Kenly, North Carolina

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Population in 2013: 1,400 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.8%
Males: 625  (44.7%)
Females: 775  (55.3%)
Median resident age:  33.3 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 27542.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $21,317 (it was $20,865 in 2000)
Kenly:

$21,317
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,628 (it was $14,181 in 2000)

Kenly town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $118,751 (it was $62,400 in 2000)
Kenly:

$118,751
NC:

$154,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $542.

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  • Races in Kenly, NC (2010)

    Kenly races chart
    • 73955.2%White alone
    • 46935.0%Black alone
    • 1088.1%Hispanic
    • 80.6%Asian alone
    • 80.6%Two or more races
    • 60.4%American Indian alone
    • 10.07%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Kenly: 83.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (24.4%), English (11.2%), German (6.8%), Irish (3.5%), Scotch-Irish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 188 feet

Land area: 1.52 square miles.

Population density: 924 people per square mile   (low).

Kenly,NC real estate house value index trend

Kenly, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Kenly:

  • High school or higher: 75.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kenly town:

  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 38.6%
  • Separated: 6.2%
  • Widowed: 14.4%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

60 residents are foreign born (4.1% Latin America).

This town:

4.1%
North Carolina:

7.6%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Kenly, North Carolina as of April 29, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Kenly to the number of sex offenders is 691 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,359 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,123 (1.4%)

Kenly satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rocky Mount, NC (30.8 miles , pop. 55,893).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (33.0 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (345.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Micro, NC (2.2 miles ), Lucama, NC (2.7 miles ), Pine Level, NC (3.0 miles ), Princeton, NC (3.0 miles ), Fremont, NC (3.0 miles ), Selma, NC (3.1 miles ), Pikeville, NC (3.2 miles ), Black Creek, NC (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 35.59 N, Longitude: 78.13 W

Area code: 919

Kenly household income distribution Kenly home values distribution

Crime rates in Kenly by Year
Type 2001 2005 2006 2007
Murders 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0101
per 100,000 0.054.70.052.8
Robberies 2273
per 100,000 125.3109.5374.9158.4
Assaults 96127
per 100,000 563.9328.4642.7369.6
Burglaries 46776829
per 100,000 2,882.24,214.63,642.21,531.2
Thefts 128839874
per 100,000 8,020.14,543.05,249.13,907.1
Auto thefts 18111011
per 100,000 1,127.8602.1535.6580.8
Arson 2101
per 100,000 125.354.70.052.8
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 315.2) 752.2657.6738.0466.8

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Kenly detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.74
North Carolina average:

2.39
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.5%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -12 (-0.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (41%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (28%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (35%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Kenly, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Kenly-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.0 miles away from the Kenly town center killed 3 people and injured 149 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 26.7 miles away from the town center killed 16 people and injured 153 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kenly-area historical earthquake activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 138.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 219.1 miles away from Kenly center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 274.9 miles away from the city 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 85.8 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 209.4 miles away from Kenly center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 368.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Johnston County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Droughts: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kenly topographic map

Birthplace of: Al Evans - Major League Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Kenly:

  • CANTERBURY ROAD HOME (Hospital, about 13 miles away; SMITHFIELD, NC)
  • FOREST HILLS DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; WILSON, NC)
  • JOHNSTON MEMORIAL HOME CARE AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; SMITHFIELD, NC)
  • AIRPORT ROAD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 13 miles away; GOLDSBORO, NC)
  • AVANTE AT WILSON (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WILSON, NC)
  • WESTWOOD MANOR NH (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WILSON, NC)
  • BRIAN CENTER HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WILSON, NC)

Airports located in Kenly:

Amtrak stations near Kenly:

  • 10 miles: SELMA-SMITHFIELD (SELMA, 401 E. RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 16 miles: WILSON (401 E. NASH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.
  • 17 miles: GOLDSBORO (410 N. JOHN ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kenly:

  • Johnston Community College (about 14 miles; Smithfield, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,657)
  • Wayne Community College (about 17 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 3,174)
  • Mount Olive College (about 27 miles; Mount Olive, NC; FT enrollment: 3,097)
  • Nash Community College (about 30 miles; Rocky Mount, NC; FT enrollment: 2,520)
  • Wake Technical Community College (about 33 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 16,265)
  • North Carolina State University at Raleigh (about 34 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 29,958)
  • Campbell University (about 37 miles; Buies Creek, NC; FT enrollment: 5,127)

Public high school in Kenly:

Public elementary/middle school in Kenly:

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Hotels: Budget Inn (212 South Church Street), Econo Lodge Kenly (US 301 & I-95), Econo Lodge (Highway 301), Days Inn Kenly NC (1139 Johnson Parkway), Days Inn of Kenly (1139 Johnston Parkway), Best Western Inn (843 Johnston Pkwy), Deluxe Inn (403 US301 Highway North).

