The Town of Apex had a population of 46,669 as of July 1, 2017. Apex ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Apex is located at latitude 35.7283 and longitude -78.8625 in Wake County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Apex (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Wake County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 499 feet.
The Town of Apex (GNIS ID: 2405157) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Apex population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
|Daytime Population: Workers||15,926|
|Daytime Population: Residents||22,596|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||38,522|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||0.83|
|Population in Households||46,566|
|Population in Familes||41,009|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||103|
|Median Household Income||$95,314|
|Average Household Income||$107,636|
|Per Capita Income||$37,566|
|Total Housing Units||17,076 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||11,843 (69.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||4,442 (26.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||791 ( 4.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$279,798|
|Average Home Value||$299,162|
|Average Household Size||2.86|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.21%|
|Per Capita Income||2.15%|
The table below compares Apex to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 21||97th|
|Population Density||# 7||99th|
|Diversity Index||# 348||53rd|
|Median Household Income||# 11||99th|
|Per Capita Income||# 53||93rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.