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Apex, NC

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The word \apex\ refers to a peak or the very top of something, and local residents are not the only ones who think this is the perfect name to describe the North Carolina city called Apex. This town in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill \research triangle\ area has been widely recognized for its high quality of life, including being named the \9th Best Place to Live in 2013\ by CNN Money, which cited Apex's good schools and plentiful housing in its writeup of the city.

Apex Apartments

$1125-$1850

Grace Park
Beds: 1-4  •  Baths: 1-4

$755-$1305

Olde Raleigh Apartment Homes
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

$665-$1420

Waterford Forest
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

$805-$1205

Legends Cary Towne
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

$740-$1060

Lake Cameron
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

$680-$955

The Summit at Avent Ferry
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

Key City Stats

The average age of Apex, NC is
40 to 44
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 6.28%
  • 6.71%
  • 9.6%
  • Female
  • 4.25%
  • 7.8%
  • 11.29%
$948
is average rent in Apex, NC
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 5.39%
  • 7.62%
  • 4.61%
56.63%
of units are available for rent in Apex
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 444
  • 152
  • 101
Getting Around in Apex, NC

40
Walk Score®
"Car-Dependent"
N/A
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The average commuter time in Apex is:
20 to 24 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 7.99%
  • 15.44%
  • 3.88%

Members-Only Dog Park

While the Hunter Street Dog Park is a public park, it is not just your run-of-the-mill public dog park that lets in just any riff-raff. This dog park is something of an exclusive club for Apex's canine elites. Of course, this is a bit of an exaggeration. There are no bouncers or velvet ropes outside of the Hunter Street Dog Park, but the area is fenced in and requires a membership fee for entry. With two full acres of fenced space and amenities like gazebos and benches, many pet owners find the modest annual fee well worth it.

Anna's Pizzeria

Major chain pizzerias can be found pretty much anywhere in the U.S., so it is something special when a town has its very own local pizza maker that easily outdoes the corporate competition. Apex is one such lucky town thanks to the presence of Anna's Pizzeria, an award-winning and super-popular local pizza restaurant. Anna's Pizzeria was founded in Apex in 1986, and it has been such a local favorite that the company opened a second location in the neighboring town of Fuquay-Varina, giving area residents yet another opportunity to get their Anna's fix.