Apex is the #1 Best Place to Live… in America!
It’s not hard to see why Apex, NC was named #1 in Money Magazine’s Best Places to Live in the US in 2015! Quiet and lush streets, friendly neighbors, fun events, high-paying jobs, affordable housing, and top schools are just the beginning. The community spirit of Apex is undeniable, from the quaint historic storefronts of its charming downtown to the thriving turnout for its famous PeakFest Street Fair. For those seeking small-town charm with access to big-city amenities, look no farther than Apex, NC!
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Why Do Residents Love Apex?
Attractions & Events
Stroll the quiet streets of Downtown Apex to admire beautiful historic architecture while browsing unique local shops and sampling delicious dining. And don’t miss out on some of the top events in the Triangle area, including PeakFest Street Fair, Apex Latino Arts Festival, Peak City Pig Fest, Olde Fashioned 4th of July, and Christmas on Salem.
Parks and green spaces abound throughout this beautiful community! Lush landscaping greets visitors around each new bend in the road, while acres of parks offer athletic courts and fields, playgrounds, disc golf courses, dog parks, skate parks, and miles of scenic trails. Apex also offers athletic programs and sports for youth and adults.
Apex is served by top-rated Wake County Public Schools, the largest school district in North Carolina. Many schools in Apex have been rated a 9/10 or higher by GreatSchools, giving the town a superb overall rating of 9/10. Two schools—Lufkin Road Middle and Olive Chapel Elementary—received perfect scores of 10.
Employment & Commuter Information
Employment Opportunities Abound
With easy access to two top hospital systems, three major universities, the largest public school district in North Carolina, and the Research Triangle Park, Apex offers residents a wide range of high-paying and diverse jobs. Some top employers in Apex include Wake County Public Schools, Cooper Industries, the Town of Apex, EMC, Bland Landscaping, and Rex Healthcare, while other top area employers include IBM, WakeMEd Health, Cisco Systems, and SAS Institute.
Apex Quick Facts
Population (2014): 43,907
Population Change Since 2000: +108.9%
Average Home Value (2013): $252,696
Commute to RTP: 20 min
Commute to Raleigh: 25 min
Commute to Durham: 30 min
Apex Real Estate
Find your dream home in Apex. Contact expert Triangle area real estate agent Dave Biggerstaff today for more information on real estate and homes for sale in Apex.
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