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Kenly, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Kenly had a population of 1,396 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Kenly is located at latitude 35.5963 and longitude -78.1242 in Johnston County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Kenly encompass a land area of 1.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Johnston County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 194 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Kenly are located in Johnston County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Wilson County.

The Town of Kenly (GNIS ID: 2405935) 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.

The Town of Kenly is located within Township of Beulah, a minor civil division (MCD) of Johnston County.


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Kenly, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Kenly, NC Housing Affordability Index is 188
State of North Carolina Housing Affordability Index is 140
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Kenly, NC Wealth Index is 43
State of North Carolina Wealth Index is 84
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,396
Population in Households 1,396
Population in Familes 1,117
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 809
Diversity Index1 55
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,521
Average Household Income $52,468
Per Capita Income $20,986
Wealth Index3 43

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 727 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 374 (51.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 219 (30.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 135 (18.6%)
Median Home Value $113,564
Housing Affordability Index2 188
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 592
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 385
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.45% 0.5%
Households 0.43% 0.5%
Families 1.58% 0.31%
Median Household Income   4.82%
Per Capita Income   4.06%

Kenly, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kenly to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 384 48th
Population Density # 307 59th
Diversity Index # 286 61st
Median Household Income # 501 32nd
Per Capita Income # 532 28th

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