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Zebulon, NC
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Zebulon profile

Living in Zebulon

Zebulon is a somewhat small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 8,665 people and six associated neighborhoods, Zebulon is the 130th largest community in North Carolina.

Zebulon real estate is some of the most expensive in North Carolina, although Zebulon house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Of important note, Zebulon is also a town of artists. Zebulon has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Zebulon’s character.

Also of interest is that Zebulon has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 19.20% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

One downside of living in Zebulon is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Zebulon, the average commute to work is 34.51 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Zebulon is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The population of Zebulon overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Zebulon, 22.74% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Zebulon in 2018 was $27,562, which is middle income relative to North Carolina, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $110,248 for a family of four. However, Zebulon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Zebulon is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Zebulon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Zebulon residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Zebulon also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 19.88% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Zebulon include English, Irish, German, Welsh, and Italian.

Zebulon also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 17.15%.

The most common language spoken in Zebulon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.