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People

Total Population 1,563
Male Share of the Population 46.1%
Female Share of the Population 53.9%
Senior Citizens 13.6%
Employed Population 16+ 584
Age of the Population 29

Families

% of people married 34%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.7%
Median Earnings25+ $21,786
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $7,857
Median Earnings With High School Degree $19,375

Wealth

Median Family Income $25,658
% Above Poverty Level 60.4%
% Below Poverty Level 39.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 36.3%
Median Gross Rent $543
Median House Value $97,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 57.5%
US/American 0%
English 11.8%
Irish 3.5%

Kenly Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 30 miles SW of Rocky Mount, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 31 miles E of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Johnston
Metro Area Raleigh - Durham - Chapel Hill
Standard Zip Codes 27542
Phone Area Codes 919
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.596
Longitude -78.124

Kenly Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WILSON 3 SW
Distance 12.2 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 51 F
Apr Temp 47 to 73 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 73 F
Annual Precip 47.1 inches
Station GOLDSBORO 4 SE
Distance 19.2 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 54 F
Apr Temp 50 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 49.8 inches
Station ROCKY MOUNT 8 ESE
Distance 32.5 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 51 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 73 F
Annual Precip 46.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Bagley (27542)

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

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Location Population Median Family Income
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Micro 468 $43,750
Pine Level 2,000 $37,326
Princeton 1,401 $40,474
Selma 6,172 $24,879
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Kenly High Schools

NORTH JOHNSTON HIGH
5915 US HWY 301 N
919-284-2031
Serves 665 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.1

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