Knightdale, North Carolina 

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Population

18,122

+37.1% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

3.8%

Median Income

$72,591

Median Home Price

$273,800

Median Age

36.7

Comfort Index (Climate)

6.8 / 6.8

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Knightdale, North Carolina

Knightdale is a vibrant town located in Wake County, just 7 miles east of Raleigh. The town is known for its small-town charm and strong sense of community, with plenty of parks and trails as well as cultural attractions like the Knightdale Station Park and the Neuse River Greenway. It also has amenities like shopping centers, restaurants, and even a future technology hub. Mid-sized-city complex - Northeast-central North Carolina, 40 miles south of Virginia border.
State: North Carolina
County: Wake County
Metro Area: Raleigh Metro Area
City: Knightdale
Zip Codes: 27545
Cost of Living: -3.6% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 363 ft above sea level

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Knightdale, Nc Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Strong economy
Attractive residential areas
Educated population
Cons
Growth and sprawl
Long commutes
Hot, humid summers

What Bert Has To Say About Raleigh Metro Area

The Raleigh–Durham–Chapel Hill triad, sometimes referred to as the Research Triangle, is a multifaceted commercial center and capital city. Raleigh, and the rapidly growing suburban community of Cary just west, form the eastern corner of the triangle.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Knightdale is 3.8% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Knightdale jobs have increased by 3.0%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Knightdale's cost of living is 3.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Knightdale's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, October and September are the most pleasant months in Knightdale, while July and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Wake county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 62.3% to 35.8%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Knightdale's population is 18,122 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 37.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 28.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Knightdale is Real Estate: $273,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.1%.

SCHOOLS
Knightdale public schools spend $8,256 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.6 students per teacher in Knightdale. More Education



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Housing Market in Knightdale

It's a good time to buy in Knightdale. Home Appreciation is up 18.3% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Knightdale is $273,800.
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