Wake Forest SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
8
Amenities
9
Education
9
Commute
5

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Wake Forest, North Carolina Info Snack

Wake Forest is a town in Franklin and Wake counties in the U.S. state of North Carolina; located almost entirely in Wake County, it lies just north of the state capital, Raleigh. The population was 30,117 at the 2010 census, up from 12,588 at the 2000 census. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates the city's population to be 34,752 as of July 1, 2013. In 2007, the town was listed by Forbes magazine as the 20th fastest growing suburb in America, with a 73.2 percent increase in population between 2000 and 2006. Wake Forest was the original home of Wake Forest University for 122 years before it moved to Winston-Salem in 1956.
Population
38,473
Unemployment
5.4%
Poverty
6.2%
Median Home
$278,600
Median Income
$85,155
Median Rent
$1,037

Rankings for Wake Forest in North Carolina

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Map Of Wake Forest, NC

Population over time in Wake Forest

Year Population % Change
2017 38,473 5.5%
2016 36,472 4.8%
2015 34,786 4.4%
2014 33,319 5.3%
2013 31,632 5.8%
2012 29,889 6.2%
2011 28,132 5.0%
2010 26,790 -

Crime in Wake Forest Per 100k

Crime Wake Forest NC USA
Violent Crime 97.6 363.7 382.9
Murder 0.0 5.8 5.3
Robbery 16.7 91.0 98.0
Aggravated Assault 80.9 240.5 248.9
Property Crime 1763.5 2545.3 2362.0
Burglary 199.9 630.6 430.4
Larceny 1527.9 1760.9 1694.0
Car Theft 35.7 153.8 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Wake Forest

White
75.3% (28,980)
African American
14.4% (5,531)
American Indian
0.1% (30)
Asian
1.5% (584)
Hawaiian
0.0% (8)
Other
0.1% (21)
Two Or More
3.8% (1,468)
Hispanic
4.8% (1,851)
Race Wake Forest NC USA
White 75.3% 63.6% 61.5%
African American 14.4% 21.2% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.5% 2.7% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.8% 2.1% 2.3%
Hispanic 4.8% 9.1% 17.6%

Household Income For Wake Forest, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
2.8% (107,724)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.5% (96,182)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.7% (219,296)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.7% (219,296)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.7% (411,661)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.5% (634,804)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.8% (530,927)
$100,000 to $149,999
22.2% (854,100)
$150,000 to $199,999
12.8% (492,454)
$200,000 or more
7.3% (280,852)
Income Wake Forest NC USA
Less than $10,000 2.8% 7.3% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.5% 5.8% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.7% 11.1% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.7% 11.0% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.7% 14.5% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.5% 18.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.8% 11.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 22.2% 11.7% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 12.8% 4.4% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 7.3% 4.3% 6.3%

Gender in Wake Forest

Female
52.3% (20,104)
Male
47.7% (18,368)
Gender Wake Forest NC USA
Female 52.3% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 47.7% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Wake Forest for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.3% (484)
9-12th Grade
2.9% (1,114)
High School / GED
16.0% (6,149)
Some College
18.2% (7,012)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (2,675)
Bachelor's Degree
36.7% (14,116)
Master's Degree
14.6% (5,600)
Professional Degree
1.7% (671)
Doctorate Degree
1.7% (647)
Education Wake Forest NC USA
< 9th Grade 1.3% 4.9% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 2.9% 8.2% 7.2%
High School / GED 16.0% 26.1% 27.3%
Some College 18.2% 21.7% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 9.3% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 36.7% 19.2% 19.1%
Master's Degree 14.6% 7.7% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.7% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.7% 1.3% 1.4%

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