Zebulon, NC 27597 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27597: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Zebulon, NC 27597

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 563
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,918
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 33
  • County: Wake County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.846, Longitude -78.338
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 27597 has segments in 4 Counties (Franklin, Johnston, Nash, Wake).

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Zebulon, NC 27597 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 24,566
Daytime Population: Workers 8,373
Daytime Population: Residents 12,923
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 21,296
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 24,308
Population in Familes 20,561
Population in Group Qrtrs 258
Population Density2 213
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $50,701
Average Household Income $66,677
Per Capita Income $25,026


Total Housing Units 9,976 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,337 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,785 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 854 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $160,521
Average Home Value $211,425


Total Households 9,122
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 6,560
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 1.68% 1.69%
Households 1.59% 1.65%
Families 1.4% 1.52%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   2.97%

Zebulon, NC 27597 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27597 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 # 157 80th
Population Density # 305 61st
Diversity Index # 128 84th
Median Household Income # 205 74th
Per Capita Income # 291 63rd

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