Welcome to Apex!

Deemed the "peak of good living," Apex is a place that stays true to its name. In fact, this Raleigh suburb was even named the #1 Best Place to Live in America by Money Magazine, largely thanks to its historic downtown, A+ schools, job opportunities near the Research Triangle Park, and overall welcoming atmosphere. If you're looking for an idyllic suburb that checks all the boxes, let's take a closer look at Apex.

See Why Apex Is the Peak of Good Living

Tucked between Cary and Holly Springs just 20 minutes from Raleigh, Apex is a small town with a national reputation. This community has made the cut for more than a few "best places to live" lists, making it a hotspot for young professionals, families, retirees, and everyone in-between. Whether you're looking for a town with excellent schools, unique career opportunities, or fantastic homes, you'll surely fall in love with everything Apex has to offer.

Ready to start your Apex adventure? Here are some fast facts (and the latest listings) to get you started!

A Snapshot of Apex






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Live, Work, and Play in Apex

Lavish homes

Take a drive through Apex, and you'll find a neighborhood to suit just about any lifestyle. Here, historic homes, new construction estates, and quaint suburban enclaves can be found at every turn, so you'll have no trouble tracking down the perfect place to put down roots. The average home in Apex sells for around $474,000, and most listings only stay on the market for a total of 34 days.

Shopping and dining

Looking for the perfect place to shop the day away or savor a delicious meal? You'll uncover both in the heart of Apex! Once a thriving railroad district, Historic Downtown Apex features countless small businesses you'll feel good about supporting. We recommend picking up a gift from the Rusty Bucket or honing your skills with classes from DownTown Knits. Apex also has its fair share of restaurants—locals love Common Grounds Coffee House, Anna's Pizzeria, and The Provincial. Be sure to check out other favorites on the Apex Peakway or at Beaver Creek! 

Top-notch schools

Apex’s highly rated schools are a major draw to potential buyers—and even if you don't have children, great public districts can help increase your home's value over time. Students living in the Apex area attend Wake County Public Schools, the largest and one of the best districts in the Carolinas. In total, WCPSS serves more than 160,000 students across 187 institutions, 14 of which are in Apex. Apex also has a charter school and multiple private schools.

Local events

Get to know your neighbors at Apex's packed calendar of community events! Head to Salem Street, and you're bound to find something unique going on year-round. Peakfest, one of the town's biggest celebrations, features over 200 vendors, as well as rides, crafts, and live entertainment. Locals also enjoy the Peak City Pig Fest, the Latino Arts Festival, the Apex Music Festival, and much more. Don't forget to catch a show at the Halle Cultural Arts Center, too!

Wondering What's Around?

Our Favorite Local Picks

Jordan Lake

Located on the westernmost side of town, Jordan Lake is the ultimate place to escape the suburbs and relax in nature. This stunning reservoir offers opportunities for hiking, fishing, swimming, and camping—so go ahead, plan a staycation!

Get Outdoors »

Cloer Family Vineyards

Embark on a wine tasting at Cloer Family Vineyards, a locally owned winery that specializes in muscadine beverages.

Try a Sample »

Apex Community Park

This 160-acre green space offers something for just about anyone. Hit the sports courts, go for a hike, or bring along your kids and furry friends.

Have Some Fun »

Apex Farmers Market

Support local producers at the Apex Farmers Market, which hosts dozens of vendors every Saturday from 9:00 am to noon.

Eat Fresh »

Ready to Find Your Dream Home in Apex?

Does Apex sound like your dream community? Let 220 Agents guide you to your perfect place in just the right neighborhood. We have all the details you need to know about life in Apex, and we’d be happy to help you navigate your real estate journey from start to finish!