People love living in Wendell, NC, for its small-town charm, vibrant downtown scene with local businesses, community events, diverse real estate options, and convenient access to Raleigh's amenities.

Welcome to Wendell

Wendell, NC is a small town located 30 minutes east of Raleigh. Its small-town charm has captivated locals for years, and the rest of Wake County is catching on. The former quaint downtown area is now bustling with business from local boutiques and retail shops to coffee shops and craft breweries. There are a couple of parks and public outdoor spaces for events such as the Harvest Festival and International Food & Music Festival. With a wide range of real estate options, big-city amenities, and rich history, it’s easy to see why buyers continue to show interest in the area.
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Overview for Wendell, NC

18,296 people live in Wendell, where the median age is 35.8 and the average individual income is $29,445.41. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

35.8 years

Median Age


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


Average individual Income

Around Wendell, NC

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

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Sam's Flying Scoops, Pope's Strawberries, and Brindisi Wine.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $ 1.5 miles 15 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 3.85 miles 4 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.47 miles 4 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.2 miles 14 reviews 4.7/5 stars
Dining · $$ 4.47 miles 331 reviews 4.7/5 stars
Beauty 4.8 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Wendell, NC

Wendell has 6,261 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Wendell do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 18,296 people call Wendell home. The population density is 526.99 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


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


Median Age

48.78 / 51.22%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
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Schools in Wendell, NC

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The following schools are within or nearby Wendell. 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.
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K - 5th
Lake Myra Elementary
PreK - 5th
Cardinal Charter Academy at Wendell Falls
K - 6th
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