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Wake Forest is a town in Franklin and Wake counties in the U.S. state of North Carolina; located almost entirely in Wake County, it lies just north of the state capital, Raleigh. The population was 30,117 at the 2010 census, up from 12,588 at the 2000 census. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates the city's population to be 34,752 as of July 1, 2013. In 2007, the town was listed by Forbes magazine as the 20th fastest growing suburb in America, with a 73.2 percent increase in population between 2000 and 2006. Wake Forest was the original home of Wake Forest University for 122 years before it moved to Winston-Salem in 1956. The US Office of Management and Budget also includes Wake Forest as a part of the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill Combined Statistical Area, which has a population of 1,998,808 as of U.S. Census 2012 Population Estimates. Effective June 6, 2003 the Office of Management and Budget redefined the Federal Statistical Areas and dismantled what had been for decades the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, MSA and split them into two separate MSAs even though the region still functions as a single metropolitan area.

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If you are looking for travel information of Wake Forest in United States, you've come to the right place. When planning a trip to Wake Forest, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Raleigh. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Raleigh for its bountiful attractions like North Carolina Museum Of Natural Sciences, North Carolina Museum Of Art, Pullen Park on your trip to Wake Forest. Tour packages of Wake Forest are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Wake Forest*

  • Pollution Statistics in Wake Forest

    Know the pollution level of Wake Forest before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 38.54 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 26.04 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 17.71 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 12.96 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 14.58 (Very Low)
  • Wake Forest: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Wake Forest for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Wake Forest.

    • Burglary and Theft 27.7 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 20.27 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 27.03 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 29.86 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 20.95 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 35.14 (Low)
    • Attacks 17.57 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 34.46 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 87.84 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 66.89 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 15.71 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 28.38 (Low)
  • Living in Wake Forest - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Wake Forest is 215 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 71.14 (High)
    • Climate Index 83.88 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 22.48 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 33.11 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 69.43 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 75.73 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.71 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 155.93 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Wake Forest

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Wake Forest

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.07 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 75.59 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 37.87 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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