The Peak of Good Living
Apex, NC is a charming little railroad town steeped in history. In fact, Historic Downtown Apex features more than 60 commercial and residential structures dating from 1870 to 1940 and offers a great way to spend a relaxing day or evening shopping, strolling, and dining at the many restaurants, specialty shops and boutiques, bakery and ice cream shops, salons, spas, and professional services that make up the community. To learn more about what to do in Apex, check out Visit Raleigh...
Last year, Realtor.com named Apex, "#1 Fastest Growing Suburb in the United States". It's not surprising either since it was voted "2015 #1 Place to Live in America" by Money Magazine and in 2014 Family Circle included Apex in their "Top Ten Best Towns for Families". Thanks to accolades like these, Apex is considered "The Peak of Good Living".
Apex is less than 30 minutes from 3 Tier 1 Research Universities: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina State University and Duke University making it a prime location for families and students.
Apex is located in Wake County which is situated within the Research Triangle area. According to the Apex Chamber of Commerce, "Apex has a large and diverse scale of small businesses and corporations. Companies in the area have benefited from access to a dynamic local and regional economy and a pro-business environment." These companies include Dell Technologies, Polyzen Inc and BioResource International. For more on doing business in Apex, visit The Town of Apex...
Living in its Finest
It takes a lot to be considered The Best Place to Live in America or The Best Town for Families, but for the people of Apex it just comes natural, all 50,000 of them.
Apex is made up of young families, in fact 65% of the residents have children under the age of 18 and the average age is 35. The community is well-educated with 52% having college degrees and median income averages $105,000, and net worth exceeds $300,000. For more about the people of Apex, check out their most recent economic study...
Sports and Recreation
Apex is a very active and "walkable" community where physical fitness is a priority. Local parks include agility courses, disc golf, a skatepark, and much more, plus two dog parks are located at Hunter Street Park and Apex Nature Park.
There is always something to do outdoors in Apex, with festivals and events occurring all year long. These include:
- Special Needs Fishing Derby: Provided for kids with disabilities (held by Town of Apex)
- PeakFest: Town of Apex, 1st Saturday in May
- Peak City Pig Fest: 3rd Saturday in June (held by Apex Sunrise Rotary)
- Trick or Treat on Salem: Saturday before Halloween (held by Apex Downtown Business Association)
- Christmas on Salem: A 3-day event, generally held the 1st weekend in December (held by Apex Downtown Business Association). The Apex Rotary Club sponsors the annual Christmas parade.
To learn more about all the fun things to do in Apex, visit Apex Parks and Recreation...
Arts and Entertainment
Like much of the Triangle, Apex is rich in culture of art. Organizations like The Halle Cultural Arts Center and The Arts Academy of Apex ensure visual artists, musicians, dancers, local theater, literary arts, and more all have a place to express themselves and share their creations. To learn more about the Apex Arts, visit here...
Apex proves to be The Peak of Good Living time and again and is certainly a town we are all proud of here in the Triangle, make sure you take a little time to visit.
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Updated: 18th August, 2019 12:45 AM.