ZIP Code 27603 - Raleigh North Carolina

ZIP Code 27603 is located in Raleigh North Carolina. Portions of 27603 are also in Fuquay-Varina and Garner and St. Petersburg and Panther Branch Township and Swift Creek Township (Wake County) and Middle Creek Township and St. Marys Township and Raleigh Township. 27603 is primarily within Wake County, with some portions in Johnston County. Regionally, it is located in Metro Raleigh-Durham.

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ZIP Code 27603 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameRaleigh
Primary CountyWake County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)53,535
Area Code(s)919 / 984
Current Time

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27603 Demographics

27603 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower 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 27603 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 27603 is White. The current unemployment level in 27603 is 3.2%.

Population Growth Rate0.72%
Population Density1,022 People per Square Mile
Total Households17,538
Percentage High Income Households3.0%
Median Houshold Income (2021)$74,737
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$73,260
Current Unemployment Rate (March 2024)3.2%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 64.87%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 48.48%

27603 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American2000.36%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

27603 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American80.28%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander70.24%

27603 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College1,8206.97%
Bachelor Degree7,42528.45%
High School Diploma5,40920.73%
No High School Diploma4001.53%
GED or Alternate1,2254.69%
1 or More Years of College4,58517.57%
Associates Degree2,3348.94%
Masters Degree2,1358.18%
Professional Degree3361.29%
Doctorate Degree4281.64%

27603 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 27603
RegionMetro Raleigh-Durham
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaRaleigh-Cary, NC
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area52 Square Miles

27603 Politics

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27603 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Average First Frost DateOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DateApril 1 - 10
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion45f - Northern Outer Piedmont

27603 Annual Climate Data

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

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