The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.18. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.7 males. It contains the offices of mayor and city council, the city jail in the basement, and a small 9-1-1 call center and other offices.
In the city, the population was spread out with 27.0% under the age of 18, 10.6% from 18 to 24, 33.2% from 25 to 44, 21.8% from 45 to 64, and 7.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median income for a household in the city was $61,355 and the median income for a family was $75,465. It is the public-safety answering point for the city of Kennesaw and the neighboring city of Acworth, and dispatches the separate police departments of both cities.
The last time a total solar eclipse spanned across the continent of North America was almost a century ago—June 8, 1918.
The most recent total eclipse of the sun that could be viewed from anywhere in America was 38 years ago, February 26, 1979, and was visible in five US states as well as parts of Canada and Greenland.
Founded in 1887, Kennesaw has a past surrounded with railroad history. The museum is the current preservation and display location for The General, the locomotive that played the key role in the Great Locomotive Chase (The Texas which chased it is at the Atlanta Cyclorama).