In a county of 400,000 households and 1.1 million people, the median residential, single-family home value in Wake County is $231,346, according to the county’s most recent property valuation in 2016.
There are about 1,000 homes assessed at $1 million or more.
Here are the top 10 most expensive single-family homes, based on building value, in Wake County. All are valued at more than $3.28 million. Five of the homes are located inside the I-440 Beltline and one is in Wake Forest. All but three were built after 2000.
David Raynor is database editor at The News & Observer where he acquires, maintains and analyzes data for the newsroom. He has worked on many stories and projects covering topics such as health care, campaign finance, census, crime, construction industry, elections, sports, education and environment. He joined the News & Observer in 1992.