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ZIP Code 27540

Primary City:Holly Springs, NC (View All Cities)
County: Wake County
Timezone: Eastern (2:56pm)
Area code: 919 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.61, -78.87
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27540

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27540. 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 27540. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27540, 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:
Holly Springs, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27540 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27540 is located in central 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 27540 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also an extremely large number of families and an extremely small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27540 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,363
Population Density 633 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,393
Median Home Value $236,500
Land Area 46.37 sq mi
Water Area 0.53 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,784
Median Household Income $86,066

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,4461,5591,4279434156601,1841,5561,4441,129850556500339187904644
Female1,4111,6011,3138344208511,4131,6481,4661,1298056135683941961529480
Total2,8573,1602,7401,7778351,5112,5973,2042,9102,2581,6551,1691,068733383242140124

Gender

 Male 14,375 49%
 Female 14,988 51%
Gender

Race

 White 23,633 80.5%
 Black Or African American 3,550 12.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 163 0.6%
 Asian 763 2.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 14 0.0%
 Other Race 552 1.9%
 Two Or More Races 688 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner691,5892,9082,0031,13861917850
Renter61296345246122875221
Total1301,8853,2532,2491,26070623071

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,823 70%
 Single Guardian 1,205 12%
 Singles 1,428 15%
 Singles With Roommate 328 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,555 47%
 Households with Kids 5,229 53%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male27727832331931437128232127130129327828427124121322215810987
Female2623003092973193333233073192842832562472432182211841288388
Total539578632616633704605628590585576534531514459434406286192175

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27540 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27540 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 27540 real estate data, the median home value of $236,500 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 27540. Rentals in 27540 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27540 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 29,349 100.0%
 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 14 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,735 74%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 819 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,230 12%
 Households Vacant 609 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 211 35%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 1%
 For Sale Only 208 34%
 Sold & Unoccupied 35 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 36 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 112 18%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 168 12%
 2 Bedroom 445 32%
 3+ Bedroom 799 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 $86,066 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27540 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 27540. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 10,754 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,766 23%
 No Earnings 5,315 26%
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 10,754 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,766 23%
 No Earnings 5,315 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,468 89.0%
 Public transportation 21 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 37 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 232 1.7%
 Worked at Home 1,248 8.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 27540 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 358 4%
 High School Graduate 2,760 31%
 Associate's degree 1,070 12%
 Bachelor's degree 3,203 36%
 Master's degree 1,154 13%
 Professional school degree 122 1%
 Doctorate degree 262 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,392 75.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,314 15.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 745 8.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27540

ZIP Code 27540 is in the Southern Wake Academy. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27540.

Southern Wake Academy
5108 Old Powell Rd
Holly Springs, NC 27540
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Southern Wake Academy
Holly Springs Elementary
401 Holly Springs Rd
Holly Springs, NC 27540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Holly Ridge Elementary
900 Holly Springs Rd
Holly Springs, NC 27540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Holly Ridge Middle School
950 Holly Springs Rd
Holly Springs, NC 27540
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Holly Grove Elementary
1451 Avent Ferry Rd
Holly Springs, NC 27540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Holly Grove Middle School
1401 Avent Ferry Rd
Holly Springs, NC 27540
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Holly Springs High School
5329 Cass Holt Rd
Holly Springs, NC 27540
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wake County School District
New School Montessori Center
5617 Sunset Lake Rd
Holly Springs, NC 27540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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