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ZIP Code 27502

Primary City:Apex, NC (View All Cities)
County: Wake County
Timezone: Eastern (6:57pm)
Area code: 919 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.7, -78.9
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27502

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27502. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 27502. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27502, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Apex, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27502 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27502 is located in north North Carolina and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 27502 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27502 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 30,831
Population Density 1,088 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,175
Median Home Value $262,700
Land Area 28.33 sq mi
Water Area 2.33 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,657
Median Household Income $95,816

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,3001,6041,5181,1454836739701,5121,5241,4021,0546494662971971289161
Female1,2291,5091,3099774697871,1801,6651,5841,4491,103731532372273214164210
Total2,5293,1132,8272,1229521,4602,1503,1773,1082,8512,1571,380998669470342255271

Gender

 Male 15,074 49%
 Female 15,757 51%
Gender

Race

 White 24,977 81.0%
 Black Or African American 2,262 7.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 105 0.3%
 Asian 1,769 5.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 18 0.1%
 Other Race 937 3.0%
 Two Or More Races 763 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner501,2262,8742,5441,22662528190
Renter92434501332156857170
Total1421,6603,3752,8761,382710352160

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,118 67%
 Single Guardian 1,248 12%
 Singles 1,890 18%
 Singles With Roommate 401 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,285 50%
 Households with Kids 5,372 50%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male243271281279299338322328317299299333318269306256288181114109
Female2442142503193012903203082902642512852652442672512421447379
Total487485531598600628642636607563550618583513573507530325187188

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27502 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27502 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 27502 real estate data, the median home value of $262,700 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27502 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27502 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27502 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 30,710 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 1 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 97 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 23 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,841 70%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,075 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,741 16%
 Households Vacant 518 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 151 29%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 1%
 For Sale Only 175 34%
 Sold & Unoccupied 45 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 38 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 103 20%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 79 4%
 2 Bedroom 887 40%
 3+ Bedroom 1,273 57%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $95,816 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27502 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 27502 can expect to fall in that range. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 11,288 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,061 27%
 No Earnings 5,235 23%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 11,288 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,061 27%
 No Earnings 5,235 23%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,235 89.9%
 Public transportation 84 0.5%
 Taxicab 25 0.2%
 Motorcycle 22 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 294 1.9%
 Worked at Home 1,168 7.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 554 6%
 High School Graduate 2,189 23%
 Associate's degree 788 8%
 Bachelor's degree 3,680 39%
 Master's degree 1,687 18%
 Professional school degree 212 2%
 Doctorate degree 271 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,163 80.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,404 15.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 372 4.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27502

ZIP Code 27502 is in the Wake County School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27502.

Apex Elementary
700 Tingen Rd
Apex, NC 27502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Apex Middle School
400 East Moore St
Apex, NC 27502
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Baucom Elementary
400 Hunter St
Apex, NC 27502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Olive Chapel Elementary
1751 Olive Chapel Rd
Apex, NC 27502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Apex High School
1501 Laura Duncan Rd
Apex, NC 27502
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wake County School District
St Mary Magdalene Catholic School
625 Magdala Pl
Apex, NC 27502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Thales Academy
1177 Ambergate Station
Apex, NC 27502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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