Apex, NC 27502 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27502: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Apex, NC 27502

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,195
  • Single Family Addresses: 12,838
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 844
  • County: Wake County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.712, Longitude -78.82
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 27502 has segments in 2 Counties (Chatham, Wake).

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Apex, NC 27502 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 40,026
Daytime Population: Workers 10,937
Daytime Population: Residents 19,501
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 30,438
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 39,908
Population in Familes 35,350
Population in Group Qrtrs 118
Population Density2 1,357
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $97,631
Average Household Income $108,509
Per Capita Income $37,465


Total Housing Units 14,397 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,681 (74.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,111 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 605 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $274,223
Average Home Value $295,546


Total Households 13,792
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 10,508
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 3.59% 2.99%
Households 3.54% 2.94%
Families 3.26% 2.84%
Median Household Income   0.84%
Per Capita Income   2.05%

Apex, NC 27502 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27502 to the other 782 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 66 92nd
Population Density # 85 89th
Diversity Index # 395 50th
Median Household Income # 9 99th
Per Capita Income # 69 91st

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