Wake Forest Information

Wake Forest Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Wake Forest, NC

General Wake Forest Information

State: North Carolina

County: Wake County

Close cities: Franklinton, NC, Knightdale, NC, Youngsville, NC, Rolesville, NC, Wake Forest, NC, Raleigh, NC

Wake Forest Population (census data)
Total 25,329 (+80.8% since 2000)
Male 12,121 (47.9%)
Female 13,208 (52.1%)

Population Density: 3,248 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 85.1 (US Avg is 100)

Wake Forest Elevation: 395 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1880

Land Area: 7.80 square miles

Median Household Income: $58,553

Zip Codes: 27587, and 27588.

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Wake Forest Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (78.6%)
  • Black (15.8%)
  • Hispanic (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Other race (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Korean (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • English (13.4%)
  • United States (13.4%)
  • German (12.6%)
  • Irish (10.7%)
  • Italian (5.8%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3.6%)
Foriegn Born: 720 people (2.8%)
  • Asia (32.7%)
  • Latin America (28.8%)
  • Europe (19.2%)
  • Africa (19.2%)

Local Wake Forest Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Washington Nationals, Baltimore Orioles
NFL Football: Carolina Panthers, Washington Redskins
NBA Basketball: Washington Wizards
NHL Hockey: Carolina Hurricanes
NCAA Sports: Duke University, North Carolina State University

Wake Forest School Information

High Schools
Wake Forest-Rolesville High (420 W Stadium Drive, Wake Forest, NC, 27587 - Wake County Schools District)
Middle Schools
Heritage Middle (3500 Rogers Road, Wake Forest, NC, 27587 - Wake County Schools District)
Wake Forest-Rolesville Middle (1800 South Main Street, Wake Forest, NC, 27587 - Wake County Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Forest Pines Elementary (530 E Perry Avenue, Wake Forest, NC, 27587 - Wake County Schools District)
Heritage Elementary (3500 Rogers Road, Wake Forest, NC, 27587 - Wake County Schools District)
Jones Dairy Elementary (1100 Jones Dairy Road, Wake Forest, NC, 27587 - Wake County Schools District)
Wake Forest Elementary (136 W Sycamore Avenue, Wake Forest, NC, 27587 - Wake County Schools District)
Other/Private Schools
Franklin Academy (604 Franklin Street, Wake Forest, NC, 27587 - Franklin Academy District)

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