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Overview
Population:29,889
Pop. Change:101%
State: North Carolina
Metro Area: Raleigh-Cary Metro Area
County: Wake County
City:Wake Forest
Zip Code:27587
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Wake Forest's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Raleigh-Cary Metro Area

Profile: Mid-sized-city complex  Location: Northeast-central North Carolina, 40 miles south of Virginia border Elevation: 363 Time zone: Eastern Standard Time

PROCON
Strong economyGrowth and sprawl
Attractive residential areasLong commutes
Educated population Hot, humid summers

Interesting Facts about Wake_Forest, North Carolina

As of 2014, Wake Forest's population is 29,889 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 101.34 percent.

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The median home cost in Wake Forest is $237,800. Home appreciation the last year has been 3.10 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Wake Forest's cost of living is 11.50% Higher than the U.S. average.

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Wake Forest public schools spend $9,257 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 16 students per teacher in Wake Forest.

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The unemployment rate in Wake Forest is 3.20 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Wake Forest jobs have Increased by 3.71 percent.


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Map Of Wake_Forest

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Average Commute time is 29 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Wake Forest's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes