Zebulon, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Zebulon, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Zebulon had a population of 5,220 as of July 1, 2016. Zebulon ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Zebulon is located at latitude 35.8308 and longitude -78.317 in Wake County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Zebulon (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Wake County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 322 feet.

The Town of Zebulon (GNIS ID: 2406928) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Zebulon is located within Township of Little River, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wake County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Zebulon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Zebulon, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 5,220
Population in Households 5,142
Population in Familes 4,359
Population in Group Qrtrs 78
Population Density1 1,262
Diversity Index2 71
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,928
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 1,386
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,153 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,181 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 747 (34.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 225 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $145,978
Average Home Value $188,167
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,219
Average Household Income $60,884
Per Capita Income $22,378
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.65% 2.03%
Households 2.47% 1.99%
Families 3.2% 1.88%
Median Household Income   2.21%
Per Capita Income   1.75%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Zebulon, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Zebulon to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 147 80th
Population Density1 # 140 81st
Diversity Index2 # 61 92nd
Median Household Income # 248 67th
Per Capita Income # 330 55th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.