Located in the state of North Carolina, Fuquay-Varina is a moderately-sized city with a population of 22,722 residents. If we take a look at the last Census, the vast majority of the population falls within one racial group (76% White). Given that fact, Fuquay-Varina could be considered less diverse than other cities. Fuquay-Varina is known to be family friendly as more than 82% of the population has already tied the knot. It might also be worth noting that 40% of residents also have children under the age of 18.
Living in Fuquay-Varina can be a great experience for anyone moving to the town. Having said that, in the state of North Carolina, there are many incredible places to live, so choose wisely! Using the livability score which includes data from categories like amenities, crime, weather, education, you can easily compare the best places to live in Fuquay-Varina and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Fuquay-Varina to North Carolina and the national average.
Fuquay-Varina, NC receives 79/100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #25 in North Carolina and #2,076 in the USA. Pack your bags! This is a very high score in comparison to other US cities. Living in Fuquay-Varina could be a great choice! Another exciting tidbit, is that Fuquay-Varina ranks better than 90% of all US cities! If we dig down a little deeper into each category within the livability score, we see that Fuquay-Varina has higher than average grades for the following: amenities (A+) and crime (A). There is at least one category that you should be aware of in Fuquay-Varina. The following was graded with a discouraging score: cost of living (D).
Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Fuquay-Varina, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do.
Low violent crime (murder, rape, robbery, assault) is a must for most people when searching for a new area to live. At 120 crimes per 100,000 residents, Fuquay-Varina has a violent crime rate that is far below the national average.
Being close to public transportation, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in Fuquay-Varina. Before you determine if any of these amenities are available in the area, you will also want to know if the real estate prices in Fuquay-Varina are affordable. The median home price for Fuquay-Varina homes is $208,100, which is 32.5% higher than the North Carolina average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Fuquay-Varina, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 3, which is 9.1% lower than the North Carolina average.
|Average one way commute||31min||24min||26min|
|Workers who drive to work||77.0%||81.1%||76.4%|
|Workers who carpool||13.1%||9.8%||9.3%|
|Workers who take public transit||0.0%||1.1%||5.1%|
|Workers who bicycle||0.1%||0.2%||0.6%|
|Workers who walk||1.0%||1.8%||2.8%|
|Working from home||8.0%||4.8%||4.6%|