Kenansville, North Carolina

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Kenansville is a town in Duplin County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 1,149 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Duplin County.[3]



Kenansville is located at 34°57′44″N 77°57′56″W / 34.96222°N 77.96556°W / 34.96222; -77.96556 (34.962119, -77.965658).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.9 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,149 people, 281 households, and 180 families residing in the town. The population density was 609.5 people per square mile (234.7/km²). There were 314 housing units at an average density of 166.6/sq mi (64.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 51.35% White, 45.95% African American, 0.26% Native American, 0.44% Asian, 1.83% from other races, and 0.17% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.70% of the population.

There were 281 households out of which 22.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.2% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.6% were non-families. 32.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the town the population was spread out with 11.8% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 35.7% from 25 to 44, 21.3% from 45 to 64, and 23.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 167.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 167.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $36,053, and the median income for a family was $41,307. Males had a median income of $27,917 versus $23,021 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,933. About 11.9% of families and 28.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.3% of those under age 18 and 56.9% of those age 65 or over.

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