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ZIP Code 27608

Primary City:Raleigh, NC (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Bloomsbury Historic District
County: Wake County
Timezone: Eastern (10:44am)
Area code: 919 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.81, -78.65
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27608

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27608. 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 27608. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27608, 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:
Five Points

Stats and Demographics for the 27608 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27608 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 27608 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 an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27608 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,429
Population Density 3,243 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,196
Median Home Value $482,200
Land Area 3.22 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,810
Median Household Income $81,351

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3563582482052274464424114103873443412731931056568104
Female359334259173341494427454398360358378298194129117118255
Total715692507378568940869865808747702719571387234182186359

Gender

 Male 4,983 48%
 Female 5,446 52%
Gender

Race

 White 9,645 92.5%
 Black Or African American 437 4.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 18 0.2%
 Asian 74 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 137 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 117 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner18410673693668367198139
Renter210629296200125624577
Total2281,039969893793429243216

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,124 44%
 Single Guardian 377 8%
 Singles 1,794 37%
 Singles With Roommate 515 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,594 75%
 Households with Kids 1,216 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6463797063867268696059454242474357461222
Female6961669278658362465564514643404744311129
Total1331241451621411511551301151151239688858790101772351

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27608 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27608 were primarily built in the 1940s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 27608 real estate data, the median home value of $482,200 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 27608. Rentals in 27608 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27608 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,290 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 6 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 129 1.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,407 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 759 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,644 32%
 Households Vacant 386 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 126 33%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Sale Only 104 27%
 Sold & Unoccupied 22 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 46 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 83 22%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 228 14%
 2 Bedroom 1,031 65%
 3+ Bedroom 338 21%
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 $81,351 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27608 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 27608 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 4,262 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,846 22%
 No Earnings 2,413 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 4,262 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,846 22%
 No Earnings 2,413 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,113 89.7%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 33 0.6%
 Motorcycle 12 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 106 1.9%
 Worked at Home 437 7.7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 27608 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 61 2%
 High School Graduate 759 20%
 Associate's degree 129 3%
 Bachelor's degree 1,587 42%
 Master's degree 631 17%
 Professional school degree 509 13%
 Doctorate degree 124 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,047 55.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 749 39.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 84 4.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27608

ZIP Code 27608 is in the Wake County School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27608.

Daniels Middle School
2816 Oberlin Rd
Raleigh, NC 27608
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Joyner Elementary
2300 Lowden St
Raleigh, NC 27608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Underwood Elementary
1614 Glenwood Ave
Raleigh, NC 27608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Our Lady of Lourdes Elementary School
2710 Overbrook Dr
Raleigh, NC 27608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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