Wake Forest Snapshot

County:

Wake

Area Code:

919 and 984

Population:

36,000

Housing Starts:

1,000

Elevation:

434 feet

Annual Average Temperature:

59.8 degrees

Land Area:

15.9 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