If you are thinking about living in Apex, I would totally recommend it!Read 198 Reviews, Niche User: We do not experience too much crime in this area.Read 7 Reviews, Current Resident: My hometown, Holly Springs, is truly a beauty. The only downside is that it has become extremely popular. It is right next Research Triangle Park (RTP), which is filled with many companies like Cisco, IBM, & Biogen. I love Charlotte, its been my home for all my life. . Soon it will become too crowded, which is a shame.Read 18 Reviews, Niche User: It's still a nature reserve, with horse trail and friendly neighbors.Read 8 Reviews, Current Resident: I like that its a quiet, small time vibe but still only 25 minutes away from downtown Raleigh! The small town life has an appeal for me. It has grown rapidly and become more expensive though. Ranking based on data from the U.S. Census, FBI, and other data sources. I would personally seek a change in the tourists attractions to attract even more visitors than those already coming. Also, the colleges located in NC are amazing! But the pros outweigh the cons as evidenced by the mass influx of people choosing to relocate…, I have lived in Statesville, N.C. all of my life and enjoy the rural surroundings. Buying raw land is a complex real estate transaction with many moving parts. We have friendly, experienced and courteous staffs and…, I don't know what all the hub bub is about but I personally feel Durham is over rated. The neighborhood also has lots of scenery near it with the Providence Nature Reserve right behind the neighborhood. Stokesdale is a very small town in North Carolina. Cary is a wonderful place to live overall! First off the amenities here are limited. being built, but throughout my experience here in Apex, I have not had one bit of trouble. The previously rural town has evolved into a city with a population over 35,000 and many streams of entertainment. It's homey and very diverse. Racial Profiling is…, Knightdale, North Carolina is a great place to live! Read more on how this ranking was calculated. The area is great there are so many places nearby you can walk to and it gives you a great place to have a family and not have to sit in traffic to get to a job in the city. Neighborhood in Charlotte, NC. Because I lived in this area, I had access to some of the best education in the city and a safe learning environment. City is becoming overbuilt and noisy. It is extremely family friendly, it has one of the lowest crime rates, and is not very far from other surrounding cities. It's a town that is on the outskirts of Matthews. If Mint Hill can keep out Big Box, hire a designer that knows how to build a small (full of unique character) downtown and does…, The city wraps in in the loving arms of charming, beautiful Southern architecture and trees that offer shade for a peaceful walk almost any time of the year. The downtown is small but quaint and has a few great shops and restaurants. While Holly Springs is a beautiful city, it could use something, such as a spectacular bowling alley, or an outstanding place for entertainment that will attract tourists to the beautiful town of Holly Springs. Best Places to Live in Rocky Mount, North Carolina Small city - Northeastern North Carolina along I-95 corridor, 55 miles east of Raleigh-Durham. I have recently moved here for work and it was very easy to find my current job. North Carolina's strong real estate market makes it an excellent choice for investors. One of the things that I like…, Sorry to be a Debbie Downer, but I have lived all over the country and in the Ballantyne area of South Charlotte for the past year. If you are thinking about living in Apex, I would totally recommend it!