Zebulon, North Carolina Population 2024

9,995

Zebulon is a city located in Wake County North Carolina. Zebulon has a 2024 population of 9,995. Zebulon is currently growing at a rate of 7.13% annually and its population has increased by 41.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,070 in 2020.

The average household income in Zebulon is $73,696 with a poverty rate of 11.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Zebulon is 35.6 years, 36.8 years for males, and 34.4 years for females.

Zebulon Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Zebulon was:

  • White: 43.48%
  • Black or African American: 34.98%
  • Two or more races: 11.05%
  • Other race: 10.13%
  • Asian: 0.35%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
4.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,146.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
41.37% (2,925)
The current population of Zebulon, North Carolina is 9,995 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,070.

Zebulon, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,22743.48%
Black or African American2,59634.98%
Two or more races82011.05%
Other race75210.13%
Asian260.35%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Zebulon Population by Race

Zebulon Population Pyramid 2024

Zebulon Median Age

35.6

Total

36.8

Male

34.4

Female

Zebulon Adults

There are 5,573 adults, (1,129 of whom are seniors) in Zebulon.

Zebulon Age Dependency

67

Age Dependency Ratio

25.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Zebulon Sex Ratio

Female4,42459.61%
Male2,99740.39%

Zebulon Population by Age

Zebulon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,6332.7860.339.7
Married1,2203.1873.226.8
Non Family8061.5344.855.2
Female5543.6658.541.5
Male533.1120.879.2
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3.19

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

60.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Zebulon Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Zebulon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Zebulon Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.28%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 38.58%.

Zebulon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,288

Average Earnings

$38,531

Average Male

$39,739

Average Female

Zebulon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Zebulon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Zebulon Language

75.81% of Zebulon residents speak only English, while 24.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.55% of the population.

Zebulon Language

Zebulon Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black2,58049619.22%
White3,0352618.6%
Multiple820526.34%
Hispanic1,462483.28%
Other752466.12%
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11.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.57%

Male Poverty Rate

12.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Zebulon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Zebulon is Black, with 19.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Zebulon is Hispanic, with 3.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.17%.

Zebulon Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School18.11%
Less Than 9th Grade17.91%
Some College5.39%
Bachelors or Greater1.54%
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Zebulon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed10.12%
Female Employed1.72%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Zebulon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Zebulon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Zebulon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

39.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Zebulon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Zebulon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Zebulon Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Zebulon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

377

Number of Veterans

307

Male Veterans

70

Female Veterans

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Zebulon Veterans by War

count

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Zebulon Veterans by Age

count

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Zebulon Veterans by Race

Zebulon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Zebulon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.4%

Labor Force Participation

55%

Employment Rate

9%

Unemployment Rate

Zebulon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Zebulon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Zebulon Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

59.3%

Born in Zebulon

82.85%

Native Born

17.15%

Foreign Born

12.32%

Non Citizen

4.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

82.85% of Zebulon residents were born in the United States, with 59.3% having been born in North Carolina. 12.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Zebulon Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202913,3206655.25%
202812,6556655.55%
202711,9906655.87%
202611,3256656.24%
202510,6606656.65%
20249,9956657.13%
20239,3306657.67%
20228,6656658.31%
20218,00093013.15%
20207,0701,13819.18%
20195,9322875.08%
20185,6453536.67%
20175,2921082.08%
20165,1842034.08%
20154,9812074.34%
20144,7741443.11%
20134,630-12-0.26%
20124,642761.66%
20114,566821.83%
20104,48443810.83%
20004,04687327.51%
19903,173
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Zebulon Population by Year