Apex, North Carolina Houses for Sale

Apex is located in the state of North Carolina and a town in Wake County. The town has been encompassing the community of Friendship at its southern part of the border. The downtown area has been designated as a historic district in 1994, and the train depot that was built in 1867 was a landmark that was designated by Wake County. The location of the depot serves as the highest point of the Old Chatham Railroad, wherein the town was named after. The area was inhabited by the Tuscarora Indians even before the first settlers discovered it. At the start of the 19th century, a small community was established and was developed around the railroad station. The establishment of the railroad in the area opened Apex’s door to the state capital and became a trading center in the region. Like much of central North Carolina, the city is a hotspot for relocation thanks to mild winters, low property taxes, and an excellent school system. While Apex firmly honors its past, it has also created a dynamic, active community filled with things to do. Enjoy beautiful artwork and a small-town theater Halle Cultural Arts Center, ride restored historic steam engines at the North Carolina Railroad Museum, and join festivals like the annual Peak Fest, the Apex Music Festival after sampling local cuisine. The amazing lifestyle offered by Apex has earned it the “Best Place to Live in America” distinction from MONEY magazine, and indeed, the city remains one of the top-selling choices for homebuyers in North Carolina.

Apex, NC Prices for Houses for Sale

764,084 +29%
613,667 +10%

Relative Price (per sqft.)


Listings of Apex Homes for Purchase

141 +210%
188 +89%

Market Duration of Homes Sold

13 +13%

Crime & Safety

Police Officers 95  
Police Civilians 19  
Total Arrests 676 (2020)
Total Incidents 1,704 (2020)
CrimeScore 14.34  
National Rank 1612th  
Statewide Rank 45th  

Local Statistics

Population 64,388 (0.08%)
House Size (sqft.) 2,577 (-7.85%)

Criminal Offenses

Animal Cruelty 1
Arson 2
Assault Offenses 270
Burglary/Breaking & Entering 93
Counterfeiting/Forgery 10
Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property 179
Drug/Narcotic Offenses 407
Embezzlement 9
Extortion/Blackmail 6
Fraud Offenses 224
Gambling Offenses 1
Homicide Offenses 1
Kidnapping/Abduction 3
Larceny/Theft Offenses 601
Motor Vehicle Theft 18
Pornography/Obscene Material 15
Prostitution Offenses 1
Robbery 3
Sex Offenses 15
Sex Offenses, Non-forcible 3
Stolen Property Offenses 25
Weapon Law Violations 37