Kelly, North Carolina

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Population in 2010: 544. Population change since 2000: +19.8%
Males: 154  (28.5%)
Females: 390  (71.5%)
Median resident age:  40.7 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 28448.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,600 (it was $27,143 in 2000)
Kelly:

$37,600
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,953 (it was $21,900 in 2000)

Kelly CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $47,114 (it was $58,300 in 2000)
Kelly:

$47,114
NC:

$154,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $59,093; Detached houses: $100,606; Mobile homes: $37,514

Median gross rent in 2013: $498.

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  • Races in Kelly, NC (2010)

    Kelly races chart
    • 28953.1%White alone
    • 23443.0%Black alone
    • 122.2%Hispanic
    • 50.9%American Indian alone
    • 40.7%Two or more races

Races in Kelly detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Kelly: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (16.9%), English (10.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 30 feet

Land area: 11.6 square miles.

Population density: 47 people per square mile   (very low).

Kelly,NC real estate house value index trend

Kelly, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Kelly:

  • High school or higher: 86.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kelly CDP:

  • Never married: 32.0%
  • Now married: 51.1%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 5.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $344 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $942 (1.5%)

Kelly satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wilmington, NC (27.8 miles , pop. 75,838).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (96.0 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (420.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: East Arcadia, NC (2.3 miles ), Sandyfield, NC (2.5 miles ), Atkinson, NC (3.0 miles ), Riegelwood, NC (3.1 miles ), Ivanhoe, NC (3.2 miles ), Delco, NC (3.3 miles ), Bolton, NC (3.3 miles ), Evergreen, NC (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 34.46 N, Longitude: 78.30 W

Area code: 910

Kelly household income distribution Kelly home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.8%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (48%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (28%)
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Educational services (52%)
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (48%)
  • Management occupations (28%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (24%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (38%)
  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Kelly: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Kelly, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Kelly-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 6% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/16/2006, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.1 miles away from the Kelly place center killed 8 people and injured 20 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 4/8/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.7 miles away from the place center killed 4 people and injured 70 people.

Earthquake activity:

Kelly-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 151.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 142.7 miles away from Kelly center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 242.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 170.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 217.5 miles away from Kelly center
On 8/6/1994 at 19:54:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 LG, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 97.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bladen County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kelly topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Kelly:

  • PREMIER LIVING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; LAKE WACCAMAW, NC)

airports located in Kelly:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kelly:

  • Cape Fear Community College (about 26 miles; Wilmington, NC; Full-time enrollment: 8,372)
  • Miller-Motte College-Wilmington (about 30 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 2,395)
  • University of North Carolina Wilmington (about 30 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 13,112)
  • Robeson Community College (about 42 miles; Lumberton, NC; FT enrollment: 2,322)
  • Mount Olive College (about 54 miles; Mount Olive, NC; FT enrollment: 3,097)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 54 miles; Pembroke, NC; FT enrollment: 5,548)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 55 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 5,297)

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Churches in Kelly include: Kelly Church (A), Centerville Church (B), Wilson Chapel (C), Frenchs Creek Church (D), Trinity Chapel (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Swamps: Bob Peterson Bay (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Bladen County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.6%
(16.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.4% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.0 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  56.8%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.5%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.0
North Carolina average:

12.4

Kelly travel time to work - commute Kelly mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Kelly CDP (based on Bladen County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,82869
Black Protestant4,83429
Mainline Protestant3,03520
Catholic2221
Other141
None16,257-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Bladen County:

2.79 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Bladen County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Bladen County:

5.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.4%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Bladen County:

30.9%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.2%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Kelly:

46.9%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Kelly:

41.7%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.8
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.8%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

13.9%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Kelly:

6.6
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Kelly:

38.2%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Kelly:

50.6%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

82.9%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kelly, NC Residents

5.44% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,788 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.44%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Robeson County, NC  0.77% ($26,179 average AGI)
from Cumberland County, NC  0.70% ($30,408)
from Columbus County, NC  0.67% ($27,824)


5.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,413 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.70%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cumberland County, NC  0.69% ($27,429 average AGI)
to Robeson County, NC  0.67% ($27,912)
to Columbus County, NC  0.62% ($27,286)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kelly:

  • WMYT (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CAROLINA BEACH, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAAV (980 AM; 5 kW; LELAND, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBLA (1440 AM; 5 kW; ELIZABETHTOWN, NC; Owner: SOUND BUSINESS OF ELIZABETHTOWN, INC)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WENC (1220 AM; 5 kW; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: DHA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WMFD (630 AM; 1 kW; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WCLN (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINTON, NC; Owner: BROADCASTING GOOD NEWS, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WTAB (1370 AM; 5 kW; TABOR CITY, NC; Owner: WTAB, INC)
  • WDJS (1430 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT OLIVE, NC; Owner: MOUNT OLIVE BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kelly:

  • WKXB (99.9 FM; BURGAW, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WHQR (91.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FRIENDS OF PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WMNX (97.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGNI (102.7 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZFX (99.1 FM; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WKVC (88.9 FM; NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WGQR (105.7 FM; ELIZABETHTOWN, NC; Owner: SOUND BUSINESS OF ELIZABETHTOWN, INC)
  • WBNE (93.7 FM; WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WRQR (104.5 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WDVV (89.7 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWIL-FM (90.5 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKXS-FM (94.1 FM; LELAND, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Kelly:

