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Overview
Population:905,573
Pop. Change:44%
State: North Carolina
Metro Area:Raleigh-Cary
County:Wake County
City:Raleigh, Cary, ... 12 total
Zip Code:27610, 27587, ... 32 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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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 2014, Wake County's population is 905,573 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 44.26 percent.

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The median home cost in Wake County is $200,200. Home appreciation the last year has been 2.80 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Wake County's cost of living is 4.40% Higher than the U.S. average.

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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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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.


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Average Commute time is 24 minutes. The National Average is 25 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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