Willow Spring, NC 27592 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27592: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Willow Spring, NC 27592

Not Acceptable, USPS
Kennebec, NC 27592
Willow Springs, NC 27592

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 165
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,895
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Wake County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.568, Longitude -78.707
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 27592 has segments in 3 Counties (Harnett, Johnston, Wake).

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Willow Spring, NC 27592 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 16,869
Population in Households 16,860
Population in Familes 14,736
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density1 439
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 5,914
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 4,547
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,293 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,794 (76.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,120 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 379 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $178,759
Average Home Value $215,931


Median Household Income $59,812
Average Household Income $71,881
Per Capita Income $25,215
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.84% 2.07%
Households 1.69% 1.98%
Families 1.54% 1.88%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
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.

Willow Spring, NC 27592 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27592 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 # 222 71st
Population Density1 # 188 76th
Diversity Index2 # 374 51st
Median Household Income # 79 90th
Per Capita Income # 243 69th

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