Wake Forest 27587 Magazine

Summer 2019

The quarterly 27587 MAGAZINE is a must-read, in-you-hands publication that strives to give a deeper identity to rapidly growing Wake Forest, N.C. It highlights in-depth stories, targeting higher-income households.

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68 Summer 2019 | Wake Forest 27587 Magazine By the Numbers Travel time to the job ZIP codes 27587: Wake Forest Region 27614: North Raleigh's Bedford, Durant Road, Falls of Neuse, ERHTEVXWSJ;EOI½IPH 27616: Triangle Town Center, Louisburg Road and the area bordering Wake Forest 27571: Rolesville 27596: Youngsville region 27701: Downtown Durham Source: U.S. Census, 2013-17 American Community Survey North Carolina QLess than 10 minutes 12.6% Q10 to 19 minutes 32.2% Q20 to 29 minutes 22.9% Q 30 to 34 minutes 13.1% Q35 to 44 minutes 6.4% Q 45 to 59 minutes 7% Q 60 minutes or more 5.9% Mean travel time to work: 24.3 minutes Z oom. Zoom. If only the drive to work was so easy. We all complain about tra•c, especially if it involves a trek to work. Well, in North Carolina, nearly half of people get to work in less than 20 minutes. Not bad. In the Wake Forest region, just 28 percent of us can make that claim. But don't fret. Yes, the average travel time to work in Washington, D.C., and Baltimore is roughly on par — about 31 minutes — but commuters in the Big Apple, namely New York City, chalk up a nearly 41-minute trek to work and back each day, on average. And, remember, the glass can always be viewed optimistically as half full, with 47.6 percent of Wake Forest region commuters coming in at less than 29 minutes! PHILIP M. READ A commuter's view of Thompson Mill Road in Wake Forest.

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