Chapel Hill, North Carolina 

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Population

63,705

+7.4% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

3.2%

Median Income

$62,620

Median Home Price

$459,300

North Carolina Gifts

Best Places to Live in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

College town(s) Mid-sized-city complex - Northeast-central North Carolina, 40 miles south of Virginia border. May, September and October are the most pleasant months in Chapel Hill, while January and July are the least comfortable months.

Chapel Hill, NC Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
College-town amenities
Attractive residential areas
Strong economy
Cons
Home prices
Crime rates
Hot, humid summers


What Bert Has To Say About Durham-Chapel Hill Metro Area

Previously, the so-called “Durham” metro area was part of the larger Research Triangle triumvirate of Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill metro area. Now Raleigh, and the large suburban enclave of Cary, have been split off into a metro area of that name, leaving the western half of the former metro area under the name Durham. The Durham area includes Chapel Hill, so on the surface, the two major cities in the area are both college towns – Durham is home to Duke University, while Chapel Hill is home to the University of North Carolina. But that’s where the similarities end. Durham is an old tobacco town, not too prosperous, not too interesting but livable. Some of the old tobacco processing plants in town add some historic interest.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: North Carolina
County: Orange County
Metro Area: Durham-Chapel Hill Metro Area
Political Ideology: Strongly liberal
City: Chapel Hill
Zip Codes: 27516 27514 27517
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 441 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Chapel Hill is 3.2% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Chapel Hill jobs have increased by 2.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Chapel Hill's cost of living is 18.3% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Chapel Hill's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Orange county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 74.8% to 23.7%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Chapel Hill's population is 63,705 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 7.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Chapel Hill is Real Estate: $459,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.9%.

SCHOOLS
Chapel Hill public schools spend $13,130 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13 students per teacher in Chapel Hill. More Education



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Housing Market in Chapel Hill

It's a good time to buy in Chapel Hill. Home Appreciation is up 12.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Chapel Hill is $459,300.

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Reviews for Chapel Hill   16 Reviews
Great college town, but not cheap - 1/2/2021
Between my wife and I, we've lived in Raleigh, Cary, Durham, and Chapel Hill, and it's Chapel Hill we prefer. Franklin Street is always lively with an eclectic mix of... Read More

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Bert's take on Durham Metro Area - 10/1/2015
I am not sure if Bert has actually been to the Triangle, but for starters, Durham, as Chapel Hill residents know and envy, is and has been for 5 yrs now a vibrant... Read More

cooler summer in hills nearby? - 10/26/2014
someone told me they live in the hills/mountains right near chapel hill, and the summers are much cooler there, while the town itself is easily accessible. is this... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA
27516 27514 27517

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