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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Kenly is 1,550. Kenly, North Carolina is the 8,566th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Kenly was in 2000, when its population was 1,683. In 2000, Kenly was the 8,041st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 8,566th largest city in the US. Kenly is currently 7.9% smaller than it was in 2000.
Kenly has shrunk 7.9% since the year 2000. Kenly, North Carolina's growth is below average. 64% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|8565||Chadbourn, North Carolina||1,550||-26.7%|
|8566||Kenly, North Carolina||1,550||-7.9%|
The total voting age population of Kenly, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,235. The voting age population is 47.9% male and 52.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 17.1% of the residents of Kenly are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Kenly are 45.6% White, 36.1% Black, 11.2% Two or more races, 6.6% Other and 0.6% American Indian. Additionally, 20.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Kenly, 40.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 63.1%. On a per-household basis, 33.4% of families are below the poverty line in Kenly.
Among those aged 16 and older, 49.5% of Kenly residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 71.8% of Kenly residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 11.5% have a bachelor's degree and 3.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Kenly residents aged 5 and older, 17.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 17.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Kenly is 7.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Kenly, 14.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Kenly is $21,455.
In Kenly, 38.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 61.3% of housing units in Kenly.
Of all the housing units in Kenly, 14.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Kenly, 9.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Kenly is $687.
In Kenly, 40.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.