Zip Code 27608 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameRaleigh
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Wake
Area Code919 / 984
Current Population:10429
Racial Majority:White 89.59%
Public School Racial Majority:White 56.1%
Unemployment Rate:3.6%
Median Household Income$69088
Average Adjusted Gross Income$193170
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time18 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range285 - 312 ft.
Area3 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.81140137, -78.64569855

Zip Code 27608 Description

Zip Code 27608 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Raleigh - Durham - Fayetteville metro area. Zip code 27608 is primarily located in Wake County. The official US Postal Service name for 27608 is RALEIGH, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 27608 are contained within or border the city limits of Raleigh, NC, . The area code for zip code 27608 is 919. 27608 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 27608 is 3.6% 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 27608 increased to 10429 from 10116 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 27608 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 27608 public schools is White. 32.2% of students in 27608 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 9857 89.59% 9500 +4%
 Black Or African American 734 6.67% 426 +72%
 Hispanic 263 2.39% 296 -11%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 14 -100%
 Asian 76 0.69% 74 +3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 14 0.13% 1 +1300%
 Other Race 7 0% 7 -100%
 Two Or More Races 111 0.53% 111 -48%

Zip Code 27608 Race/Ethnicity

 White 56.1%
 Black Or African American 22.6%
 Hispanic 15%
 Asian 2.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 3.3%

Zip Code 27608 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1042910116
Male Population47.80%
Female Population52.20%
Total Households4810
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
32.2%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
33.3%
Median Household Income$69088
Income Under $50K Per Year36.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year29.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year34.50%
27608 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 13Ted BuddRepublican
North Carolina District 4David PriceDemocrat
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27608 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
34Grier MartinDemocrat
49Cynthia BallDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$541865
Average Real Estate Sale Price$431923
Current Unemployment Level 3.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.5%
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 DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 27608 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)30324047566469686149413349
Avg Max Temp (°F)50546272798589878171625370
Avg Precip (In.)4.323.544.383.0343.964.394.194.283.573.123.2146
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Raleigh-Cary, NC
CBSA Type27608
CBSA Population1162358
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 27608
Needham Broughton High SchoolWake
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 27608
Daniels Middle SchoolWake
Sunset Hills