The Town of Zebulon is a growing town located in East Wake County, NC.  Zebulon owes its existence to the decision made by the Raleigh and Pamlico Sound Railroad Company, which decided to bring the rail through a dense pine forest between the Whitley and Horton family farms in 1906. That same year, Edgar B. Barbee and Falconer B. Arendell organized the Zebulon Company for development. The company received its charter on February 15, 1906. Shortly thereafter, they began to divide up their forty-nine acres into lots, blocks, streets and avenues. On February 16, 1907 the Town, consisting of 297.5 acres, was officially recognized as Zebulon, North Carolina. The Town was named after Zebulon B. Vance, the North Carolina Governor during the civil war.

Zebulon is also home to Five County Stadium, home of the minor league baseball team, the Carolina Mudcats.

City Overview

Population: 4,509
Population growth since 2000: 6.99%
Median home cost: $112,410
Cost of living: 11.20% lower than U.S. average
Public Schools spending per student: $5,108
Unemployment rate: 8.3%

Zebulon weather facts

Zebulon, NC, gets 49 inches of rain per year.  The US average is 37.  Snowfall is 2 inches.  The average US city gets 25 inches of snow per year.  The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 113.

On average, there are 216 sunny days per year in Rolesville, NC.  The July high is around 89 degrees.  The January low is 30.  Our comfort Index, which is based on humidity during the hot months, is a 35 out of 100, where higher is more comfortable.  The US average on the comfort index is 44.


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Tax Rates

Town - $.5100
Wake County - $.534/$100
Total - $1.0440

Wake County - 2% 
State - 4%
NC Prepared Food - 1%

Median Age Median Household Income Population
33 $36,250 4,046

* Based on 2000 US Census.

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