Why Live in Wake Forest NC? We Are One of Nine Most Notable!

Wake Forest NC

 

Wake Forest NC is one of the nine most high growth areas in the country according to Gadberry Groups “9 from 2009”! 

Wake Forest NC earned the #6 spot on the list due to it’s explosive growth from 2000 – 2009!  Overall Wake Forest grew 118% or increased households from 8150 in 2000 to 17,803 in 2009 – that’s exciting!  Why are so many now calling Wake Forest NC home?  Many reasons!

 

 

Location:

  • Wake Forest has easy access to downtown Raleigh NC via Capital Blvd or us 401.  This close proximity allows many of Raleigh work force to escape the city and enjoy a quieter lifestyle in their personal time.
  • Durham NC and RTP (Research Triangle Park) is also a relatively minor commute under 30 minutes.  Many residents of Wake Forest NC work in RTP and Durham.
  • Our International Airport, Raleigh Durham International, is only a short 25 minute drive.
  • Wake Forest NC is located almost equidistant from both the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Atlantic Ocean making a day trip easy in either direction!

Quality of Life:

  • Tree-lined streets with very affordable housing.
  • A generous supply (given the total size of Wake Forest) of Parks and GreenwaysWake Forest NC Playground offering everything from tennis, baseball, soccer fields, playgrounds, community swimming pool and basketball. 
  • Our Greenways stretch for miles offering peaceful walks and bike trails.
  • Several Greenways border Falls Lake making for spectacular view and recreational opportunities.
  • Numerous Area Shopping Centers with all the necessities and amenities one needs.
  • Historic Downtown
  • Vibrant Art Scene
  • Garden and Historic Tours
  • Easy access to three major museums of art, natural sciences and history.

Education:

  • Wake Forest Public Schools are in the acclaimed Wake County Public School System which is ranked the #1 school district in the country for certified teachers and we have standard proficiency scores which exceed the national averages.
  • SAT scores also surpass the state and national averages
  • Close proximity to some of the most well-known, worldclass higher education schools such as Duke University, North Carolina State University and The University of North Carolina.
  • Southeastern Baptist Seminary is located right in Wake Forest NC

Healthcare:

  • The ratio of physician to doctor is 5 times higher in Wake Forest NC than the national average.
  • Three major teaching hospitals are located nearby.

Wake Forest NC Community HouseIn addition to Gadberry’s “2 of 2009” Wake Forest NC was ranked 20th as a “fastest growing community by Forbes in 2007 and in 2008 Forbes ranked ALL of the Triangle area as one of the “Top Five” Recession-Proof economies!

With all of that there is certainly reason to explore all that Wake Forest NC has to offer!  I would love to show you MY Wake Forest NC – just give me a call or simply send me an emailIt is THAT simple!

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