Chapel Hill, North Carolina Houses for Sale

Chapel Hill is located in the central part of the state of North Carolina, and a town in Orange County. It sits in the southwestern part of Durham and on the northwestern part of Raleigh, and wherein the two latter cities form one of North Carolina's major urban areas, the Research Triangle. The area where the present-day Chapel Hill was founded and was named for the Church of England New Hope Chapel in 1792, wherein it once stood at the crossroads at the settlement's center. Along with Carbarro, it forms a university community as it is the seat of the University of North Carolina. The town's economy was primarily based on the university along with the number of research facilities that are within the vicinity of the Research Triangle Park that is near the eastern part of the city.

Home Prices

1,013,728 +16%
842,000 +18%

Relative Price (per sqft.)



116 +24%
144 -3%

Market Duration

17 -16%

Crime & Safety

Police Officers 95  
Police Civilians 25  
Total Arrests 280 (2020)
Total Incidents 2,143 (2020)
CrimeScore 20.38  
National Rank 2336th  
Statewide Rank 67th  

Local Statistics

Population 63,705 (0.00%)
House Size (sqft.) 3,168 (1.03%)

Criminal Offenses

Arson 4
Assault Offenses 416
Bribery 1
Burglary/Breaking & Entering 198
Counterfeiting/Forgery 16
Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property 197
Drug/Narcotic Offenses 169
Embezzlement 3
Extortion/Blackmail 7
Fraud Offenses 239
Kidnapping/Abduction 1
Larceny/Theft Offenses 905
Motor Vehicle Theft 58
Pornography/Obscene Material 7
Prostitution Offenses 1
Robbery 22
Sex Offenses 23
Sex Offenses, Non-forcible 5
Stolen Property Offenses 15
Weapon Law Violations 29