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ZIP Code 27591

Primary City:Wendell, NC (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (2:22pm)
Coordinates:35.8, -78.4
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27591

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27591. 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 27591. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27591, 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:
Wendell, NC
Acceptable:
Eagle Rock

Stats and Demographics for the 27591 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27591 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 27591 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 small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27591 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,589
Population Density 295 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,677
Median Home Value $137,500
Land Area 66.31 sq mi
Water Area 0.38 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,103
Median Household Income $50,998

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7558037866835616226717517257276445964663192171448737
Female732743751677483632745731720775759631507361269183138158
Total1,4871,5461,5371,3601,0441,2541,4161,4821,4451,5021,4031,227973680486327225195

Gender

 Male 9,594 49%
 Female 9,995 51%
Gender

Race

 White 12,448 63.5%
 Black Or African American 4,820 24.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 127 0.6%
 Asian 147 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 1,488 7.6%
 Two Or More Races 552 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner887811,1821,3211,05462630284
Renter993653993012281408053
Total1871,1461,5811,6221,282766382137

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,896 55%
 Single Guardian 1,355 19%
 Singles 1,514 21%
 Singles With Roommate 338 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,260 60%
 Households with Kids 2,843 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male157160160144160164148156175163147167156153159146144104130115
Female146156143146143146149145160152155143145156163131128147108105
Total303316303290303310297301335315302310301309322277272251238220

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27591 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27591 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 27591 real estate data, the median home value of $137,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27591 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27591 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 $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27591 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,472 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 3 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 101 0.5%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 13 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,293 56%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,145 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,665 22%
 Households Vacant 574 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 136 23.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 1.6%
 For Sale Only 129 22.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 3.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 33 5.7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 245 42.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 90 5%
 1 Bedroom 174 9%
 2 Bedroom 831 42%
 3+ Bedroom 890 45%
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 $50,998 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27591 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. However, that is not the case in 27591. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 7,176 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,656 23%
 No Earnings 4,942 31%
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 7,176 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,656 23%
 No Earnings 4,942 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,793 93.4%
 Public transportation 59 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 168 1.8%
 Worked at Home 390 4.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 1,360 19.0%
 High School Graduate 3,616 50.5%
 Associate's degree 800 11.2%
 Bachelor's degree 1,048 14.6%
 Master's degree 217 3.0%
 Professional school degree 101 1.4%
 Doctorate degree 24 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,220 83.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 351 6.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 506 10.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27591

ZIP Code 27591 is in the Johnston County School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27591.

Archer Lodge Middle School
762 Wendell Rd
Wendell, NC 27591
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Johnston County School District
Wendell Elementary
3355 Wendell Blvd
Wendell, NC 27591
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Carver Elementary
291 Lilesdean Rd
Wendell, NC 27591
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Wendell Middle School
3409 Nc Hwy 97
Wendell, NC 27591
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Lake Myra Elementary
1300 Elk Falls Rd
Wendell, NC 27591
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Corinth Holders High School
6875 Applewhite Rd
Wendell, NC 27591
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Johnston County School District
East Wake School of Health Science
5101 Rolesville Rd
Wendell, NC 27591
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wake County School District
East Wake School of Arts Education and G
5101 Rolesville Rd
Wendell, NC 27591
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wake County School District
East Wake School of Engineering
5101 Rolesville Rd
Wendell, NC 27591
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wake County School District
East Wake School of Integrated Technolog
5101 Rolesville Rd
Wendell, NC 27591
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wake County School District

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