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People

Total Population 6,169
Male Share of the Population 46.2%
Female Share of the Population 53.8%
Senior Citizens 11.5%
Employed Population 16+ 2,542
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 49.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 34.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,444
% Above Poverty Level 79.1%
% Below Poverty Level 20.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 4.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.3%
Median Gross Rent $882
Median House Value $127,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 45.1%
US/American 0%
English 7.3%
Irish 9.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Wendell Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 15 miles E of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Wake
Metro Area Raleigh - Durham - Chapel Hill
Standard Zip Codes 27591
Phone Area Codes 919
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.78
Longitude -78.37

Wendell Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CLAYTON WTP
Distance 11.6 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 50 F
Apr Temp 45 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 72 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
Station SMITHFIELD
Distance 18.3 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 51 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 73 F
Annual Precip 47.4 inches
Station LOUISBURG
Distance 22.4 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 51 F
Apr Temp 42 to 73 F
Jul Temp 65 to 90 F
Oct Temp 42 to 73 F
Annual Precip 47.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Wendell, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Eagle Rock (27591)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bunn 365 $60,000
Clayton 17,869 $75,060
Knightdale 13,243 $80,204
Middlesex 1,058 $34,306
Rolesville 5,006 $89,356

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Wendell High Schools

EAST WAKE HIGH
5101 ROLESVILLE RD
919-365-2625
Serves 1,975 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.7

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