Wake Forest

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  3. Wake Forest Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Wake Forest Employment Information
  5. Wake Forest Family Information
  6. Wake Forest Education Information
  7. Wake Forest Public Benefits Information
  8. Wake Forest Criminal Information
  9. Wake Forest Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  10. Wake Forest Zip Codes


Wake Forest Legal Resources

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Wake Forest Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 28,036
  • Land Area (2000): 176.053 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 1.086 square kilometers

Wake Forest Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
2001 12,802 2003 1,461 2005 17,679
2002 13,011 2004 16,284 2006 20,528

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Houses (2000): 10,940

Wake Forest Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 20,263 72.28%
 Rural, Farm 198 0.71%
 Rural, Non-farm 7,572 27.01%

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Wake Forest Employment Information

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Wake Forest Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 1,081 13.38%
2. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 766 9.48%
3. Educational Services 413 5.11%
4. Public Administration 399 4.94%
5. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 368 4.56%
6. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 342 4.23%
7. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 312 3.86%
8. Repair and Maintenance 271 3.35%
9. Accommodation and Food Services 266 3.29%
10. Chemical Manufacturing 263 3.26%
11. Finance and Insurance 219 2.71%
12. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 201 2.49%
13. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 188 2.33%
14. Health Care 164 2.03%
15. Food and Beverage Stores 155 1.92%
16. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 149 1.84%
17. Other Transportation 143 1.77%
18. Radio, Television, and Computer Stores 129 1.60%
19. Utilities 111 1.37%
20. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 108 1.34%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Educational Services 944 14.25%
2. Health Care 835 12.61%
3. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 537 8.11%
4. Finance and Insurance 472 7.13%
5. Public Administration 367 5.54%
6. Accommodation and Food Services 267 4.03%
7. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 216 3.26%
8. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 212 3.20%
9. Construction 194 2.93%
10. Social Assistance 183 2.76%
11. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 162 2.45%
12. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 154 2.32%
13. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 128 1.93%
14. Personal and Laundry Services 127 1.92%
15. Chemical Manufacturing 123 1.86%
16. Food and Beverage Stores 109 1.65%
17. Radio, Television, and Computer Stores 107 1.62%
18. Department and Other General Stores 85 1.28%
19. Electrical Equipment / Appliances / Components Manufacturing 72 1.09%
20. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 68 1.03%

Wake Forest Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Computer Specialists 538 6.66%
2. Other Management Occupations 538 6.66%
3. Other Installation / Maintenance 464 5.74%
4. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 392 4.85%
5. Engineers 327 4.05%
6. Other Sales and Related Occupations 305 3.78%
7. Other Production Occupations 287 3.55%
8. Top Executives 240 2.97%
9. Operations Managers Non Finance 238 2.95%
10. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 224 2.77%
11. Vehicle Mechanics 221 2.74%
12. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 220 2.72%
13. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 205 2.54%
14. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 174 2.15%
15. Business Operations Specialists 165 2.04%
16. Other Office and Admin Support 155 1.92%
17. Carpenters 152 1.88%
18. Religious Workers 144 1.78%
19. Advertising / Marketing / PR / Sales 138 1.71%
20. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 129 1.60%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Secretaries and Admins 552 8.33%
2. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 455 6.87%
3. Other Office and Admin Support 443 6.69%
4. Registered Nurses 261 3.94%
5. Other Management Occupations 240 3.62%
6. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 238 3.59%
7. Other Sales and Related Occupations 232 3.50%
8. Computer Specialists 220 3.32%
9. Accountants and Auditors 205 3.09%
10. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 196 2.96%
11. Business Operations Specialists 193 2.91%
12. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 176 2.66%
13. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 162 2.45%
14. Health Technologists and Technicians 156 2.36%
15. Customer Service Representatives 138 2.08%
16. Cashiers 133 2.01%
17. Other Production Occupations 133 2.01%
18. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 131 1.98%
19. Financial Clerks, Non-bookkeeping 130 1.96%
20. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 127 1.92%

Wake Forest Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 13,217 64.80%
15-35 hours 2,344 11.49%
1-14 hours 544 2.67%
No regular hours 4,292 21.04%

Wake Forest Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 356 2.56%
5 AM-5:29 AM 230 1.65%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 365 2.62%
6 AM-6:29 AM 1,184 8.50%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 2,096 15.04%
7 AM-7:29 AM 3,135 22.50%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 2,085 14.96%
8 AM-8:29 AM 1,611 11.56%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 742 5.33%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 702 5.04%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 177 1.27%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 135 0.97%
Noon-3:59 PM 574 4.12%
4 PM-11:59 PM 541 3.88%

Wake Forest Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 282 2.02%
5-9 886 6.36%
10-14 1,065 7.64%
15-19 1,015 7.28%
20-24 1,768 12.69%
25-29 945 6.78%
30-34 2,882 20.68%
35-39 807 5.79%
40-44 1,083 7.77%
45-59 2,142 15.37%
60-89 755 5.42%
At least 90 303 2.17%

Wake Forest Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 15 0.11% 5,946 42.68%
30-44 1 0.01% 4,771 34.24%
45-59 0 0.00% 2,142 15.37%
At least 60 5 0.04% 1,053 7.56%

Wake Forest Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 7 0.05%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 1,643 11.36%
 Car / truck / van, solo 12,050 83.31%
 Motorcycle 9 0.06%
 Other 69 0.48%
 Public transportation 21 0.15%
 Walked 134 0.93%
 Worked at home 531 3.67%

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Wake Forest Family Information

