Welcome to Apex: The Peak of Good Living
Take a stroll down tree-lined North Salem Street on a Saturday afternoon—it's the best way to get a taste of what life is like in Apex, an award-winning suburb just minutes from Raleigh. Here, you'll always find a friendly face or discover one of the endless family-owned shops or restaurants. There's a reason why Apex is considered the peak of good living, but we're partial to the stunning homes, thriving job market, and one-of-a-kind sense of community. Don't just take our word for it, though. In August 2015, Apex was rated #1 in Money Magazine's “Best Places to Live.” It's also been ranked as a top town for families and one of the happiest suburbs in the country!
Ready to live like an Apex local? We have all the info you need to know before you make your move.
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Residential life in Apex is unlike anything you've ever experienced before. Locals love the area for its small-town charm, but it's also close to all the best amenities. Want an inside look on what it's really like to live in one of the area's top suburbs? As your Triangle experts, we know all the exclusive details! Feel free to contact us with any questions you might have!
Zip Codes: 27502, 27523, and 27539
Median Home Value: $353,200
Travel & Commute
Raleigh: 20 minutes (15 miles)
Cary: 14 minutes (6.4 miles)
Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU): 21 minutes (18 miles)
Major Roads: I-540, US-1, US-64
What Locals Love
Public schools are often crucial when buying a home, even if you don't have children. In fact, homes in top-rated districts tend to increase more in value over time. You'll rest easy knowing that Apex's students are served by Wake County Public Schools, the state's largest district.
Although WCPSS is 160,000 students strong, don't let the numbers fool you—your child will receive an individualized education unlike any other. Potential schools include Apex Elementary, Middle, and High.
Endless Job Opportunities
Want to jump start your career? Head to Apex to see why so many job-seekers are flocking to the Triangle area. This suburb is conveniently located near Raleigh, Durham, Cary, and the Research Triangle Park—it's truly a commuter's dream! You'll also find many opportunities in the medical and tech fields, especially with IBM and WakeMed Health.
From 2016 to 2017, employment in Apex has grown by over 6.3% and has been steadily rising ever since. In fact, the area also enjoys a 3% unemployment rate, which is almost a full percentage point lower than the national average.
Plenty of Downtown Events
If you're planning a big night out or just want to enjoy a festival on the streets of downtown, you'll find the perfect event in the Peak City. Downtown Apex serves as a hub for all the coolest activities, many of which support local charities and organizations. Residents of all ages will enjoy the fun, so be sure to check out the town's calendar of events.
Looking for recommendations? You can't miss the annual PeakFest, which celebrates everything we love about Apex. The Latino Arts Festival and the 55+ Health and Wellness Fair also can't be beat.
Unbeatable Shopping and Dining
Let's face it—we all need to splurge every now and then. Luckily, Apex is home to both locally-owned shops and large retail centers, which makes it easy to find what you need. Residents often head to Beaver Creek Commons, where you'll find spots like T.J. Maxx and Lowes. Don't forget to head to Downtown Apex, too—it's home to gems like Downtown Knits!
Have you worked up an appetite? You're in luck—Apex is home to some of the tastiest eateries in the Triangle. Head to Anna's Pizzeria and have a few (or 5) slices of their finest pizza. One visit is all it takes to see why it's so popular! Other favorites include The Provincial, La Rancherita, and Doherty's Irish Pub.
Ready to Take Your Next Steps?
Want to learn more about what it's like to live in Apex? Just take a stroll down North Salem Street or check out the luxurious neighborhoods—one visit is all it takes to fall in love with this small town. If you have any questions or are ready to take your next steps, just reach out to the Linda Trevor Team! Contact us to learn more and schedule a showing of your favorite homes, or browse our buyer resources below.
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