Wake County, NC has a population of 1.05M people with a median age of 36 and a median household income of $76,097. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Wake County, NC grew from 1.02M to 1.05M, a 2.21% increase and its median household income grew from $70,533 to $76,097, a 7.89% increase.
The population of Wake County, NC is 60.3% White, 20% Black, and 10% Hispanic. 16.9% of the people in Wake County, NC speak a non-English language, and 92.6% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Wake County, NC are North Carolina State University at Raleigh, with 8,657 graduates, Wake Technical Community College, with 4,433 graduates, and Strayer University-North Carolina, with 661 graduates.
The median property value in Wake County, NC is $268,400, and the homeownership rate is 62.5%. Most people in Wake County, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Wake County, NC is 2 cars per household.
Wake County, NC is the 2nd most populated county in North Carolina and borders Chatham County, NC; Durham County, NC; Franklin County, NC; Granville County, NC; Harnett County, NC; Johnston County, NC; Nash County, NC& 2 more.