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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.
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
Sections below provide additional information and links about Apex demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wake County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Raleigh-Durham area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 27511 ZIP code.
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.
59% of Apex residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Apex, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $737. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,397.
Libraries in Apex include Eva Perry Regional Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Apex include Apex Herald
Wake County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Apex political report.
Apex restaurants taking online reservations include Peak City Grill & Bar ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Apex workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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