Zip Code 27518 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameCary
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Wake
Area Code919 / 984
Current Population:19630
Racial Majority:White 77.89%
Public School Racial Majority:White 63.8%
Unemployment Rate:3.2%
Median Household Income$131450
Average Adjusted Gross Income$131440
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time24.4 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range400 - 420 ft.
Area10 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.79140091, -78.78140259

Zip Code 27518 Description

Zip Code 27518 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Raleigh - Durham - Fayetteville metro area. Zip code 27518 is primarily located in Wake County. The official US Postal Service name for 27518 is CARY, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 27518 are contained within or border the city limits of Cary, NC, Apex, NC, . The area code for zip code 27518 is 919. 27518 can be classified socioeconically as a Upper Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 27518 is 3.2% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.2% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 5.0% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.1%.

The majority ethnicity residing in 27518 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 27518 public schools is White. 26.1% of students in 27518 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 16627 77.89% 15792 +5%
 Black Or African American 1536 7.2% 1156 +33%
 Hispanic 901 4.22% 699 +29%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 31 0.15% 28 +11%
 Asian 1834 8.59% 1571 +17%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 4 -100%
 Other Race 53 0.65% 53 +162%
 Two Or More Races 327 1.31% 327 -14%

Zip Code 27518 Race/Ethnicity

 White 63.8%
 Black Or African American 17.3%
 Hispanic 11.1%
 Asian 3.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 4.8%

Zip Code 27518 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population196300
Male Population48.30%
Female Population51.70%
Total Households7705
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
26.1%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
0.0%
Median Household Income$131450
Income Under $50K Per Year10.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year22.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year66.40%
27518 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 13Ted BuddRepublican
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27518 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
11Allison DahleDemocrat
36Julie Von HaefenDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$485728
Average Real Estate Sale Price$342084
Current Unemployment Level 3.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.8%
Cary, NC
Apex, NC
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 1 - 10

Zip Code 27518 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)29313946556468676048403248
Avg Max Temp (°F)50546271788589878171625370
Avg Precip (In.)4.213.514.272.993.983.794.354.064.263.423.13.1745.11
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Raleigh-Cary, NC
CBSA Type27518
CBSA Population1162358
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 27518
Apex High SchoolWake
Athens Drive High SchoolWake
Middle Creek High SchoolWake
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 27518
Dillard Drive Middle SchoolWake