Fuquay Varina, NC 27526 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27526: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fuquay Varina, NC 27526

Not Acceptable, USPS
Duncan, NC 27526

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Wake County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.599, Longitude -78.784
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 27526 has segments in 2 Counties (Harnett, Wake).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1,129
  • PO Box Addresses: 473
  • Residential Addresses: 19,206
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 272
    • Single Family Addresses: 18,934

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

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Fuquay Varina, NC 27526 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 51,929
Population in Households 51,828
Population in Familes 45,517
Population in Group Qrtrs 101
Population Density2 517
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $71,246
Average Household Income $86,865
Per Capita Income $31,214


Total Housing Units 19,764 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,967 (75.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,665 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,132 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $224,180
Average Home Value $255,798


Total Households 18,632
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 14,102
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 3.25% 2.65%
Households 3.09% 2.57%
Families 2.97% 2.48%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   2.21%

Fuquay Varina, NC 27526 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27526 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 # 26 97th
Population Density # 178 77th
Diversity Index # 336 57th
Median Household Income # 59 93rd
Per Capita Income # 142 82nd

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