ZIP Code 27587 - Wake Forest North Carolina

ZIP Code 27587 is located in Wake Forest North Carolina. Portions of 27587 are also in Rolesville and Raleigh and Wake Forest Township and New Light Township and Bartons Creek Township and Neuse Township (Wake County) and Brassfield Township. 27587 is primarily within Wake County, with some portions in Granville County and Franklin County. Regionally, it is located in Metro Raleigh-Durham.

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ZIP Code 27587 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameWake Forest
Primary CountyWake County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)78,666
Area Code(s)919 / 984
Current Time

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27587 Demographics

27587 can be classified socioeconomically as Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in North Carolina based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 27587 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 27587 is White. The current unemployment level in 27587 is 3.6%.

Population Growth Rate21.11%
Population Density724 People per Square Mile
Total Households18,526
Percentage High Income Households6.6%
Median Household Income (2021)$107,114
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$420,270
Current Unemployment Rate (May 2024)3.6%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 76.64%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 62.37%

27587 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American1480.19%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander1310.17%

27587 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American260.21%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander180.15%

27587 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College1,7505.51%
Bachelor Degree10,50333.04%
High School Diploma5,60717.64%
No High School Diploma2960.93%
GED or Alternate6762.13%
1 or More Years of College5,08916.01%
Associates Degree3,43910.82%
Masters Degree3,22310.14%
Professional Degree6782.13%
Doctorate Degree5271.66%

27587 Geography

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Cities/Towns in 27587
RegionMetro Raleigh-Durham
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreasRaleigh-Cary, NC
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area109 Square Miles

27587 Politics

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27587 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Average First Frost DateOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DateApril 11 - 20
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion45f - Northern Outer Piedmont

27587 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)28293744546267655946373047
Avg Max Temp (°F)50546272798689888272635371
Avg Precip (In.)4.293.534.383.114.083.854.

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