Wake Forest

Wake Forest

Homes in Wake Forest offer the convenience of a suburban area in a variety of settings.

Welcome to Wake Forest

Is Wake Forest, NC going to be the town you call home? As one of the fastest-growing towns in North Carolina, Wake Forest is situated just outside of Raleigh and offers a suburban lifestyle. With more than 560 acres of green space, Wake Forest has public parks, natural areas, and golf courses. Some of our favorites include the E. Carroll Joyner Park, the Paschal Golf Club, and the exciting Falls Lake State Recreation Area. Homes in Wake Forest offer the convenience of a suburban area in a variety of settings. Wake Forest is a great place to look for luxury homes, new constructions, or find a private multi-acre setting to build your own custom property – anything is possible.
 
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Overview for Wake Forest, NC

46,387 people live in Wake Forest, where the median age is 38.6 and the average individual income is $43,601. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

46,387

Total Population

38.6 years

Median Age

High

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

$43,601

Average individual Income

Around Wake Forest, NC

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

37
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
26
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Bedford Food & Drink, Fishin Shrimp, and Soo Cafe.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.66 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.68 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.93 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.03 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.14 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 0.83 miles 26 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Wake Forest, NC

Wake Forest has 16,513 households, with an average household size of 2.79. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Wake Forest do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 46,387 people call Wake Forest home. The population density is 2,570.38 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

46,387

Total Population

High

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

38.6

Median Age

48.6 / 51.4%

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
16,513

Total Households

2.79

Average Household Size

$43,601

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 Wake Forest, NC

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Wake Forest. 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
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
St Catherine Of Siena Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Richland Creek Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
North Wake College and Career Academy
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Wake Forest Charter Academy
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 12th
5/5
Wake Forest Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5

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