Cary, NC 27513 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27513: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cary, NC 27513

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Wake County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.805, Longitude -78.798
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,140
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 18,856
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,922
    • Single Family Addresses: 13,934

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Cary, NC 27513 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 48,031
Population in Households 48,021
Population in Familes 39,455
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 2,798
Diversity Index2 56


Median Household Income $92,474
Average Household Income $116,623
Per Capita Income $46,104


Total Housing Units 20,123 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,895 (54.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,091 (40.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,137 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $288,941
Average Home Value $325,792


Total Households 18,986
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 12,506
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 1.69% 2.14%
Households 1.66% 2.08%
Families 1.53% 1.97%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   1.74%

Cary, NC 27513 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27513 to the other 775 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 38 95th
Population Density # 27 97th
Diversity Index # 270 65th
Median Household Income # 15 98th
Per Capita Income # 30 96th

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