Apex is a charming town in Wake County, North Carolina and a suburb of Raleigh, North Carolina. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates the town’s population to be 43,907 as of July 1, 2014. The median income (in 2013 dollars) for a household in the town was $89,475, and the median income for a family was $106,283.
The robust technology hub, Research Triangle Park provides high-paying tech-industry jobs that help make the quality of life here second to none. Proximity to the tech hub also gives a boost to the local schools, already among the state’s best. With so many attractive qualities, Apex has seen its population double since 2000. The community has also managed to retain its close-knit vibe, even as the population has grown, with events like a weekly farmers’ market and an annual jazz festival.In August 2015, TIME magazine ranked Apex #1 on its list of the nation’s top places to live. Neighboring towns include Cary to the north and northeast, Holly Springs to the south, and Raleigh to the east and northeast.
According to Zillow, the median home value in Apex is $345,200. Apex home values have gone up 3.9% over the past year and predicts they will rise 3.3% within the next year. The median list price per square foot in Apex is $154, which is higher than the Raleigh Metro average of $138. The median price of homes currently listed in Apex is $418,000 and the median rent is $1,650, which is higher than the Raleigh Metro median of $1,495.
Apex offers an abundance of activities for all ages. You can stroll along and shop in our historic downtown – or drive a short distance to several major shopping centers offering some of the finest shopping in the Southeastern United States. Have a family picnic in one of the local parks — or go camping, fishing or boating at Jordan Lake. If you’re a fan of sports, you can attend any number of amateur and professional sporting events ranging from high school programs to top-notch ACC athletics, and all the way up to major league NHL hockey.