Cities with the fastest-growing home prices in North Carolina

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November 10, 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 September 2022. The charts in this story were created automatically using Matplotlib. Data was available for 705 cities and towns in North Carolina. Home values in the top city on the list grew by $345,917 over the last 12 months.

Metros with the most cities in the top 50
#1. Kill Devil Hills, NC: 12
#2. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC: 6
#2. Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC: 6
#4. Wilmington, NC: 5
#5. Morehead City, NC: 4
#5. Raleigh-Cary, NC: 4
#7. Durham-Chapel Hill, NC: 3
#8. Asheville, NC: 2
#8. Boone, NC: 2
#10. Cullowhee, NC: 1
#10. Forest City, NC: 1
#10. Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC: 1
#10. Jacksonville, NC: 1
#10. Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC: 1

Read on to see which cities made the list.

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#50. Wesley Chapel

- Typical home value: $593,912
- 1-year price change: +$102,255 (+20.8%)
- 5-year price change: +$255,804 (+75.7%)
- Metro area: Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

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#49. Lake Lure

- Typical home value: $489,603
- 1-year price change: +$103,492 (+26.8%)
- 5-year price change: +$218,025 (+80.3%)
- Metro area: Forest City, NC

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#48. Atlantic Beach

- Typical home value: $513,272
- 1-year price change: +$103,605 (+25.3%)
- 5-year price change: +$226,028 (+78.7%)
- Metro area: Morehead City, NC

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#47. Manteo

- Typical home value: $505,351
- 1-year price change: +$105,774 (+26.5%)
- 5-year price change: +$209,862 (+71.0%)
- Metro area: Kill Devil Hills, NC

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#46. Hatteras

- Typical home value: $484,122
- 1-year price change: +$105,929 (+28.0%)
- 5-year price change: +$191,786 (+65.6%)
- Metro area: Kill Devil Hills, NC

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#45. Davidson

- Typical home value: $605,375
- 1-year price change: +$106,137 (+21.3%)
- 5-year price change: +$250,562 (+70.6%)
- Metro area: Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

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#44. Zirconia

- Typical home value: $499,049
- 1-year price change: +$106,927 (+27.3%)
- 5-year price change: +$229,107 (+84.9%)
- Metro area: Asheville, NC

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#43. Waxhaw

- Typical home value: $599,479
- 1-year price change: +$107,142 (+21.8%)
- 5-year price change: +$263,968 (+78.7%)
- Metro area: Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

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#42. Blowing Rock

- Typical home value: $651,961
- 1-year price change: +$107,862 (+19.8%)
- 5-year price change: +$297,264 (+83.8%)
- Metro area: Boone, NC

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#41. Morrisville

- Typical home value: $520,883
- 1-year price change: +$108,481 (+26.3%)
- 5-year price change: +$225,036 (+76.1%)
- Metro area: Raleigh-Cary, NC

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#40. Whispering Pines

- Typical home value: $508,609
- 1-year price change: +$109,719 (+27.5%)
- 5-year price change: +$218,639 (+75.4%)
- Metro area: Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC

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#39. Beech Mountain

- Typical home value: $461,975
- 1-year price change: +$110,933 (+31.6%)
- 5-year price change: +$266,014 (+135.7%)
- Metro area: Boone, NC

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#38. Indian Beach

- Typical home value: $583,640
- 1-year price change: +$111,796 (+23.7%)
- 5-year price change: +$231,885 (+65.9%)
- Metro area: Morehead City, NC

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#37. Holly Springs

- Typical home value: $561,870
- 1-year price change: +$111,809 (+24.8%)
- 5-year price change: +$241,123 (+75.2%)
- Metro area: Raleigh-Cary, NC

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#36. Kill Devil Hills

- Typical home value: $513,859
- 1-year price change: +$112,180 (+27.9%)
- 5-year price change: +$236,691 (+85.4%)
- Metro area: Kill Devil Hills, NC

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#35. North Topsail Beach

- Typical home value: $499,492
- 1-year price change: +$115,487 (+30.1%)
- 5-year price change: +$241,695 (+93.8%)
- Metro area: Jacksonville, NC

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#34. Frisco

- Typical home value: $514,578
- 1-year price change: +$115,760 (+29.0%)
- 5-year price change: +$204,927 (+66.2%)
- Metro area: Kill Devil Hills, NC

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#33. Denver

- Typical home value: $546,898
- 1-year price change: +$117,648 (+27.4%)
- 5-year price change: +$229,940 (+72.5%)
- Metro area: Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

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#32. Cary

- Typical home value: $617,006
- 1-year price change: +$121,300 (+24.5%)
- 5-year price change: +$260,726 (+73.2%)
- Metro area: Raleigh-Cary, NC

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#31. Apex

- Typical home value: $616,489
- 1-year price change: +$126,006 (+25.7%)
- 5-year price change: +$262,273 (+74.0%)
- Metro area: Raleigh-Cary, NC

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#30. Pittsboro

- Typical home value: $532,003
- 1-year price change: +$128,147 (+31.7%)
- 5-year price change: +$220,425 (+70.7%)
- Metro area: Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

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#29. Oak Island

- Typical home value: $530,636
- 1-year price change: +$128,374 (+31.9%)
- 5-year price change: +$275,832 (+108.3%)
- Metro area: Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

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#28. Ocean Isle Beach

- Typical home value: $598,222
- 1-year price change: +$129,438 (+27.6%)
- 5-year price change: +$261,699 (+77.8%)
- Metro area: Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

