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: 1,133
  • PO Box Addresses: 487
  • Residential Addresses: 18,800
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 271
    • Single Family Addresses: 18,529

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Fuquay Varina, NC 27526 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 50,389
Daytime Population: Workers 12,368
Daytime Population: Residents 26,407
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 38,775
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 50,292
Population in Familes 43,962
Population in Group Qrtrs 97
Population Density2 512
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $68,880
Average Household Income $83,719
Per Capita Income $30,117


Total Housing Units 19,405 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,950 (71.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,149 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,306 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $221,298
Average Home Value $252,211


Total Households 18,099
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 13,662
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 3.26% 2.84%
Households 3.1% 2.77%
Families 2.91% 2.65%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   2.62%

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

The table below compares 27526 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 # 29 96th
Population Density # 182 77th
Diversity Index # 334 57th
Median Household Income # 54 93rd
Per Capita Income # 138 82nd

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