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Retire To Chapel Hill, NC
City Report

Chapel Hill, North Carolina is one of the great places in the U.S. to live in retirement. Find city facts on home sales prices, air quality, water quality, medical care, cost of living, taxes, weather and other demographics.


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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina


Chapel Hill Population
. 1990 2000 2010 2016 (est.)
Orange County blank blank blank 141,796
Chapel Hill 38,719 48,715 57,233 59,246



Chapel Hill
Home Sales Prices
(new & existing homes)
. Monthly Average Annual Average Yr-Over-Yr Change
2018 .$410,4735.7%
Sep $405,799 . .
Aug $379,006 . .
Jul $413,526 . .
Jun $468,796 . .
May $410,984 . .
Apr $392,628 . .
Mar $373,628 . .
Feb $377,218 . .
Jan $502,527 . .
2017 .$388,488-2.6%
2016 .$398,9563.2%
2015 .$386,6885.1%
2014 .$367,826-3.9%
2013 . $382,591 -1.9%
2012 . $390,107 -1.6%





Home Sales Price to Big City Comparison
(2018)
. Chapel Hill GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $410,473 $419,000
Nearest Big City Raleigh na
Home Sales Price in Raleigh $288,000 $340,000
Home Sales Price Bargain Index 115% of Raleigh home prices 101%



Home Sales Price to Renting Comparison
(2018)
. Chapel Hill GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $410,473 $419,000
Monthly Rent $1,356 $1,495
Price/Rent Index 20.3 times the annual rent 19.0



Chapel Hill
Cost of Living (2018)
103% GPTR 99 City Average
109%



Chapel Hill Taxes
(2018)
blank Tax Rate Days Worked to Pay State Rank Tax Rate
(99 City Avg)
Days Worked to Pay
(99 City Avg)
State and Local Sales Tax 7.0% -- 27* 6.8% --
Federal, State and Local Tax -- 102 days 17* -- 113 days
* State rank of 1 pays the lowest taxes



Chapel Hill Building Permits
(single family homes)
2016 38
2015 39
2014 51
2013 44
2012 25
2011 17
2010 55



Chapel Hill Interactive Maps


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