Statewide Claims to Fame

Apex is 5th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - Asian

Apex is 5th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Residents younger than 18

Apex is 6th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Residents with college degree (older than 25)

Apex is 6th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Residents with high school diploma (older than 25)

Apex is 8th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Income per household

Apex is 8th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

Apex is 9th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in People per household

Apex is 17th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Foreign born residents

Apex is 18th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Income per capita

Apex is 19th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Residents younger than 5

Apex, North Carolina Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Apex Rank North Carolina US
Current population (2012) 40,420 21st 9,752,073 313,914,040
Size in square miles 15.4 57th 48,617.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,437.9 8th 196.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Apex Rank North Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 8.5% 19th 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 33.0% 5th 23.4% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 5.7% 137th 13.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Apex Rank North Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 96.6% 6th 84.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 61.8% 6th 26.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Apex Rank North Carolina US
Race - White 79.5% 53rd 71.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 7.6% 111th 22.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3% 98th 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 7.1% 5th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 30th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.5% 40th 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 7.1% 60th 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 76.0% 52nd 64.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Apex Rank North Carolina US
Female residents 51.4% 101st 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 12.2% 17th 7.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Apex Rank North Carolina US
Housing units 13,922 25th 4,362,740 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 19.1% 88th 17.0% 25.9%
Households 12,346 25th 3,664,119 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 76.7% 32nd 67.8% 66.1%
Home median value $254,200 20th $152,700 $186,200
People per household 2.9 9th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Apex Rank North Carolina US
Income per capita $33,172 18th $25,256 $27,915
Income per household $86,782 8th $46,291 $52,762
Income below poverty line 2.6% 142nd 16.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Apex Rank North Carolina US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 3,854 21st 798,791 27,092,908
Retail sales $439,864 49th $114,578,173 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $13,895 84th $12,641 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $57,070 45th $16,126,939 $613,795,732

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