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Apex: The #1 Place to Live in America

If you ask Apex residents why they love living in this town, they'll mention that it's welcoming, it's charming, it's convenient, and it's filled with fun things to do. Apex is a small yet growing town that offers plenty of parks (dog parks included), a downtown filled with historic buildings, and several major shopping centers worth exploring. It's no wonder that Apex, NC is a favorite among home buyers!

If you're considering buying a home in this community, we can help you find the best place to live. Call us or stop by to say hello—our office is located in Downtown Apex!

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Come Explore Life in Apex

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Parks & Rec

Apex is home to several beautiful community parks and greenways, which offer amenities such as sports fields, batting cages, tennis courts, disc golf, dog park, skate park, picnic and playground areas, an outdoor amphitheater, and miles of greenways and trails. The Apex Community Center offers open gym, adult and youth sports programs, and plenty of fitness classes and programs.

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Local Attractions

There’s so much to do in Apex! Head to Salem Street to explore the quaint shops and boutiques, delicious eateries, and local businesses of its charming Historic Downtown—which dates back to its origins as a little railroad town. Then, visit the Halle Cultural Arts Center for live musical and theatre performances, movies, events, art and performance art classes, and much more!


Top Employers

With easy access to Raleigh, Durham, and the Research Triangle Park, top-notch high-paying employment isn’t hard to come by in Apex. (In fact, it’s one of the reasons Money Magazine named Apex the #1 Best Place to Live!). Major employers located in Apex include Wake County Schools, EMC, Cooper Industries, ATI Industrial Automation, Bland Landscaping, and Rex Healthcare.


Public Schools

Apex is served by Wake County Public Schools. Schools in Apex received an overall GreatSchools rating of 9/10, and include Apex Friendship High School, Apex High School, Apex Middle School, Lufkin Middle School, Salem Middle School, Apex Elementary School, A.V. Baucom Elementary School, Olive Chapel Elementary School, Salem Elementary School, and Scotts Ridge Elementary School.

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Shopping & Dining

There’s shopping, dining, and local services and amenities a-plenty throughout Apex. Head to bustling Beaver Creek Crossing and Beaver Creek Commons for big-box retailers and chain restaurants, or find grocery and conveniences at smaller commercial centers throughout town. Explore the quaint shops of Downtown Apex, and shop fresh at local Farmers Markets.

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Community Events

Get out, meet your neighbors, and celebrate small-town community in Apex with annual events like Founders Day, Apex Lation Arts Festival, Peak City Pig Fest, Olde Fashioned 4th of July, Apex Music Festival, Trick or Treat on Salem Street, or Christmas on Salem. And don’t miss the popular Peakfest, which draws thousands to the streets of Downtown.

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Apex at a Glance

Want to know even more about residential life in this outstanding city of beautiful homes, friendly faces, and big opportunities? You don’t have to look far! As your Triangle experts, we know all the insider details! Feel free to contact us with any questions you might have!

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Quick Facts

Population: 43,900
Growth Since 2000: +117.2%
County: Wake
Mean Home Price: $273,100


Travel & Commute

RTP: 15 mi
Raleigh: 15 mi
Durham: 20 mi
RDU Airport: 20 mi

Apex Real Estate

Find your ideal home in Apex! Contact Gilliam Group at eXp Realty today for more information on real estate and homes for sale in Apex.

Apex Real Estate Resources

Information not guaranteed. Listings marked with an icon are provided courtesy of the Triangle MLS, Inc. of North Carolina, Internet Data Exchange Database. © 2024 Triangle MLS, Inc. of North Carolina. All rights reserved.


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