Raleigh, NC 27608 ZIP Code Profile

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Five Points, NC | Raleigh, NC

ZIP Code 27608: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Raleigh, NC 27608

Not Acceptable, USPS
Five Points, NC 27608

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Wake County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.81, Longitude -78.645
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 348
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 5,187
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 291
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,896

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

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Raleigh, NC 27608 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 11,536
Population in Households 11,256
Population in Familes 7,935
Population in Group Qrtrs 280
Population Density2 3,542
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $85,134
Average Household Income $135,562
Per Capita Income $61,453


Total Housing Units 5,600 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,208 (57.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,969 (35.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 423 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $518,657
Average Home Value $638,568


Total Households 5,177
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 2,666
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 1.24% 1.52%
Households 1.03% 1.46%
Families 0.77% 1.31%
Median Household Income   1.29%
Per Capita Income   1.29%

Raleigh, NC 27608 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27608 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 # 288 63rd
Population Density # 20 98th
Diversity Index # 622 20th
Median Household Income # 25 97th
Per Capita Income # 3 100th

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