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ZIP Code 27606

Primary City:Raleigh, NC (View All Cities)
County: Wake County
Timezone: Eastern (7:15am)
Area code: 919 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.74, -78.72
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27606

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27606. 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 27606. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27606, 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

Stats and Demographics for the 27606 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27606 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 27606 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27606 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 43,210
Population Density 1,743 people per sq mi
Housing Units 19,275
Median Home Value $231,900
Land Area 24.80 sq mi
Water Area 0.90 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 17,688
Median Household Income $44,123

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 27Male Median Age: 27Female Median Age: 27

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1619849151,4325,7933,1881,9181,4521,4291,1801,23391368040725420512470
Female1,0959868971,2784,5292,3541,4411,0831,1041,1281,111925662412297250173147
Total2,2561,9701,8122,71010,3225,5423,3592,5352,5332,3082,3441,8381,342819551455297217

Gender

 Male 23,338 54%
 Female 19,872 46%
Gender

Race

 White 28,305 65.5%
 Black Or African American 7,669 17.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 247 0.6%
 Asian 3,819 8.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.0%
 Other Race 1,946 4.5%
 Two Or More Races 1,213 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2028431,1131,5881,362674417125
Renter3,7403,8891,7241,1415771836941
Total3,9424,7322,8372,7291,939857486166

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,683 32%
 Single Guardian 2,176 12%
 Singles 5,656 32%
 Singles With Roommate 4,173 24%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 13,846 78%
 Households with Kids 3,842 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2182652252121932172141941662301801761701591471681883296001,090
Female229203253171194189199201203164197188176172167177144217573982
Total4474684783833874064133953693943773643463313143453325461,1732,072

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27606 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 27606 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 27606 real estate data, the median home value of $231,900 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27606 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27606 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27606 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 40,104 92.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 870 2.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 2,124 4.9%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 112 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,916 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,408 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 11,364 59%
 Households Vacant 1,587 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,146 72.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 31 2.0%
 For Sale Only 149 9.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 29 1.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 98 6.2%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 133 8.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 487 4%
 1 Bedroom 2,677 24%
 2 Bedroom 5,454 50%
 3+ Bedroom 2,395 22%
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 $44,123 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27606 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 27606 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 14,451 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 13,185 35%
 No Earnings 10,110 27%
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 14,451 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 13,185 35%
 No Earnings 10,110 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 20,345 85.7%
 Public transportation 1,015 4.3%
 Taxicab 136 0.6%
 Motorcycle 52 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,205 5.1%
 Worked at Home 1,000 4.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 1,849 13%
 High School Graduate 4,529 33%
 Associate's degree 841 6%
 Bachelor's degree 4,040 29%
 Master's degree 1,409 10%
 Professional school degree 326 2%
 Doctorate degree 722 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,679 79.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 906 15.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 323 5.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27606

ZIP Code 27606 is in the Nc Health and Human Services School District. There are 16 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27606.

Gov Morehead School
301 Ashe Ave
Raleigh, NC 27606
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Nc Health and Human Services School District
Gov. Morehead School for the Blind
303 Ashe Ave
Raleigh, NC 27606
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Deaf and Blind School District
Wake Young Women'S Leadership Academy
Governor Morehead
Raleigh, NC 27606
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Wake County School District
Oak Grove Elementary
10401 Penny Rd
Raleigh, NC 27606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Combs Elementary
2001 Lorimer Rd
Raleigh, NC 27606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Swift Creek Elementary
5601 Tryon Rd
Raleigh, NC 27606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Dillard Drive Elementary
5018 Dillard Dr
Raleigh, NC 27606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Dillard Drive Middle School
5200 Dillard Dr
Raleigh, NC 27606
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Centennial Campus Middle School
1900 Main Campus Dr
Raleigh, NC 27606
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Yates Mill Elementary
5993 Yates Mill Pond Rd
Raleigh, NC 27606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Athens Drive High School
1420 Athens Dr
Raleigh, NC 27606
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wake County School District
Wake Ncsu Stem Echs
Ncsu Creative Service Building
Raleigh, NC 27606
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Wake County School District
Atlas International School
1280 Buck Jones Rd
Raleigh, NC 27606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Adventist Christian Academy
4805 & 4807 Dillard Drive
Raleigh, NC 27606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Grace Christian School
1101 Buck Jones Rd
Raleigh, NC 27606
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Adventist Christian Academy
4805 Dillard Dr
Raleigh, NC 27606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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