Holly Springs, NC 27540 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27540: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Holly Springs, NC 27540

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Wake County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.624, Longitude -78.835
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 27540 has segments in 2 Counties (Harnett, Wake).

  • Businesses Addresses: 787
  • PO Box Addresses: 342
  • Residential Addresses: 13,506
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 687
    • Single Family Addresses: 12,819

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

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Holly Springs, NC 27540 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 38,659
Population in Households 38,645
Population in Familes 35,201
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density2 886
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $89,657
Average Household Income $108,258
Per Capita Income $35,937


Total Housing Units 13,455 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,213 (83.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,617 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 625 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $254,208
Average Home Value $286,612


Total Households 12,830
Average Household Size 3.01
Family Households 10,387
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 4.08% 3.29%
Households 3.98% 3.19%
Families 3.9% 3.12%
Median Household Income   1.17%
Per Capita Income   1.82%

Holly Springs, NC 27540 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27540 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 # 79 90th
Population Density # 122 84th
Diversity Index # 409 47th
Median Household Income # 19 98th
Per Capita Income # 91 88th

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