Cary, NC 27513 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27513: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cary, NC 27513

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,033
  • Single Family Addresses: 12,826
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 5,290
  • County: Wake County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.805, Longitude -78.798
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Cary, NC 27513 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 43,810
Population in Households 43,806
Population in Familes 35,650
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 2,422
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 17,337
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 11,306
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 18,392 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,229 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,108 (38.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,055 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $274,904
Average Home Value $320,508


Median Household Income $87,425
Average Household Income $107,885
Per Capita Income $42,696
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.35% 1.74%
Households 1.22% 1.63%
Families 1.0% 1.53%
Median Household Income   2.12%
Per Capita Income   1.37%
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.

Cary, NC 27513 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27513 to the other 775 ZIP Codes 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 # 46 94th
Population Density1 # 31 96th
Diversity Index2 # 269 66th
Median Household Income # 15 98th
Per Capita Income # 31 96th

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