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. May, September and October are the most pleasant months in Wake Forest, while January and July are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Strong economy
-Attractive residential areas
-Educated population
Cons
-Growth and sprawl
-Long commutes
-Hot, humid summers

Local Listings in Wake Forest
 $275,000 
401 Cottesbrook Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2421 SqFt
 $319,900 
1317 Trailing Rose Ct
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 2850 SqFt
 $459,000 
2704 Laurel Field Cir
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 4048 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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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
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 3.0%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Wake Forest's cost of living is 21.2% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Wake Forest's Cost of Living

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

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 43.6%. 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 3.5%. Check out the homes in the area

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. More Education


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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

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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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NEW LISTINGS IN WAKE FOREST
$275,000
401 Cottesbrook Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$319,900
1317 Trailing Rose Ct
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$459,000
2704 Laurel Field Cir
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$575,000
7604 Trail Blazer Trl
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$300,000
12521 Ghoston Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$435,000
1816 Knights Crest Way
Bed 5 | Bath 4

$339,900
1020 Jones Wynd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

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