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Knightdale is a town in Wake County, in the Raleigh-Cary metro area.
The community was named after Henry Haywood Knight, farmer and businessman
The latitude of Knightdale is 35.787N. The longitude is -78.48W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 315 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,052.
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11% of Knightdale residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Knightdale ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Knightdale was $23,340, compared with $21,587 nationally.
34% of Knightdale residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Knightdale include Walnut Hill Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Knightdale, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $589. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,153.
Libraries in Knightdale include East Regional Library ... View libraries
Wake County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Knightdale political report.
The average commute time for Knightdale workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Knightdale include Country Hearth Inn Knightdale.
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