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ZIP Code 27587

Primary City:Wake Forest, NC (View All Cities)
County: Wake County
Timezone: Eastern (4:19pm)
Area code: 919 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.0, -78.6
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27587

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27587. 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 27587. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27587, 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:
Wake Forest, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27587 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27587 is located in north 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 27587 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 27587 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 53,078
Population Density 507 people per sq mi
Housing Units 20,117
Median Home Value $258,300
Land Area 104.79 sq mi
Water Area 5.26 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 18,602
Median Household Income $81,287

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
Male2,0552,5372,3581,8601,1031,1231,4982,2002,3822,3921,9981,3831,111856483307202101
Female2,0332,3992,3671,6949841,2461,8062,4432,5212,4201,9571,4391,252881588431308360
Total4,0884,9364,7253,5542,0872,3693,3044,6434,9034,8123,9552,8222,3631,7371,071738510461

Gender

 Male 25,949 49%
 Female 27,129 51%
Gender

Race

 White 43,179 81.4%
 Black Or African American 6,499 12.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 197 0.4%
 Asian 1,191 2.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 20 0.0%
 Other Race 957 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 1,035 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner941,4914,1524,2422,5831,443559116
Renter3361,028853683398272228124
Total4302,5195,0054,9252,9811,715787240

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 12,405 67%
 Single Guardian 2,265 12%
 Singles 3,171 17%
 Singles With Roommate 761 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 9,978 54%
 Households with Kids 8,624 46%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male376422464449472527499521518483462484449480431437423324245216
Female399378450449503431470504491499493461445469441411390287165182
Total7758009148989759589691,0251,009982955945894949872848813611410398

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27587 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27587 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 27587 real estate data, the median home value of $258,300 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 27587. Rentals in 27587 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27587 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 52,771 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 138 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 149 0.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 20 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 12,491 62%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,189 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,922 19%
 Households Vacant 1,515 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 395 26.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 32 2.1%
 For Sale Only 432 28.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 72 4.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 113 7.5%
 For Migrant Workers 4 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 467 30.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 114 3%
 1 Bedroom 476 12%
 2 Bedroom 1,665 42%
 3+ Bedroom 1,666 42%
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 $81,287 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27587 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 27587 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. 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 27587. 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 18,287 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,417 26%
 No Earnings 11,039 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 18,287 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,417 26%
 No Earnings 11,039 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 22,891 88.1%
 Public transportation 69 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 9 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 271 1.0%
 Worked at Home 2,752 10.6%
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 1,088 6%
 High School Graduate 6,632 39%
 Associate's degree 1,545 9%
 Bachelor's degree 4,985 29%
 Master's degree 1,971 12%
 Professional school degree 403 2%
 Doctorate degree 348 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 9,603 71.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 2,756 20.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,026 7.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27587

ZIP Code 27587 is in the Franklin Academy. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27587.

Franklin Academy
604 Franklin St
Wake Forest, NC 27587
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Franklin Academy
Wake Forest Elementary
136 West Sycamore Ave
Wake Forest, NC 27587
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Wake Forest-Rolesville Mid
1800 South Main St
Wake Forest, NC 27587
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Heritage Elementary
3500 Rogers Rd
Wake Forest, NC 27587
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Heritage Middle School
3400 Rogers Rd
Wake Forest, NC 27587
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Jones Dairy Elementary
1100 Jones Dairy Rd
Wake Forest, NC 27587
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Richland Creek Elementary School
The Dubois Center
Wake Forest, NC 27587
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Wake Forest-Rolesville High School
420 Stadium Dr
Wake Forest, NC 27587
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wake County School District
St Catherine of Siena Catholic School
520 W Holding Ave
Wake Forest, NC 27587
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Thales Academy
3106 Heritage Trade Dr
Wake Forest, NC 27587
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Montessori Children'S House of Wake Forest
802 Mill St
Wake Forest, NC 27587
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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