Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill

People appreciate living in Chapel Hill for its renowned academic institutions like the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a welcoming community atmosphere, a vibrant cultural scene, diverse dining options, and the town's commitment to sustainability and quality of life.

Welcome to Chapel Hill!

Residents are drawn to the allure of living in Chapel Hill for lots of reasons. Home to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the town offers a unique blend of academic excellence and cultural richness. The welcoming community atmosphere fosters a sense of belonging, creating a tight-knit environment where neighbors often feel like an extended family. Chapel Hill boasts a vibrant cultural scene, featuring art galleries, live music venues, and theatrical performances that cater to diverse tastes. The array of dining options, ranging from local eateries to

Chapel Hill places a strong emphasis on sustainability and quality of life. The town is known for its commitment to green initiatives, pedestrian-friendly streets, and a network of parks and recreational areas. The lush green spaces, including the beloved Coker Arboretum, provide residents with opportunities for outdoor activities and a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle. The overall charm of Chapel Hill, coupled with its academic prominence, cultural vibrancy, culinary diversity, and commitment to sustainability, makes it an attractive destination for those seeking a well-rounded and fulfilling lifestyle.


Overview for Chapel Hill, NC

60,920 people live in Chapel Hill, where the median age is 25 and the average individual income is $44,029. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

60,920

Total Population

25 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$44,029

Average individual Income

Around Chapel Hill, NC

There's plenty to do around Chapel Hill, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

21
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
48
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
39
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Box Turtle Bakery, The Sweet Tea Cafe, and Even Dough.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $ 2.41 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.43 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.66 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.6 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.34 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.24 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Chapel Hill, NC

Chapel Hill has 20,114 households, with an average household size of 2.46. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Chapel Hill do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 60,920 people call Chapel Hill home. The population density is 2,820.72 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

60,920

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

25

Median Age

47.16 / 52.84%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
20,114

Total Households

2.46

Average Household Size

$44,029

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Chapel Hill, NC

All ()
Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Chapel Hill. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Northside Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
St Thomas More Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Montessori Day School
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
8th - 12th
No rating available
Estes Hills Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5

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