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Latitude: 35.789846 Longitude: -78.650624


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Overview
Population:900,993
Pop. Change:44%
State: North Carolina
Metro Area:Raleigh-Cary
County:Wake County
City:Raleigh, Cary, ... 12 more
Zip Code:27610, 27587, ... 33 more
Real Estate:For Sale
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Wake'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


Interesting Facts about Wake County

As of 2012, Wake County's population is 900,993 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 43.53 percent.

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The median home cost in Wake County is $183,300. Home appreciation the last year has been -0.90 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Wake County's cost of living is 4.60% Higher than the U.S. average.

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Wake County public schools spend $4,545 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $5,691. There are about 16 students per teacher in Wake County.

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The unemployment rate in Wake County is 7.50 percent(U.S. avg. is 8.60%). Recent job growth is Positive. Wake County jobs have Increased by 1.24 percent.


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Average Commute time is 27 minutes. The National Average is 28 minutes.

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Wake County'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


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