Wake Forest Snapshot

County: Wake

Area Code: 919 and 984

Population: 41,157

Housing Starts: 1,000

Elevation: 434 feet

Annual Average Temperature: 59.8 degrees

Land Area: 17.12 square miles

Number of Town Employees: 244

Golf Courses: 3

Sales Tax Rate: 7%

Property Tax Rate: .52 per $100 of assessed valuation

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

 

Driving Distances

DestinationTimeAccess
North Raleigh5 minutesUS 1
Downtown Raleigh35 minutesUS 1
RTP30 minutesI-540
Durham20 minutesNC-98
Chapel Hill40 minutesI-540
Greensboro1 hour / 30 minutesI-540
Wilmington2 hours / 20 minutesI-40
Charlotte2 hours / 45 minutesI-540
Asheville3 hours / 50 minutesI-540
Wake Forest Snapshot
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