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ZIP Code 27603

Primary City:Raleigh, NC (View All Cities)
County: Wake County
Timezone: Eastern (9:21am)
Area code: 919 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.7, -78.7
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27603

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27603. 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 27603. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27603, 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:
Raleigh, NC
Unacceptable:
Mccullers

Stats and Demographics for the 27603 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27603 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 27603 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27603 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 47,033
Population Density 911 people per sq mi
Housing Units 19,550
Median Home Value $186,700
Land Area 51.61 sq mi
Water Area 0.50 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 18,064
Median Household Income $54,904

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,6701,5071,3711,5103,3772,1181,9431,8141,7791,8151,5511,1741,003631415283193106
Female1,5851,4121,2891,3722,9011,7361,7691,5981,5891,6841,4311,3341,067647519341254245
Total3,2552,9192,6602,8826,2783,8543,7123,4123,3683,4992,9822,5082,0701,278934624447351

Gender

 Male 24,260 52%
 Female 22,773 48%
Gender

Race

 White 32,753 69.6%
 Black Or African American 8,543 18.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 477 1.0%
 Asian 913 1.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 28 0.1%
 Other Race 3,204 6.8%
 Two Or More Races 1,115 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2761,9782,5702,7572,1271,159568129
Renter1,8491,7061,04790356724912851
Total2,1253,6843,6173,6602,6941,408696180

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,052 45%
 Single Guardian 2,494 14%
 Singles 4,818 27%
 Singles With Roommate 2,700 15%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 12,573 70%
 Households with Kids 5,491 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male338327362311340308304289266292275291257256241272291273433751
Female345310336283292290260299271263296263261206271214256238393718
Total6836376985946325985645885375555715545184625124865475118261,469

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27603 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27603 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 27603 real estate data, the median home value of $186,700 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27603 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27603 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27603 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 45,815 97.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 398 0.8%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 148 0.3%
 Other Institutional 135 0.3%
 College Student Housing 21 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 511 1.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 9,386 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,178 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,500 33%
 Households Vacant 1,486 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 558 37.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 24 1.6%
 For Sale Only 453 30.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 48 3.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 78 5.2%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 324 21.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 394 6%
 1 Bedroom 1,072 17%
 2 Bedroom 2,671 43%
 3+ Bedroom 2,043 33%
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 $54,904 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27603 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. Most commuters in 27603 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 16,184 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11,519 31%
 No Earnings 9,482 25%
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 16,184 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11,519 31%
 No Earnings 9,482 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 21,615 90.2%
 Public transportation 433 1.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 74 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 760 3.2%
 Worked at Home 1,085 4.5%
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 2,706 18%
 High School Graduate 6,019 40%
 Associate's degree 950 6%
 Bachelor's degree 3,918 26%
 Master's degree 1,035 7%
 Professional school degree 144 1%
 Doctorate degree 252 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,013 76.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 949 12.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 867 11.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27603

ZIP Code 27603 is in the Nc Health and Human Services School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27603.

Spring Hill School Dorothea DIX Hosp
2104 Umstead Dr
Raleigh, NC 27603
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Nc Health and Human Services School District
Exploris
401 Hillsborough St
Raleigh, NC 27603
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Exploris Middle School District
Smith Elementary
1101 Maxwell Dr
Raleigh, NC 27603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Vance Elementary
8808 Old Stage Rd
Raleigh, NC 27603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Banks Rd Elementary
10225 Chambers Rd
Raleigh, NC 27603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Cathedral School
204 Hillsborough St
Raleigh, NC 27603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Marys School
900 Hillsborough St
Raleigh, NC 27603
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Wake Christian Academy
5500 Wake Academy Dr
Raleigh, NC 27603
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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