Raleigh, NC 27617 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27617: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Raleigh, NC 27617

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Wake County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.878, Longitude -78.743
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 27617 has segments in 2 Counties (Durham, Wake).

  • Businesses Addresses: 849
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 9,863
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 5,592
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,271

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

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  1. 27617 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 27617 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Raleigh, NC 27617 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 19,890
Population in Households 19,878
Population in Familes 14,174
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density2 2,384
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $83,254
Average Household Income $109,971
Per Capita Income $51,451


Total Housing Units 9,765 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,160 (42.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,143 (52.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 462 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $309,060
Average Home Value $407,764


Total Households 9,303
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 4,878
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 3.11% 2.5%
Households 3.25% 2.56%
Families 2.79% 2.25%
Median Household Income   1.05%
Per Capita Income   1.73%

Raleigh, NC 27617 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27617 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 # 196 75th
Population Density # 39 95th
Diversity Index # 205 74th
Median Household Income # 33 96th
Per Capita Income # 19 98th

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