Wake Forest ranks #7 among “Best Places to Live in NC”

Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 12:36pm

HomeSnacks recently published its sixth annual study on the 10 best places to live in North Carolina and Wake Forest placed seventh.

HomeSnacks analyzed cities and towns with populations over 5,000 using the following criteria:

  • Median Home Values

  • Median Income

  • Population Density (Higher better)

  • Unemployment Rate

  • Commute Time

  • Crime

  • Education Levels

  • Health Insurance Coverage

  • Poverty rates

Sources of criteria included Census data and FBI crime data.

According to HomeSnacks, Wake Forest earned its ranking because of its high incomes (16th overall) and low crime (17th overall and one of the best in the top 10).

Other Wake County cities making the top 10 are Cary (2), Apex (3) and Holly Springs (5). To view the entire top 10 list, visit www.homesnacks.net/these-are-the-10-best-places-to-live-in-north-carolina-125130/.