Chapel Hill, North Carolina 

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Population

59,234

22% Growth

Unemployment Rate

3.8%

Median Income

$62,620

Avg. Home Price

$369,200

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
Pros
-College-town amenities
-Attractive residential areas
-Strong economy
Cons
-Home prices
-Crime rates
-Hot, humid summers

Local Listings in Chapel, Hill, NC
 $299,999 
29 Dover Ridge Ct # 1VGPE0
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1639 SqFt
 $299,999 
29 Dover Ridge Ct # 1VGPE0
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1639 SqFt
 $409,990 
105 Della St # RZBBJB
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 | 1932 SqFt
 $342,999 
29 Dover Ridge Ct # UQZ94L
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 | 2961 SqFt

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

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: North Carolina
County: Orange County
Metro Area: Durham-Chapel Hill Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately 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 3.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Chapel Hill jobs have increased by 2.05%. Learn More...

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Chapel Hill's cost of living is 30.00% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Chapel Hill's Cost of Living

VOTING
Orange county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Chapel Hill's population is 59,234 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 21.59%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Chapel Hill is $369,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.58%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Chapel Hill

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. Learn More...


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Housing Market in Chapel Hill

It's a good time to buy in Chapel Hill. Home Appreciation is up 4.6% in the last 12 months. Browse Chapel Hill Real Estate or Find top agents in Chapel Hill

The median home price in Chapel Hill is $369,200. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Chapel Hill   15 Reviews
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

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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

good place to send your kid to college? - 1/4/2013
thank you for your posts about Chapel Hill. What I've read on this site precludes my son from applying to go to college here. he won't apply. My son was applying to... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA
27516 27514 27517

NEW LISTINGS IN CHAPEL HILL NC
$299,999
29 Dover Ridge Ct # 1VGPE0
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$409,990
105 Della St # RZBBJB
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

$342,999
29 Dover Ridge Ct # UQZ94L
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

$332,999
29 Dover Ridge Ct # 725UQZ
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

$339,999
29 Dover Ridge Ct # YFAE19
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 |

$379,900
29 Dover Ridge Ct # 183
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

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