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Information on Wake Forest, North Carolina

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Population in 2012: 32,936 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +161.6%

Males: 15,839

(48.1%)

Females: 17,097

(51.9%)

 

Median resident age:

34.2 years

North Carolina median age:

41.9 years

Zip codes: 27587, 27596.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $68,676 (it was $52,307 in 2000)

Wake Forest:

$68,676

North Carolina:

$43,916

Estimated per capita income in 2011: $30,372

 

Hospitals/medical centers near Wake Forest:

  • DUKE HEALTH RALEIGH HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 11 miles away; RALEIGH, NC)
  • "WAKEMED, RALEIGH CAMPUS" (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 15 miles away; RALEIGH, NC)
  • FRANKLIN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 15 miles away; LOUISBURG, NC)

Amtrak stations near Wake Forest:

  • 16 miles: RALEIGH (320 W. CARRABUS ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: CARY (311 N. ACADEMY ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wake Forest:

  • North Carolina State University at Raleigh (about 16 miles; Raleigh, NC; Full-time enrollment: 26,736)
  • Shaw University (about 16 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 2,283)
  • North Carolina Central University (about 22 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 6,579)
  • Duke University (about 22 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 13,870)
  • Wake Technical Community College (about 25 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 4,554)
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (about 30 miles; Chapel Hill, NC; FT enrollment: 24,146)
  • Johnston Community College (about 35 miles; Smithfield, NC; FT enrollment: 2,166)

Public high schools in Wake Forest:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Wake Forest:

Private elementary/middle schools in Wake Forest:

  • ST CATHERINE OF SIENA CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 166; Location: 520 W HOLDING AVE; Grades: KG - 7)
  • MONTESSORI CHILDREN'S HOUSE OF WAKE FOREST (Students: 24; Location: 802 MILL ST; Grades: PK - KG)


 

 

Reservoir: Wake Forest Reservoir

Creek: Toms Creek

Tourist attractions: Triangle Metro Zoo (Petting Zoos; PO Box 1106) (1), Franklin County Government - Departments- Public Libraries- Youngsville Br (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 218 US1A Highway) (2). Hotels: Hampton Inn Raleigh-Town Of Wake Forest- (12318 Wake Union Church Rd) (1), Franklin's Inn (608 South Main Street) (2).


Neighborhoods in Wake Forest:

(Wake Forest, North Carolina Neighborhood Map)