A demographic profile is one tool used to tell the story of a community. This story often includes aggregate data on topics such as age, race, employment, household size, and marital status.
To discover a few quick demographic facts about Wake Forest click on the image to the right. More detailed demographic information is available at the US Census.
A community profile is another storytelling tool. This profile, created by the Wake Forest Business & Industry Partnership, illustrates that Wake Forest is a great place to build and grow a business.
In an effort to better inform the Town’s plans, policies, and decision-making, the Long Range Planning Division conducts biannual population estimates for Wake Forest.
US Census Bureau
The US Census Bureau is the primary public data source for demographic and socioeconomic data in the United States. This data is used to determine the distribution of Congressional seats to states, distribute more than $675 billion in annual federal funds to local, state and tribal governments, emergency services planning, economic development, and much more.
Title VI Reporting
It is the policy of the Town of Wake Forest to ensure that no person shall, on the ground of race, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987, and any other related non-discrimination Civil Rights laws and authorities.
To better ensure compliance with Title VI requirements, the Long Range Planning Division collects and reports on relevant data aimed at identifying population groups that may be affected by Title VI legislation.