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Population (year 2000): 20,212. Estimated population in July 2005: 28,551 (+41.3% change)
Males: 9,993 (49.4%), Females: 10,219 (50.6%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 31.2 years
Median household income: $71,052 (year 2000)
Median house value: $178,800 (year 2000)

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Races in Apex:

  • White Non-Hispanic (83.4%)
  • Black (7.5%)
  • Hispanic (3.2%)
  • Asian Indian (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Chinese (1.3%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (17.5%), English (14.9%), Irish (13.4%), Italian (8.9%), United States (8.3%), Polish (3.7%).North Carolina

Elevation: 550 feet

Land area: 10.5 square miles

Apex,

For population 25 years and over in Apex

  • High school or higher: 96.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 58.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Apex town

  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 68.9%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 2.4%
  • Divorced: 6.9%

7.3% Foreign born (3.0% Asia, 1.6% Europe, 1.5% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +14,684 (+265.6%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NC Cary, (4.9 miles pop. 94,536).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NC Raleigh, (15.5 miles pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (389.8 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: NC Cary, (4.9 miles Springs, NC (5.7 miles Holly NC (6.8 miles Morrisville, NC Fuquay-Varina, (10.6 miles NC Raleigh, (15.5 miles NC (16.0 miles Garner, NC (16.6 miles Fearrington, NC (17.4 miles Angier,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 627 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 1997: 856 buildings, average cost: $104,200
  • 1998: 1222 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 1999: 1105 buildings, average cost: $111,500
  • 2000: 834 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 2001: 894 buildings, average cost: $139,600
  • 2002: 597 buildings, average cost: $140,100
  • 2003: 341 buildings, average cost: $144,100
  • 2004: 346 buildings, average cost: $134,700
  • 2005: 476 buildings, average cost: $142,200

Latitude: 35.73 N, Longitude: 78.85 W

Area code: 919


Industries providing employment: Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (21.2%), Educational,health and social services (17.1%), Manufacturing (15.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,916 (-24.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,378 (12.6%)


 

Crime in Apex by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002
Murders 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 3 3 1
    per 100,000 14.8 14.8 4.9
Robberies 10 8 7
    per 100,000 49.5 39.6 34.6
Assaults 37 51 33
    per 100,000 183.1 252.3 163.3
Burglaries 75 73 80
    per 100,000 371.1 361.2 395.8
Thefts 315 303 293
    per 100,000 1558.5 1499.1 1449.6
Auto thefts 19 38 28
    per 100,000 94.0 188.0 138.5
153.2 168.6 141.8

Average climate in Apex, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Apex,

Apex-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 8% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/28/1988, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.9 miles away from the Apex city center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 11/23/1992, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.7 miles away from the city center injured 44 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Apex:
  • WAKEMED FOR WESTERN WAKE MEDICAL CTR (about 6 miles; CARY, NC)
  • REX HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; RALEIGH, NC)
  • DOROTHEA DIX HOSP (about 14 miles; RALEIGH, NC)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Apex:
  • RALEIGH-DURHAM INTL (about 11 miles; RALEIGH/DURHAM, NC; ID: RDU)
  • POPE AFB (about 41 miles; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; ID: POB)
  • MOORE COUNTY (about 51 miles; PINEHURST/SOUTHERN PINES, NC; ID: SOP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Apex:
  • TRIPLE W (about 14 miles; RALEIGH, NC; ID: 5W5)
  • HORACE WILLIAMS (about 20 miles; CHAPEL HILL, NC; ID: IGX)
  • SANFORD-LEE COUNTY RGNL (about 20 miles; SANFORD, NC; ID: TTA)

