see rank29.66%28.74%
Married6,05749.89%, see rank49.01%49.95%
Widowed9577.88%, see rank8.68%9.34%
Divorced1,89315.59%, see rank12.64%11.97%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Kennesaw, GA%GeorgiaU.S.
Native24,96283.69%, see rank90.33%87.13%
Born in the State of Residence10,76636.10%, see rank55.27%58.71%
Born in Different State13,63945.73%, see rank33.78%27.04%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
5571.87%, see rank1.27%1.38%
Foreign Born4,86416.31%, see rank9.67%12.87%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship2,1167.09%, see rank3.50%5.71%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship2,7489.21%, see rank6.17%7.16%
Born In Europe4931.65%, see rank0.91%1.56%
Born In Asia1,2794.29%, see rank2.57%3.67%
Born In Africa2600.87%, see rank0.77%0.51%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America2,7209.12%, see rank5.22%6.79%
Born In Northern America1120.38%, see rank0.17%0.26%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Kennesaw, GA%GeorgiaU.S.
English9,04680.60%, see rank86.80%79.64%
Spanish1,1009.80%, see rank7.06%11.57%
Other Indo-European Languages5174.61%, see rank3.13%4.61%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages3943.51%, see rank2.18%3.24%
Other1661.48%, see rank0.84%0.94%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical language spoken at home data.


 
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