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Fuquay-Varina is a town in Wake County, in the Raleigh-Cary metro area.
The community was named from the merger of adjacent towns of Fuquay, named for early setters, and Varina, named for the wife of Jefferson Davis. The communities merged in 1963.
The latitude of Fuquay-Varina is 35.584N. The longitude is -78.8W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 394 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,089.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Fuquay-Varina demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wake County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Raleigh-Durham area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 27592 ZIP code.
10% of Fuquay-Varina residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fuquay-Varina ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fuquay-Varina was $20,268, compared with $21,587 nationally.
27% of Fuquay-Varina residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Fuquay-Varina include Jones - Johnson - Ballentine Historic District, Varina Commercial Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Fuquay-Varina, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $506. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,049.
Libraries in Fuquay-Varina include Fuquay-Varina Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Fuquay-Varina include Fuquay-Varina Independent
Wake County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fuquay-Varina political report.
The average commute time for Fuquay-Varina workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Fuquay-Varina include Holiday Inn Express.
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