Live, Work, and Play in Knightdale

Nestled just east of Raleigh, Knightdale is a tiny yet growing community that's within an easy commute of the capital city, but it still feels a world apart. If you want a taste of what life is like in Knightdale, just head to one of the town's countless annual events, scope out a nearby park, or go shopping along Knightdale Boulevard. This community truly offers something for everyone—and best of all, the homes here are still surprisingly affordable!

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Knightdale at a Glance

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Quick Facts

Population: 17,843
County: Wake
Zip Codes: 27545
Median Home Value: $320,000

Travel & Commute

Raleigh: 20 min
Cary: 28 min
RDU: 27 min
Major Roads: I-540, US-64, US-264, Knightdale Bypass
Bus: Knightdale-Raleigh Express (KRX)
Airport: RDU International

Knightdale Area Attractions

Everything You'll LOVE in Knightdale

Fantastic shopping & dining

There's never a shortage of places to shop when you live in Knightdale. Most of the area's everyday conveniences—including a Target, Food Lion, Walmart, and gas stations—can be found on Knightdale Boulevard. Knightdale Crossing Shopping Center and the Shoppes at Midway Plantation both feature even more well-known stores. Don't forget to check out local retailers in Downtown Knightdale, too!

Feeling hungry? Knightdale features an assortment of chain eateries, as well as quite a few hometown favorites. You'll find plenty of locals chowing down at Saltgrass Steakhouse, Prime Barbecue, or A'Net's Katch.

Nearby employment opportunities

One of the major reasons residents why choose Knightdale is its proximity to Raleigh, Cary, and other major Triangle cities. Wake County Public Schools, Duke University Health, Wake Med, and the Research Triangle Park are just a few of the area's major employers. Knightdale's commuter bus lines and nearby highway systems also make it easy to commute across town or into Downtown Raleigh.

Outstanding education

Younger residents of Knightdale are served by Wake County Public Schools, the largest public district in the Carolinas. In total, WCPSS operates six elementary, three middle, and two high schools in the Knightdale area. Many students go on to attend one of the Triangle's major research universities (such as NC State or UNC Chapel Hill) or Wake Technical Community College.

Verdant green spaces

It's easy to get outdoors when you live in the scenic community of Knightdale. The town is known for the stunning Knightdale Station Park, an 86-acre green space with walking trails, a dog park, a large playground, a splash pad, several soccer fields, a covered exhibition area, and an amphitheater. The Mingo Creek Greenway connects Mingo Creek Park in the east to the 33-mile Neuse River Trail in the west. Knightdale also has a few smaller parks and two public community centers.

Endless attractions & events

Don't be fooled by Knightdale's size—this town knows how to have some fun! If you want to live like a local, try heading to a craft fair or farmers market in Knightdale Station Park. Knightdale also hosts a variety of events throughout the year, including Food Truck Thursdays, an Outdoor Movie Night Series in the summer, and a mid-November Holiday Fair. And if you're looking for more unique places to check out, try sampling a pint from Oak City Brewing Company or relax and learn at East Regional Library.

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