Zip Code 27539 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameApex
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Wake
Area Code919 / 984
Current Population:18692
Racial Majority:White 73.97%
Public School Racial Majority:White 66.4%
Unemployment Rate:3.0%
Median Household Income$92170
Average Adjusted Gross Income$97580
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time27.4 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range295 - 420 ft.
Area29 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.68115997, -78.80718231

Zip Code 27539 Description

Zip Code 27539 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Raleigh - Durham - Fayetteville metro area. Zip code 27539 is primarily located in Wake County. The official US Postal Service name for 27539 is APEX, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 27539 are contained within or border the city limits of Apex, NC, Cary, NC, and Holly Springs, NC. The area code for zip code 27539 is 919. 27539 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 27539 is 3.0% 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 27539 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 27539 public schools is White. 21.7% of students in 27539 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 15300 73.97% 13775 +11%
 Black Or African American 2074 10.03% 2333 -11%
 Hispanic 2334 11.28% 1511 +54%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 37 0.18% 52 -29%
 Asian 418 2.02% 653 -36%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 19 -100%
 Other Race 26 0% 26 -100%
 Two Or More Races 323 2.51% 323 +61%

Zip Code 27539 Race/Ethnicity

 White 66.4%
 Black Or African American 12.9%
 Hispanic 13.8%
 Asian 2.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 4.1%

Zip Code 27539 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population186920
Male Population49.40%
Female Population50.60%
Total Households6650
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
21.7%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
0.0%
Median Household Income$92170
Income Under $50K Per Year18.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year36.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year45.40%
27539 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 2George HoldingRepublican
North Carolina District 13Ted BuddRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina Congressional Districts

27539 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
36Julie Von HaefenDemocrat
37Sydney BatchDemocrat
41Gale AdcockDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$346297
Average Real Estate Sale Price$301908
Current Unemployment Level 3.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.6%
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 27539 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)30323947566469676149403349
Avg Max Temp (°F)50546372798589878172635371
Avg Precip (In.)4.263.564.363.073.983.924.514.214.343.453.183.2346.07
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Raleigh-Cary, NC
CBSA Type27539
CBSA Population1162358
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours