Cities with the fastest-growing home prices in North Carolina

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August 9, 2022
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Cities with the fastest-growing home prices in North Carolina

Stacker compiled a list of cities with the fastest growing home prices in North Carolina using data from Zillow. Cities are ranked by the dollar change in Zillow Home Values Index for all homes from the twelve months ending June 2022. The charts in this story were created automatically using Matplotlib. Data was available for 709 cities and towns in North Carolina. Home values in the top city on the list grew by $391,627 over the last 12 months.

Metros with the most cities in the top 50
#1. Kill Devil Hills: 11
#2. Raleigh: 8
#3. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia: 6
#3. Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach: 6
#5. Wilmington: 5
#6. Boone: 3
#6. Morehead City: 3
#8. Durham-Chapel Hill: 2
#8. Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton: 2
#10. Asheville: 1
#10. Cullowhee: 1

Read on to see which cities made the list.

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#50. Manteo

- Typical home value: $487,926
- 1-year price change: +$124,494 (+34.3%)
- 5-year price change: +$197,655 (+68.1%)
- Metro area: Kill Devil Hills

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#49. Seven Devils

- Typical home value: $491,143
- 1-year price change: +$124,902 (+34.1%)
- 5-year price change: +$255,731 (+108.6%)
- Metro area: Boone

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#48. Fuquay Varina

- Typical home value: $458,986
- 1-year price change: +$126,825 (+38.2%)
- 5-year price change: +$207,638 (+82.6%)
- Metro area: Raleigh

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#47. Sherrills Ford

- Typical home value: $576,498
- 1-year price change: +$129,415 (+28.9%)
- 5-year price change: +$252,055 (+77.7%)
- Metro area: Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton

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#46. Frisco

- Typical home value: $493,143
- 1-year price change: +$131,324 (+36.3%)
- 5-year price change: +$194,879 (+65.3%)
- Metro area: Kill Devil Hills

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#45. Davidson

- Typical home value: $599,340
- 1-year price change: +$132,743 (+28.4%)
- 5-year price change: +$245,674 (+69.5%)
- Metro area: Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia

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#44. Kill Devil Hills

- Typical home value: $494,108
- 1-year price change: +$133,835 (+37.1%)
- 5-year price change: +$219,990 (+80.3%)
- Metro area: Kill Devil Hills

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#43. Carolina Beach

- Typical home value: $545,712
- 1-year price change: +$136,009 (+33.2%)
- 5-year price change: +$261,165 (+91.8%)
- Metro area: Wilmington

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#42. Denver

- Typical home value: $534,612
- 1-year price change: +$136,668 (+34.3%)
- 5-year price change: +$221,320 (+70.6%)
- Metro area: Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia

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#41. Indian Beach

- Typical home value: $559,131
- 1-year price change: +$137,105 (+32.5%)
- 5-year price change: +$215,731 (+62.8%)
- Metro area: Morehead City

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#40. Blowing Rock

- Typical home value: $635,440
- 1-year price change: +$139,857 (+28.2%)
- 5-year price change: +$290,677 (+84.3%)
- Metro area: Boone

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#39. Wesley Chapel

- Typical home value: $600,232
- 1-year price change: +$140,694 (+30.6%)
- 5-year price change: +$256,267 (+74.5%)
- Metro area: Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia

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#38. Beech Mountain

- Typical home value: $459,412
- 1-year price change: +$141,723 (+44.6%)
- 5-year price change: +$262,368 (+133.2%)
- Metro area: Boone

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#37. Waxhaw

- Typical home value: $607,332
- 1-year price change: +$142,665 (+30.7%)
- 5-year price change: +$264,411 (+77.1%)
- Metro area: Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia

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#36. Pittsboro

- Typical home value: $522,991
- 1-year price change: +$143,640 (+37.9%)
- 5-year price change: +$212,340 (+68.4%)
- Metro area: Durham-Chapel Hill

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#35. Ocean Isle Beach

- Typical home value: $573,959
- 1-year price change: +$144,720 (+33.7%)
- 5-year price change: +$241,784 (+72.8%)
- Metro area: Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach

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#34. Oak Island

- Typical home value: $512,299
- 1-year price change: +$147,205 (+40.3%)
- 5-year price change: +$261,098 (+103.9%)
- Metro area: Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach

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#33. Rolesville

- Typical home value: $531,315
- 1-year price change: +$147,698 (+38.5%)
- 5-year price change: +$229,145 (+75.8%)
- Metro area: Raleigh

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#32. Wake Forest

- Typical home value: $549,498
- 1-year price change: +$149,619 (+37.4%)
- 5-year price change: +$239,118 (+77.0%)
- Metro area: Raleigh

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#31. Grandfather

- Typical home value: $1,061,165
- 1-year price change: +$150,537 (+16.5%)
- 5-year price change: data not available
- Metro area: not in a metro area

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#30. Chapel Hill

- Typical home value: $618,289
- 1-year price change: +$155,254 (+33.5%)
- 5-year price change: +$243,834 (+65.1%)
- Metro area: Durham-Chapel Hill

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#29. Avon

- Typical home value: $545,022
- 1-year price change: +$157,162 (+40.5%)
- 5-year price change: +$219,711 (+67.5%)
- Metro area: Kill Devil Hills

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#28. Morrisville

- Typical home value: $535,324
- 1-year price change: +$157,305 (+41.6%)
- 5-year price change: +$237,988 (+80.0%)
- Metro area: Raleigh

