Living in Wake

Living in Wake

Find Your Home in Wake County

We get it - quality of life means different things to different people. Wake County is consistently rated as one of the best places in the nation to raise a family, get a great education, access first-rate healthcare, enjoy the great outdoors, and much more. So whether you’re a self-proclaimed foodie, adrenaline junkie, arts and culture aficionado, or anything in between, you’re sure to find your own brand of happiness in Wake County.

Wake County Quality of Life Brochure

Learn about Wake County’s diverse quality of life. Download the PDF.

Fast Facts:

  • 117 miles of recreational trails
  • 26,000 acres of water recreation
  • Raleigh ranks among “America’s Hottest Sports Cities” (Sports Travel)
  • 35 free cultural attractions
  • 17 breweries - and counting
  • 85+ music venues

“Our clients from across the country can't believe how much punch we pack into the Triangle. We hear all the time about the great culture, incredible climate, and easy commute times and it's all perfectly situated in-between the mountains and the coast!”

Cecily Durrett
Director of Relocation & Business Development, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Carolinas Realty, York Simpson Underwood Realty, Yost & Little Realty