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Apex, NC

Welcome to Apex!

Located in Wake County, Apex is a fantastic suburb of Raleigh that has plenty to offer interested buyers. This railroad town has beautiful homes, a vibrant downtown scene, and has plenty of opportunities for work and play. Recognized by CNN Money as one of the best places to live, check out why residents call Apex "The Peak of Good Living.”

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Getting Around

Travel Time to Raleigh: 20 mins
Travel Time to Cary: 14 mins
Closest Airport: Raleigh-Durham International Airport
Major Highways: US-1, Hwy-55, US-64 


Population (2017): 50,451
Average Home Value: $289,300
Zip Codes: 27502, 27523, and 27539

Spotlights of Apex

The History of Apex

Apex is deeply connected to its history. In the bustling Downtown District, you can find buildings that have lined South Salem Street since 1870. In fact, Downtown Apex is considered one of the most intact run-of-the-century railroad towns. Guided by its past, Apex has become one of the fastest growing areas in the Triangle with no signs of slowing down.  

A History of Excellent Education

More than just a place to raise a family, it’s a place to offer your children an excellent education and future. In fact, Apex schools are one of the most sought after in the state.

This community is served by the Wake County Public School system, which is the largest and one of the best school systems in the state. 

Recreational Amenities Everywhere You Look

When you live in Apex, you’ll really appreciate all of the public spaces and parks available to you and your family. Plus, the downtown area is simply wonderful, with a treasure trove of local businesses and restaurants.

Apex Attractions

What You'll LOVE About Apex

Apex living is the perfect blend of small-town charm and metropolitan opportunities. The Downtown district alone hosts over 60 commercial and residential properties. This rapidly developing area has beautiful homes that won’t break the bank, stellar schools, and is just a short drive away to the rest of the Triangle.

The Outdoors

There are tons of amazing outdoor locations to explore in Apex. The Parks and Recreation team in Apex are proud to provide a bounty of excellent parks, trails, greenways, and more. Many residents, for example, love spending time at the Apex Community Park to picnic, fish, and much more.

The Culture

Apex isn’t called "The Peak of Good Living” for nothing. Many residents love Apex for its vibrant small-town atmosphere mixed with access to big city living. Whether you choose to spend time at the weekly farmers market in Downtown Apex or choose to venture 20 minutes to Downtown Raleigh, you can trust that you’ll be able to remain connected to it all.

The Homes

Over the last decade, Apex has been developing at a rapid rate. There are plenty of new neighborhoods, and you can even find some great restored historic homes for sale. Whatever house you choose, there’s definitely a perfect place for you to put down roots in this booming community.

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