Apex, NC

43,893 Population
16.1 square miles 2,732 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.4%
was 0.4%
 
Population Density
2,732
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
48.2%
was 47.2%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
11.4%
was 10.5%
 
Percent Under 18
31.0%
was 31.3%
 
Percent 65 and Over
6.9%
was 6.2%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.5
was 3.7
Ranked 3rd Lowest in NC
Percent Living in Poverty
4.6%
was 4.6%
 
Median Household Income
$95,283
was $90,654
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
38.8
38.2
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
87.0
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,293.6
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
15,817
was 15,189
 
Median Rent
$1,162
was $1,121
 
Total Building Permits
621
was 736
 
Occupied Housing Units
15,150
was 14,397
 
Homeownership Rate
70.6%
was 70.7%
 
Single Family Building Permits
621
was 400
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
914.9
was 878.8
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
13.0%
was 15.8%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
was 336
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.9
was 2.9
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
41.9
was 52.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
15.3
was 18.9
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.2%
was 97.2%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
92.4%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
97.5%
was 96.8%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
95.1%
was 96.1%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
60.7%
was 61.0%
 

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