Perfectly Sandwiched Between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Atlantic Coastline

Visitors find the town positively charming with its shopping, restaurants, attraction and lodging. Guests enjoy the small-town feel with access to large cities just a few miles away.
Perfectly Sandwiched Between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Atlantic Coastline

Demographics

0-10 miles 0-30 miles 0-45 miles 0-60 miles
Population 123,512 1,066,259 2,731,319 3,887,588
Households 49,025 422,085 1,078,023 1,523,181
Families 32,742 361,052 680,224 984,537
Median Age 40.0 37.5 37.7 38.1
Average Household Income $39,557 $89,262 $92,091 $85,933

Ideally located in the Piedmont Region

Research Triangle Park (RTP)

Research Triangle Park (RTP)

is the leading and largest high technology research and science park in North America

45-minute drive

45-minute drive

to a labor force of 4.5 million

36,000 graduates annually

36,000 graduates annually

from nearby universities & colleges

20-minute drive

20-minute drive

to Raleigh-Durham International & Piedmont Triad International Airports

66% of North Carolina visitors

66% of North Carolina visitors

traveled to the Piedmont region in 2018

20+ universities

20+ universities

and colleges in the surrounding areas

20 miles from the Triangle & Triad of North Carolina

Top Area Employers

Tanger Outlets Mebane Top Area Employers

One of the friendliest places to start a business