The Most Popular Places To Live in The Triangle
So where do people want to move?! Let's take a look...
Zillow ranked the most popular ZIP codes across Wake, Durham and Orange counties, North Carolina. By comparing the median daily views of listings in these areas. Stats via Triangle Business Journal and Realtor.com
1. 27519. WEST CARY
Includes Green Level West Road, Thomas Brooks Park, Mills School Park and Cary Park areas.
Median listing views: 449
Median home price: $514,987
Zillow Home Value Index: $509,747
2. 27608, CENTRAL RALEIGH
Includes neighborhoods inside the Beltline such as the Five Points, Hayes Barton, Carolina Country Club and Oberlin areas.
Median listing views: 294
Median home price: $799,000
Zillow Home Value Index: $745,413
3. 27540, HOLLY SPRINGS
Includes the entire town of Holly Springs.
Median listing views: 357
Median home price: $394,900
4. 27713, SOUTH DURHAM
Includes the Hope Valley, Southpoint and Old Chatham Golf Club areas, near Research Triangle Park.
Median listing views: 269
Median home price: $361,250
Zillow Home Value Index: $335,526
5. 27516, CENTRAL CHAPEL HILL
Includes the University of North Carolina campus and surrounding areas, including Fordham and Durham-Chapel Hill boulevards.
Median listing views: 208
Median home price: $525,000
Zillow Home Value Index: $444,679
And according to a similar study done by, A Realtor.com survey ranks the 27616 ZIP code in northeast Raleigh one of the "hottest" in the country.
Houses in that ZIP code, which encompasses Triangle Town Center and Wake Technical Community College's northern campus, spend an average of five days on the market, 10 days less than the Raleigh area as a whole, according to Realtor.com. The areas that made the "hot list" were among the most viewed on the website and have homes with 110 more square feet than the average home listed in the U.S.
The 27616 area was praised for its proximity to downtown Raleigh and its luxury homes that attract buyers from New York who want more space. The area is also close to major employers and local tech companies, the post noted.According to Realtor.com, 67% of residents in the ZIP code are homeowners, and the median listing price in the area is $319,000.