The website NerdWallet has named Wake Forest as the fourth best place in North Carolina for homeownership. The criteria was based on available homes, affordability and growth in the area.
According to the results, “This town, which was the original location of Wake Forest University, is considered a growing bedroom community and saw an 11.6% population growth between 2010 and 2012. The homeownership rate is 74.8% and the median household income per month is $6,185. Homeowner costs take up only 28% of that income.”