Kenly, North Carolina

Submit your own pictures of this town and show them to the world

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2017: 1,519 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.2%
Males: 694  (45.7%)
Females: 825  (54.3%)
Median resident age:

42.5 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 27542.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $27,087 (it was $20,865 in 2000)
Kenly:

$27,087
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,023 (it was $14,181 in 2000)

Kenly town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $101,690 (it was $62,400 in 2000)
Kenly:

$101,690
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $95,603; detached houses: $114,273; mobile homes: $31,991

Median gross rent in 2017: $608.

March 2019 cost of living index in Kenly: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 31.5%
(24.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.6% for Black residents, 33.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 91.4% for two or more races residents)
Business Profiles
Profiles of local businesses
Put your B&M business profile right here for free. 50,000 businesses already created their profiles!
Settings
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2020 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
  • Races in Kenly, NC (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Kenly, North Carolina as of January 19, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Kenly is 115 to 1.


Crime rates in Kenly by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(54.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(52.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(109.5)
7
(374.9)
3
(158.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(328.4)
12
(642.7)
7
(369.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
77
(4,215)
68
(3,642)
29
(1,531)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
83
(4,543)
98
(5,249)
74
(3,907)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(602.1)
10
(535.6)
11
(580.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(54.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(52.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)667.2748.8473.6

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Click on a table row to update graph
City-data.com crime index in Kenly, NC

Crime rate in Kenly detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.18
North Carolina average:

2.34
Recent articles from our blog. Our writers, many of them Ph.D. graduates or candidates, create easy-to-read articles on a wide variety of topics.
Kenly, NC forum
Recent posts about Kenly, North Carolina on our local forum with over 2,200,000 registered users. Kenly is mentioned 96 times on our forum:
Road Construction/Projects in Coastal NC  (392 replies)
Pictures of North Carolina  (404 replies)
Hoping to move to North Carolina. Rocky Mount: yes or no?  (67 replies)
Goldsboro is growing again!  (1006 replies)
I-95 projects  (48 replies)
Recommended Honda dealerships?  (22 replies)

Latest news from Kenly, NC collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: American (12.8%), English (11.8%), Haitian (4.6%), Irish (2.1%), European (1.7%), German (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 188 feet

Land area: 1.52 square miles.

Population density: 1,002 people per square mile   (low).

Kenly, North Carolina map

149 residents are foreign born (7.3% Latin America).

This town:

7.3%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,255 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,487 (1.3%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Kenly, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Kenly, NC in 2017
Kenly satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Most common industries in Kenly, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (9.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.3%)
  • Health care (6.6%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Chemicals (3.9%)
  • Machinery (3.9%)
  • Social assistance (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Chemicals (5.3%)
  • Truck transportation (4.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.9%)
  • Motor vehicles, parts & supplies merchant wholesalers (4.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (12.1%)
  • Health care (10.9%)
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Social assistance (6.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.0%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Kenly, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Cashiers (4.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.6%)
  • Cashiers (6.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Child care workers (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)

Average climate in Kenly, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Kenly, North Carolina average temperatures Kenly, North Carolina average precipitation Kenly, North Carolina humidity Kenly, North Carolina wind speed Kenly, North Carolina snowfall Kenly, North Carolina sunshine Kenly, North Carolina clear and cloudy days

Kenly, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 63.2. This is about average.

City:

63.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.19. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.19
U.S.:

8.46

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 Kenly center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 219.1 miles away from the city 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 the city 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 (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, 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

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:

See full list of schools located in Kenly

Points of interest:

Click to draw/clear town borders

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).

Birthplace of: Al Evans - Major League Baseball player.

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

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
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Kenly:

Marital status in Kenly, NC
  • Never married: 34.8%
  • Now married: 38.1%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

For population 25 years and over in Kenly:

  • High school or higher: 77.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Kenly
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kenly, NC (based on Johnston County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Johnston County:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This 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.
North Carolina:

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

6.18 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Johnston County:

8.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.9%
State:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Johnston County:

17.0%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.2%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Kenly:

39.6%
State:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.3
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Kenly:

23.3%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Kenly:

12.1%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.7%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

49.5%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Kenly:

