Wake Forest Real Estate Market Overview

Could Wake Forest, 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 Wake Forest. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Wake Forest such... as Youngsville and Raleigh. When you’re ready, Trulia has 370 resale and new homes in Wake Forest lined up for you, including open houses, and homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$298,000

Median Sales Price

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$123

Price Per Sqft

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$1,675

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Wake Forest show a -4% year-over-year drop in median sales price and a -1% drop in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Wake Forest for May 24 to Aug 23 was $298,000 based on 301 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Wake Forest was $123, an increase of 3% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Wake Forest for Jul 24 to Aug 24 was $1,675.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around Wake Forest 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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593

Counts of Theft

314

Counts of Burglary

202

Counts of Assault


Best Schools in Wake Forest

There are 26 schools in Wake Forest.

Elementary Schools
5

Harris Creek Elementary

Public, K-5

5

North Forest Pines Elementary

Public, K-5

5

Sanford Creek Elementary

Public, PK-5

Middle Schools
8

Heritage Middle

Public, 6-8

7

Wakefield Middle

Public, 6-8

5

Rolesville Middle School

Public, 6-8

High Schools
8

Wake Forest-Rolesville High School

Public, 9-12

7

Heritage High School

Public, 9-12

7

Wakefield High

Public, 9-12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Wake Forest 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
27%
Single residents
Home owners
85%
Home owners
Median age
38
Median age
Household income
$70,144
Median household income
College educated
52%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Wake Forest 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
98% commute by car
0% commute by bike
0% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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