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Kenly is a town in Johnston County, in the Raleigh-Cary metro area. (The community straddles Johnston and Wilson counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The community was named for J.I. Kenly, railroad official
The latitude of Kenly is 35.596N. The longitude is -78.124W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 194 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,652.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Kenly demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Johnston County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Raleigh-Durham area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 27542 ZIP code.
4% of Kenly residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kenly ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kenly was $14,181, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Kenly residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Kenly, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $263. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $867.
Libraries in Kenly include Kenly Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Kenly include Kenly News
Johnston County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kenly political report.
The average commute time for Kenly workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Kenly include Days Inn.
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