Located in North Carolina, United States, the town of Wake Forest is situated in the Raleigh metropolitan area.
Most areas in Wake Forest are very quiet, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue. It is rather challenging to access green spaces from the majority of locations in the town since they are distributed sporadically. Still, there are over 50 parks close by for residents to discover.
The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of Wake Forest is an important part of its character. A majority of the housing growth in this part of the Raleigh metropolitan area has occurred since the year 2000. This town offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Roughly 80% of the population of this town own their home and 20% are renters.
High schools and primary schools are not plentiful in Wake Forest, and for this reason not always within walking distance. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools. In terms of food, a fraction of home buyers in Wake Forest may be able to purchase groceries on foot in one of around 20 stores, while others will have to use a vehicle.
Getting around by car is especially convenient in this town. Coming across a place to park is easy. However, it is very inconvenient for pedestrians to navigate this part of the Raleigh metropolitan area as most daily needs are very difficult to carry out by walking.