Kennedy, Alabama

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Kennedy, Alabama

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Kennedy strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Alabama):

Category Trophy
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Comparative Profile of Kennedy, Alabama

Comparing Kennedy to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Alabama (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 10 9
Age of the Population 7 8
Racial Diversity 7 3
Senior Citizens 6 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 2
Male Share of the Population 2 2
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 8
Average Household Size 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 3 6
People Above Poverty 3 6
College Educated Adults 3 4
Median Family Income 2 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 10
Public Transportation Use 5 6
Short Commute Times 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Affordability of Rents 10 9
Housing Recently Built 7 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 6
People Living Alone 3 3

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Kennedy Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles NW of Tuscaloosa, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 159 miles SE of Memphis, Tennessee
County Lamar
Standard Zip Codes 35574
Phone Area Codes 205
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.586
Longitude -87.984

Kennedy Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.7 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 53 F
Apr Temp 47 to 75 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 47 to 76 F
Annual Precip 58.7 inches
Distance 24.4 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 54 F
Apr Temp 50 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 51 to 77 F
Annual Precip 55.9 inches
Distance 33.9 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 53 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 54.9 inches
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Kennedy Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 541 100%
Male 245 45.3%
Female 296 54.7%
Under 18 128 23.7%
18+ 413 76.3%
65+ 87 16.1%
Median Age 39.1
Average Family Size 2.82
White 462 85.4%
African-American 74 13.7%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.6%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.2%

Estimated Kennedy Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 511
Growth -30
Growth % -5.5%

Kennedy Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 47.3%
US/American 23.1%
Irish 12.6%
English 9.2%
Scotch-Irish 2.7%
Dutch 2.4%
Russian 1.7%
Scottish 0.7%
German 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Kennedy, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Kingville (35574)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Kennedy 541 $30,909
Belk 214 $43,333
Fayette 4,922 $36,589
Gordo 1,677 $35,714
Millport 1,160 $33,869
Reform 1,978 $24,875
Vernon 2,143 $36,618

Kennedy Public Libraries

Kennedy Public Library
17885 HIGHWAY 96
Kennedy, Alabama
(205) 596-3670

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