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Wendell is a town in Wake County, in the Raleigh-Cary metro area.
The community was named after Oliver Wendell Holmes
The latitude of Wendell is 35.780N. The longitude is -78.37W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 318 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,322.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Wendell 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 27591 ZIP code.
10% of Wendell residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wendell ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wendell was $17,772, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Wendell residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Wendell, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $380. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $905.
Libraries in Wendell include Wendell Library ... View libraries
Wake County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wendell political report.
The average commute time for Wendell workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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