Chapel Hill Real Estate Market Overview

Could Chapel Hill, NC be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Chapel Hill. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Chapel Hill such... as Durham and Hillsborough. When you’re ready, Trulia has 638 resale and new homes in Chapel Hill lined up for you, including 20 open houses, and 19 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$357,500

Median Sales Price

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$268

Price Per Sqft

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$1,700

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Chapel Hill show a 1% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a -3% drop in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Chapel Hill for Feb 19 to May 18 was $357,500 based on 28 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Chapel Hill was $268, an increase of 29% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Chapel Hill for Apr 20 to May 20 was $1,700.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in Chapel Hill can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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1,978

Counts of Arrest

712

Counts of Theft

667

Counts of Assault


Best Schools in Chapel Hill

There are 22 schools in Chapel Hill.

Elementary Schools
10

Woods Charter School

Public, K - 12

10

Elizabeth Seawell Elementary School

Public, PK - 5

10

Morris Grove Elementary School

Public, PK - 5

Middle Schools
10

Rd And Euzelle Smith Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

10

Woods Charter School

Public, K - 12

9

Grey Culbreth Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

High Schools
10

Woods Charter School

Public, K - 12

7

Chapel Hill High School

Public, 9 - 12

7

East Chapel Hill High School

Public, 9 - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Chapel Hill by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
37%
Single residents
Home owners
69%
Home owners
Median age
40
Median age
Household income
$69,918
Median household income
College educated
74%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Chapel Hill commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
89% commute by car
0% commute by bike
7% commute by public transportation
1% commute by foot

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