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Wendell
  • Town in North Carolina

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B
  12. Commute
    grade C

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Wendell is a town in North Carolina with a population of 9,847. Wendell is in Wake County and is one of the best places to live in North Carolina. Living in Wendell offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Wendell there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Wendell and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Wendell are highly rated.

About

About Wendell...
Population
9,847

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$226,400
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$1,114
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    31%
  • Own
    69%
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Wendell Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    134.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    14.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    22.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    149.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    566.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    74.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    12%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    38%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    23%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  11%

Working in Wendell

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$67,321
National
$69,021

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