27542 Zip Code Profile

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Welcome to KENLY, NC 27542

27542 is a sparsely populated, suburban zip code in Kenly, North Carolina. The population is primarily white, and mostly married couples. The average house value here ($101,600) is lower than in the Raleigh-Cary metro area as a whole, so this could be a great place to look for housing bargains.

The average family income here is $46,625/year. This is less than the national average of $70,000/year. However, the national average number is a little misleading because there are some very wealthy Americans earning $50 million a year or more. (Wouldn't that be nice!) This pushes the national average higher than in would be without those edge cases. The median household income in the US (median, meaning half of US households make more and half make less) is at about $50,000/year. Median family income in 27542 is $40,979.

An intersting fact about income: Men in 27542 earn an average of $26,434/year. Women earn only $19,934/year.

3,342 people in 27542 have jobs. This statistic includes anyone over the age of 16.

Are you thinking about moving to a neighborhood in 27542? You might be interested to know that the average commute time to work for people living here is not bad, only 27.5 minutes.

The median age here is 39. There are 4,494 men and 4,639 women. The median age for men is 38 while for women the median age is 40.

To give you a sense of the community, 4,143 people (out of the 9,133 people live here) have lived in their home at least 5 years. The Post Office delivers mail to 3,267 homes, and 70 businesses every day. 56 people ride bikes or walk to work on a fairly regular basis.

27542 Zip code is located in the Eastern time zone at 36 degrees latitude (Fun Fact: this is the same latitude as Mashhad, Iran!) and -78 degrees longitude. It has an average elevation of 189 feet above sea levell.

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  • Demographics

  • Total Population: 9,133
  • White Population: 7,209
  • Black Population: 1,338
  • Hispanic Population: 899
  • Asian Population: 37
  • Hawaiian Population: 6
  • Indian Population: 97
  • Male Population: 4,494
  • Female Population: 4,639
  • Median Age: 39
  • Median Age of Males: 38
  • Median Age of Females: 40
  • Geography

  • Region: South
  • Division: South Atlantic
  • State: North Carolina
  • CBSA Type: Metropolitan
  • CBSA Name: Raleigh-Cary NC
  • County: Johnston
  • City: Kenly
  • Longitude: -78.1
  • Latitude: 35.6
  • Elevation: 190 feet above sea levele
  • Area code: 919
  • Marital Status

  • Average Age

  • The Commute to Work

  • Total commuters: 3,252
  • Drive alone: 2,589
  • Carpool: 494
  • Public transit: 2
  • Ride bikes or walk: 56

  • Average commute time: 27.5 minutes.
  •    0 - 5: 193
  •    5 - 9: 259
  •    10 - 14: 280
  •    15 - 19: 449
  •    20 - 24: 514
  •    25 - 29: 248
  •    30 - 34: 564
  •    35 - 39: 41
  •    40 - 44: 80
  •    45 - 59: 300
  •    60 - 89: 263
  •    90 plus: 61
  • The Economics

  • Average House Value: $101,600
  • Average Annual Household Income: $42,202
  • Businesses: 123
  • Employees: 1,406
  • Annual Payroll: $32,545,000
  • Average Family Income: $46,625
  • Median Family Income: $32,386
  • Average Income for Men: $26,434
  • Average Income for Women: $19,934
  • Other Stuff

  • County FIPS Code: 101
  • State FIPS Code: 37

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Schools in 27542 Zip Code

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Primary Schools
Glendale Kenly Elementary
2001 Bay Valley Rd
Kenly, NC 27542
(919) 284-2821
High Schools
North Johnston High
5915 Us Hwy 301 N
Kenly, NC 27542
(919) 284-2031

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