Kenansville, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Kenansville, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Kenansville had a population of 838 as of July 1, 2015. Kenansville ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Kenansville is located at latitude 34.9597 and longitude -77.9661 in Duplin County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Kenansville (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Duplin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 125 feet.

The Town of Kenansville has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Kenansville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kenansville: Grovemont.

Town of Kenansville, NC Boundary Map

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Kenansville, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 838
Population in Households 756
Population in Familes 524
Population in Group Qrtrs 82
Population Density1 395
Diversity Index2 60
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 404
Average Household Size 1.87
Family Households 196
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 482 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 189 (39.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 215 (44.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $140,865
Average Home Value $176,058
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,174
Average Household Income $52,828
Per Capita Income $25,429
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.38% -0.22%
Households -0.28% -0.15%
Families -0.67% -0.31%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   2.04%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Kenansville, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kenansville to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 474 36th
Population Density1 # 509 31st
Diversity Index2 # 174 77th
Median Household Income # 292 61st
Per Capita Income # 204 73rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.