Garner Market Stats

Located only eight miles south of Raleigh, Garner is a thriving community that's easily accessible to I-40, Highway 70, and the rest of the Triangle area. Here, residents enjoy the area's unique small-town atmosphere, in addition to the new perks of Garner's recent growth. So if you're looking for a community with great schools, a quaint downtown district, and surprisingly affordable homes, Garner could be the right place for you.

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A Snapshot of the Area


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Top Schools

90ºF / 69ºF

Summer Climate

51ºF / 30ºF

Winter Climate

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The Garner 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!

Garner at a Glance

There's a reason why Garner's town motto is "A Great Place to Be"—and we'd love to help you find your niche in this growing community! As your Triangle experts, we know all the insider details—feel free to contact us with any other questions you might have.

Quick Facts

Population: 31,407
County: Wake
Median household income: $61,873
Median home value: $271,510

Travel & Commute

Raleigh: 12 min
Durham: 36 min
RTP: 26 min
Major Roads: US-70, US-401, I-40, Route 50

Explore the Area

Everything You'll Love in Garner

Local shopping & dining

White Oak Crossing serves as Garner's premier shopping and dining destination, and one visit is all it takes to see why. Conveniently located off of Interstate 40, White Oak Crossing offers a diverse variety of larger retailers (like Target and Cabela's), in addition to local restaurants like Big Ed's.

Garner also boasts a cozy downtown district, where you'll find hidden gems like The Beerded Lady Bottle Shop, Full Bloom Coffee Roasters, and Angie's Restaurant, which is easily the most popular breakfast spot in town.

Exciting outdoor adventures

Don't be fooled by Garner's top-notch location near Raleigh—this suburb has more parks, greenways, and golf courses than you might expect. Locals love unwinding on the water or going fishing at Lake Benson Park. You'll also find plenty of furry friends letting loose at the North Garner Dog Park. And if you want to get away from it all, go for a hike at the scenic White Deer Park Nature Center.

Tons of things to do

Residents of all ages can take part in Garner's year-round events, and there truly is something for everyone. White Deer Park hosts an annual Groundhog Day celebration every February, and kids of all ages are invited to participate in the Lake Benson Eggstravaganza. And if you want to learn about different cultures, be sure to check out the Garner Performing Arts Center's Carnaval Latino Festival in the fall.

Ample job opportunities

Garner is a popular place for Triangle commuters to settle down, largely due to its location near Raleigh and major highways. In fact, Garner is just a 12 minute drive to Downtown Raleigh, and other major cities are accessible via Interstate 40 or the Beltline.

Don't want to commute into the City of Oaks? Garner has plenty of job opportunities of its own. Wake County Public Schools, Pepsi, Walmart, and Sigma Electric are just a few of the area's top employers. Amazon also operates a brand-new fulfillment center in Garner, which brought 3,000+ jobs to the area.

Linda Craft Team Realtors: Your Garner Experts

There's a reason why more and more buyers want to relocate to Garner—and if you're eager to make this small town your home, Linda Craft Team Realtors are 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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