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Apex: Welcome to Apex!

Welcome to Apex!


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


Zip codes: 27502, 27511, 27513, 27519, 27523, 27539, 27562.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $88,328 (it was $71,052 in 2000)

Apex: $88,328

NC: $45,906

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)

Apex: $252,969

NC: $154,300

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%

Unemployed: 1.7%

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%

Separated: 1.7%

Widowed: 2.6%

Divorced: 9.0%

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:

Here: 4.1%

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%)

Manufacturing (17%)

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%)

Manufacturing (8%)

Other services, except public administration (5%)

Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common occupations in 2013 (%)

Males Females

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%)

Work and jobs in Apex: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Hospitals and medical centers in Apex:






Political contributions by individuals in Apex, NC

Airports and heliports located in Apex:

Cox Airport (Runways: 1)

Deck Airpark Airport (Runways: 1)

Apex Healthplex Heliport

See details about airports and heliports located in Apex, NC

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:

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)

See full list of schools located in Apex

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

Abbington neighborhood

Airington neighborhood

Allendale Acres neighborhood

Amherst neighborhood

Amity Fields neighborhood

Arbor Commons Townhomes neighborhood

Autumn Range neighborhood

Bayfield Run neighborhood

Beaver Creek neighborhood

Beaver Creek Crossings neighborhood

Beckett Crossing neighborhood

Beckwith Farms neighborhood

Bella Casa neighborhood

Bella Serra neighborhood

Belle Point neighborhood

Belle Ridge neighborhood

Belle Ridge North neighborhood

Belmont neighborhood

Belmont Estates neighborhood

Bladestone neighborhood

Bradley neighborhood

Briarwood Farms neighborhood

Brighton Woods neighborhood

Brittany Trace neighborhood

Brookfield neighborhood

Brookshire neighborhood

Buckingham neighborhood

Bungalow Park at Scotts Mills neighborhood

Burnside neighborhood

Caitlin Pond neighborhood

Cameron Park neighborhood

Carriage Downs neighborhood

Carriage Village neighborhood

Cary Oaks neighborhood

Castlereagh neighborhood

Castlewood neighborhood

Center Heights neighborhood

Center Park neighborhood

Centerfield neighborhood

Chapel Ridge neighborhood

Chapel View Farms neighborhood

Chari Heights neighborhood

Charleston Village neighborhood

Chatham Glenn neighborhood

Churchill Estates neighborhood

Cityside Townhomes neighborhood

Clairmont neighborhood

Colvin Estates neighborhood

Cooke neighborhood

Copperleaf neighborhood

Courtyard at Salem Oaks neighborhood

Creeks Bend neighborhood

Creekside neighborhood

Creekside Park neighborhood

Creekwood Bluffs neighborhood

Crocketts Ridge neighborhood

Crooked Brook neighborhood

Crowsdale neighborhood

Damont Hills neighborhood

Deerfield Park neighborhood

Denman Woods neighborhood

Dogwood Acres neighborhood

Dogwood Ridge neighborhood

Eagles Nest neighborhood

Elizabeth Woods neighborhood

Englewood Forest neighborhood

Fair Oaks neighborhood

Fairstone neighborhood

Fairview Road neighborhood

Fairview Wooded Acres neighborhood

Falcons Reach neighborhood

Farrells Creek neighborhood

Forest Springs neighborhood

Friendship Acres neighborhood

Germaine Street neighborhood

Gilchrist Landing neighborhood

Glen Arbor neighborhood

Glendale neighborhood

Golders Green neighborhood

Green Level Farms neighborhood

Green Plains neighborhood

Green at Scotts Mill neighborhood

Greenbrier neighborhood

Greenwood Acres neighborhood

Greg Penny neighborhood

Grenadier neighborhood

Greyhawk neighborhood

Groves neighborhood

Gypsy Woods neighborhood

Haddon Hall neighborhood

Haddon Place neighborhood

Hallmark neighborhood

Halstead neighborhood

Heatherwood Townhomes neighborhood

Heavner Tract neighborhood

Heritage Oaks neighborhood

Herndon Estates neighborhood

Hickory Creek neighborhood

Hickory Trace neighborhood

Highland Creek neighborhood

Highland Farms neighborhood

Hillcrest neighborhood

Holland Crossings neighborhood

Holland Farm neighborhood

Holly Hill neighborhood

Holly Run neighborhood

Hollybrook neighborhood

Homestead Park neighborhood

Howell neighborhood

Hunter Valley neighborhood

Indian Hills neighborhood

Indian Trails neighborhood

Iron Gate neighborhood

Ivory Hills neighborhood

James Street Station neighborhood

Jamison Park neighborhood

Jenmar Acres neighborhood

Justice Heights neighborhood

Kelly Glen neighborhood

Kildaire Estates neighborhood

Kilt Valley neighborhood

