Wake Forest Snapshot

County: Wake

Area Code: 919 and 984

Population: 37,046

Housing Starts: 1,000

Elevation: 434 feet

Annual Average Temperature: 59.8 degrees

Land Area: 17.12 square miles

Number of Town Employees: 172

Golf Courses: 3

Sales Tax Rate: 7%

Property Tax Rate: .51 per $100 of assessed valuation

Nearest Airport: Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) - approximately 25 miles

 

Driving Distances

Destination Time Access
North Raleigh 5 minutes US 1
Downtown Raleigh 35 minutes US 1
RTP 30 minutes I-540
Durham 20 minutes NC-98
Chapel Hill 40 minutes I-540
Greensboro 1 hour / 30 minutes I-540
Wilmington 2 hours / 20 minutes I-40
Charlotte 2 hours / 45 minutes I-540
Asheville 3 hours / 50 minutes I-540