Official Zip Code NameWake Forest
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code919 / 984
Current Population:53078
Racial Majority:White 78.30%
Public School Racial Majority:White 64.4%
Unemployment Rate:3.42%
Median Household Income$75123
Average Adjusted Gross Income$82568
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time29.2 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Primary County: Wake
Elevation Range230 - 469 ft.
Area109 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.97113037, -78.55737305

Zip Code 27587 Description

Zip Code 27587 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Raleigh - Durham - Fayetteville metro area. Zip code 27587 is primarily located in Wake County. Portions of 27587 are also located in Granville County. The official US Postal Service name for 27587 is WAKE FOREST, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 27587 are contained within or border the city limits of Wake Forest, NC, Raleigh, NC, and Rolesville, NC. The area code for zip code 27587 is 919. 27587 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 27587 is 3.42% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.8% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 8.8% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 27587 increased to 53078 from 29476 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 27587 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 27587 public schools is White. 24.8% of students in 27587 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 44439 77.97% 41568 +7%
 Black Or African American 7153 12.55% 6402 +12%
 Hispanic 3026 5.31% 2874 +5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 128 0.22% 154 -17%
 Asian 1297 2.28% 1183 +10%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.01% 18 -61%
 Other Race 71 0.18% 71 +44%
 Two Or More Races 808 1.48% 808 +4%

Zip Code 27587 Race/Ethnicity

 White 64.4%
 Black Or African American 19%
 Hispanic 9.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Asian 2.6%
 Two or More Races 4.1%

Zip Code 27587 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population5307829476
Male Population48.90%
Female Population51.10%
Total Households18602
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
24.8%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
42.9%
Median Household Income$75123
Income Under $50K Per Year31.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year36.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year32.10%
114 US Congressional DistrictNorth Carolina 13
RepresentativeGeorge Holding
PartyRepublican
Average Real Estate Asking Price$300087
Average Real Estate Sale Price$264239
Current Unemployment Level (June 2016)3.42%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.53%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.24%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 45f - Northern Outer Piedmont
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 27587 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)28293744546267655946373047
Avg Max Temp (°F)50546272798689888272635371
Avg Precip (In.)4.293.534.383.114.083.854.144.174.183.473.193.2945.68
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Raleigh-Cary, NC
CBSA Type27587
CBSA Population1162358
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time (EST)
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTY
GMT Difference-5 Hours
Bedford at Falls River