Wake County, North Carolina 

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Population

1,023,811

+20.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.3%

Median Income

$66,579

Median Home Price

$280,600

United States / North Carolina / No Metro Area / Wake County / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Wake County, 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, County, NC
 $319,990 
2930 Jordan Pointe Blvd # B2T7
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 | 1666 SqFt
 $319,990 
2930 Jordan Pointe Blvd # B2T7
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 | 1666 SqFt
 $330,462 
4706 Sleepy Falls Run
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 | 2681 SqFt
 $264,990 
1301 Phelps West Rd # 3ZXHPU
Bed 3 | Bath 2.5 | 2355 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.


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Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: North Carolina
County: Wake County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Raleigh, Cary, 12 total
Zip Codes: 27610, 27587, 27603, 27616, 27519, 27529, 27604, 27606, 27526, 27513, 33 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 363 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Wake County is 3.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Wake County jobs have increased by 2.97%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Wake County's cost of living is 15.90% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Wake County'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 County's population is 1,023,811 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 20.37%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Wake County is $280,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.50%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Wake County

SCHOOLS
Wake County public schools spend $8,443 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.1 students per teacher in Wake County. More Education


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Housing Market in Wake

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ZIP CODES IN WAKE COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA
27610, 27587, 27603, 27616, 27519, 27529, 27604, 27606, 27526, 27513, 33 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN WAKE COUNTY NC
$319,990
2930 Jordan Pointe Blvd # B2T7
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 |

$330,462
4706 Sleepy Falls Run
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

$264,990
1301 Phelps West Rd # 3ZXHPU
Bed 3 | Bath 2.5 |

$253,990
455 Summer Ranch Dr # RABY9B
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$273,990
455 Summer Ranch Dr # VCMMJG
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

$333,990
Grigsby Ave # L7NQEP
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 |

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