Raleigh, NC 27616 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27616: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Raleigh, NC 27616

Acceptable Alternative
Brentwood, NC 27616

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Wake County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.863, Longitude -78.536
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,160
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 19,905
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,909
    • Single Family Addresses: 15,996

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

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Raleigh, NC 27616 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 53,847
Population in Households 53,674
Population in Familes 45,480
Population in Group Qrtrs 173
Population Density1 2,315
Diversity Index2 75


Median Household Income $64,520
Average Household Income $75,804
Per Capita Income $27,067


Total Housing Units 20,090 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,539 (62.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,630 (33.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 921 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $192,237
Average Home Value $215,763


Total Households 19,169
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 13,763
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 2.9% 3.05%
Households 2.86% 3.02%
Families 2.78% 2.99%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   2.46%

Raleigh, NC 27616 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27616 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 # 23 97th
Population Density # 41 95th
Diversity Index # 35 96th
Median Household Income # 81 90th
Per Capita Income # 257 67th

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