Kenansville, NC Demographics


Population (year 2000): 1,149
Males: 719 (62.6%), Females: 430 (37.4%)

Duplin County

Zip code: 28349

Median resident age: 41.5 years
Median household income: $36,053 (year 2000)
Median house value: $88,400 (year 2000)

Races in Kenansville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (50.7%)
  • Black (46.0%)
  • Hispanic (2.7%)
  • Other race (1.8%)

Ancestries: United States (7.6%), English (4.9%), German (2.5%), Irish (2.3%), Scotch-Irish (1.8%).

Elevation: 140 feet

Land area: 1.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Kenansville

  • High school or higher: 69.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 36.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kenansville town

  • Never married: 12.2%
  • Now married: 73.1%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 4.7%

0.3% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Kenansville:

  • DUPLIN GENERAL HOSPITAL (DUPLIN ST BOX 278)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Kenansville:

  • SAMPSON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 26 miles; CLINTON, NC)
  • PENDER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 29 miles; BURGAW, NC)
  • CHERRY HOSPITAL (about 30 miles; GOLDSBORO, NC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Kenansville:

  • SEYMOUR JOHNSON AFB (about 26 miles; GOLDSBORO, NC; ID: GSB)
  • ALBERT J ELLIS (about 28 miles; JACKSONVILLE, NC; ID: OAJ)
  • KINSTON RGNL JETPORT AT STALLINGS FLD (about 36 miles; KINSTON, NC; ID: ISO)
Other public-use airports nearest to Kenansville:

  • DUPLIN CO (about 3 miles; KENANSVILLE, NC; ID: DPL)
  • HENDERSON FIELD (about 18 miles; WALLACE, NC; ID: ACZ)
  • PINK HILL (about 18 miles; PINK HILL, NC; ID: 4W9)
Amtrak station near Kenansville:

  • 16 miles: WALLACE (600 N. NORWOOD ST.) – Bus Station. Services: public payphones.

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Kenansville:

  • JAMES SPRUNT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 794; Location: 133 JAMES SPRUNT DRIVE; Public; Website: www.sprunt.com)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kenansville:

  • COASTAL CAROLINA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 43 miles; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,237)
  • CAPE FEAR COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 50 miles; WILMINGTON, NC; FT enrollment: 3,550)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA-WILMINGTON (about 52 miles; WILMINGTON, NC; FT enrollment: 8,996)
  • PITT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 61 miles; GREENVILLE, NC; FT enrollment: 3,072)
  • EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; GREENVILLE, NC; FT enrollment: 16,633)
  • FAYETTEVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; FT enrollment: 3,506)
  • CAMPBELL UNIVERSITY INC (about 62 miles; BUIES CREEK, NC; FT enrollment: 5,286)
Public primary/middle schools in Kenansville:

  • KENANSVILLE ELEMENTARY (Students: 386; Location: HWY 50; Grades: PK – 05)
  • E E SMITH MIDDLE (Students: 377; Location: HWY 24; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Kenansville:

  • DUPLIN COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $575,098; Location: 107 BOWDEN DR.; 61,731 books; 1,030 audio materials; 1,173 video materials; 169 serial subscriptions)