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Households (2000): 10,185 (27,744 people)
Families (2000): 7,792 (24,441 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 4,050
People at same address in 1995: 11,042

Wake Forest Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 503 4.94%
$10,000-$14,999 404 3.97%
$15,000-$19,999 429 4.21%
$20,000-$24,999 408 4.01%
$25,000-$29,999 465 4.57%
$30,000-$34,999 580 5.69%
$35,000-$39,999 470 4.61%
$40,000-$44,999 523 5.14%
$45,000-$49,999 499 4.90%
$50,000-$59,999 1,210 11.88%
$60,000-$74,999 1,471 14.44%
$75,000-$99,999 1,669 16.39%
$100,000-$124,999 784 7.70%
$125,000-$149,999 366 3.59%
$150,000-$199,999 247 2.43%
$200,000 or more 157 1.54%

Wake Forest Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 1,849 18.23%
 Family, 2 people 2,975 29.34%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 371 3.66%
 Family, 3 people 1,961 19.34%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 78 0.77%
 Family, 4 people 1,880 18.54%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 31 0.31%
 Family, 5 people 693 6.83%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 6 0.06%
 Family, 6 people 203 2.00%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 1 0.01%
 Family, 7 or more people 92 0.91%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 1 0.01%

Wake Forest Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 9,127 33.42%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 3,802 13.92%
Public Assistance 169 0.62%
Retirement 1,236 4.53%
Self Employment 1,335 4.89%
Social Security 1,513 5.54%
Supplemental Security 188 0.69%
Wage / Salary 8,911 32.63%
Other 1,030 3.77%

Wake Forest Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 2,986 44.85%
 With children under 18 3,672 55.15%

Wake Forest Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 593 5.83%
 Married 7,116 69.92%
 Never Married 2,331 22.90%
 Widowed 138 1.36%

Wake Forest Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 919 8.60%
 Married 7,169 67.06%
 Never Married 1,939 18.14%
 Widowed 663 6.20%

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Wake Forest Education Information

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Wake Forest Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 678 3.45%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 1,795 9.12%
 High school diploma or equivalent 4,213 21.41%
 Some college, no degree 4,266 21.68%
 Associate degree 1,817 9.23%
 Bachelors degree 5,236 26.61%
 Graduate or professional degree 1,673 8.50%

Wake Forest Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 252 0.90% 379 1.35% 631 2.25%
Kindergarten 473 1.69% 79 0.28% 552 1.97%
Grades 1-4 1,734 6.18% 206 0.73% 1,940 6.92%
Grades 5-8 1,614 5.76% 180 0.64% 1,794 6.40%
Grades 9-12 1,489 5.31% 172 0.61% 1,661 5.92%
Undergrad college 674 2.40% 386 1.38% 1,060 3.78%
Graduate or professional school 221 0.79% 513 1.83% 734 2.62%
Total 6,457 23.03% 1,915 6.83% 8,372 29.86%

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Wake Forest Public Benefits Information

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Wake Forest Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 25,898 93.54%
 Below Poverty Level 1,788 6.46%

Wake Forest Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Wake Forest Criminal Information

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Wake Forest Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
2001 1.562 0.234 0.156 0.937 2.890 0.078 6.874 23.590 0.703 31.245
2002 1.998 0.154 0.000 1.076 3.228 0.077 6.687 21.981 0.922 29.667
2003 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 2.053 8.214 0.000 10.267
2004 1.597 0.184 0.000 0.307 2.088 0.184 6.509 21.125 0.860 28.494
2005 1.075 0.000 0.000 0.453 1.527 0.226 6.335 21.551 0.679 28.565
2006 1.461 0.146 0.000 0.341 1.949 0.049 8.330 24.552 0.682 33.564
2007 1.314 0.164 0.041 0.493 2.012 0.164 4.929 19.180 0.287 24.396

Wake Forest Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 6 36
2005 7 39
2006 8 41
2007 8 45

Wake Forest Crime Index

Year  Index
2001 437
2002 428

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Wake Forest Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Wake Forest Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 5,014 17.88%
10-19 Years 3,803 13.56%
20-29 Years 3,448 12.30%
30-39 Years 5,801 20.69%
40-49 Years 4,781 17.05%
50-59 Years 2,600 9.27%
60-69 Years 1,282 4.57%
70-79 Years 810 2.89%
80-89 Years 398 1.42%
90+ Years 99 0.35%

Wake Forest Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 13,794 49.20%
 Female 14,242 50.80%

Wake Forest Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 22,383 79.84%
 African-American 4,216 15.04%
 Hispanic/Latino 652 2.33%
 Asian 393 1.40%
 Multiracial 309 1.10%
 Amerindian 62 0.22%
 Other Race 20 0.07%
 Pacific Islander 1 0.00%

Wake Forest Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 4,066 18.66%
2. English 3,677 16.87%
3. German 3,376 15.49%
4. Irish 3,020 13.86%
5. Italian 1,168 5.36%
6. Scotch Irish 923 4.24%
7. French Non-Basque 815 3.74%
8. Scottish 815 3.74%
9. Polish 619 2.84%
10. Dutch 408 1.87%

Wake Forest Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 23,928 93.48%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 804 3.14%
3. French 133 0.52%
4. African 72 0.28%
5. Korean 56 0.22%
6. Arabic 52 0.20%
7. Chinese 46 0.18%
8. Hindi 45 0.18%
9. Vietnamese 45 0.18%
10. Persian 43 0.17%

Wake Forest Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 26,806 95.62%
 Naturalized immigrant 489 1.74%
 Not a citizen 738 2.63%

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Wake Forest Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Wake Forest Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

27587 27588