Zip Code 27540 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameHolly Springs
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Wake
Secondary County: Harnett
Area Code919 / 984
Current Population:29363
Racial Majority:White 78.03%
Public School Racial Majority:White 68.6%
Unemployment Rate:3.0%
Median Household Income$80414
Average Adjusted Gross Income$88590
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time29.9 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range266 - 417 ft.
Area43 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.60530853, -78.86795044

Zip Code 27540 Description

Zip Code 27540 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Raleigh - Durham - Fayetteville metro area. Zip code 27540 is primarily located in Wake County. Portions of 27540 are also located in Harnett County. The official US Postal Service name for 27540 is HOLLY SPRINGS, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 27540 are contained within or border the city limits of Holly Springs, NC, Fuquay-Varina, NC, and Apex, NC. The area code for zip code 27540 is 919. 27540 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 27540 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%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 27540 increased to 29363 from 12367 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 27540 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 27540 public schools is White. 19.9% of students in 27540 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 24760 78.03% 22479 +10%
 Black Or African American 3870 12.2% 3501 +11%
 Hispanic 1240 3.91% 1884 -34%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 114 -100%
 Asian 991 3.12% 756 +31%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 14 -100%
 Other Race 44 0.45% 44 +227%
 Two Or More Races 571 2.29% 571 +27%

Zip Code 27540 Race/Ethnicity

 White 68.6%
 Black Or African American 13.9%
 Hispanic 10.7%
 Asian 2.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 4.3%

Zip Code 27540 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2936312367
Male Population49.00%
Female Population51.00%
Total Households9784
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
19.9%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
0.0%
Median Household Income$80414
Income Under $50K Per Year25.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year39.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year35.30%
27540 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 2George HoldingRepublican
North Carolina District 13Ted BuddRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina Congressional Districts

27540 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
36Julie Von HaefenDemocrat
37Sydney BatchDemocrat
51John SaulsRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$317244
Average Real Estate Sale Price$243652
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 11 - 20

Zip Code 27540 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)30323946556468676148403349
Avg Max Temp (°F)50546372798589878172625371
Avg Precip (In.)4.263.564.363.094.013.924.54.224.333.443.183.2346.09
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Raleigh-Cary, NC
CBSA Type27540
CBSA Population1162358
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours