Wake Forest is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 48,048, it is the 22nd largest city in North Carolina and the 822nd largest city in the United States. Wake Forest is currently growing at a rate of 4.35% annually and its population has increased by 59.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 30,117 in 2010. Spanning over 18 miles, Wake Forest has a population density of 2,726 people per square mile.
The average household income in Wake Forest is $105,312 with a poverty rate of 5.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,083 per month, and the median house value is $285,000. The median age in Wake Forest is 35.8 years, 34.7 years for males, and 36.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.7 males.