Key Features

  • Rapid Growth

    Since 2000, the population of Knightdale has more than doubled. As more and more people make a home in Knightdale, the area has transformed into a wonderful place to live, work, shop, and play. The town has experienced major growth and additions in residential areas, commercial space, mass-transit systems, amenities for residents, healthcare facilities, and even open space. Amidst this rapid growth, the close-knit community has retained a sense of pride and a balance between natural and developed areas. Several years ago, Knightdale adopted “Living at its Best” as the community’s motto.
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    Ultra-Convenient Location

    Conveniently situated only six miles east of downtown Raleigh, the state capital, Knightdale offers an irresistible blend of a small-town feel and big city amenities. Knightdale is a close-knit community with convenient access to everything the Triangle has to offer. Within the community and surrounding cities, Knightdale residents are only minutes away from endless dining, shopping, cultural and recreational options. When you add a top-rated school system and a thriving local economy, it’s clear why more residents and businesses are moving here, growing here, and staying here. 


  • Population in 2020: 17,423
  • Median Home Value: $225,988
  • Median Household Income: $70,376
  • Males (2020): 7,025 (46.22%)
  • Females (2020): 8,173 (53.78%)
  • Median Resident Age: 36.6 years
  • North Carolina Median Age: 37.9 years
  • Knightdale Zip Codes: 27545, 27604

Jaclyn's Top Picks

El Senor Mexican Restaurant

The ambience, warm inviting colors, people, and service are enough reasons to come back, but the excellent cuisine is the true driving force behind this Knightdale restaurant.

Shoppes At Midway Drive

Anchored by a Target, the Shoppes At Midway Drive bring Knightdale a variety of shops including Dick's Sporting Goods, Kirkland's Home, Home Depot, TJ Maxx, Michaels, and Petco.

Trinity Chiropractic Wellness

Dr. Cole Bradburn's mission is "exceptional care, extraordinary families," and he offers Knightdale residents all natural, noninvasive healthcare solutions.

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