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#27. Caswell Beach

- Typical home value: $566,353
- 1-year price change: +$158,054 (+38.7%)
- 5-year price change: +$262,410 (+86.3%)
- Metro area: Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach

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#26. Emerald Isle

- Typical home value: $685,893
- 1-year price change: +$163,293 (+31.2%)
- 5-year price change: +$295,662 (+75.8%)
- Metro area: Morehead City

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#25. Pine Knoll Shores

- Typical home value: $656,397
- 1-year price change: +$166,735 (+34.1%)
- 5-year price change: +$287,460 (+77.9%)
- Metro area: Morehead City

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#24. Holly Springs

- Typical home value: $579,345
- 1-year price change: +$167,164 (+40.6%)
- 5-year price change: +$256,970 (+79.7%)
- Metro area: Raleigh

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#23. Saint James

- Typical home value: $667,864
- 1-year price change: +$171,321 (+34.5%)
- 5-year price change: +$249,180 (+59.5%)
- Metro area: Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach

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#22. Kitty Hawk

- Typical home value: $630,377
- 1-year price change: +$176,617 (+38.9%)
- 5-year price change: +$274,208 (+77.0%)
- Metro area: Kill Devil Hills

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#21. Cary

- Typical home value: $636,039
- 1-year price change: +$179,456 (+39.3%)
- 5-year price change: +$275,488 (+76.4%)
- Metro area: Raleigh

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#20. Apex

- Typical home value: $631,985
- 1-year price change: +$183,247 (+40.8%)
- 5-year price change: +$275,573 (+77.3%)
- Metro area: Raleigh

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#19. Surf City

- Typical home value: $663,846
- 1-year price change: +$184,086 (+38.4%)
- 5-year price change: +$308,218 (+86.7%)
- Metro area: Wilmington

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#18. Nags Head

- Typical home value: $662,985
- 1-year price change: +$185,276 (+38.8%)
- 5-year price change: +$271,411 (+69.3%)
- Metro area: Kill Devil Hills

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#17. New Hill

- Typical home value: $670,772
- 1-year price change: +$191,200 (+39.9%)
- 5-year price change: +$305,310 (+83.5%)
- Metro area: Raleigh

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#16. Salvo

- Typical home value: $659,645
- 1-year price change: +$193,543 (+41.5%)
- 5-year price change: +$269,992 (+69.3%)
- Metro area: Kill Devil Hills

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#15. Kure Beach

- Typical home value: $730,674
- 1-year price change: +$194,909 (+36.4%)
- 5-year price change: +$344,888 (+89.4%)
- Metro area: Wilmington

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#14. Highlands

- Typical home value: $836,261
- 1-year price change: +$195,732 (+30.6%)
- 5-year price change: +$354,792 (+73.7%)
- Metro area: not in a metro area

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#13. Cashiers

- Typical home value: $819,977
- 1-year price change: +$197,548 (+31.7%)
- 5-year price change: +$360,571 (+78.5%)
- Metro area: Cullowhee

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#12. Rodanthe

- Typical home value: $648,334
- 1-year price change: +$203,836 (+45.9%)
- 5-year price change: +$282,463 (+77.2%)
- Metro area: Kill Devil Hills

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#11. Weddington

- Typical home value: $920,235
- 1-year price change: +$213,310 (+30.2%)
- 5-year price change: +$386,009 (+72.3%)
- Metro area: Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia

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#10. Southern Shores

- Typical home value: $782,293
- 1-year price change: +$214,930 (+37.9%)
- 5-year price change: +$359,423 (+85.0%)
- Metro area: Kill Devil Hills

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#9. Terrell

- Typical home value: $924,002
- 1-year price change: +$215,214 (+30.4%)
- 5-year price change: +$416,368 (+82.0%)
- Metro area: Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton

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#8. Marvin

- Typical home value: $1,067,359
- 1-year price change: +$233,275 (+28.0%)
- 5-year price change: +$385,680 (+56.6%)
- Metro area: Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia

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#7. Holden Beach

- Typical home value: $829,737
- 1-year price change: +$246,761 (+42.3%)
- 5-year price change: +$384,228 (+86.2%)
- Metro area: Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach

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#6. Biltmore Forest

- Typical home value: $1,525,769
- 1-year price change: +$257,166 (+20.3%)
- 5-year price change: +$551,354 (+56.6%)
- Metro area: Asheville

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#5. Waves

- Typical home value: $841,527
- 1-year price change: +$259,562 (+44.6%)
- 5-year price change: +$391,487 (+87.0%)
- Metro area: Kill Devil Hills

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#4. Duck

- Typical home value: $922,586
- 1-year price change: +$266,204 (+40.6%)
- 5-year price change: +$419,297 (+83.3%)
- Metro area: Kill Devil Hills

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#3. Topsail Beach

- Typical home value: $974,506
- 1-year price change: +$320,752 (+49.1%)
- 5-year price change: +$486,974 (+99.9%)
- Metro area: Wilmington

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#2. Bald Head Island

- Typical home value: $1,255,296
- 1-year price change: +$372,140 (+42.1%)
- 5-year price change: +$484,033 (+62.8%)
- Metro area: Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach

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#1. Wrightsville Beach

- Typical home value: $1,506,464
- 1-year price change: +$391,627 (+35.1%)
- 5-year price change: +$651,781 (+76.3%)
- Metro area: Wilmington

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