Cary, NC 27519 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27519: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cary, NC 27519

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 656
  • Single Family Addresses: 14,516
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,072
  • County: Wake County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.785, Longitude -78.78
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 27519 has segments in 3 Counties (Chatham, Durham, Wake).

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Cary, NC 27519 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 50,814
Population in Households 50,788
Population in Familes 44,941
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density1 2,099
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 17,877
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 13,400
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 19,455 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,635 (64.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,242 (26.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,578 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $412,848
Average Home Value $455,691


Median Household Income $114,308
Average Household Income $142,174
Per Capita Income $50,020
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 4.93% 3.67%
Households 5.0% 3.76%
Families 4.41% 3.47%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   2.46%
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 27519 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27519 to the other 771 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 24 97th
Population Density1 # 40 95th
Diversity Index2 # 239 69th
Median Household Income # 2 100th
Per Capita Income # 11 99th

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