Wake County Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

Wake County Population Demographics top

Total Population 1,118,198
Male Population 543,914
Female Population 574,284
Male Population 48.64 %
Female Population 51.36 %
Median Age 38
Citizen US Born 958,664
Citizen not US Born 78,460
Not Citizen 81,074
Citizen US Born 85.73 %
Citizen not US Born 7.02 %
Not Citizen 7.25 %
Moved from Abroad 8,719
Moved from Same Country 110,019
Moved from Same State 38,837
Moved from Different State 34,488
Same House as Last Year 913,367
Moved from Abroad 0.78 %
Moved from Same Country 9.84 %
Moved from Same State 3.47 %
Moved from Different State 3.08 %
Same House as Last Year 81.68 %

Occupational Employment in Wake County top

White Collar 505,758
Blue Collar 83,030
White Collar 45.23 %
Blue Collar 7.43 %
Self Employees 52,586
Private Companies 410,536
Governmental Workers 84,682
Not for Profit Companies 40,984
Self Employees 4.7 %
Private Companies 36.71 %
Governmental Workers 7.57 %
Not for Profit Companies 3.67 %

Number of Households in Wake County top

Total Households 418,346
Average People Per Household 3
Family Households 281,543
Non-family Households 136,803
Family Households 25.18 %
Non-family Households 12.23 %
Households with Children 150,925
Households without Children 267,421
Households with Children 13.5 %
Households without Children 23.92 %

Median and Average Income in Wake County top

Average Household Income $102,244.32
Median Household Income $76,822.00
People below Poverty Level 104,026
People above Poverty Level 979,050

Housing in Wake County top

Housing Units 452,129
Median Year Built 1994
Built in 1939 or Earlier 10,292
Built between 1940 and 1949 6,028
Built between 1950 and 1959 15,670
Built between 1960 and 1969 25,937
Built between 1970 and 1979 41,599
Built between 1980 and 1989 70,790
Built between 1990 and 1999 105,374
Built between 2000 and 2009 127,076
Built in 2010 or Later 49,363
Occupied Housing Units 418,346
Owner Occupied 270,754
Renter Occupied 147,592
Owner Occupied 24.21 %
Renter Occupied 13.2 %
With Mortgage 206,157
Without Mortgage 64,597
Median Value with Mortgage $291,450.00
Median Value without Mortgage $264,000.00
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,207.00
With Mortgage 18.44 %
Without Mortgage 5.78 %

Wake County Education Statistics top

No High School 25,380
Some High School 185,831
Some College 194,012
Associate Degree 67,094
Bachelor's Degree 254,274
No High School 2.27 %
Some High School 16.62 %
Some College 17.35 %
Associate Degree 6 %
Bachelor's Degree 22.74 %
Graduate Degree 0 %

Marital Status in Wake County top

Never Married 289,000
Married 481,932
Separated 20,164
Widowed 35,623
Divorced 85,238
Never Married 25.85 %
Married 43.1 %
Separated 1.8 %
Widowed 3.19 %
Divorced 7.62 %

Means of Transport to Work in Wake County top

Car 510,071
Bus or TrolleyBus 5,490
Railroad 59
Ferryboat 17
Bicycle 1,513
Motorcycle 640
TaxiCab 894
Walk 6,813

Recently added listings in Wake County top

$400,000 USD
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
$195,000 USD
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
$490,000 USD
  • 5 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
$485,000 USD
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
$689,900 USD
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.5 Baths

Disclaimer


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the 2018 American Community Survey and is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Wake County is an area in North Carolina with a population of 1,118,198. There are 543,914 male residents living in Wake County and 574,284 female residents. The total number of households is 418,346 with 3 people per household on average.The median age of the current population is 38 with 481,932 people being married and 430,025 being single.
The employment numbers show that there are 85.90% white collar employees and 14.10% blue collar employees in Wake County..
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