Amtrak stations near Apex:
  • 7 miles: CARY (311 N. ACADEMY ST.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: RALEIGH (320 W. CARRABUS ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: DURHAM (400 W. CHAPEL HILL ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 16 $64,071 $48,053 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 16 $51,445 $38,583 0 $0
Electric Power 19 $62,886 $39,717 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 11 $35,887 $39,149 48 $12,137
Streets and Highways 9 $32,276 $43,034 0 $0
Sewerage 21 $68,047 $38,884 1 $903
Solid Waste Management 6 $11,677 $23,354 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $2,327 $27,924 1 $498
Firefighters 12 $34,211 $34,211 13 $13,151
Police - Other 11 $30,159 $32,900 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 34 $123,484 $43,582 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 1 $7,238 $86,856 0 $0
Other Government Administration 13 $56,674 $52,314 9 $5,311
Totals for Government 170 $580,380 $40,968 72 $32,001
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Apex:
  • MEREDITH COLLEGE (about 12 miles; RALEIGH, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,173)
  • WAKE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; RALEIGH, NC; FT enrollment: 4,754)
  • SHAW UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; RALEIGH, NC; FT enrollment: 2,299)
  • DURHAM TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 17 miles; DURHAM, NC; FT enrollment: 2,338)
  • NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY AT RALEIGH (about 17 miles; RALEIGH, NC; FT enrollment: 23,918)
  • NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; DURHAM, NC; FT enrollment: 4,487)
  • DUKE UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; DURHAM, NC; FT enrollment: 11,898)
Public high schools in Apex:
  • APEX HIGH (Students: 2,047; Location: 1501 LAURA DUNCAN RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MIDDLE CREEK HIGH (Students: 1,220; Location: 123 MIDDLE CREEK PARK AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Apex:
  • WEST LAKE MIDDLE (Students: 1,412; Location: 4600 WEST LAKE RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WEST LAKE ELEMENTARY (Students: 1,176; Location: 4500 WEST LAKE RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • APEX MIDDLE (Students: 1,038; Location: 6150 OLD JENKS ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LUFKIN ROAD MIDDLE (Students: 975; Location: 1002 LUFKIN ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • OLIVE CHAPEL ELEMENTARY (Students: 959; Location: 1751 OLIVE CHAPEL ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BAUCOM ELEMENTARY (Students: 838; Location: 400 HUNTER ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SALEM ELEMENTARY (Students: 756; Location: 6116 OLD JENKS ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MIDDLE CREEK ELEMENTARY (Students: 734; Location: 110 MIDDLE CREEK PARK AVENUE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • APEX ELEMENTARY (Students: 655; Location: 700 TINGEN ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle school in Apex:
  • MONTESSORI CENTER FOR CHILDREN (Students: 45; Location: 4817 JOHNSON POND ROAD; Grades: PK - KG)

Churches in Apex include: True Way Church (A), Matthew Chapel (B).

Reservoirs: Grey Pond (A), Apex Lake (B).

Park in Apex: Jones Park (1).


Apex compared to North Carolina state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Apex:
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRBZ (850 AM; 10 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: ALCHEMY COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP #1)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WCRY (1460 AM; 5 kW; FUQUAY-VARINA, NC)
  • WRTP (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDNC (620 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCHL (1360 AM; 5 kW; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: WCHL-WDNC, INC.)
  • WTIK (1310 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WDNZ (570 AM; 1 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TRIANGLE BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, LLC)
  • WSRC (1410 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC; Owner: DURHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCKB (780 AM; 7 kW; DUNN, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Apex:
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBBB (96.1 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WNNL (103.9 FM; FUQUAY-VARINA, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRSN (93.9 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUNC (91.5 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WDCG (105.1 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWMY (102.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WWND, L.L.C.)
  • WCPE (89.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION CORPORATION)
  • WFXC (107.1 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WSHA (88.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: SHAW UNIVERSITY)
  • W299AP (107.7 FM; APEX, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WXYC (89.3 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: STUDENT EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKNC-FM (88.1 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKXU (101.1 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • W260AB (99.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WNCU (90.7 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL UNIVERSITY)
  • WQOK (97.5 FM; SOUTH BOSTON, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCCE (90.1 FM; BUIES CREEK, NC; Owner: CAMPBELL UNIVERSITY, INCORPORATED)
TV broadcast stations around Apex:
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WACN-LP (Channel 34; APEX, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBXU-CA (Channel 13; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WUNC-TV (Channel 4; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WWIW-LP (Channel 66; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W58CD (Channel 58; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W68BK (Channel 68; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: SAINT AUGUSTINE'S COLLEGE)
  • WHOA-LP (Channel 60; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • W64CN (Channel 64; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W24CP (Channel 24; DURHAM, NC; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WIWW-LP (Channel 26; DURHAM, NC; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

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