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ZIP Code 27523

Primary City:Apex, NC (View All Cities)
County: Wake County
Timezone: Eastern (1:44pm)
Area code: 919 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.8, -78.9
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27523

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27523. 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 27523. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27523, 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 27523 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27523 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 27523 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 extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27523 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,552
Population Density 231 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,984
Median Home Value $313,100
Land Area 41.31 sq mi
Water Area 5.49 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,686
Median Household Income $73,507

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male286387470305190269254353458493362290242133116573415
Female305407409285178245268404531454387298244159120674235
Total5917948795903685145227579899477495884862922361247650

Gender

 Male 4,714 49%
 Female 4,838 51%
Gender

Race

 White 7,664 80.2%
 Black Or African American 642 6.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 28 0.3%
 Asian 833 8.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 171 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 211 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner714060873149026711321
Renter10337433027913359247
Total1105149381,01062332613728

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,173 59%
 Single Guardian 431 12%
 Singles 870 24%
 Singles With Roommate 212 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,231 61%
 Households with Kids 1,455 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male635163586866747710289100969689756670613321
Female5246658665958484799379818175716063504130
Total115971281441331611581611811821791771771641461261331117451

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27523 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27523 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 27523 real estate data, the median home value of $313,100 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 27523. Rentals in 27523 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27523 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,548 100.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,832 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 545 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,309 33%
 Households Vacant 298 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 116 39%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 37 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 51 17%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 78 26%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 272 21%
 2 Bedroom 609 47%
 3+ Bedroom 413 32%
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 $73,507 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27523 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 27523 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 3,407 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,893 25%
 No Earnings 2,306 30%
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 3,407 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,893 25%
 No Earnings 2,306 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,101 86.8%
 Public transportation 25 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 17 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 231 4.9%
 Worked at Home 350 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 244 7%
 High School Graduate 1,186 36%
 Associate's degree 161 5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,009 31%
 Master's degree 555 17%
 Professional school degree 64 2%
 Doctorate degree 69 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,620 70.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 457 19.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 215 9.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27523

ZIP Code 27523 is in the Wake County School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27523.

Salem Elementary
6116 Old Jenks Rd
Apex, NC 27523
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Salem Middle School
6150 Old Jenks Rd
Apex, NC 27523
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Laurel Park Elementary
2450 Laura Duncan Rd
Apex, NC 27523
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Peace Montessori School
2190 N Salem St # 103
Apex, NC 27523
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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