Wake Forest, North Carolina 

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Population

38,473

+43.6% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.3%

Median Income

$77,173

Median Home Price

$315,800

Best Places to Live in Wake Forest, North Carolina

Mid-sized-city complex - Northeast-central North Carolina, 40 miles south of Virginia border
Pros
-Strong economy
-Attractive residential areas
-Educated population
Cons
-Growth and sprawl
-Long commutes
-Hot, humid summers

Local Listings in Wake, Forest, NC
 $294,990 
3601 Longleaf Estates Dr # J6O
Bed 3 | Bath 2.5 | 2464 SqFt
 $294,990 
3601 Longleaf Estates Dr # J6O
Bed 3 | Bath 2.5 | 2464 SqFt
 $330,000 
5217 Trophy Trl
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 | 2540 SqFt
 $352,550 
705 Lake Holding St
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 | 2762 SqFt

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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: North Carolina
County: Wake County
Metro Area: Raleigh Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Wake Forest
Zip Codes: 27587
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 363 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Wake Forest is 3.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Wake Forest jobs have increased by 2.96%. Learn More...

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Wake Forest's cost of living is 21.20% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Wake Forest's Cost of Living

VOTING
Wake county voted Democratic in the last three Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Wake Forest's population is 38,473 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 43.61%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 29 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Wake Forest is $315,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.54%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Wake Forest

SCHOOLS
Wake Forest 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 Wake Forest. Learn More...


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Housing Market in Wake Forest

It's a good time to buy in Wake Forest. Home Appreciation is up 3.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Wake Forest Real Estate or Find top agents in Wake Forest

The median home price in Wake Forest is $315,800. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Wake Forest   5 Reviews
Is wake forest a good place to live? - 10/14/2014
Im a 22 year old male from Denver Colorado.im looking to relocate and transfer for work . Colorado has high taxes and high cost of living and also to much snow during... Read More

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Loving Life In Wake Forest, NC - 7/12/2014
Relocating from New York City three years ago took some adjustment and once settled in Wake Forest I was able to breath a little bit easier. The pace is something you... Read More

Great Place to Work and Live, BUT... - 10/15/2010
The Triangle is a great place to work and live, more reasonable than the North but more expensive than most places in the South. We live in a beautiful... Read More


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MAPS OF WAKE FOREST, NORTH CAROLINA
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ZIP CODES IN WAKE FOREST, NORTH CAROLINA
27587

NEW LISTINGS IN WAKE FOREST NC
$294,990
3601 Longleaf Estates Dr # J6O
Bed 3 | Bath 2.5 |

$330,000
5217 Trophy Trl
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 |

$352,550
705 Lake Holding St
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 |

$334,900
2008 Edens Ridge Ave # VATOQH
Bed 4 | Bath 3.5 |

$288,500
108 Forbes Rd # ZCL0I1
Bed 4 | Bath 2.5 |

$335,650
905 Del Webb Manor Ave # TR971
Bed 2 | Bath 3.0 |

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