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ZIP Code 27617

Primary City:Raleigh, NC (View All Cities)
County: Wake County
Timezone: Eastern (9:44am)
Area code: 919 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.90, -78.77
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27617

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27617. 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 27617. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27617, 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 27617 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27617 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 27617 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 an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27617 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,199
Population Density 1,808 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,615
Median Home Value $251,000
Land Area 8.41 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,011
Median Household Income $78,902

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male55649441232538587883471569454141830424614766592425
Female5304914223155741,14190180668457549037729818899636953
Total1,0869858346409592,0191,7351,5211,3781,1169086815443351651229378

Gender

 Male 7,123 47%
 Female 8,076 53%
Gender

Race

 White 10,424 68.6%
 Black Or African American 2,684 17.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 46 0.3%
 Asian 1,371 9.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 240 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 428 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner458319878185152197215
Renter3891,408795466251926444
Total4342,2391,7821,28476631113659

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,966 42%
 Single Guardian 809 12%
 Singles 2,499 36%
 Singles With Roommate 737 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,011 71%
 Households with Kids 2,000 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male10910910211910110910490909181867480877975513335
Female11596108105118998496949796867865797973513342
Total2242052102242192081881861841881771721521451661581481026677

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27617 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 27617 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 27617 real estate data, the median home value of $251,000 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 27617. Rentals in 27617 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27617 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,150 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 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 49 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,257 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 245 3%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,509 46%
 Households Vacant 604 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 257 43%
 Rented & Unoccupied 14 2%
 For Sale Only 105 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 26 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 163 27%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 39 6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 64 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,316 38%
 2 Bedroom 1,455 42%
 3+ Bedroom 609 18%
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 $78,902 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27617 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 27617 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 7,638 62%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,503 20%
 No Earnings 2,081 17%
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 7,638 62%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,503 20%
 No Earnings 2,081 17%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,877 94.3%
 Public transportation 90 1.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 53 0.6%
 Worked at Home 397 4.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 27617 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 34 0.7%
 High School Graduate 1,250 26.4%
 Associate's degree 161 3.4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,846 39.0%
 Master's degree 997 21.0%
 Professional school degree 260 5.5%
 Doctorate degree 190 4.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,221 75.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 543 18.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 162 5.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27617

ZIP Code 27617 is in the Wake County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27617.

Brier Creek Elementary
9801 Brier Creek Parkway
Raleigh, NC 27617
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Goddard School
10550 Little Briar Creek Ln
Raleigh, NC 27617
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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