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Apartments for Rent in Wake Forest, NC
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    1747 Alexander Springs Lane, Wake Forest, NC 27587
    1 BED $1,300+
    2 BEDS $1,458+
    3 BEDS $1,731+
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    1910 Capital Creek Dr, Wake Forest, NC 27587
    1 BED $1,326+
    2 BEDS $1,546+
    3 BEDS $1,945+
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    916 Sugar Gap Road, Wake Forest, NC 27587
    1 BED $1,224+
    2 BEDS $1,544+
    3 BEDS $2,009+
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    1120 Meridian Branch Dr., Wake Forest, NC 27587
    1 BED $1,425+
    2 BEDS $1,745+
    3 BEDS $2,388+
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    1891 S. Franklin Street, Wake Forest, NC 27587
    Studio $1,180+
    1 BED $1,401+
    2+ BEDS $1,686+
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    610 Sugar Pine Way, Wake Forest, NC 27587
    1 BED $1,510+
    2 BEDS $1,815+
    3 BEDS $2,302+
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    1415-1417 RIPLEY WOODS STREET, WAKE FOREST, NC 27587
    2 BEDS $1,395
    3 BEDS $1,495
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    2611 Moonbow Trail, Wake Forest, NC 27587
    1 BED $1,399+
    2 BEDS $1,725
    3 BEDS $2,099
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    3808 Prince Noah Loop, Wake Forest, NC 27587
    3 BEDS $1,450
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    333 East Pine Avenue, Wake Forest, NC 27587
    3 BEDS $2,000
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    412 Windsboro Way, Wake Forest, NC 27587
    3 BEDS $2,215
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    361 S Franklin St, Wake Forest, NC 27587
    2 BEDS $1,250+
    3 BEDS $1,400+
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    1104 Washhouse Lane, Wake Forest, NC 27587
    4 BEDS $2,545
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    2929 Forestville Rd, Raleigh, NC 27616
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    1 BED $575+
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    1401-1403 RIPLEY WOODS STREET, WAKE FOREST, NC 27587
    2 BEDS $1,395
    3 BEDS $1,495
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    10033 LIGON MILL ROAD, WAKE FOREST, NC 27587
    3 BEDS $1,795
  • 3108 Elm Tree Lane, Raleigh, NC 27614
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    11100 Madison Elm Lane, Raleigh, NC 27614
    1 BED $1,358+
    2 BEDS $1,709+
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    12201 Oakwood View Drive, Raleigh, NC 27614
    1 BED $1,393+
    2 BEDS $1,508+
    3 BEDS $1,790+
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    1540 Dunn Road, Raleigh, NC 27615
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    112 White Ash Lane, Youngsville, NC 27596
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    203 Sweet Violet Drive, Youngsville, NC 27596
    3 BEDS $2,100
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Average rent in Wake Forest, NC

$1,615/mo Wake Forest, NC average rental price, March 2024
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Wake Forest, NC is $1,615.

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Getting around in Wake Forest, NC

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Somewhat Bikeable
Walk Score®: 2, Bike Score®: 6

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Wake Forest, NC last updated?

Prices and availability in Wake Forest, NC were last updated on 12 Jun 2024.

What are the best apartments in Wake Forest, NC?

The best apartments in Wake Forest, NC are: Bexley at Heritage, Encore at Heritage, The Pointe at Heritage, Capital Creek at Heritage and Pines at Wake Forest.

What is the average rent in Wake Forest, NC?

The average rent in Wake Forest, NC is $1,615. Start your search for apartments in Wake Forest, NC now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Wake Forest, NC?

The price range for a studio apartment in Wake Forest, NC is between $1,180 and $1,289. View all studio apartments in Wake Forest, NC.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Wake Forest, NC?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Wake Forest, NC is between $575 and $2,536. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Wake Forest, NC now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Wake Forest, NC?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Wake Forest, NC is between $575 and $2,675. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Wake Forest, NC.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Wake Forest, NC?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Wake Forest, NC is between $575 and $3,573. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Wake Forest, NC.

What type of rental buildings are in Wake Forest, NC?

In Wake Forest, 29% of the residents are renting compared to 71% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 5% of Wake Forest’s rentals, 77% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 17% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Wake Forest, NC?

The average age of rental buildings in Wake Forest is 11 years old, with 80% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 3 stories, of which all are garden-style apartment communities, none are mid-sized buildings, and none are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

What apartment floorplans are common in Wake Forest, NC?

Studio apartments in Wake Forest are around 0.3% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 37% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 53% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

Living in Wake Forest, NC

Wake Forest is a small city in the Piedmont Triad in North Carolina. It has been ranked as one of the best places to live in North Carolina, known for its small-town charm, low costs of living, excellent schools, stable job market and proximity to Raleigh. Renters here will experience a humid, subtropical climate, with hot summers and cool winters. The average temperatures range between 34°F and 86°F, with evenly distributed rainfall and minimal snow throughout the year. However, the area is susceptible to hurricanes and tropical storms during late summer and early fall, so renters should be prepared for some severe weather warnings. Wake Forest is also one of the best places for young professionals to rent: It’s located in what’s known as The Research Triangle (or just The Triangle), an area that’s home to three major research universities. In addition, the city is also home to two universities — Wake Forest University and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary — thereby making it a great place for students, as well.

Renting in Wake Forest, NC

Home to research institutions and universities, the demand for houses and apartments in Wake Forest is high, so there are plenty of properties to rent in Wake Forest. Plus, neighborhoods in the city are well-planned, so renters will be close to essential amenities wherever they are. In terms of style, the rental market has everything from picturesque, historic buildings in quaint neighborhoods to modern structures in the downtown area. Most rentals range between two and four bedrooms in size. Still, there are also smaller apartments in Wake Forest for those who want more affordable rentals, as well as larger, single-family homes for rent with luxury amenities. Notably, landlords typically ask for one month’s rent as a security deposit in Wake Forest. However, they should return it within 30 days of terminating the lease. For rent delays, they may charge a reasonable late fee of a maximum of $15 or 5% of the rental payment.

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Shopping in Wake Forest, NC

The central shopping hub in the city is Wake Forest Crossing, where renters can find a collection of department stores, retailers, restaurants and grocery supermarkets. Harris Crossing, Gateway Commons and The Factory are a few other shopping hubs on different corners of the city, so renters will be within minutes of their daily shopping activities wherever they are. The city is also known for its historic downtown area, which includes many unique shops, boutiques and art galleries. Wegmans, Walmart, Publix Super Market, Lowe’s, Target, The Home Depot and Dollar Tree are the primary grocery chains in Wake Forest. In addition, the city is also home to several farmers’ markets, where renters can find local food, crafts and fresh produce.

Transportation in Wake Forest, NC

Whether you’re looking for public transportation or ridesharing or you prefer to walk or bike, renting in Wake Forest will give you access to your preferred transportation option. The city is very walkable and bike-friendly, with plenty of walking and biking trails that allow renters to accomplish errands on foot or bike. If you prefer to drive, Wake Forest is served by U.S. Highway 1 and State Route 92, which connect to a network of roads and make it easy to get around. Several private companies, like Uber and Lyft, also provide on-demand transportation. Alternatively, for renters commuting through public transit, the Research Triangle Regional Public Transportation Authority — known as GoTriangle — operates a bus system throughout Wake Forest and the Research Triangle region. Finally, for renters traveling long distances, the nearest airport is Raleigh-Durham International Airport, which is around 20 miles southwest of Wake Forest.

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