ZIP Code 27542 - Kenly Map and Data

Official Zip Code NameKenly
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Johnston
Secondary County: Wilson
Area Code919 / 984
Current Population:9133
Racial Majority:White 71.81%
Public School Racial Majority:White 64.1%
Unemployment Rate:3.0%
Median Household Income$37676
Average Adjusted Gross Income$51550
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time25.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range115 - 217 ft.
Area86 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.61547100, -78.13529300

Map of ZIP Code 27542 Border

Zip Code 27542 Description

Zip Code 27542 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Raleigh - Durham - Fayetteville metro area. Zip code 27542 is primarily located in Johnston County. Portions of 27542 are also located in Wilson County. The official US Postal Service name for 27542 is KENLY, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 27542 are contained within or border the city limits of Kenly, NC, . Zip code 27542 is within area code 919 and area code 252. 27542 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 27542 is 3.0% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.5% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.4% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 27542 increased to 9133 from 7501 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 27542 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 27542 public schools is White. 56% of students in 27542 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 6385 71.81% 6798 -6%
 Black Or African American 1347 15.15% 1262 +7%
 Hispanic 1108 12.46% 899 +23%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 35 0.39% 38 -8%
 Asian 0 0% 15 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 120 0.18% 120 -87%

Zip Code 27542 Race/Ethnicity

 White 64.1%
 Black Or African American 14.1%
 Hispanic 19.2%
 Asian 0.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 2%

Zip Code 27542 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population91337501
Male Population49.20%
Female Population50.80%
Total Households3524
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$37676
Income Under $50K Per Year63.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year28.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.30%
27542 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 7David RouzerRepublican
North Carolina District 13Ted BuddRepublican
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27542 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
8Kandie SmithDemocrat
10John R. Bell IVRepublican
28Larry C. StricklandRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$88086
Average Real Estate Sale Price$73000
Current Unemployment Level 3.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.5%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 65m - Rolling Coastal Plain
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 27542 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)30323947566469676148393249
Avg Max Temp (°F)51556373808790888373645572
Avg Precip (In.)4.283.544.433.163.973.9354.644.723.183.053.2347.13
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Raleigh-Cary, NC
CBSA Type27542
CBSA Population1162358
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours