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ZIP Code 27604

Primary City:Raleigh, NC (View All Cities)
County: Wake County
Timezone: Eastern (4:46pm)
Area code: 919 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.82, -78.56
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27604

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27604. 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 27604. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27604, 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
Acceptable:
Brentwood
Unacceptable:
Neuse, Wake Crossroads, Wilders Grove

Stats and Demographics for the 27604 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27604 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 27604 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 a small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27604 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 42,204
Population Density 1,956 people per sq mi
Housing Units 18,433
Median Home Value $161,700
Land Area 21.57 sq mi
Water Area 0.26 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 16,956
Median Household Income $50,373

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
Male1,6771,5461,3531,2801,3131,8551,9821,7281,5701,4371,234976755553358295198125
Female1,6711,4601,3101,2811,5151,9282,0991,9081,5741,5811,3901,169934678518415279259
Total3,3483,0062,6632,5612,8283,7834,0813,6363,1443,0182,6242,1451,6891,231876710477384

Gender

 Male 20,235 48%
 Female 21,969 52%
Gender

Race

 White 20,074 47.6%
 Black Or African American 14,709 34.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 278 0.7%
 Asian 1,697 4.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 28 0.1%
 Other Race 4,155 9.8%
 Two Or More Races 1,263 3.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1111,7162,2372,2071,7461,070672161
Renter6822,2511,7671,19865228313271
Total7933,9674,0043,4052,3981,353804232

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,540 39%
 Single Guardian 3,790 22%
 Singles 5,191 31%
 Singles With Roommate 1,435 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 11,107 66%
 Households with Kids 5,849 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male379324325295334288305313306275285268249276246295259253227219
Female342354316296305300301280274236258318255243232254249264282319
Total721678641591639588606593580511543586504519478549508517509538

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27604 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 27604 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 27604 real estate data, the median home value of $161,700 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27604 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27604 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27604 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 41,570 98.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 43 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 133 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 333 0.8%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 125 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 8,215 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,705 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 7,036 38%
 Households Vacant 1,477 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 868 59%
 Rented & Unoccupied 26 2%
 For Sale Only 224 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 32 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 41 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 286 19%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 277 4%
 1 Bedroom 1,371 19%
 2 Bedroom 3,291 46%
 3+ Bedroom 2,196 31%
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 $50,373 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27604 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. More commuters in 27604 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 15,416 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,711 24%
 No Earnings 8,982 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 15,416 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,711 24%
 No Earnings 8,982 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 18,046 89%
 Public transportation 321 2%
 Taxicab 205 1%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 639 3%
 Worked at Home 1,051 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 2,232 17%
 High School Graduate 5,305 41%
 Associate's degree 797 6%
 Bachelor's degree 3,430 27%
 Master's degree 796 6%
 Professional school degree 142 1%
 Doctorate degree 240 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,842 76%
 Enrolled in Private School 848 11%
 Not Enrolled in School 962 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27604

ZIP Code 27604 is in the Torchlight Academy. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27604.

Torchlight Academy
3211 Bramer Dr
Raleigh, NC 27604
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Torchlight Academy
Hope Elementary
1116 North Blount St
Raleigh, NC 27604
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hope Elementary Charter School District
Brentwood Elementary
3426 Ingram Dr
Raleigh, NC 27604
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Conn Elementary
1220 Brookside Dr
Raleigh, NC 27604
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Wilburn Elementary
3707 Marsh Creek Rd
Raleigh, NC 27604
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
East Wake Middle School
2700 Old Milburnie Rd
Raleigh, NC 27604
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Raleigh Christian Academy
2110 Trawick Rd
Raleigh, NC 27604
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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