Johnston County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 76.8. This is about average.

City:

76.8
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 18.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.2
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.42. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.42
U.S.:

9.14

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

NEW SANDY HILL FWB CHURCH (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
FRESH PIK PRODUCE (Population served: 34, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-14-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-14-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-14-2013), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-14-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-21-2013)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-28-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-28-2010), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUN-28-2010), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-06-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-25-2011), St Compliance achieved (2 times from AUG-02-2012 to AUG-23-2014)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (JAN-22-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-22-2008), St Public Notif requested (JAN-22-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2008)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-16-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-16-2007), St Tech Assistance Visit (JAN-16-2007), St Public Notif received (2 times from JAN-26-2007 to JAN-26-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUN-14-2014, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-30-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUL-30-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-30-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-30-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUL-30-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-30-2014)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SHOP N GO #39 (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 45.6%
(34.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 66.2% for Black residents, 64.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  58.5%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.6%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Kenly, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Kenly compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Banks with branches in Kenly (2011 data):

  • KS Bank, Inc.: Kenly Branch at 200 North Church Street, branch established on 1996/11/25. Info updated 2006/07/21: Bank assets: $322.7 mil, Deposits: $246.6 mil, headquarters in Smithfield, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Ks Bancorp, Inc.
  • The Heritage Bank: Kenly Branch at 101 West Second Street, branch established on 1935/04/12. Info updated 2011/07/11: Bank assets: $265.5 mil, Deposits: $228.1 mil, headquarters in Lucama, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Heritage Bancshares, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Kenly, North Carolina:

  • Days Inn Kenly, 1139 Johnston Pkwy, Kenly, NC 27542 , Phone: (919) 284-3400
  • Best Western Inn, 843 Johnson Pkwy, Kenly, NC 27542 , Phone: (800) 528-1234
  • Econo Lodge, 405 S Church St, Kenly, NC 27542 , Phone: (919) 284-1000, Fax: (919) 284-4852
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Kenly, North Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.2
North Carolina average:

12.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (72%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Kenly town (based on Johnston County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant41,366173
Mainline Protestant12,78459
Catholic4,2631
Black Protestant2,04920
Other1,0926
None107,324-
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: 33
Johnston County:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Johnston County:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 71
Johnston County:

4.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 97
Here:

6.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Johnston County:

31.9%
North Carolina:

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

17.0%
State:

15.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$5,110$61,3200$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,020$36,2400$0
Police Protection - Officers 8$21,343$32,0152$1,667
Streets and Highways 2$3,062$18,3720$0
Sewerage 4$10,304$30,9120$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,486$29,8320$0
Local Libraries 1$2,128$25,5362$883
Other and Unallocable 1$2,037$24,4440$0
Totals for Government 19$49,490$31,2574$2,550

Kenly government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $453,000 ($323.57)
    Police Protection: $369,000 ($263.57)
    Water Utilities: $194,000 ($138.57)
    Regular Highways: $155,000 ($110.71)
    Central Staff Services: $99,000 ($70.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $97,000 ($69.29)
    Parks & Recreation: $69,000 ($49.29)
    Fire Protection: $57,000 ($40.71)
    Libraries: $44,000 ($31.43)
    General Public Buildings: $18,000 ($12.86)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($2.14)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($0.71)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $79,000 ($56.43)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $24,000 ($17.14)
    Parks & Recreation: $10,000 ($7.14)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($1.43)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($1.43)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $685,000 ($489.29)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

Kenly government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $548,000 ($391.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $77,000 ($55.00)
    Parks & Recreation: $18,000 ($12.86)
    All Other: $13,000 ($9.29)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $7,000 ($5.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $159,000 ($113.57)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $21,000 ($15.00)
    General Revenue, NEC: $19,000 ($13.57)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $235,000 ($167.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $58,000 ($41.43)
    General Support: $45,000 ($32.14)
    All Other: $8,000 ($5.71)
  • Tax - Property: $459,000 ($327.86)
    NEC: $14,000 ($10.00)

Kenly government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,316,000 ($940.00)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,243,000 ($887.86)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $73,000 ($52.14)

Kenly government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $932,000 ($665.71)

7.06% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,536 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.06%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($222 average AGI)
Johnston County:

0.04%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Wake County, NC  2.50% ($37,821 average AGI)
from Harnett County, NC  0.40% ($30,884)
from Wayne County, NC  0.29% ($34,784)


