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Wake Forest, North Carolina   Add Favorite    5 Reviews | Review This Place




Find your Best Mortgage in Wake Forest: Fixed Rate, Adjustable Rate, 30 years, 15 years.

Pros

-Strong economy
-Attractive residential areas
-Educated population

Cons

-Growth and sprawl
-Long commutes
-Hot, humid summers


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The Raleigh–Durham–Chapel Hill triad, sometimes referred to as the Research Triangle, is a multifaceted commercial center and capital city. Raleigh, and the rapidly growing suburban community of Cary just west, form the eastern corner of the triangle.


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Quick Facts About Wake Forest


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Wake Forest is 3.60 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Wake Forest jobs have Increased by 3.49 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Wake Forest's cost of living is 14.80% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Wake Forest's population is 38,199 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 562.14 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 15 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Wake Forest is $278,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.49%.
    SCHOOLS
    Wake Forest public schools spend $8,256 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.6 students per teacher in Wake Forest.

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  10/14/2014
Is wake forest a good place to live?

Im a 22 year old male from Denver Colorado.im looking to relocate and transfer for work . Colorado has high taxes and high cost of living and also to much snow during... (Read More)

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  7/12/2014
Loving Life In Wake Forest, NC

Relocating from New York City three years ago took some adjustment and once settled in Wake Forest I was able to breath a little bit easier. The pace is something you... (Read More)

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  10/15/2010
Great Place to Work and Live, BUT...

The Triangle is a great place to work and live, more reasonable than the North but more expensive than most places in the South. We live in a beautiful... (Read More)

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