Zip Code 27603 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameRaleigh
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Wake
Secondary County: Johnston
Area Code919 / 984
Current Population:47033
Racial Majority:White 62.41%
Public School Racial Majority:White 49.8%
Unemployment Rate:5.1%
Median Household Income$55368
Average Adjusted Gross Income$69770
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time27.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range266 - 374 ft.
Area52 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.66496200, -78.66263000

Zip Code 27603 Description

Zip Code 27603 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Raleigh - Durham - Fayetteville metro area. Zip code 27603 is primarily located in Wake County. Portions of 27603 are also located in Johnston County. The official US Postal Service name for 27603 is RALEIGH, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 27603 are contained within or border the city limits of Raleigh, NC, Garner, NC, . The area code for zip code 27603 is 919. 27603 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 27603 is 5.1% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.2% 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 27603 increased to 47033 from 31527 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 27603 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 27603 public schools is White. 44.9% of students in 27603 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 30381 62.41% 30409 +-0%
 Black Or African American 8550 17.56% 8410 +2%
 Hispanic 7279 14.95% 6272 +16%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 243 0.5% 179 +36%
 Asian 1049 2.15% 907 +16%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 24 -100%
 Other Race 90 0.17% 90 -8%
 Two Or More Races 742 2.25% 742 +48%

Zip Code 27603 Race/Ethnicity

 White 49.8%
 Black Or African American 17.8%
 Hispanic 27.3%
 Asian 1.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 3.3%

Zip Code 27603 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population4703331527
Male Population51.60%
Female Population48.40%
Total Households18064
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
44.9%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
75.0%
Median Household Income$55368
Income Under $50K Per Year45.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year34.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year19.90%
27603 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 13Ted BuddRepublican
North Carolina District 4David PriceDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina Congressional Districts

27603 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
11Allison DahleDemocrat
28Larry C. StricklandRepublican
33Rosa GillDemocrat
36Julie Von HaefenDemocrat
37Sydney BatchDemocrat
39Darren JacksonDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts

27603 North Carolina State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
12Jim BurginRepublican
14Dan BlueDemocrat
16Wiley NickelDemocrat
17Sam SearcyDemocrat
18John M. Alexander Jr.Republican
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina State Senate Districts
Average Real Estate Asking Price$231625
Average Real Estate Sale Price$166393
Current Unemployment Level 5.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.4%
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 27603 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)31334048566569686250413450
Avg Max Temp (°F)51556372798689878272635471
Avg Precip (In.)4.313.584.383.053.943.954.514.224.363.53.173.2246.2
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Raleigh-Cary, NC
CBSA Type27603
CBSA Population1162358
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours