A town in Georgia, Kennesaw has just under 32,000 residents. Young adults aged 15-24 should feel welcome, as they make up an above-average percentage of the community, while retirees figure less prominently in the demographics. Overall, the city's population, with an average age of just over 34, skews younger than most cities in Georgia. Renters tend to be in the minority in the city, and 65% of residents own their homes. Relatively high rent costs may play a role, as the average rent of $1,252/month is substantially higher than the state average of $974.
With an average commute time of about 36 minutes, slower than most cities in the state, Kennesaw residents find that getting to work takes some patience. Many residents (48%) drive their own vehicle to work, while public transit isn't used extensively. Not many commuters walk to work.
There are five primary industries in Kennesaw: retail, entertainment, healthcare, education, and scientific. Combined, these industries make up 32% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many of the city's workers are in sales, as 10% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any profession. With an average annual income of about $80,000, Kennesaw workers take home more than their peers elsewhere in Georgia. Kennesaw's average income also compares favorably to the national average of $73,345. Compared to the national average (21%), Kennesaw has a relatively high number of residents older than 25 with a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree (27%).