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ZIP Code 27518

Primary City:Cary, NC (View All Cities)
County: Wake County
Timezone: Eastern (5:37am)
Area code: 919 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.73, -78.77
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27518

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27518. 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 27518. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27518, 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:
Cary, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27518 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27518 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 27518 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27518 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,630
Population Density 2,040 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,315
Median Home Value $365,800
Land Area 9.62 sq mi
Water Area 0.17 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,705
Median Household Income $102,038

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 41


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 54915111,002
5-97367191,455
10-147887761,564
15-196806441,324
20-244755901,065
25-295145411,055
30-34441502943
35-395706211,191
40-447838661,649
45-499369921,928
50-549209861,906
55-597057291,434
60-646025921,194
65-69373401774
70-74197242439
75-79136128264
80-8463136199
85 Plus70174244

Gender

 Male 9,480 48%
 Female 10,150 52%
Gender

Race

 White 16,267 82.9%
 Black Or African American 1,170 6.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 39 0.2%
 Asian 1,576 8.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 188 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 386 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2411355366
25-342767551,031
35-441,0614671,528
45-541,7593752,134
55-641,2782351,513
65-74594124718
75-84188101289
85 Plus4086126

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,759 62%
 Single Guardian 629 8%
 Singles 1,866 24%
 Singles With Roommate 451 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,968 64%
 Households with Kids 2,737 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
18294176
211096206
398108206
4130113243
5135125260
6147148295
7141130271
8173172345
9140144284
10150151301
11163153316
12152162314
13159160319
14164150314
15170141311
16175191366
17177149326
18110109219
194854102
207069139

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27518 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 27518 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 27518 real estate data, the median home value of $365,800 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 27518. Rentals in 27518 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 27518 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,503 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 127 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,315 52%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 892 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,498 30%
 Households Vacant 610 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 280 46%
 Rented & Unoccupied 28 5%
 For Sale Only 113 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 30 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 128 21%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 31 5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 12 0.5%
 1 Bedroom 948 37.9%
 2 Bedroom 1,101 44.0%
 3+ Bedroom 440 17.6%
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 $102,038 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27518 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 27518 can expect to fall in that range. 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 7,488 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,251 26%
 No Earnings 4,648 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 7,488 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,251 26%
 No Earnings 4,648 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,578 89%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 204 2%
 Worked at Home 928 9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 27518 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 96 1%
 High School Graduate 1,384 21%
 Associate's degree 323 5%
 Bachelor's degree 2,395 36%
 Master's degree 1,630 24%
 Professional school degree 354 5%
 Doctorate degree 489 7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,020 67%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,228 27%
 Not Enrolled in School 260 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27518

ZIP Code 27518 is in the Wake County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27518.

Penny Road Elementary
10900 Penny Rd
Cary, NC 27518
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Resurrection Lutheran School
100 W Lochmere Dr
Cary, NC 27518
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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