Kirkwood neighborhood

Knollwood neighborhood

L'Hermitage at Beaver Creek neighborhood

Lakefield neighborhood

Lands Helton Homes neighborhood

Laurel Park neighborhood

Les Arbres neighborhood

Lexington neighborhood

Lynnhaven neighborhood

Madden Crossing neighborhood

Mannsfield neighborhood

Markham Plantation neighborhood

Maynards Way neighborhood

Meadow Lake neighborhood

Meadow Lake Farms neighborhood

Merion neighborhood

Milton Teresa Clowers neighborhood

Miramonte neighborhood

Montclair neighborhood

New Hope Estates neighborhood

Newbury Park neighborhood

North East New Hope neighborhood

Oak Chase neighborhood

Old Mill Village neighborhood

Old Pierce Place neighborhood

Old Sturbridge Village neighborhood

Old Thompson Creek neighborhood

Olive Farms neighborhood

Orchard Knoll neighborhood

Oxford Greene neighborhood

Parkway Station neighborhood

Patricia Edwards neighborhood

Paynes Landing neighborhood

Peakway Village neighborhood

Pearson Farms neighborhood

Pebblestone neighborhood

Perry Farms neighborhood

Perry Hills neighborhood

Perry Village neighborhood

Pinefield neighborhood

Pleasant Plains neighborhood

Pricewood Farms neighborhood

Ramblewood neighborhood

Rancho Verde neighborhood

Reedy Creek Farms neighborhood

Rollingwood Estates neighborhood

Rose Garden neighborhood

Royal Senter Ridge neighborhood

Running Cedar neighborhood

Rustic Mill neighborhood

Saint James Village neighborhood

Salem Creek Townhomes neighborhood

Salem Oaks neighborhood

Salem Woods neighborhood

Sancroft neighborhood

Saponi Hills neighborhood

Sawgrass neighborhood

Sawyers Mill neighborhood

Scots Laurel neighborhood

Scotts Mill neighborhood

Seagroves Farm neighborhood

Sedgemoor neighborhood

Shadow Creek neighborhood

Shepherds Vineyard neighborhood

Sleepy Valley neighborhood

South Lake neighborhood

South Pointe neighborhood

Southwoods neighborhood

Sterling at Buckhingham neighborhood

Stone Point neighborhood

Stonebridge neighborhood

Stratford at Abbington neighborhood

Sugarland Run neighborhood

Summer Chill neighborhood

Summer Oaks neighborhood

Summer Oaks Ph2 neighborhood

Summercrest neighborhood

Sunlake Farms neighborhood

Sunny Fields neighborhood

Sunny Side neighborhood

Sunnybrook Farms neighborhood

Sunset Hills neighborhood

Sunset Pointe neighborhood

Surrey Meadows neighborhood

Surry neighborhood

Sutton Place neighborhood

Symphony Run neighborhood

Talicud Trail neighborhood

Ten Ten Terrene neighborhood

The Glen Townhomes neighborhood

The Groves Townhomes neighborhood

The Heritage neighborhood

The Park at Langston neighborhood

The Park at West Lake neighborhood

The Townes at Sugarland neighborhood

The Village at Wynchester neighborhood

The Woodlands neighborhood

Townes at Arbor Creek neighborhood

Towns of Carriage Downs neighborhood

Trackside neighborhood

Treyland Estates neighborhood

Tunstall Square neighborhood

Turners Village neighborhood

Tuscany neighborhood

Twisted Creek Townhomes neighborhood

Umstead neighborhood

Valley View Farm neighborhood

Victorian Grace neighborhood

Vintage Grove neighborhood

Walden Creek neighborhood

Walden Townes neighborhood

Walden Woods neighborhood

Washington Homes neighborhood

Waterford East neighborhood

Waterford Green neighborhood

Wayne Senter neighborhood

Weaver Crossing neighborhood

Wedgewood Square neighborhood

Weldon Ridge neighborhood

Wendy Hill neighborhood

West Lake neighborhood

Westhaven Townhomes neighborhood

Westwinds neighborhood

Whippoorwill Downs neighborhood

Whistling Quail neighborhood

White Oak Village neighborhood

White Oak Villas neighborhood

Whitehall neighborhood

Wileys Ridge neighborhood

Winding Creek neighborhood

Winding Way Estates neighborhood

Winslowe neighborhood

Woodcreek neighborhood

Woodgate Farms neighborhood

Woodridge neighborhood

Woods of Chatham neighborhood

Woodson Farms neighborhood

Wrenn Meadow neighborhood

Wrenns Nest neighborhood

Wynridge neighborhood


Religion statistics for Apex town (based on Wake County data)




Evangelical Protestant



Mainline Protestant









Black Protestant










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


Apex on our top lists:

#78 on the list of "Top 100 cities with newest houses"

#28 (27513) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Ugandan first ancestries"

#61 (27511) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of South African first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"

#88 (27511) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most beauty salons in 2005"

#37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"

#38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"

#40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"

#50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"

#83 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"


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