  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WUNJ-TV (Channel 39; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFXB (Channel 43; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
  • W47CK (Channel 47; SHALLOTTE, NC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WILM-LP (Channel 10; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: WILM, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 500Total average daily traffic
  • 29Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,000Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • James R Blanks, Approx 4.2 Mi Se Of Singletary Lake Nr (Lat: 34.424722 Lon: -78.263333), Type: 128.0, Overall height: 115.8 m, Registrant: 9102592171, Jim.Blanks@fourcounty.Ncemcs.Com
  • Wayne E Eberhard, 3408 Bivens Bridge Rd (Lat: 34.575222 Lon: -78.390833), Type: 121.9, Structure height: 37017 m, Overall height: 115.8 m, Registrant: 9199487854, Wayne.Eberhard@ncdps.Gov, 4702 MAIL SERVICE CENTER
  • Wayne E Eberhard, 3408 Bivens Bridge Rd (Lat: 34.575222 Lon: -78.390833), Type: 121.9, Structure height: 37017 m, Overall height: 115.8 m, Registrant: 9199487854, Wayne.Eberhard@ncdps.Gov, 4702 MAIL SERVICE CENTER
  • Wayne E Eberhard, Hp-1371, Lagoon, 3408 Bivens Bridge Road (Lat: 34.575222 Lon: -78.390833), Type: 121.9, Structure height: 37017 m, Overall height: 115.8 m, Licensee ID: G, Registrant: 8889284737, Viper.Tsu-Fsm@ncshp.Org, 4702 MAIL SERVICE CENTER
  • Wayne E Eberhard, Hp-1371, Lagoon, 3408 Bivens Bridge Road (Lat: 34.575222 Lon: -78.390833), Type: 121.9, Structure height: 37017 m, Overall height: 115.8 m, Registrant: 9199487854, Wayne.Eberhard@ncdps.Gov, 4702 MAIL SERVICE CENTER
  • Wayne E Eberhard, Hp-1371, Lagoon, 3408 Bivens Bridge Road (Lat: 34.575222 Lon: -78.390833), Type: 121.9, Structure height: 37017 m, Overall height: 115.8 m, Registrant: 9199487854, Wayne.Eberhard@ncdps.Gov, 4702 MAIL SERVICE CENTER
  • Approx 4.2 Mi Se Of Singletary Lake Nr (Lat: 34.424722 Lon: -78.263333), Type: 128.0, Overall height: 115.8 m, Registrant: 9102592171

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, Approximately 4.2 Mi Se Of Singletary Lake Nr (Lat: 34.424611 Lon: -78.263306), Overall height: 128 m, Call Sign: WNEO595
    Assigned Frequencies: 2147.60 MHz, 2181.60 MHzGrant Date: 01/12/2000, Expiration Date: 01/25/2010, Cancellation Date: 03/27/2010Registrant: Four County Emc, 1822 Nc 53 West, Burgaw, NC 28425, Phone: (910) 259-1811, Fax: (910) 259-1817, Email:
  • HP-1371, Lagoon, Hp-1371, Lagoon, 3408 Bivens Bridge Road (Lat: 34.575222 Lon: -78.390833), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 115.8 m, Overall height: 121.9 m, Call Sign: WQTL664
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6152.75 MHzGrant Date: 02/28/2014, Expiration Date: 02/28/2024, Certifier: Wayne E EberhardRegistrant: North Carolina State Highway Patrol, 4702 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-4702, Phone: (919) 948-7854, Fax: (919) 662-4444, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KI4WEC, Licensee ID: L01289036, Grant Date: 05/31/2007, Expiration Date: 05/31/2017, Cancellation Date: 03/16/2012, Certifier: John L Smith Iii, Registrant: John L Smith Iii, Kelly, NC 28448
  • Call Sign: KK4BJU, Licensee ID: L01629470, Grant Date: 04/05/2011, Expiration Date: 04/05/2021, Certifier: Zachary C Potter, Registrant: Zachary C Potter, Kelly, NC 28448
  • Call Sign: AD4JS, Previous Call Sign: KI4WEC, Licensee ID: L01289036, Grant Date: 03/16/2012, Expiration Date: 03/16/2022, Certifier: John L Smith Iii, Registrant: John L Smith Iii, Kelly, NC 28448
  • Call Sign: KK4JLU, Licensee ID: L01712232, Grant Date: 05/23/2012, Expiration Date: 05/23/2022, Certifier: Bruce A Barton, Registrant: Bruce A Barton, 1717 Morgan Rd, Kelly, NC 28448

Drinking water stations with addresses in Kelly and their reported violations in the past:

ST JAMES AME CHURCH (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
KELLY GENERAL STORE (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-19-2008), St Public Notif requested (NOV-19-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-05-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-29-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-22-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
SINGLETARY LAKE GROUP CMPGRD (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Kelly that have no violations reported:

  • HAW BLUFF BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 120, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9
Most common first names in Kelly, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1485.1 years
James1270.7 years
Robert875.1 years
William667.7 years
George563.6 years
John576.4 years
Herbert465.8 years
Annie469.2 years
Charlie482.3 years
Hattie486.2 years
Most common last names in Kelly, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Squires2179.2 years
Pridgen1577.9 years
Peterson1382.2 years
Smith1276.3 years
Robinson1176.2 years
Brown1173.9 years
Henry1072.7 years
Kelly984.2 years
Russ882.0 years
Beatty784.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (69%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

Kelly compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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