|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Wake Forest is 49,657. Wake Forest, North Carolina is the 805th largest city in the US.
Parts of Wake Forest are located within Franklin County and Wake County.
The current population of Wake Forest (49,657) is it's peak population.
Wake Forest has grown 279.7% since the 2000. Wake Forest, North Carolina is growing extremely quickly; it is growing faster than 95% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Wake Forest has a population density of 1,995.2 people per square mile.
|801||Eagle Mountain, Utah||49,738||1571.3%|
|805||Wake Forest, North Carolina||49,657||279.7%|
|806||Downers Grove, Illinois||49,654||0.0%|
|807||Barnstable Town, Massachusetts||49,583||3.1%|
The total voting age population of Wake Forest, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 28,425. The voting age population is 46.4% male and 53.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 11.4% of the residents of Wake Forest are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Wake Forest are 78.0% White, 14.8% Black, 4.0% Two or more races, 1.7% Other, 1.4% Asian and 0.1% American Indian. Additionally, 5.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Wake Forest, 5.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 5.3%. On a per-household basis, 3.9% of families are below the poverty line in Wake Forest.
Among those aged 16 and older, 69.7% of Wake Forest residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 96.6% of Wake Forest residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 54.6% have a bachelor's degree and 18.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Wake Forest residents aged 5 and older, 8.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.1% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Wake Forest is 3.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Wake Forest, 14.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Wake Forest is $92,210.
In Wake Forest, 71.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 28.7% of housing units in Wake Forest.
Of all the housing units in Wake Forest, 2.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Wake Forest, 64.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 10,000 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Wake Forest is $1,117.
In Wake Forest, 93.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.