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ZIP Code 27526

Primary City:Fuquay Varina, NC (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (6:57pm)
Coordinates:35.5, -78.8
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27526

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27526. 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 27526. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27526, 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:
Fuquay Varina, NC
Unacceptable:
Duncan

Stats and Demographics for the 27526 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27526 is located in central North Carolina and covers a slightly higher 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 27526 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 27526 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 38,894
Population Density 401 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,278
Median Home Value $197,600
Land Area 96.93 sq mi
Water Area 0.85 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,179
Median Household Income $66,512

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,5441,7481,5341,3298809821,2771,5821,5531,4941,357970964701457291153134
Female1,5021,5891,5141,1978111,0971,4411,6361,6601,6431,3791,1211,085763513370301322
Total3,0463,3373,0482,5261,6912,0792,7183,2183,2133,1372,7362,0912,0491,464970661454456

Gender

 Male 18,950 49%
 Female 19,944 51%
Gender

Race

 White 30,469 78.3%
 Black Or African American 5,557 14.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 268 0.7%
 Asian 439 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.0%
 Other Race 1,293 3.3%
 Two Or More Races 856 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1071,6412,7832,8212,0251,300575155
Renter198563651481321203185170
Total3052,2043,4343,3022,3461,503760325

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,872 63%
 Single Guardian 2,003 14%
 Singles 2,741 19%
 Singles With Roommate 563 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,258 58%
 Households with Kids 5,921 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male309308322315346362362336342302323346278285307271287251213206
Female258290339324291344322301331319328306301260277270250207193149
Total567598661639637706684637673621651652579545584541537458406355

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27526 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 27526 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 27526 real estate data, the median home value of $197,600 is slightly higher than average 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 27526. Rentals in 27526 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27526 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 38,799 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 3 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 78 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 14 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 9,519 62%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,888 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,772 18%
 Households Vacant 1,099 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 242 22.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 0.8%
 For Sale Only 382 34.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 77 7.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 61 5.6%
 For Migrant Workers 7 0.6%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 321 29.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 129 5%
 1 Bedroom 158 6%
 2 Bedroom 1,066 38%
 3+ Bedroom 1,456 52%
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 $66,512 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27526 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. However, that is not the case in 27526. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 14,537 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,213 23%
 No Earnings 9,096 29%
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 14,537 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,213 23%
 No Earnings 9,096 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 17,408 90.9%
 Public transportation 110 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 54 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 416 2.2%
 Worked at Home 1,153 6.0%
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 1,311 10.3%
 High School Graduate 6,224 48.8%
 Associate's degree 1,361 10.7%
 Bachelor's degree 2,426 19.0%
 Master's degree 1,242 9.7%
 Professional school degree 34 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 168 1.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,326 74.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,449 14.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,036 10.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27526

ZIP Code 27526 is in the Wake County School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27526.

Fuquay-Varina Elementary
6600 Johnson Pond Rd
Fuquay-varina, NC 27526
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Fuquay-Varina Middle School
109 North Ennis St
Fuquay-varina, NC 27526
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Lincoln Heights Elementary
307 Bridge St
Fuquay-varina, NC 27526
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Ballentine Elementary
1651 McLaurin Ln
Fuquay Varina, NC 27526
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Herbert Akins Rd Elementary
2255 Herbert Akins Rd
Fuquay-varina, NC 27526
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Fuquay-Varina High School
201 Bengal Blvd
Fuquay-varina, NC 27526
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wake County School District
Johnathans House Christian School
15 Randy Ct
Fuquay Varina, NC 27526
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Hilltop Christian School
10212 Fayetteville Rd
Fuquay Varina, NC 27526
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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