Zebulon, North Carolina Population 2021

6,485
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Zebulon is a city located in Wake County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 6,485, it is the 123rd largest city in North Carolina and the 4134th largest city in the United States . Zebulon is currently growing at a rate of 4.58% annually and its population has increased by 46.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,433 in 2010. Zebulon reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 5 miles, Zebulon has a population density of 1,393 people per square mile.

The average household income in Zebulon is $63,015 with a poverty rate of 14.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,151 per month, and the median house value is $130,100. The median age in Zebulon is 36.1 years, 38.3 years for males, and 32.8 years for females.

Zebulon Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Zebulonwas:

  • White: 52.72%
  • Black or African American: 39.84%
  • Two or more races: 5.24%
  • Asian: 1.18%
  • Other race: 1.02%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Zebulon, North Carolina is 6,485 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,917.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,433.

Zebulon, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,84952.72%
Black or African American2,15339.84%
Two or More Races2835.24%
Asian641.18%
Some Other Race551.02%
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Zebulon Population by Race

Zebulon Population Pyramid $2021

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Zebulon Median Age

36.1


Total

38.3


Male

32.8


Female

Zebulon Adults

There are 3,681 adults, (1,001 of whom are seniors) in Zebulon.

Zebulon Age Dependency

101.6

Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

64.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Zebulon Sex Ratio

Female

3,038

56.22%

Male

2,366

43.78%

Zebulon Population by Age

Zebulon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Zebulon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female47.8%52.2%
Male50.6%49.4%
Non Family56.7%43.3%
All61.5%38.5%
Married73.7%26.3%

61.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Zebulon Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8842.8161.5
Married7753.4373.7
Non Family6101.1256.7
Female4103.7447.8
Male894.6550.6

3.43

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

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Zebulon Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2587.61%
9th to 12th Grade41012.09%
High School Graduate73021.53%
Some College1,09732.35%
Associates Degree2687.90%
Bachelors Degree40511.94%
Graduate Degree2236.58%
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Zebulon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Zebulon Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,7211,560364
Black1,330909174
Hispanic17611017
2+ Races14112452
Asian262321
Other Race1818

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 80.77%.

Zebulon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,559$40,202$40,902
Less Than 9th Grade$$12,207$
High School Graduate$31,915$39,329$
Some College$40,625$41,922$37,829
Bachelors Degree$53,486$$54,928
Graduate Degree$54,500$$53,850

$40,559

Average Earnings

$40,202

Average Male

$40,902

Average Female

Zebulon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Zebulon Language by Age

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Zebulon Language

90.49% of Zebulon residents speak only English, while 9.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.70% of the population.

Zebulon Language

Zebulon Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,53841216.23%
Black2,1292069.68%
Multiple27010739.63%
Asian643859.38%
Hispanic3283610.98%

14.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.38%

Male Poverty Rate

15.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Zebulon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Zebulon is Asian, with 59.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Zebulon is Black, with 9.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.31%.

Zebulon Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.95%
High School14.37%
Some College6.99%
Bachelors or Greater2.87%

Zebulon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed24.21%
Male Employed9.79%
Female Employed3.81%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Zebulon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Zebulon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,849$63,015
Families$47,217$67,942
Married Families$63,775-
Non Families$38,608$44,017
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Income by Household Type

Zebulon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.7%

Male Marriage Rate

39.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Zebulon Married by Age and Sex

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Zebulon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Zebulon Marital Status by Race

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Zebulon Marital Status

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320

Number of Veterans

265

Male Veterans

55

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War61
Vietnam60
First Gulf War37
World War II
Korea

Zebulon Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54120
55 to 6490
65 to 7460
18 to 3433
75+17

Zebulon Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1688.51%
Black1529.98%
Hispanic179.66%

Zebulon Veterans by Race

Zebulon Veterans by Education

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11.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Zebulon Veterans by Education

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59.4%

Labor Force Participation

56.3%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Zebulon Employment by Age

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Zebulon Employment by Race

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Zebulon Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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67.75%

Born in Zebulon

90.32%

Native Born

9.68%

Foreign Born

5.90%

Non Citizen

3.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.32% of Zebulon residents were born in the United States, with 67.75% having been born in North Carolina. 5.90% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,4852844.58%
20206,2012844.80%
20195,9172845.04%
20185,6333506.63%
20175,2831092.11%
20165,1742004.02%
20154,9742094.39%
20144,7651433.09%
20134,622-13-0.28%
20124,635761.67%
20114,559821.83%
20104,4774311.02%
20004,0468732.46%
19903,1730.00%

Zebulon Population by Year