6.11% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,476 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($195 average AGI)
Johnston County:

0.04%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Wake County, NC  2.14% ($34,535 average AGI)
to Harnett County, NC  0.33% ($26,951)
to Wayne County, NC  0.26% ($30,414)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kenly:

  • WGTM (590 AM; 5 kW; WILSON, NC; Owner: SPIRIT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WMPM (1270 AM; 5 kW; SMITHFIELD, NC; Owner: CAROLINA BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WGBR (1150 AM; 5 kW; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WDJS (1430 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT OLIVE, NC; Owner: MOUNT OLIVE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WCKB (780 AM; 7 kW; DUNN, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WHPY (1590 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, NC; Owner: FELLOWSHIP CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WRBZ (850 AM; 10 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: ALCHEMY COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP #1)
  • WPYB (1130 AM; daytime; 7 kW; BENSON, NC; Owner: BENSON-DUNN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFMC (730 AM; 1 kW; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kenly:

  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYMY (96.9 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W276AX (103.1 FM; PRINCETON, ETC., NC; Owner: GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WRNS-FM (95.1 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WKIX (102.3 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WFXK (104.3 FM; TARBORO, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCPE (89.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION CORPORATION)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBBB (96.1 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WRQM (90.9 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WRSV (92.1 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: NORTHSTAR BROADCATING CORPORATION)
  • WYFL (92.5 FM; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAJC (90.5 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WWMY (102.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WWND, L.L.C.)
  • WSHA (88.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: SHAW UNIVERSITY)
  • WKNS (90.3 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Kenly:

  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WITN-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: WITN LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WNCT-TV (Channel 9; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WARZ-LP (Channel 34; SMITHFIELD/SELMA, NC; Owner: WATERS & BROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUNK-TV (Channel 25; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WHFL-LP (Channel 56; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: FREE LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WNCR-LP (Channel 20; WILSON, NC; Owner: ON THE MAP, INC.)
  • WCTI-TV (Channel 12; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNM-TV (Channel 19; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W64CN (Channel 64; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WACN-LP (Channel 34; APEX, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W63CW (Channel 63; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WHOA-LP (Channel 60; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • Kenly, North Carolina
  • Fatal accident count10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents16
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:2
  • Fatalities11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents30
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • North Carolina average
  • Fatal accident count119
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents182
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons36
  • Fatalities128
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents322
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents20
See more detailed statistics of Kenly fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 7,380Total average daily traffic
  • 442Total average daily truck traffic
  • 14,760Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Kenly)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Bethany Fd Rpr 1934 4 Mi S Of Nc 42 (Lat: 35.627389 Lon: -78.204444), Call Sign: WNBC253
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.905 MHz, 154.265 MHz, 154.340 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/04/2004, Expiration Date: 01/20/2015
    Registrant: Johnston County 911 Commnuications, 120 South Third Street, Smithfield, NC 27577, Phone: (919) 989-5059, Fax: (919) 989-5009, Email:
  • Fire Dept Town Hall Second St (Lat: 35.591833 Lon: -78.124722), Call Sign: WNBC262
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.905 MHz, 154.265 MHz, 154.340 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/04/2004, Expiration Date: 01/22/2015
    Registrant: Johnston County 911 Commnuications, 120 South Third Street, Smithfield, NC 27577, Phone: (919) 989-5059, Fax: (919) 989-5009, Email:
  • Town Hall (Lat: 35.593222 Lon: -78.120000), Call Sign: KFZ921
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.050 MHz, 465.050 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/15/2005, Expiration Date: 02/15/2015
    Registrant: Town Of Kenly, Kenly, NC 27542, Phone: (919) 284-2116, Fax: (919) 284-5229, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kenly)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Kenly)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$73,3902$100,160
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$85,050
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0401.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 87
  • Hazardous Condition: 56
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Kenly

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kenly, NC
Most common first names in Kenly, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James10169.5 years
William7271.9 years
John4473.9 years
Mary4375.5 years
Joseph3469.4 years
George3368.7 years
Robert2574.5 years
Richard2273.7 years
Willie2171.6 years
Annie1874.3 years
Most common last names in Kenly, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Barnes6574.5 years
Boykin5072.5 years
Johnson4375.7 years
Renfrow4074.9 years
Watson3980.5 years
Jones3872.4 years
Creech3774.1 years
Stancil3671.7 years
Hinnant3674.8 years
Pittman3676.8 years
Businesses in Kenly, NC
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Ford1
Chevrolet1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Days Inn1McDonald's1
Dennys1Super 81
Dunkin Donuts1UPS3
Econo Lodge1Waffle House1
FedEx3
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