Houses on street in Apex NC

Apex Stats

Populations in 2013: 42, 214 (100% urban 0%rural)

Population change since 2000: +108.9%

Males: 20,296 (48.1%)

Females: 21,918 (51.9%)

Median resident age: 34.3 years

North Carolina Median Age: 45.5

Apex Zip codes: 27502, 27511, 27513, 27519, 27523, 27539, 27562

Estimated median household income in 2012: $86,634 (it was $71,052 in 2000)

North Carolina: $45,150

Local Attractions

Beaver Creek Commons in Apex

Beaver Creek Commons

Apex’s largest retail center offers a SuperTarget, movie theater, Old Navy, Tuesday Morning, Lowes Home Improvement, and other national shopping favorites less than 10 minutes from the Apex town center.

Apex Peak Fest swing

Apex Peak Fest

Since 1980, Apex residents have celebrated their charming town on the first Saturday in May with local art showcases, carnival rides, food vendors, and a pancake breakfast to start the day. Apex Peak Fest takes place along Salem Street.

Apex Top Picks

Places To Eat

East Williams Street in Apex

East Williams Street

From a 1950s dining atmosphere to a casual sushi bar, the variety of restaurants along East Williams Street include J&S New York Pizza, HWY 55, Skipper’s Fish Fry, and many more.

Local Schools

Historic Apex sign

Wake County Public School System

Nationally recognized for board-certified teachers and exceptional student performance, the Wake County school district offers quality education opportunities for Apex students.

Things To See

Salem Street in Apex

Salem Street

Along Apex’s main street, you can find buildings dating back to the 1940s and charming local businesses. During the year, Salem Street is the town’s center for parades, festivals, and community events. As part of a district recognized by the National Register of Historic Places, it includes the circa-1914 Apex Union Depot, a great example of late Victorian architecture.

Apex Local Schools