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 Other (Hispanic) (4.04%). 17.4% of the households in Wake County, NC speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 93.2% of the residents in Wake County, NC are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Wake County, NC are North Carolina State University at Raleigh (9,528 degrees awarded in 2019), Wake Technical Community College (7,276 degrees), and MyComputerCareer.edu-Raleigh (1,455 degrees).
In 2018, the median property value in Wake County, NC was $301,900, and the homeownership rate was 63.4%. Most people in Wake County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23 minutes. The average car ownership in Wake County, NC was 2 cars per household.