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-Strong economy
-Attractive residential areas
-Educated population


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

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  • Location: Northeast-central North Carolina, 40 miles south of Virginia border
  • Country: United States
  • State: North Carolina
  • County: Wake County
  • Metro Area: No Metro Area

Quick Facts About Wake

    The unemployment rate in Wake County is 4.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Wake County jobs have Increased by 3.71 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Wake County's cost of living is 4.40% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Wake County's population is 905,573 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 44.26 percent.
    Average Commute time is 24 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Wake County is $200,200. Home appreciation the last year has been 2.80 percent.
    Wake County 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 County.

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