Apex Market Stats

Welcome to Apex, a Raleigh suburb that offers the best of both city and small-town living. Although it may be just minutes away from North Carolina's capital, Apex has managed to maintain a close-knit atmosphere that's ideal for families, young professionals, retirees, and everyone in-between. 

Wondering why Apex is known as "The Peak of Good Living"? A thriving historic district, highly rated schools, a vast network of parks and greenways, and prime employment opportunities are just a few factors that have contributed to the town's recent population boom. As if all that wasn't already enough, Apex was also named the best place to live in the country by Money Magazine!

If you're eager to explore everything Apex has to offer, we'd love to show you around. Let's explore.

A Snapshot of the Area


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90ºF / 69ºF

Summer Climate

51ºF / 30ºF

Winter Climate

Life in Apex

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Apex at a Glance

As your Triangle experts, we know all the insider details on living in Apex—feel free to contact us with any other questions you might have.

Quick Facts

Population: 59,300
County: Wake
Median household income: $105,404
Median home value: $378,800

Travel & Commute

Raleigh: 19 min
Durham: 28 min
RTP: 19 min
Major Roads: US-1, US-64, Route 55, Route 540

Explore the Area

Everything You'll Love in Apex

Local shopping & dining

Searching for the perfect spot to shop the day away? Beaver Creek Commons and Crossing feature all of the retailers you know and love, including Target, Kohl's, and Lowe's. If you'd rather stay local, you can also check out Historic Downtown Apex's top boutiques, antique stores, and specialty outposts. Once you've worked up an appetite, be sure to sample the flavors at some of the best eateries in town. Residents love Doherty's Irish Pub, Sushi Iwa, and Anna's Pizzeria

Endless outdoor recreation

Whether you love to hit the links, hike on tree-lined greenways, or just relax by the water, you'll have no trouble getting in touch with nature when you live in Apex. In total, the town maintains over a dozen parks, as well as a skate plaza, fitness course, and sports fields. The Apex Community Park is home to countless amenities, including a 50-acre lake. Nearby Apex Nature Park features everything from a disc golf course to an off-leash dog run. You can also work on your swing at Knight's Play Golf Course or take a day trip to Jordan Lake! 

Plenty of year-round events

Get ready to mark your calendar—there's always something going on in Apex! If you really want to live like a local, try attending the annual PeakFest, a summer celebration of everything Apex. The town's Olde Fashioned Forth of July draws thousands of attendees and even has a grand fireworks display at the end of the night. And if you want to get into the spooky spirit, be sure to dress up for Trick or Treat on Salem.

A thriving job market

Because of its ideal location near the rest of the Triangle's major cities and the RTP, Apex is close to a variety of outstanding career opportunities. And if you don't want to commute into the city, you'll also find a broad selection of jobs close to home! Duke University and Health System, the State of North Carolina, Wake County Public Schools, Wal-Mart, and IBM are just a few of the largest employers in the Raleigh area. Around Apex, Dell Technologies, ATI Industrial Automation, and the town government all contribute to the local economy.

Linda Craft Team Realtors: Your Apex Experts

Apex is a community unlike any other—and if you'd like to call it home, Linda Craft Team Realtors REALTORS® is here to help. With over 350 years of combined industry experience and an in-depth knowledge of life in the Triangle, we have everything you need to find your real estate success. Whenever you're ready to get started, we're just a phone call away.

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