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ZIP Code 27539

Primary City:Apex, NC (View All Cities)
County: Wake County
Timezone: Eastern (8:14pm)
Area code: 919 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.7, -78.8
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27539

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27539. 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 27539. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27539, 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 27539 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27539 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 27539 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 large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27539 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 18,692
Population Density 593 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,020
Median Home Value $240,700
Land Area 31.54 sq mi
Water Area 0.64 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,650
Median Household Income $82,524

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male774799778658355418614777854895725540429298158745928
Female7318817605493464557108428908816995844552821551027958
Total1,5051,6801,5381,2077018731,3241,6191,7441,7761,4241,12488458031317613886

Gender

 Male 9,233 49%
 Female 9,459 51%
Gender

Race

 White 14,569 77.9%
 Black Or African American 2,381 12.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 75 0.4%
 Asian 659 3.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 35 0.2%
 Other Race 592 3.2%
 Two Or More Races 381 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner296511,4131,5881,00846415835
Renter113351339218157853011
Total1421,0021,7521,8061,16554918846

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,348 65%
 Single Guardian 815 12%
 Singles 1,176 18%
 Singles With Roommate 311 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,684 55%
 Households with Kids 2,966 45%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1441571601861561731401541761581721591461431651471521098573
Female132182164143166194167167187167169138162124162111125975468
Total276339324329322367307321363325341297308267327258277206139141

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27539 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27539 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 27539 real estate data, the median home value of $240,700 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27539 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27539 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27539 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,687 100.0%
 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 5 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,505 64%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 841 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,304 19%
 Households Vacant 370 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 102 28%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 2%
 For Sale Only 123 33%
 Sold & Unoccupied 31 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 40 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 68 18%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 214 14%
 2 Bedroom 508 34%
 3+ Bedroom 773 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 $82,524 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27539 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. Most commuters in 27539 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,123 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,717 26%
 No Earnings 3,490 24%
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 7,123 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,717 26%
 No Earnings 3,490 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,837 88.5%
 Public transportation 30 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 22 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 231 2.3%
 Worked at Home 867 8.7%
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 447 7.3%
 High School Graduate 2,015 32.9%
 Associate's degree 656 10.7%
 Bachelor's degree 2,066 33.8%
 Master's degree 761 12.4%
 Professional school degree 29 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 146 2.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,772 77.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 651 13.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 458 9.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27539

ZIP Code 27539 is in the Wake County School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27539.

West Lake Elementary
4500 West Lake Rd
Apex, NC 27539
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
West Lake Middle School
4600 West Lake Rd
Apex, NC 27539
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Lufkin Road Middle School
1002 Lufkin Rd
Apex, NC 27539
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Middle Creek Elementary
110 Middle Creek Park Ave
Apex, NC 27539
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Middle Creek High School
123 Middle Creek Park Ave
Apex, NC 27539
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wake County School District

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