77.8%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kenly, NC Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 8$21,343$32,0152$1,667
Sewerage 4$10,304$30,9120$0
Streets and Highways 2$3,062$18,3720$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,037$24,4440$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,486$29,8320$0
Local Libraries 1$2,128$25,5362$883
Other Government Administration 1$3,020$36,2400$0
Financial Administration 1$5,110$61,3200$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 19$49,490$31,2574$2,550

Kenly government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $63,000 ($41.47)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $562,000 ($369.98)
    Police Protection: $442,000 ($290.98)
    Water Utilities: $411,000 ($270.57)
    Regular Highways: $149,000 ($98.09)
    Financial Administration: $138,000 ($90.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $116,000 ($76.37)
    Local Fire Protection: $96,000 ($63.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $94,000 ($61.88)
    Libraries: $60,000 ($39.50)
    Housing and Community Development: $25,000 ($16.46)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($10.53)
    Central Staff Services: $13,000 ($8.56)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $1,000 ($0.66)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,000 ($11.19)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $9,000 ($5.92)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($2.63)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($2.63)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $613,000 ($403.55)

Kenly government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $707,000 ($465.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $138,000 ($90.85)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $53,000 ($34.89)
    Other: $31,000 ($20.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000 ($13.17)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000 ($0.66)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,000 ($1.32)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.66)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $424,000 ($279.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $316,000 ($208.03)
    Highways: $44,000 ($28.97)
    Sewerage: $39,000 ($25.67)
  • Tax - Property: $765,000 ($503.62)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000 ($1.97)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.66)

Kenly government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,239,000 ($815.67)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,089,000 ($716.92)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $150,000 ($98.75)

Kenly government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,386,000 ($912.44)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $56,000 ($36.87)

9.11% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,350 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.11%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($149 average AGI)
Johnston County:

0.03%
North Carolina average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Wake County, NC  3.58% ($53,700 average AGI)
from Harnett County, NC  0.47% ($42,360)
from Wayne County, NC  0.33% ($38,381)


6.43% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,648 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.43%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Wake County, NC  2.08% ($49,741 average AGI)
to Harnett County, NC  0.51% ($35,240)
to Wayne County, NC  0.31% ($33,328)
Businesses in Kenly, NC
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Ford1
Chevrolet1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Days Inn1McDonald's1
Dennys1Super 81
Dunkin Donuts1UPS3
Econo Lodge1Waffle House1
FedEx3

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 count18
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents26
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:3
  • Fatalities20
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents59
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • North Carolina average
  • Fatal accident count16846
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents24946
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons4917
  • Fatalities18568
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents42985
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1992
See more detailed statistics of Kenly fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 36Number of bridges
  • 285ft / 86.7mTotal length
  • 244,090Total average daily traffic
  • 47,957Total average daily truck traffic
  • 216,180Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Kenly, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 151950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 111970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Kenly, NC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 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: 10/28/2014, Expiration Date: 01/20/2025, 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: 10/28/2014, Expiration Date: 01/22/2025, 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: 465.050 MHz, 460.050 MHz, Grant Date: 02/15/2005, Expiration Date: 02/15/2015, Cancellation Date: 04/18/2015, Registrant: Town Of Kenly, Kenly, NC 27542, Phone: (919) 284-2116, Fax: (919) 284-5229, Email:
  • Lat: 35.593444 Lon: -78.129333, Call Sign: WQUM754,
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 35.0200 MHz, 154.515 MHz, 154.540 MHz, Grant Date: 08/19/2014, Expiration Date: 08/19/2024, Certifier: Lisa Corbett, Registrant: Federal License Management, 1784 E 3rd Street Suite 269, Williamsport, PA 17701-3862, Phone: (866) 908-2220, Fax: (570) 322-6825, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Kenly, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Kenly, NC - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 77. The highest number of reported fires - 113 took place in 2009, and the least - 38 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Kenly, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (42.1%), and Outside Fires (40.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Kenly, NC
    • 54942.1%Structure Fires
    • 52140.0%Outside Fires
    • 20615.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 272.1%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kenly, NC
  • 63.2%Electricity
  • 36.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kenly, NC
  • 73.6%Electricity
  • 22.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Kenly compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 10 pilots and 13 other airmen in this city.
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Clifton Ray Jones (2)
  • Jay Holloman Renfrow (1)
  • Thomas J. Ambrose (1)
  • Jay H. Renfrow (1)

Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2021.