Wake County Demographics

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

Wake County Population Demographics top

Total Population 1,093,623
Male Population 532,019
Female Population 561,604
Male Population 48.65 %
Female Population 51.35 %
Median Age 38
Citizen US Born 937,200
Citizen not US Born 74,228
Not Citizen 82,195
Citizen US Born 85.7 %
Citizen not US Born 6.79 %
Not Citizen 7.52 %
Moved from Abroad 8,303
Moved from Same Country 106,500
Moved from Same State 35,781
Moved from Different State 34,174
Same House as Last Year 895,850
Moved from Abroad 0.76 %
Moved from Same Country 9.74 %
Moved from Same State 3.27 %
Moved from Different State 3.12 %
Same House as Last Year 81.92 %

Occupational Employment in Wake County top

White Collar 496,007
Blue Collar 75,409
White Collar 45.35 %
Blue Collar 6.9 %
Self Employees 50,582
Private Companies 397,504
Governmental Workers 84,064
Not for Profit Companies 39,266
Self Employees 4.63 %
Private Companies 36.35 %
Governmental Workers 7.69 %
Not for Profit Companies 3.59 %

Number of Households in Wake County top

Total Households 409,320
Average People Per Household 3
Family Households 274,944
Non-family Households 134,376
Non-family Households 25.14 %
Family Households 12.29 %
Households with Children 148,956
Households without Children 260,364
Households with Children 13.62 %
Households without Children 23.81 %

Median and Average Income in Wake County top

Average Household Income $97,105.56
Median Household Income $74,094.00
People below Poverty Level 105,800
People above Poverty Level 952,406

Housing in Wake County top

Housing Units 441,520
Median Year Built 1994
Built in 1939 or Earlier 10,035
Built between 1940 and 1949 5,870
Built between 1950 and 1959 15,972
Built between 1960 and 1969 25,829
Built between 1970 and 1979 41,675
Built between 1980 and 1989 70,663
Built between 1990 and 1999 105,806
Built between 2000 and 2009 128,979
Built in 2010 or Later 36,691
Occupied Housing Units 409,320
Owner Occupied 265,774
Renter Occupied 143,546
Owner Occupied 24.3 %
Renter Occupied 13.13 %
With Mortgage 204,353
Without Mortgage 61,421
Median Value with Mortgage $274,400.00
Median Value without Mortgage $250,050.00
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,174.00
With Mortgage 18.69 %
Without Mortgage 5.62 %

Wake County Education Statistics top

No High School 26,565
Some High School 185,290
Some College 190,140
Associate Degree 63,628
Bachelor's Degree 243,547
Graduate Degree 134,040
No High School 2.43 %
Some High School 16.94 %
Some College 17.39 %
Associate Degree 5.82 %
Bachelor's Degree 22.27 %
Graduate Degree 12.26 %

Marital Status in Wake County top

Never Married 280,357
Married 471,721
Separated 20,536
Widowed 34,891
Divorced 82,696
Never Married 25.64 %
Married 43.13 %
Separated 1.88 %
Widowed 3.19 %
Divorced 7.56 %

Means of Transport to Work in Wake County top

Car 498,331
Bus or TrolleyBus 5,491
Railroad 24
Ferryboat 16
Bicycle 1,522
Motorcycle 739
TaxiCab 1,020
Walk 6,863

Recently added listings in Wake County top

$350,000 USD
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
$274,999 USD
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
$199,900 USD
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
$315,000 USD
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
$210,000 USD
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
$170,000 USD
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths

Disclaimer


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the 2017 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 Triangle,North Carolina with a population of 1,093,623. There are 532,019 male residents living in Wake County and 561,604 female residents. The total number of households is 409,320 with 3 people per household on average.
The median age of the current population is 38 with 471,721 people being married and 418,480 being single.

The employment numbers show that there are 86.80% white collar employees and 13.20% blue collar employees in Wake County.
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