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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 4.30 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Wake County jobs have Increased by 3.49 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Wake County's cost of living is 7.20% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Wake County's population is 1,024,200 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 143.43 percent.
    Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Wake County is $234,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 16.30%.
    Wake County public schools spend $8,443 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.1 students per teacher in Wake County.

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