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"Peak of Good Living"

Apex is a town in Wake County, in the Raleigh-Cary metro area.

So named because it was believed to be the highest point on the railroad line from Richmond, VA, to Jacksonville, FL

The latitude of Apex is 35.732N. The longitude is -78.85W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 499 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 26,588.


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Median household income
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$71,052
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Apex demographic reports
Early industries included turpentine-making from local pine trees

When the disease known as the Granville Wilt forced many tobacco farmers out of Person and Granville counties in the late 1800s, many moved to farmland around Apex

Well-known residents have included:
· Marion Jones, Olympic medallist
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Panera Bread, Starbucks
Nearby parks & recreation: Jordan Lake State Recreation Area
Historic sites and museums: Apex Union Depot

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16% of Apex residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Apex ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Apex was $28,727, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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59% of Apex residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Apex, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $737.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,397.


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Libraries in Apex include Eva Perry Regional Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Apex include Apex Herald

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Wake County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Apex political report.

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Apex restaurants taking online reservations include Peak City Grill & Bar ... View restaurants

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The average commute time for Apex workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Apex include Comfort Inn Apex, Days Inn, Holiday Inn Express Apex Raleigh.

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