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ZIP Code 27511

Primary City:Cary, NC (View All Cities)
County: Wake County
Timezone: Eastern (3:26pm)
Area code: 919 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.76, -78.78
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27511

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27511. 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 27511. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27511, 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:
Cary, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27511 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27511 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 27511 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 slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27511 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 32,029
Population Density 2,733 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,926
Median Home Value $207,200
Land Area 11.72 sq mi
Water Area 0.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,082
Median Household Income $67,310

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1061,0409691,0779651,1651,1381,1181,0701,0891,0891,035828650435371262214
Female1,0421,0209188708741,1191,1101,0631,1121,1691,2521,1431,036747556497432448
Total2,1482,0601,8871,9471,8392,2842,2482,1812,1822,2582,3412,1781,8641,397991868694662

Gender

 Male 15,621 49%
 Female 16,408 51%
Gender

Race

 White 24,259 75.7%
 Black Or African American 3,038 9.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 257 0.8%
 Asian 1,290 4.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 20 0.1%
 Other Race 2,285 7.1%
 Two Or More Races 880 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner748981,4372,0312,0161,289786208
Renter4341,219961583385191288282
Total5082,1172,3982,6142,4011,4801,074490

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,711 51%
 Single Guardian 1,865 14%
 Singles 3,657 28%
 Singles With Roommate 849 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,037 69%
 Households with Kids 4,045 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male215242245191209187203231210194216195174190242231221210173172
Female220206218194196209218190207172188178187193193188200147142139
Total435448463385405396421421417366404373361383435419421357315311

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27511 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 27511 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 27511 real estate data, the median home value of $207,200 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27511 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27511 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27511 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 31,914 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 6 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 66 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 43 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,537 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,202 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,343 31%
 Households Vacant 844 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 398 47%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 2%
 For Sale Only 175 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 37 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 63 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 154 18%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 69 2%
 1 Bedroom 842 19%
 2 Bedroom 2,293 51%
 3+ Bedroom 1,269 28%
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 $67,310 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27511 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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. More commuters in 27511 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 12,605 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,014 26%
 No Earnings 7,515 28%
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 12,605 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,014 26%
 No Earnings 7,515 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15,519 87.6%
 Public transportation 399 2.3%
 Taxicab 70 0.4%
 Motorcycle 23 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 622 3.5%
 Worked at Home 1,086 6.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 1,592 14%
 High School Graduate 3,648 33%
 Associate's degree 652 6%
 Bachelor's degree 3,333 30%
 Master's degree 1,207 11%
 Professional school degree 292 3%
 Doctorate degree 383 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,897 78.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 861 13.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 469 7.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27511

ZIP Code 27511 is in the Wake County School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27511.

Adams Elementary
805 Cary Towne Blvd
Cary, NC 27511
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Briarcliff Elementary
1220 Pond St
Cary, NC 27511
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Cary Elementary
400 Kildaire Farm Rd
Cary, NC 27511
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Farmington Woods Elementary
1413 Hampton Valley Rd
Cary, NC 27511
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
East Cary Middle School
1111 SE Maynard Rd
Cary, NC 27511
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Cary High School
638 Walnut St
Cary, NC 27511
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wake County School District
The Mariposa School
203 Gregson Dr
Cary, NC 27511
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Triangle Montessori Academy
540 E Chatham St
Cary, NC 27511
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Heartwood Montessori School
112 Byrum St
Cary, NC 27511
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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