Raleigh, NC 27605 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27605: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Raleigh, NC 27605

Not Acceptable, USPS
Cameron Village, NC 27605

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 910
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,702
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,485
  • County: Wake County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.79, Longitude -78.654
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Raleigh, NC 27605 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,729
Population in Households 4,634
Population in Familes 1,645
Population in Group Qrtrs 95
Population Density1 5,027
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 2,904
Average Household Size 1.6
Family Households 649
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,265 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 937 (28.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,967 (60.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 361 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $430,637
Average Home Value $440,662


Median Household Income $52,935
Average Household Income $80,319
Per Capita Income $49,678
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.04% 1.41%
Households 1.06% 1.38%
Families 0.57% 1.09%
Median Household Income   3.55%
Per Capita Income   3.44%
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.

Raleigh, NC 27605 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27605 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 # 452 42nd
Population Density1 # 8 99th
Diversity Index2 # 612 22nd
Median Household Income # 164 79th
Per Capita Income # 19 98th

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