People move to Apex for the small town feel and quality of life. As this was previously a farming community, Apex now has a population of nearly 60,000 people. The fast 20 minute drive to Raleigh or Durham, along with all the shopping malls and dining close by, is one of the reason the town motto is “The peak of good living."
Some Apex Facts
In 1994, the downtown area was designated a historic district, and the Apex train depot, built in 1867, is designated a Wake County landmark.
Because of its proximity to the capital Apex Became a trading center railroad shipped products such as lumber, tar, and tobacco.
Apex is currently the eighteenth largest municipality in North Carolina.
In August 2015, Time ranked Apex #1 on its list of the nation's top places to live.
In July 2018, Realtor.com ranked Apex the #1 Fastest Growing Suburb in America.