Knightdale, NC 27545 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27545: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Knightdale, NC 27545

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 786
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,404
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,068
  • County: Wake County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.788, Longitude -78.483
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Knightdale, NC 27545 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 29,309
Daytime Population: Workers 8,670
Daytime Population: Residents 13,829
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 22,499
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 29,198
Population in Familes 24,711
Population in Group Qrtrs 111
Population Density2 925
Diversity Index3 75


Median Household Income $64,061
Average Household Income $76,626
Per Capita Income $27,626


Total Housing Units 11,623 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,311 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,219 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,093 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $165,858
Average Home Value $199,101


Total Households 10,530
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 7,585
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 3.08% 2.67%
Households 2.97% 2.62%
Families 2.74% 2.48%
Median Household Income   3.15%
Per Capita Income   2.41%

Knightdale, NC 27545 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27545 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 # 115 85th
Population Density # 119 85th
Diversity Index # 33 96th
Median Household Income # 67 92nd
Per Capita Income # 202 74th

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