Wake County Zoning

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Wake County Zoning
336 Fayetteville Street
Raleigh, North Carolina, 27601

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About the Wake County Zoning

The Wake County Zoning, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, ensures the construction of safe buildings, primarily through the development and enforcement of building codes. The Building Department establishes building codes and standards for the construction of buildings and addresses virtually all aspects of construction, including design requirements, building materials, parking, resistance to natural disasters, and trades such as electric and plumbing.

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Wake County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Wake County Residential Housing Units, Occupied Residential Buildings, Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year, Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics, Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics, and Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Wake County Residential Housing Units
 Wake CountyNorth Carolina
Total Housing Units411,6324,521,697
Occupied Housing Units381,971 (92.8%)3,874,346 (85.7%)
Wake County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Wake CountyNorth Carolina
Single-Family Detached Homes235,886 (61.8%)2,564,031 (66.2%)
Single-Family Attached Homes39,651 (10.4%)163,294 (4.2%)
2 Apartments4,488 (1.2%)75,522 (1.9%)
3 or 4 Apartments11,285 (3.0%)105,369 (2.7%)
5 to 9 Apartments20,467 (5.4%)164,819 (4.3%)
10 or More Apartments57,873 (15.2%)315,258 (8.1%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing12,321 (3.2%)486,053 (12.5%)
Wake County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Wake CountyNorth Carolina
2014 or Later9,749 (2.6%)46,080 (1.2%)
2010 to 201321,885 (5.7%)141,392 (3.6%)
2000 to 2009109,690 (28.7%)802,896 (20.7%)
1980 to 1999154,462 (40.4%)1,403,456 (36.2%)
1960 to 197959,349 (15.5%)885,693 (22.9%)
1940 to 195918,596 (4.9%)403,933 (10.4%)
1939 or Earlier8,240 (2.2%)190,896 (4.9%)
Wake County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Wake CountyNorth Carolina
1 Room4,250 (1.1%)47,603 (1.2%)
2 or 3 Rooms39,165 (10.3%)306,266 (7.9%)
4 or 5 Rooms115,867 (30.3%)1,477,508 (38.1%)
6 or 7 Rooms104,688 (27.4%)1,236,163 (31.9%)
8 or More Rooms118,001 (30.9%)806,806 (20.8%)
Wake County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Wake CountyNorth Carolina
No Bedroom4,517 (1.2%)50,513 (1.3%)
1 Bedroom33,361 (8.7%)247,436 (6.4%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms230,786 (60.4%)2,813,482 (72.6%)
4 or More Bedrooms113,307 (29.7%)762,915 (19.7%)
Wake County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Wake CountyNorth Carolina
With Complete Plumbing Facilities381,143 (99.8%)3,862,027 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities380,194 (99.5%)3,852,011 (99.4%)