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People

Total Population 1,674
Male Share of the Population 46.7%
Female Share of the Population 53.3%
Senior Citizens 15.1%
Employed Population 16+ 620
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 30.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $30,160
% Above Poverty Level 68.7%
% Below Poverty Level 31.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 34.6%
Median Gross Rent $546
Median House Value $94,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 58.2%
US/American 0%
English 12.5%
Irish 3.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Fremont 1,147 $33,750
Lucama 930 $40,795
Micro 603 $48,750
Pine Level 1,991 $42,328
Princeton 1,310 $41,500
Selma 6,220 $23,709

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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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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