In 2017, Wake County, NC had a population of 1.07M people with a median age of 36.2 and a median household income of $77,318. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Wake County, NC grew from 1.05M to 1.07M, a 2.43% increase and its median household income grew from $76,097 to $77,318, a 1.6% increase.
The population of Wake County, NC is 59.9% White Alone, 19.6% Black or African American Alone, and 10.2% Hispanic or Latino. 16.4% of the people in Wake County, NC speak a non-English language, and 91.5% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Wake County, NC are North Carolina State University at Raleigh (8,924 degrees awarded in 2016), Wake Technical Community College (4,311 degrees), and MyComputerCareer.com-Raleigh (588 degrees).
The median property value in Wake County, NC is $276,000, and the homeownership rate is 65.4%. 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.