Dozens of companies to participate in Kennesaw Job Fair

Brick Kennesaw government building with four tall wooden columns

If you’re looking for a job, or exploring a career change, there’s an event that gives you an opportunity to talk to representatives from dozens of companies across a wide variety of industries. 

The City of Kennesaw, along with the Kennesaw Business Association, will host a job fair on Tuesday, May 23, 2023, at the Ben Robertson Community Center from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m.

According to the public information release for the event, participating industries include administration, education, trade, government, medical and retail.

Participating local businesses include:

  • AC Sweepers and Maintenance
  • Appleseeds Behavioral Center
  • Artivion, Inc.
  • Avient Corporation
  • Beaumont Products
  • Bobcat of ATL
  • Cherokee County Public Works
  • City of Acworth
  • City of Kennesaw
  • City of Marietta
  • Cobb County DOT
  • Cobb County Schools
  • Comforting Arms
  • Compleat Stair Company
  • Consolidated Engineering Company (CEC)
  • Crane Nuclear
  • Dirty Dogs Car Wash
  • Engineered Specialty Products
  • FedEx Ground
  • GA Dept of Admin Services
  • Ga Dept of Community Supervision
  • GA Dept of Human Services
  • GA Dept of Revenue
  • Georgia National Guard
  • Goldberg’s Group
  • Goodwill of North Georgia
  • Greater Wealth Works-Women’s Business Center
  • Greystar-Avana Kennesaw
  • Iron Age Office
  • J.M. Huber
  • Jim Ellis Volkswagen of Kennesaw
  • Keller Williams
  • Kennesaw State University
  • Let’s Talk Business Consulting, Strategy, & Coaching Group
  • Puddles & Pups
  • Rain for Rent
  • Skin Cancer Specialists
  • Sparkles
  • Summer Street Productions
  • Team Georgia Careers
  • Thorstrength Fitness
  • Transdev
  • United Rentals
  • WellStar
  • Window World of Atlanta
  • Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home
  • Win-Tech, Inc.
  • Yamaha

About the City of Kennesaw

The City of Kennesaw was incorporated in 1887. With a population of 33,036 according to the recent decennial census, Kennesaw is the fourth-largest city in Cobb County, behind Mableton, Marietta and Smyrna.

Population Estimates, July 1 2022, (V2022)NA
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)33,049
Population Estimates, July 1 2022, (V2022)NA
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)33,049
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)33,001
Population, percent change – April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)NA
Population, percent change – April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)0.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 202033,036
Population, Census, April 1, 201029,783
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent6.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent22.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent11.8%
Female persons, percent52.3%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent64.0%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)20.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)0.0%
Asian alone, percent(a)5.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)0.0%
Two or More Races, percent6.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)14.9%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent55.7%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2017-20212,071
Foreign born persons, percent, 2017-202114.9%
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021)X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2017-202168.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2017-2021$225,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2017-2021$1,600
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2017-2021$434
Median gross rent, 2017-2021$1,470
Building permits, 2021X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2017-202112,799
Persons per household, 2017-20212.57
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2017-202182.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2017-202121.8%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2017-202197.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2017-202195.8%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-202193.5%
Bachelor’s degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-202144.7%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2017-20215.9%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent14.2%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-202170.6%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-202167.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c)188,701
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c)142,150
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c)99,548
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c)1,186,810
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c)$34,676
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2017-202131.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021$73,977
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021$37,608
Persons in poverty, percent13.5%
Total employer establishments, 2020X
Total employment, 2020X
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000)X
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019X
All employer firms, Reference year 20171,282
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017665
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017296
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017S
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017757
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 201754
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017972
Population per square mile, 20203,400.2
Population per square mile, 20103,155.1
Land area in square miles, 20209.72
Land area in square miles, 20109.44
FIPS Code1343192