Zip Code 27520 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameClayton
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Johnston
Secondary County: Wake
Area Code919 / 984
Current Population:36357
Racial Majority:White 71%
Public School Racial Majority:White 59.7%
Unemployment Rate:5.0%
Median Household Income$63561
Average Adjusted Gross Income$58950
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time27.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range207 - 302 ft.
Area72 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.61200300, -78.46916100

Zip Code 27520 Description

Zip Code 27520 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Raleigh - Durham - Fayetteville metro area. Zip code 27520 is primarily located in Johnston County. Portions of 27520 are also located in Wake County. The official US Postal Service name for 27520 is CLAYTON, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 27520 are contained within or border the city limits of Clayton, NC, Wilsons Mills, NC, . The area code for zip code 27520 is 919. 27520 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 27520 is 5.0% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.5% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 5.6% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 27520 increased to 36357 from 32155 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 27520 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 27520 public schools is White. 34.1% of students in 27520 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 28259 71% 24747 +14%
 Black Or African American 7083 17.79% 6614 +7%
 Hispanic 3376 8.48% 3849 -12%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 79 0.2% 121 -35%
 Asian 207 0.52% 371 -44%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.03% 6 +117%
 Other Race 76 0.15% 76 -24%
 Two Or More Races 573 1.83% 573 +27%

Zip Code 27520 Race/Ethnicity

 White 59.7%
 Black Or African American 19.3%
 Hispanic 15.2%
 Asian 1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 4.2%

Zip Code 27520 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population3635732155
Male Population48.90%
Female Population51.10%
Total Households13557
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$63561
Income Under $50K Per Year37.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year42.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year20.00%
27520 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 7David RouzerRepublican
North Carolina District 13Ted BuddRepublican
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27520 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
26Donna McDowell WhiteRepublican
28Larry C. StricklandRepublican
39Darren JacksonDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$208674
Average Real Estate Sale Price$147540
Current Unemployment Level 5.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.0%
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 27520 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)29313846566469676048383248
Avg Max Temp (°F)50546372808690888272635471
Avg Precip (In.)4.223.564.363.073.843.814.754.444.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Raleigh-Cary, NC
CBSA Type27520
CBSA Population1162358
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours