Kennedy, AL Population

By | May 24, 2019

Population: 541. Estimated population in 2021: 511 (-5.5% change)
Males: 245 (45.3%), Females: 296 (54.7%)

Lamar County

Zip code: 35574

Median resident age: 39.1 years
Median household income: $24,750
Median house value: $49,500

Races in Kennedy:

  • White Non-Hispanic (85.4%)
  • Black (13.7%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

Ancestries: United States (12.6%), Irish (10.0%), English (5.5%), Dutch (2.6%), Polish (1.8%), Russian (1.8%).

Elevation: 290 feet

Land area: 3.1 square miles

Map of Kennedy, AL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Kennedy

  • High school or higher: 69.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 16.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kennedy town

  • Never married: 19.8%
  • Now married: 59.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 11.2%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

0.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +18 (+3.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Kennedy:

  • FAYETTE MED CTR AND LONG TERM CARE UNI (about 13 miles; FAYETTE, AL)
  • PICKENS COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER INC (about 26 miles; CARROLLTON, AL)
  • CARRAWAY NORTHWEST MEDICAL CENTER (about 28 miles; WINFIELD, AL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Kennedy:

  • COLUMBUS AFB (about 32 miles; COLUMBUS, MS; Abbreviation: CBM)
  • TUSCALOOSA REGIONAL (about 37 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Abbreviation: TCL)
  • GOLDEN TRIANGLE REGIONAL (about 43 miles; COLUMBUS/W POINT/STARKVILL, MS; Abbreviation: GTR)

Other public-use airports nearest to Kennedy:

  • NORTH PICKENS (about 14 miles; REFORM, AL; Abbreviation: 3M8)
  • RICHARD ARTHUR FIELD (about 16 miles; FAYETTE, AL; Abbreviation: M95)
  • LAMAR COUNTY (about 20 miles; VERNON, AL; Abbreviation: M55)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kennedy:

  • MISSISSIPPI UNIVERSITY FOR WOMEN (about 32 miles; COLUMBUS, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,115)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA (about 34 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Full-time enrollment: 17,453)
  • SHELTON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 44 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,635)
  • ITAWAMBA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 55 miles; FULTON, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,673)
  • MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 57 miles; MISSISSIPPI STATE, MS; Full-time enrollment: 14,613)
  • BEVILL STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 66 miles; SUMITON, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,670)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM (about 73 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Full-time enrollment: 12,178)

Libraries

Library in Kennedy:

  • KENNEDY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $6,522; Location: 17885 HIGHWAY 96; 4,303 books; 2 video materials)

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