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#27. Carolina Beach

- Typical home value: $583,143
- 1-year price change: +$132,119 (+29.3%)
- 5-year price change: +$283,673 (+94.7%)
- Metro area: Wilmington, NC

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#26. Chapel Hill

- Typical home value: $621,856
- 1-year price change: +$132,135 (+27.0%)
- 5-year price change: +$249,880 (+67.2%)
- Metro area: Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

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#25. Avon

- Typical home value: $563,923
- 1-year price change: +$133,726 (+31.1%)
- 5-year price change: +$230,392 (+69.1%)
- Metro area: Kill Devil Hills, NC

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#24. Pine Knoll Shores

- Typical home value: $668,119
- 1-year price change: +$137,746 (+26.0%)
- 5-year price change: +$300,871 (+81.9%)
- Metro area: Morehead City, NC

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#23. Emerald Isle

- Typical home value: $712,062
- 1-year price change: +$138,589 (+24.2%)
- 5-year price change: +$315,798 (+79.7%)
- Metro area: Morehead City, NC

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#22. Weddington

- Typical home value: $896,348
- 1-year price change: +$145,213 (+19.3%)
- 5-year price change: +$377,734 (+72.8%)
- Metro area: Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

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#21. Kitty Hawk

- Typical home value: $651,939
- 1-year price change: +$145,346 (+28.7%)
- 5-year price change: +$288,743 (+79.5%)
- Metro area: Kill Devil Hills, NC

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#20. New Hill

- Typical home value: $678,411
- 1-year price change: +$146,887 (+27.6%)
- 5-year price change: +$304,280 (+81.3%)
- Metro area: Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

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#19. Saint James

- Typical home value: $684,979
- 1-year price change: +$152,696 (+28.7%)
- 5-year price change: +$268,077 (+64.3%)
- Metro area: Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

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#18. Caswell Beach

- Typical home value: $595,484
- 1-year price change: +$156,440 (+35.6%)
- 5-year price change: +$292,085 (+96.3%)
- Metro area: Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

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#17. Nags Head

- Typical home value: $695,040
- 1-year price change: +$159,139 (+29.7%)
- 5-year price change: +$291,704 (+72.3%)
- Metro area: Kill Devil Hills, NC

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#16. Terrell

- Typical home value: $943,815
- 1-year price change: +$159,907 (+20.4%)
- 5-year price change: +$430,873 (+84.0%)
- Metro area: Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

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#15. Marvin

- Typical home value: $1,025,736
- 1-year price change: +$163,104 (+18.9%)
- 5-year price change: +$383,108 (+59.6%)
- Metro area: Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

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#14. Salvo

- Typical home value: $676,892
- 1-year price change: +$164,677 (+32.1%)
- 5-year price change: +$277,749 (+69.6%)
- Metro area: Kill Devil Hills, NC

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#13. Kure Beach

- Typical home value: $748,665
- 1-year price change: +$166,349 (+28.6%)
- 5-year price change: +$353,690 (+89.5%)
- Metro area: Wilmington, NC

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#12. Rodanthe

- Typical home value: $659,294
- 1-year price change: +$173,481 (+35.7%)
- 5-year price change: +$290,002 (+78.5%)
- Metro area: Kill Devil Hills, NC

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#11. Surf City

- Typical home value: $697,756
- 1-year price change: +$173,542 (+33.1%)
- 5-year price change: +$337,290 (+93.6%)
- Metro area: Wilmington, NC

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#10. Southern Shores

- Typical home value: $803,914
- 1-year price change: +$173,586 (+27.5%)
- 5-year price change: +$372,776 (+86.5%)
- Metro area: Kill Devil Hills, NC

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#9. Biltmore Forest

- Typical home value: $1,539,517
- 1-year price change: +$181,171 (+13.3%)
- 5-year price change: +$527,183 (+52.1%)
- Metro area: Asheville, NC

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#8. Highlands

- Typical home value: $794,982
- 1-year price change: +$188,358 (+31.1%)
- 5-year price change: +$364,494 (+84.7%)
- Metro area: not in a metro area

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#7. Cashiers

- Typical home value: $932,810
- 1-year price change: +$196,700 (+26.7%)
- 5-year price change: +$434,236 (+87.1%)
- Metro area: Cullowhee, NC

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#6. Holden Beach

- Typical home value: $857,016
- 1-year price change: +$215,245 (+33.5%)
- 5-year price change: +$409,183 (+91.4%)
- Metro area: Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

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#5. Duck

- Typical home value: $971,271
- 1-year price change: +$231,623 (+31.3%)
- 5-year price change: +$463,744 (+91.4%)
- Metro area: Kill Devil Hills, NC

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#4. Waves

- Typical home value: $885,279
- 1-year price change: +$242,233 (+37.7%)
- 5-year price change: +$423,295 (+91.6%)
- Metro area: Kill Devil Hills, NC

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#3. Topsail Beach

- Typical home value: $1,014,693
- 1-year price change: +$309,186 (+43.8%)
- 5-year price change: +$518,569 (+104.5%)
- Metro area: Wilmington, NC

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#2. Bald Head Island

- Typical home value: $1,259,783
- 1-year price change: +$324,066 (+34.6%)
- 5-year price change: +$524,151 (+71.3%)
- Metro area: Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

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#1. Wrightsville Beach

- Typical home value: $1,564,284
- 1-year price change: +$345,917 (+28.4%)
- 5-year price change: +$680,655 (+77.0%)
- Metro area: Wilmington, NC

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