Living in Wake Forest, NC

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Wake Forest, North Carolina Info Snack

Population
42,111
Unemployment
3.9%
Poverty
5.3%
Median Home
$297,300
Median Income
$92,210
Median Rent
$1,117

Wake Forest SnackAbility

9.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
8.5
Amenities
9
Education
9
Commute
5

Wake Forest, NC Crime Report

417
Total Crimes
903.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
-63.51%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Wake Forest
/ 100k People
North Carolina
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 417 903.7 2,729.1 2,476.7
Violent Crime 24 52.0 371.8 366.7
Murder 1 2.2 6.0 5.0
Robbery 4 8.7 72.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 16 34.7 262.4 250.2
Property Crime 393 851.7 2,357.3 2,109.9
Burglary 33 71.5 519.1 340.5
Larceny 344 745.5 1,666.0 1,549.5
Car Theft 16 34.7 172.2 219.9

Wake Forest, NC Cost Of Living

108
Wake Forest's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Wake Forest North Carolina National Average
Overall 108 95 100
Services 101 101 100
Groceries 94 98 100
Health 105 108 100
Housing 133 85 100
Transportation 82 94 100
Utilities 99 98 100

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Rankings for Wake Forest in North Carolina

Map Of Wake Forest, NC

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Population over time in Wake Forest

Year Population % Change
2019 42,111 4.9%
2018 40,159 4.4%
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 -

Race / Ethnicity in Wake Forest

White
74.4% (31,341)
African American
14.7% (6,183)
American Indian
0.1% (22)
Asian
1.4% (606)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (46)
Two Or More
3.7% (1,553)
Hispanic
5.6% (2,360)
Race Wake Forest NC USA
White 74.4% 63.1% 60.7%
African American 14.7% 21.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.4% 2.8% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.7% 2.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 5.6% 9.4% 18.0%

Gender in Wake Forest

Female
53.0% (22,303)
Male
47.0% (19,808)
Gender Wake Forest NC USA
Female 53.0% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 47.0% 48.7% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
3.0% (1,263)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (842)
High School / GED
15.0% (6,316)
Some College
17.0% (7,158)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (3,789)
Bachelor's Degree
36.0% (15,159)
Master's Degree
14.0% (5,895)
Professional Degree
2.0% (842)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (842)
Education Wake Forest NC USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 15.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 17.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 36.0% 20.0% 20.0%
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%

Household Income For Wake Forest, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
1.7% (72,033)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.1% (89,184)
$15,000 to $24,999
4.9% (204,380)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.3% (223,818)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.1% (468,789)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.3% (685,747)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.5% (524,529)
$100,000 to $149,999
23.3% (981,884)
$150,000 to $199,999
13.4% (565,691)
$200,000 or more
9.4% (395,040)
Income Wake Forest NC USA
Less than $10,000 1.7% 6.4% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.1% 5.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 4.9% 10.3% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.3% 10.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.1% 13.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.3% 18.0% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.5% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 23.3% 13.1% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 13.4% 5.1% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 9.4% 5.4% 7.7%

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