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Demographics

People

Total Population6,298
Male Share of the Population45.1%
Female Share of the Population54.9%
Senior Citizens11.9%
Employed Population 16+2,747
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married50.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher32.7%
Median Earnings25+$45,476
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$11,938
Median Earnings With High School Degree$46,123

Wealth

Median Family Income$54,041
% Above Poverty Level82.9%
% Below Poverty Level17.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time31 minutes
% Working from Home5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone27.9%
Median Gross Rent$955
Median House Value$127,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)40.3%
Irish12.2%
German8.1%
English5.4%
Polish4.3%
Italian2.9%
French Except Basque2.8%
African2.4%
Welsh2%
Scottish1.4%
Hungarian1.2%
Swedish0.4%
Russian0.4%
Dutch0.3%
West Indian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Sierra Leone0.1%
Greek0.1%
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Wendell Almanac

CategoryValue
County Wake County
Standard Zip Codes27591
Phone Area Codes919
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude35.78
Approximate Longitude-78.36

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)

StationCLAYTON WTP
Distance11.6 miles
Jan Temp28 to 50 F
Apr Temp45 to 72 F
Jul Temp69 to 90 F
Oct Temp49 to 72 F
Annual Precip45.7 inches
StationSMITHFIELD
Distance18.3 miles
Jan Temp30 to 51 F
Apr Temp46 to 72 F
Jul Temp67 to 90 F
Oct Temp47 to 73 F
Annual Precip47.4 inches
StationLOUISBURG
Distance22.4 miles
Jan Temp25 to 51 F
Apr Temp42 to 73 F
Jul Temp65 to 90 F
Oct Temp42 to 73 F
Annual Precip47.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bunn384$49,219
Clayton18,553$72,437
Knightdale13,787$82,550
Middlesex999$48,438
Rolesville5,583$98,667
Zebulon4,813$50,925

Wendell Public Schools

Archer Lodge Middle
762 Wendell Rd
ZIP: 27591
(919) 553-0714
Middle
Total Enrollment 1058
Carver Elementary
291 Liles-dean Rd
ZIP: 27591
(919) 365-2680
Primary
Total Enrollment 469
Corinth Holders High
6875 Applewhite Rd
ZIP: 27591
(919) 365-4306
High
Total Enrollment 1679
East Wake School Of Arts Education And G
5101 Rolesville Road
ZIP: 27591
(919) 365-2642
High
Total Enrollment 374
East Wake School Of Engineering
5101 Rolesville Road
ZIP: 27591
(919) 365-2629
High
Total Enrollment 372
East Wake School Of Health Science
5101 Rolesville Road
ZIP: 27591
(919) 365-2652
High
Total Enrollment 371
East Wake School Of Integrated Technolog
5101 Rolesville Road
ZIP: 27591
(919) 365-2657
High
Total Enrollment 325
Lake Myra Elementary
1300 Elk Falls Rd
ZIP: 27591
(919) 365-8990
Primary
Total Enrollment 631
Wendell Elementary
3355 Wendell Blvd
ZIP: 27591
(919) 365-2660
Primary
Total Enrollment 459
Wendell Middle
3409 Nc Highway 97
ZIP: 27591
(919) 365-1667
Middle
Total Enrollment 973
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