Population in 2013: 42,214 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +108.9%
Males: 20,221 (47.9%)
Females: 21,993 (52.1%)
Median resident age: 37.5 years
North Carolina median age: 37.9 years
Estimated median household income in 2013: $88,328 (it was $71,052 in 2000)
Estimated per capita income in 2013: $35,771 (it was $28,727 in 2000)
Apex town income, earnings, and wages data
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $252,969 (it was $177,400 in 2000)
Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $273,171; Detached houses: $294,276; Townhouses or other attached units: $180,195; In 2-unit structures: $158,613; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $186,666; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $187,924; Mobile homes: $78,384
Median gross rent in 2013: $1,135.
For population 25 years and over in Apex:
High school or higher: 96.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 61.2%
Graduate or professional degree: 22.2%
Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Apex town:
Never married: 25.0%
Now married: 61.8%
3,983 residents are foreign born (2.5% Latin America, 1.5% Asia, 1.3% Europe).
This town: 9.6%
North Carolina: 7.6%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,311 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,005 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cary, NC (4.4 miles , pop. 94,536).
Latitude: 35.73 N, Longitude: 78.85 W
Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Peak of Good Living
Daytime population change due to commuting: -6,917 (-16.7%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 4,606 (21.0%)
Area code: 919
Unemployment in June 2014:
North Carolina: 6.5%
Unemployment by year (%)
Population change in the 1990s: +14,684 (+265.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (20%)
Retail trade (9%)
Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
Public administration (6%)
Educational services (5%)
Accommodation and food services (5%)
Health care and social assistance (19%)
Educational services (18%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (17%)
Retail trade (10%)
Other services, except public administration (5%)
Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Management occupations (19%)
Computer and mathematical occupations (17%)
Sales and related occupations (10%)
Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
Business and financial operations occupations (11%)
Management occupations (11%)
Sales and related occupations (9%)
Personal care and service occupations (6%)
Health technologists and technicians (5%)
Hospitals and medical centers in Apex:
VOCA-HICKORY GROUP HOME (112 HICKORY AVENUE)
VOCA-MASON GROUP HOME (306 N MASON STREET)
VOCA-OLIVE STREET HOME (707 EAST OLIVE STREET)
FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE APEX (1000 AMERICAN WAY)
REX REHAB AND NURSING CARE CENTER OF APEX (911 SOUTH HUGHES STREET)
Airports and heliports located in Apex:
Cox Airport (Runways: 1)
Deck Airpark Airport (Runways: 1)
Amtrak stations near Apex:
6 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.
13 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.
19 miles: DURHAM (400 W. CHAPEL HILL ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.
Operable nuclear power plant near Apex:
6 miles: Shearon Harris in New Hill, NC.
Local government website: www.ci.apex.nc.us
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Apex:
Strayer University-North Carolina (about 10 miles; Morrisville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,070)
Wake Technical Community College (about 10 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 16,265)
North Carolina State University at Raleigh (about 11 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 29,958)
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (about 17 miles; Chapel Hill, NC; FT enrollment: 24,946)
Durham Technical Community College (about 17 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 3,515)
North Carolina Central University (about 17 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 7,281)
Duke University (about 20 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 14,652)
Public high school in Apex:
Apex High (Location: 1501 Laura Duncan Rd; Grades: 9-12)
Public elementary/middle schools in Apex:
Olive Chapel Elementary (Location: 1751 Olive Chapel Road; Grades: KG-5)
Apex Middle (Location: 400 East Moore Street; Grades: 6-8)
Apex Elementary (Location: 700 Tingen Road; Grades: KG-5)
Baucom Elementary (Location: 400 Hunter St; Grades: KG-5)
Private elementary/middle school in Apex:
ST MARY MAGDALENE CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 500; Location: 625 MAGDALA PL; Grades: PK - 8)
User submitted facts and corrections:
Corrections to the following: Churches in Apex include: (add) Compass Church at Beaver Creek, 201 Fantail Lane, Apex NC
Churches in Apex include: True Way Church (A), Matthew Chapel (B). Display/hide their locations on the map
Reservoirs: Apex Lake (A), Grey Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map
Park in Apex: Jones Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map
Hotels: Days Inn - Apex (1400 E Williams St) (1), Comfort Inn Apex (1411 East Williams Street) (2), B & BS Country Garden Inn (1041 Kelly Road) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map
Wake County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town: 4.4%
Whole state: 5.9%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
Gay men: 0.2% of all households
People in group quarters in Apex in 2010:
97 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
17 people in group homes intended for adults
6 people in residential treatment centers for adults
People in group quarters in Apex in 2000:
39 people in other non-institutional group quarters
6 people in nursing homes
5 people in other group homes
Apex compared to North Carolina state average:
Median household income above state average.
Median house value above state average.
Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
Median age significantly below state average.
Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
Number of rooms per house above state average.
House age significantly below state average.
Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Apex, North Carolina:
Comfort Inn Apex, 1411 E Williams St, Apex, NC 27539 , Phone: (919) 387-4600, Fax: (919) 303-6667
Holiday Inn Express, 1006 Marco Dr, Apex, NC 27502 , Phone: (919) 387-3636, Fax: (919) 387-9969
Candlewood Suites Apex/Raleigh, 1005 Marco Dr, Apex, NC 27502 , Phone: (919) 387-8595, Fax: (919) 387-8596
Value Place, 901 Lufkin Rd, Apex, NC 27539 , Phone: (919) 387-4636, Fax: (919) 387-4634
Days Inn Raleigh - Apex, 1400 E William St, Apex, NC 27539 , Phone: (919) 362-8621, Fax: (919) 362-9383
Neighborhoods in Apex, NC
Religion statistics for Apex town (based on Wake County data)
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 176
Number of supercenters and club stores: 10
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 68
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 281
Number of full-service restaurants: 648
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