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ZIP Code 27609

Primary City:Raleigh, NC (View All Cities)
County: Wake County
Timezone: Eastern (5:27pm)
Area code: 919 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.84, -78.63
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27609

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27609. 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 27609. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27609, 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:
North Hills

Stats and Demographics for the 27609 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27609 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 27609 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is slightly higher than average. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27609 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 32,964
Population Density 2,950 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,243
Median Home Value $235,500
Land Area 11.17 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,106
Median Household Income $51,090

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1531,0038788441,0061,4151,3441,2201,1161,0151,073882767584445423276255
Female1,1609598537581,1241,5211,3591,1791,1071,1491,1151,075977787645536475486
Total2,3131,9621,7311,6022,1302,9362,7032,3992,2232,1642,1881,9571,7441,3711,090959751741

Gender

 Male 15,699 48%
 Female 17,265 52%
Gender

Race

 White 22,984 69.7%
 Black Or African American 6,242 18.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 126 0.4%
 Asian 618 1.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 15 0.0%
 Other Race 2,150 6.5%
 Two Or More Races 829 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner518321,2721,5551,7101,296939297
Renter8392,2511,4341,102616304310298
Total8903,0832,7062,6572,3261,6001,249595

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,849 39%
 Single Guardian 2,404 16%
 Singles 5,606 37%
 Singles With Roommate 1,247 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 11,137 74%
 Households with Kids 3,969 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male220248230229218216187170212185197156162178191170173180130143
Female237234216226189180208181201182167185165154168176144135135180
Total457482446455407396395351413367364341327332359346317315265323

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27609 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27609 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 27609 real estate data, the median home value of $235,500 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27609 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27609 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27609 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 32,883 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 9 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 72 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,721 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,231 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 7,154 44%
 Households Vacant 1,137 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 636 56%
 Rented & Unoccupied 26 2%
 For Sale Only 189 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 35 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 92 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 159 14%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 236 4%
 1 Bedroom 1,920 29%
 2 Bedroom 3,581 54%
 3+ Bedroom 920 14%
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 $51,090 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27609 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 27609 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 12,240 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,636 22%
 No Earnings 7,259 29%
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 12,240 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,636 22%
 No Earnings 7,259 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,444 88.6%
 Public transportation 204 1.3%
 Taxicab 14 0.1%
 Motorcycle 60 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 596 3.7%
 Worked at Home 993 6.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 1,030 10%
 High School Graduate 3,580 35%
 Associate's degree 446 4%
 Bachelor's degree 3,263 32%
 Master's degree 1,079 11%
 Professional school degree 506 5%
 Doctorate degree 252 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,405 74.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 783 13.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 728 12.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27609

ZIP Code 27609 is in the Wake County School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27609.

Brooks Elementary
700 Northbrook Dr
Raleigh, NC 27609
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Carroll Middle School
4520 Six Forks Rd
Raleigh, NC 27609
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Douglas Elementary
600 Ortega Rd
Raleigh, NC 27609
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Green Elementary
5307 Six Forks Rd
Raleigh, NC 27609
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Millbrook Elementary
1520 East Millbrook Rd
Raleigh, NC 27609
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Root Elementary
3202 Northampton St
Raleigh, NC 27609
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Sanderson High School
5500 Dixon Dr
Raleigh, NC 27609
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wake County School District
Friendship Christian School
5510 Falls of Neuse Rd
Raleigh, NC 27609
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
St David'S School
3400 White Oak Rd
Raleigh, NC 27609
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
The Trilogy School
3810 Merton Dr Ste E
Raleigh, NC 27609
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
St Timothys School
4523 Six Forks Rd
Raleigh, NC 27609
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Raphael Catholic School
5815 Falls of Neuse Rd
Raleigh, NC 27609
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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