In 2021, Wake County, NC had a population of 1.11M people with a median age of 36.7 and a median household income of $88,471. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Wake County, NC grew from 1.09M to 1.11M, a 1.94% increase and its median household income grew from $83,567 to $88,471, a 5.87% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Wake County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (58.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (19.4%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (7.5%), White (Hispanic) (3.68%), and Other (Hispanic) (3.6%).
None of the households in Wake County, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
92.7% 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 (10,643 degrees awarded in 2021), Wake Technical Community College (8,408 degrees), and MyComputerCareer.edu-Raleigh (1,831 degrees).
In 2021, the median property value in Wake County, NC was $324,500, and the homeownership rate was 64.3%.
Most people in Wake County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Wake County, NC was 2 cars per household.