Zip Code 27609 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameRaleigh
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Wake
Area Code919 / 984
Current Population:32964
Racial Majority:White 67.33%
Public School Racial Majority:White 45.6%
Unemployment Rate:3.6%
Median Household Income$63997
Average Adjusted Gross Income$89270
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time20 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range289 - 381 ft.
Area11 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.84375000, -78.63075256

Zip Code 27609 Description

Zip Code 27609 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Raleigh - Durham - Fayetteville metro area. Zip code 27609 is primarily located in Wake County. The official US Postal Service name for 27609 is RALEIGH, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 27609 are contained within or border the city limits of Raleigh, NC, . The area code for zip code 27609 is 919. 27609 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 27609 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 27609 increased to 32964 from 32820 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 27609 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 27609 public schools is White. 41.3% of students in 27609 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 21821 67.33% 21426 +2%
 Black Or African American 5200 16.05% 6004 -13%
 Hispanic 4120 12.71% 4205 -2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 25 0.08% 57 -56%
 Asian 476 1.47% 613 -22%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.03% 8 +38%
 Other Race 54 0.35% 54 +107%
 Two Or More Races 597 1.98% 597 +8%

Zip Code 27609 Race/Ethnicity

 White 45.6%
 Black Or African American 27.8%
 Hispanic 19.5%
 Asian 3.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 3.5%

Zip Code 27609 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3296432820
Male Population47.60%
Female Population52.40%
Total Households15106
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
41.3%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
71.4%
Median Household Income$63997
Income Under $50K Per Year38.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year36.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year25.60%
27609 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 13Ted BuddRepublican
North Carolina District 4David PriceDemocrat
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27609 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
34Grier MartinDemocrat
49Cynthia BallDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$372277
Average Real Estate Sale Price$262110
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 27609 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)30323947566469676149403349
Avg Max Temp (°F)50546372798589878172635371
Avg Precip (In.)4.283.544.353.064.023.894.324.164.253.493.143.2345.74
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Raleigh-Cary, NC
CBSA Type27609
CBSA Population1162358
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
North Hills