Knightdale Wake County, North Carolina

Knightdale: City in Wake County, North Carolina, United States of America

About

Knightdale is a city located in the county of Wake in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 11,401 and a population density of 653 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 18,122 inhabitants.

The city was created 95 years ago in 1926.

Knightdale Quick Facts

Population : 18,122 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Wake County
Postal code : 27545
Phone Area Codes : 919
Area : 17.45 km2
Altitude : 315 feet / 96 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1927 (95 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 16:34:03 (20th January 2022)
Density : 1,039 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 37.09% (2010-2020)
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Location of Knightdale on North Carolina map.
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Geography

Knightdale is located at 35°47'16"N 78°28'50"W (35.7876500, -78.4805600).

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Demographics

The population of Knightdale increased by 37.09% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 11,401 - census
2011 11,995 4.95% estimation process
2012 12,664 5.28% estimation process
2013 13,216 4.18% estimation process
2014 13,797 4.21% estimation process
2015 14,172 2.65% estimation process
2016 14,731 3.79% estimation process
2017 15,807 6.81% estimation process
2018 17,384 9.07% estimation process
2019 17,843 2.57% estimation process
2020 18,122 1.54% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 11,682
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 12,045
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -3.0%
April 1, 2020 Population : 12,538
April 1, 2010 Population : 12,052
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.2%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 25.1%
People over 65 (%) : 12.1%
Female persons, % : 48.8%
White only, percent : 70.2%
Black or African American alone, percent : 10.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 1.3%
Asians alone % : 1.4%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.7%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 48.6%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 39.6%
2015-2019 Veterans : 426
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 31.1%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 47.1%

Knightdale zip code is 27545. County name: Wake, County fips: 37183

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 47.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $291,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,253
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $877
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,458
2015-2019 Households : 4,134
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.84
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 90.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 49.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 85.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 76.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 72.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 4.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 23.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 72.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 66.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 29,403
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 37,019
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 364,336
2012 total retail sales per capita : $30,118
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $61,314
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $29,069
Percentage of people living in poverty : 16.4%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 843
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 541
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 173
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 204
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 589
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 38
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 756
2010 population per square mile : 6,180.8
2010 land area in square miles : 1.95

People born in Knightdale (2)

People born in Knightdale, including kickboxer Joe Lewis, Red Cross Volunteer Dorothy Coley, .

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Schools in Knightdale

College & universities near Knightdale, NC

Code Name City ZIP
199670 Sherrill's University of Barber & Cosmetology Raleigh (NC) 27604

Stations (13)

Amtrak & bus stations near Knightdale, NC

Code Name Address Type
RGH Raleigh Union Station 320 West Cabarrus Street RAIL
NSF North Carolina State Fair station 1025 Blue Ridge Blvd. RAIL
CYN Cary 211 North Academy Street RAIL
SSM Selma–Smithfield 500 East Railroad Street RAIL
DNC Durham 400 W. Chapel Hill Street RAIL

Post offices near Knightdale

Post Office Name City ZIP
Knightdal Post Office Knightdale (NC) 27545

Other cities in Wake County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Wake County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Raleigh 474,414 Capital of North Carolina
West Raleigh 338,759 City in United States of America
Cary 173,587 Town in North Carolina, United States
Apex 64,388 City in Wake County, North Carolina, United States of America
Wake Forest 47,314 Town located in the U.
Garner 32,180 Town in North Carolina, United States
Fuquay-Varina 32,145 City in North Carolina
Holly Springs 31,377 City in and county seat of Marshall County, Mississippi, United States
Morrisville 30,495 Town in Wake County, North Carolina, United States
Wendell 9,387 Town in North Carolina, United States
Rolesville 8,882 City in Wake County, North Carolina, United States of America
Zebulon 6,514 City in Pike County, Georgia, United States
Green Level 2,158 City in Alamance County, North Carolina, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Knightdale distances to largest North Carolina cities