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Compare Towns in the Raleigh Area
We want to make your Triangle home search easy for you, so we’ve provided you a Triangle town comparison to make buying a home and settling in the Raleigh area a simpler process.
|Population||Average Home Values||Distance to Downtown Raleigh||City Recognitions|
|Apex||43,907||$274,200||22 min.||#1 Best Place to Live in the US, MONEY August 2015|
|Cary||155,227||$297,600||18 min.||#3 Safest City in the US, 24/7 Wall Street November 2014|
|Fuquay-Varina||22,644||$199,500||31 min.||#4 Fastest Growing Towns in NC, US Census May 2014|
|Garner||27,814||$155,900||14 min.||All-American City|
|Holly Springs||30,157||$231,200||26 min.||#6 Most Affordable City in NC, SmartAsset January 2015|
|Morrisville||22,772||$253,300||20 min.||#1 Best Cities for Young Families in NC, NerdWallet July 2013|
|Raleigh||439,896||$193,900||#3 Community for Overall Well-Being in the US, Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index April 2015|
Information courtesy of US Census and Zillow
Triangle Area Profiles
Considered by residents to be “the peak of good living,” Apex is a fast-growing town that still retains its quaint storefronts on Salem Street downtown. Residents are deeply proud of their community, and enjoy seeing Apex make the top 10 list for best places to live in America.
Steeped in local history, Cary’s downtown is being revitalized, preserving its hometown charm in the old-fashioned soda fountain at the pharmacy and the cozy 1940s-era movie theater.
The towns of Fuquay Springs and Varina merged in the 1960s to create the modern Fuquay-Varina, which is full of historic charm in its historic sites — namely, Wayland H. and Mamie Burt Stevens House and the Jones-Jonson-Ballentine Historic District.
Another quaint town in the greater Raleigh area, Garner is a quiet suburb that first got its start along the railroad in the 1850s. Today, residents enjoy Garner’s proximity to Research Triangle Park and the beautiful homes the town offers.
Holly Springs, NC
While today Holly Springs is home to thousands of residents, it retained its one-block town boundaries for over a century, truly growing in the 1960s with the arrival of new technologies and the Research Triangle Park campus.
Today you can find a high quality of living in Holly Springs in its stunning homes, ranging anywhere in price from $100,000 to $700,000 and beyond.
You can easily access Raleigh and Research Triangle Park while living in Morrisville, but that doesn’t mean the town is constantly on the go. Residents enjoy Morrisville’s strong sense of community, along with the generous offerings of town parks, historic places, and highly rated schools.
With distinct districts like Downtown Raleigh, Midtown, North Raleigh, and West Raleigh, the capital city is full of life and diversity. Raleigh’s housing options are as varied as its residents, and you can enjoy a beautiful home while easily accessing everything Raleigh has to offer — including top-notch colleges, arts and culture, and historic neighborhoods!
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