Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill Market Stats

As the westernmost anchor of the Triangle, Chapel Hill has gained a reputation for its unique culture, one-of-a-kind downtown district, and endless assortment of attractions. However, the town is also known as the home of the University of North Carolina, one of the most prestigious colleges in the South.

Wondering why so many residents refer to Chapel Hill as the "Southern Part of Heaven"? Whether you're strolling along picturesque Franklin Street or taking a tour of Morehead Planetarium, you'll quickly realize how easy it is to live, work, and play in Chapel Hill. And if you're thinking about making a move to this Triangle hotspot, we'd love to show you around.  

A Snapshot of the Area


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Top Schools

89ºF / 64ºF

Summer Climate

53ºF / 28ºF

Winter Climate

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The Chapel Hill real estate market can be competitive—which is why it's crucial to have a local professional on your side. When you work with us, we'll make sure your home is priced accurately, marketed thoroughly, and staged for success. Feel free to browse a few of our resources, and give us a call when you'd like to get started!

Chapel Hill at a Glance

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Quick Facts

Population: 64,051
County: Orange, Chatham, and Durham
Median household income: $73,614
Median home value: $410,000

Travel & Commute

Raleigh: 37 min
Durham: 25 min
RTP: 20 min
Major Roads: I-40, I-85, US-70, US-15

Explore the Area

What You'll Love in Chapel Hill

Local shopping & dining

One of Chapel Hill's most popular destinations for shopping, dining, and everything in between is Franklin Street, the community's main thoroughfare. Here, you'll uncover a variety of locally owned businesses—favorites include Al's Burger Shack, Top of the Hill, and Rumors.

Chapel Hill also has plenty of everyday conveniences, like Trader Joe's, Wegman's, and other big-box stores. Carr Mill Mall and University Place also offer ample shopping options.

Top-rated parks and recreation

There's nothing quite like getting outside and enjoying the Carolina blue sky in Chapel Hill. If you're looking to plan your next outdoor adventure, try strolling along the trails at Umstead Park or working on your tennis swing at Cedar Falls Park. Love to golf? Chapel Hill is home to more than a few public and private courses, including the UNC Finley Golf Course.

The North Carolina Botanical Garden, Southern Community Park, and Carolina North Forest are just a few more natural destinations you won't want to miss in Chapel Hill.

Endless attractions and events

Whether you're celebrating on Franklin Street after a Tarheel team victory, attending an indie concert at the famed Cat's Cradle, or scoping out local artisans at the Festifall Festival, you'll never run out of fun things to do in Chapel Hill.

This community is known for its packed calendar of annual events and activities, as well as its local collegiate sports teams. Chapel Hill also has a few museums, like Morehead Planetarium, Kidzu, and the Ackland Art Museum.

Plenty of career opportunities

As one of the three major cities in the Research Triangle, Chapel Hill features thousands of unique job opportunities that you won't find anywhere else. The University of North Carolina and Rex Healthcare are two of the area's biggest employers—however, some residents also commute to the Research Triangle Park, which is under 30 minutes away.

Linda Craft Team Realtors: Your Chapel Hill Experts

Though it may feel like a thriving small town, Chapel Hill still offers all the urban amenities you could ever want...and so much more. If you're ready to make a move to this Triangle community, Linda Craft Team Realtors is here to help. With over 350 years of combined industry experience and an in-depth knowledge of life in the Triangle, we have everything you need to find your real estate success. Whenever you're ready to get started, we're just a phone call away.

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