In 2018, Wake County, NC had a population of 1.09M people with a median age of 36.4 and a median household income of $79,970. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Wake County, NC grew from 1.07M to 1.09M, a 1.87% increase and its median household income grew from $77,318 to $79,970, a 3.43% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Wake County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (59.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (19.5%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (7.13%), White (Hispanic) (4.62%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (4.04%). 17.4% of the people in Wake County, NC speak a non-English language, and 93.2% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Wake County, NC are North Carolina State University at Raleigh (9,141 degrees awarded in 2017), Wake Technical Community College (6,075 degrees), and MyComputerCareer.edu-Raleigh (757 degrees).
The median property value in Wake County, NC is $301,900, and the homeownership rate is 63.4%. Most people in Wake County, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23 minutes. The average car ownership in Wake County, NC is 2 cars per household.