Fuquay Varina, NC 27526 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27526: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fuquay Varina, NC 27526

Not Acceptable, USPS
Duncan, NC 27526

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,118
  • Single Family Addresses: 17,444
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 216
  • County: Wake County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.599, Longitude -78.784
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 27526 has segments in 2 Counties (Harnett, Wake).

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Fuquay Varina, NC 27526 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 47,422
Population in Households 47,325
Population in Familes 41,413
Population in Group Qrtrs 97
Population Density1 462
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 17,061
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 12,899
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 18,381 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,204 (71.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,857 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,320 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $217,229
Average Home Value $247,336


Median Household Income $68,658
Average Household Income $80,934
Per Capita Income $29,167
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.89% 2.81%
Households 2.73% 2.7%
Families 2.57% 2.6%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
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.

Fuquay Varina, NC 27526 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27526 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 # 36 95th
Population Density1 # 184 76th
Diversity Index2 # 335 57th
Median Household Income # 48 94th
Per Capita Income # 128 84th

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