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What You'll Love About Apex


Apex features several unique shops and restaurants, as well as has access to the attractions of Raleigh and Durham.


Apex fosters a strong sense of community through regular and unique town events.


Apex enjoys mild seasons! Winters average 48˚ Fahrenheit and summers tend to be around 89˚ Fahrenheit.

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Come Explore Life in Apex

Apex remained a sleepy little town into the early 1960s when the nearby Research Triangle Park was established and began to attract high-tech firms from throughout the world. Apex began to boom, along with the rest of the Triangle, and by 1990 the population reached 5,000. The town experienced unprecedented growth during the 1990s as technology-driven industry continued to move into the area. 

Spotlights of Apex


Parks & Rec

Apex is a town that believes in fostering a community relationship with the great outdoors. Enjoy a day in the sun at the Hunter Street Park, or enjoy the recreational activities available at the Fred G. Bond Metro Park, where amenities range from an outdoor amphitheater to miles of trails.


Local Attractions

There's an incredible amount of exciting attractions and opportunities for entertainment in Apex. Whether it's catching some air at the indoor bounce house, or planning your exit in the nearby escape room, there are plenty of unique experiences to make all your free time extremely fun.



Apex is highly convenient to the Research Triangle Park, as well as Downtown Raleigh and Durham. This proximity gives residents access to all the employment opportunities of one of the most rapidly developing areas in the nation. Apex is a prime location to be for those that are seeking to live in an area with a booming industry.



Students in Apex are served by the Wake County Public School System, a school district known for having some of the highest performing schools in the state. Wake County is dedicated to allocating technological resources for the use of the students, as well as offering a challenging and broad educational experience to all students.

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Shopping & Dining

Apex is home to several amazing shopping centers that feature popular restaurants and shops for the convenience of all Apex residents. Downtown Apex is also well-developed and features a unique shopping and dining experience to visitors and residents. That's not the end though–Apex's proximity to Raleigh and Durham grants access to city shops and eateries on top of what is available in the community.

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Community Events

Apex is a community that places a lot of focus on developing relationships between neighbors through unique and entertaining town-wide events. The town regularly celebrates a range of holidays through annual festivals, as music concerts and performances, marathons, and much more! There is plenty to choose from and you will find that there are so many events that at least a few will cater specifically to your interests.

Apex Attractions

Shopping, dining, and entertainment are just minutes away when you live in Apex. Explore these fun things to do!

Apex at a Glance

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Quick Facts

Population (2014): 43,907
Population Growth Since 2010: +4.04%
Zip Code: 27502, 27523, 27539
County: Wake
Mean Home Price (2015): $319,400


Travel & Commute

Raleigh: 20min
Durham: 25min
Public Transit:  GoTriangle
Airport: Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU)
Major Highways: US-1, US-64, I-40, I-540

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