Data & Demographics


Population Characteristics

Here in Wake County, we have a diverse and thriving population. We are growing at a rate of 63 people a day and 56 percent of those individuals have a bachelor's degree or higher. 

Population
Raleigh 451,066
Wake County 1,024,198 
North Carolina 10,042,802

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Age / Sex
Median Age 35.0
Male 48.7%
Female 51.3%
Race
White 666,019
African-American  207,748
Hispanic 94,166
Asian 63,015
American Indian and Alaska Native 2,949
Households
Raleigh 182,734
Wake County 385,064
Household Income
  #of Households % of Households 
Less than $10,000 15,996 4.5%
$10,000 - $14,999 13,019 3.7%
$15,000 - $24,999 26,308 7.4%
$25,000 - $34,999 32,066 9.0%
$35,000 - $49,999 45,539 12.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 63,505 17.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 47,069 13.2%
$100,000 - $149,999 59,494 16.7%
$150,000 - $199,999 27,191 7.6%
$200,000 or more  25,460 7.2%
Median Household Income
Wake County  $66,579
North Carolina  $46,693
United States  $53,482

Per Capita Income
Wake County  $33,727
North Carolina  $25,608
United States  $28,555

Source: 2014 American Community Survey 


 


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