Knightdale Market Stats

An affordable alternative to other Triangle towns, Knightdale is a small but fast-growing community just a few miles outside of Downtown Raleigh. Knightdale is known for its pristine parks, new construction neighborhoods, and vast selection of both local businesses and well-known retailers. As if that isn't enough, Knightdale residents can also take advantage of top-notch Wake County and private schools, as well as the area's thriving job market.

Want to see why Knightdale was recently named the Fastest Growing Town in North Carolina? Here's everything you need to know about this up-and-coming suburb.

A Snapshot of the Area


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Top Schools

90ºF / 69ºF

Summer Climate

60ºF / 35ºF

Winter Climate

Life in Knightdale

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Knightdale at a Glance

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Quick Facts

Population: 17,843
County: Wake
Median household income: $69,864
Median home value: $264,000

Travel & Commute

Raleigh: 22 min
Cary: 27 min
RTP: 30 min
Major Roads: US-1, US-64, US-264, I-540

Explore the Area

Everything You'll Love in Knightdale

Local shopping & dining

Knightdale features an eclectic mix of both locally owned businesses and big-name shops and restaurants. Most everyday conveniences—including shopping centers, grocery stores, and well-known eateries—await just off of Knightdale Boulevard. And if you want to support some authentic Knightdale spots, locals often recommend a seafood dinner from A'Nets' Katch or grabbing a pint at Oak City Brewing.

Verdant green spaces

Knightdale's crown jewel has to be its expansive parks and recreation system. Here, you'll discover miles of paved trails, more than a few parks, as well as wide-open green spaces. The iconic Knightdale Station Park is located on the east side of town, and it boasts its own farmers market, an amphitheatre, playgrounds, sports courts, and even a splash pad. Locals also love hiking the Mingo Creek Greenway or getting fit at the local rec center.

Things to do and see

There's never a shortage of things to do when you call Knightdale home. This bustling community hosts a number of events throughout the year, including the seasonal Movie Night Series, Food Truck Thursdays at Knightdale Station Park, and an old-fashioned Fourth of July. During winter, the town comes alive at the annual Holiday Market and tree lighting.

A bustling job market

Though Knightdale was once a quiet suburb of Raleigh, the completion of Highway 64 has transformed the community into a great place for commuters and businesses alike. Many residents enjoy a short commute into Raleigh, where they can work for companies like IBM, Red Hat, or Amazon. Duke Energy, UNC Healthcare, and Wake County Public Schools are just a few of Knightdale's largest employers.

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