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ZIP Code 27601

Primary City:Raleigh, NC (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: South Park
County: Wake County
Timezone: Eastern (9:11am)
Area code: 919 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.77, -78.63
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27601

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27601. 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 27601. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27601, 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 27601 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27601 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 27601 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27601 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,450
Population Density 5,267 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,189
Median Home Value $191,200
Land Area 1.79 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,343
Median Household Income $23,554

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 30


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5357342699
5-9289275564
10-14232256488
15-19489507996
20-245625201,082
25-29433412845
30-34399340739
35-39330257587
40-44306275581
45-49386269655
50-54316264580
55-59259216475
60-64196164360
65-69118139257
70-7480113193
75-7952102154
80-843169100
85 Plus237295

Gender

 Male 4,858 51%
 Female 4,592 49%
Gender

Race

 White 2,103 22.3%
 Black Or African American 6,658 70.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 48 0.5%
 Asian 32 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.1%
 Other Race 393 4.2%
 Two Or More Races 211 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2414200214
25-34197536733
35-44168443611
45-54186395581
55-64160388548
65-74106259365
75-8477128205
85 Plus394786

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 538 16%
 Single Guardian 976 29%
 Singles 1,426 43%
 Singles With Roommate 403 12%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,420 72%
 Households with Kids 923 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
18968157
26968137
37575150
45574129
56558123
6415798
75761118
85251103
97448122
105662118
11405797
12464187
13404585
145051101
15394382
16494695
176171132
18143144287
19197203400
20169148317

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27601 has a slightly higher than average 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 27601 were primarily built in the 2000s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 27601 real estate data, the median home value of $191,200 is slightly higher than average 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 27601. Rentals in 27601 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27601 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,396 78%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 540 6%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 910 10%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 604 6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 755 18%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 192 5%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,396 57%
 Households Vacant 846 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 189 22.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 2.0%
 For Sale Only 57 6.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 0.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 29 3.4%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 548 64.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 198 9%
 1 Bedroom 839 37%
 2 Bedroom 725 32%
 3+ Bedroom 496 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 $23,554 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27601 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. ZIP code 27601 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 27601 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 27601 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,979 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,349 30%
 No Earnings 3,610 45%
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 1,979 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,349 30%
 No Earnings 3,610 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,242 70%
 Public transportation 433 14%
 Taxicab 30 1%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 404 13%
 Worked at Home 87 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 852 27.0%
 High School Graduate 1,441 45.7%
 Associate's degree 91 2.9%
 Bachelor's degree 609 19.3%
 Master's degree 104 3.3%
 Professional school degree 21 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 36 1.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,187 72%
 Enrolled in Private School 142 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 309 19%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27601

ZIP Code 27601 is in the The North Carolina Leadership Academy. There are 28 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27601.

The North Carolina Leadership Academy
301 North Wilmington St
Raleigh, NC 27601
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: The North Carolina Leadership Academy
Flemington Academy
301 North Wilmington St
Raleigh, NC 27601
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Flemington Academy
Paul R. Brown Leadership Academy
301 North Wilmington St
Raleigh, NC 27601
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Paul R. Brown Leadership Academy
Triangle Math and Science Academy
207 East Hargett St
Raleigh, NC 27601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Triangle Math and Science Academy
Langtree Charter Academy
301 North Wilmington St
Raleigh, NC 27601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Langtree Charter Academy
Island Montessori Charter
301 North Wilmington St
Raleigh, NC 27601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Island Montessori Charter School District
Invest Collegiate
301 North Wilmington St
Raleigh, NC 27601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Invest Collegiate School District
Stem Education for a Global Society Academy (segs)
301 North Wilmington St
Raleigh, NC 27601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Stem Education for a Global Society Academy (Segs)
Falls Lake Academy
301 North Wilmington St
Raleigh, NC 27601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Falls Lake Academy
Charlotte Choice Charter
301 North Wilmington St
Raleigh, NC 27601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte Choice Charter School District
Douglass Academy
301 North Wilmington St
Raleigh, NC 27601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Douglass Academy
Willow Oak Montessori
301 North Wilmington St
Raleigh, NC 27601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Willow Oak Montessori School District
Howard & Lillian Lee Scholars
301 North Wilmington St
Raleigh, NC 27601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Howard & Lillian Lee Scholars School District
Summerfield Charter Academy
301 North Wilmington St
Raleigh, NC 27601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Summerfield Charter Academy
Studentfirst Academy
301 North Wilmington St
Raleigh, NC 27601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Studentfirst Academy
Southeastern Academy
301 North Wilmington St
Raleigh, NC 27601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Southeastern Academy
Cabarrus Charter School
301 North Wilmington St
Raleigh, NC 27601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cabarrus Charter School District
Z.e.C.a School of Arts and Technology
301 North Wilmington St
Raleigh, NC 27601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Z.e.C.a School of Arts and Technology School District
Aristotle Preparatory Academy
301 North Wilmington St
Raleigh, NC 27601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Aristotle Preparatory Academy
The Institute for the Development of Young Leaders
301 North Wilmington St
Raleigh, NC 27601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: The Institute for the Development of Young Leaders School District
Pinnacle Classical Academy
301 North Wilmington St
Raleigh, NC 27601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pinnacle Classical Academy
Hunter Elementary
1018 East Davie St
Raleigh, NC 27601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Ligon Middle School
706 East Lenoir St
Raleigh, NC 27601
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Washington Elementary
1000 Fayetteville St
Raleigh, NC 27601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Moore Square Museum Magnet Middle School
301 South Person St
Raleigh, NC 27601
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Uwharrie Charter Academy
301 North Wilmington St
Raleigh, NC 27601
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Uwharrie Charter Academy
Longleaf School of the Arts
301 North Wilmington St
Raleigh, NC 27601
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Longleaf School of the Arts School District
Oxford Preparatory High School
301 North Wilmington St
Raleigh, NC 27601
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Oxford Preparatory High School District

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