Wake Forest SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
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
40,159
Unemployment
4.3%
Poverty
5.8%
Median Home
$285,000
Median Income
$88,394
Median Rent
$1,083

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 40,159 4.4%
2016 38,473 5.5%
2015 36,472 4.8%
2014 34,786 4.4%
2013 33,319 5.3%
2012 31,632 5.8%
2011 29,889 6.2%
2010 28,132 5.0%
2009 26,790 -
Crime/100k Wake Forest NC USA
Violent Crime 110.6 377.6 368.9
Murder 0.0 6.0 5.0
Robbery 36.1 81.1 86.2
Aggravated Assault 74.5 265.1 246.8
Property Crime 1473.4 2494.1 2199.5
Burglary 137.6 599.9 376.0
Larceny 1302.0 1724.4 1594.6
Car Theft 33.8 169.8 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Wake Forest

White
73.4% (29,482)
African American
14.5% (5,832)
American Indian
0.1% (41)
Asian
1.6% (624)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (45)
Two Or More
4.5% (1,810)
Hispanic
5.8% (2,325)
Race Wake Forest NC USA
White 73.4% 63.3% 61.1%
African American 14.5% 21.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.6% 2.8% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.5% 2.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 5.8% 9.2% 17.8%

Household Income For Wake Forest, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
2.0% (79,310)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.7% (109,124)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.3% (214,196)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.4% (216,512)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.4% (416,815)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.9% (678,482)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.5% (540,991)
$100,000 to $149,999
21.5% (862,286)
$150,000 to $199,999
13.6% (546,780)
$200,000 or more
8.8% (351,398)
Income Wake Forest NC USA
Less than $10,000 2.0% 680.1% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.7% 542.3% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.3% 1065.5% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.4% 1072.6% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.4% 1422.6% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.9% 1807.0% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.5% 1204.5% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 21.5% 1246.3% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 13.6% 469.2% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 8.8% 489.8% 697.9%

Gender in Wake Forest

Female
53.3% (21,397)
Male
46.7% (18,762)
Gender Wake Forest NC USA
Female 53.3% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 46.7% 48.7% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
2.0% (803)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (803)
High School / GED
16.0% (6,425)
Some College
18.0% (7,228)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (3,212)
Bachelor's Degree
36.0% (14,457)
Master's Degree
14.0% (5,622)
Professional Degree
2.0% (803)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (803)
Education Wake Forest NC USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 16.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 18.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 36.0% 20.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 14.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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