Knightdale, NC is a fast-growing suburb of Raleigh located in Wake County. Knightdale's history dates back to the earliest days of North Carolina, when the interior of the state was first explored. Today, Knightdale is a diverse, thriving community, with easy access to Raleigh's booming employment opportunities and a variety of activities for every member of the family.
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Knightdale has nearly doubled in size since the 2000 Census and is home to a population of nearly 14,000 residents with an average resident age of 34 years. Economic performance is strong with a median household income and home values that each comfortably surpasses state averages. The cost of living here is also affordable, checking in at a rate more than five percent below the national average. More than 50 percent of adults in Knightdale have earned a college degree, and 54 percent of adults in the community are married. Get more demographic information about Knightdale.
Homes in Knightdale allow you to enjoy the best of suburban living, with a short commute to Raleigh for work and play. You'll find an affordable, appealing collection of single-family homes throughout the community, and Knightdale's rapid growth means that there is plenty of new construction available. If you're looking for a home with ample outdoor space, this is a great community to find it. As the Triangle area continues to grow, you can expect Knightdale to grow right along with it.
Knightdale, NC is part of the Wake County Public School System, which works hard to provide an innovative, accessible education to its diverse student base. The community is served by six elementary schools, three middle schools, and one high school. Nearby colleges include North Carolina State University, Wake Community Technical College, Shaw University. Find homes for sale in Knightdale by school district.
Knightdale residents find work both in Raleigh and Knightdale, with an average commute time of 26 minutes. The most popular industries include retail trade, construction, professional services, accommodations, food-service, healthcare, and finance. As of the 2010 Census, the community had more than 350 businesses employing local residents.
There's plenty of fun in Knightdale starting with the community's great collection of parks, trails, and greenways. Explore the beauty of North Carolina by trail, bring the family out for a day of fun at the park, or enroll in athletic leagues for every age-group. The arts are also an important part of life here with live performances, free concerts, art galleries, and even theater classes for the community. The community also offers a busy schedule of special events, including Food Truck Thursdays, the summer Movie Night series, and the bi-weekly market at Knightdale Station Park.
Knightdale is home to a diverse, thriving collection of local businesses. The short commute to Raleigh also means that you're always free to explore all that the city has to offer. Get more information about what to do in Knightdale.
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