Holly Springs

A North Carolina hidden gem, rich in charming ambiance and Southern warmth. 

Overview for Holly Springs, NC

58,656 people live in Holly Springs, where the median age is 36.5 and the average individual income is $43,946.61. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

58,656

Total Population

36.5 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$43,946.61

Average individual Income

Welcome to Holly Springs

Peaceful, friendly suburb full of charm and hospitality 

 
Holly Springs is a charming suburb nestled in the heart of North Carolina — an ideal place to call home. This Wake County community is conveniently located near Raleigh and Research Triangle Park. With its ideal location and tranquil atmosphere, Holly Springs occupies an idyllic little corner of North Carolina. 

This community is full of lush outdoor areas and spots for a wide variety of athletic activities. Full of fun eateries and unique boutiques, Holly Springs has plenty of shopping and dining locations. With its ideal location and upscale amenities, this is one of the state's most desired and fastest-growing communities. Holly Springs is a North Carolina hidden gem, rich in charming ambiance and Southern warmth. 
 

What to Love

  • Tranquil atmosphere
  • Full of Southern hospitality and friendly neighbors 
  • Ideally located near Raleigh and Research Triangle Park
  • Plenty of suburban amenities 
  • Upscale shopping and dining locations
  • Plentiful local parks and athletic fields

Local Lifestyle

Holly Springs is the very best that North Carolina has to offer. The weekly farmers market and delicious local eateries are perfect for Holly Springs foodies. This thriving community is home to lively restaurants and unique stores, giving locals ample opportunities to eat and shop locally. Sprawling parks and lakes offer great places to enjoy outdoor and athletic recreation. Holly Springs is a fast-growing suburb that maintains a peaceful atmosphere, making it a true treasure of Wake County. 
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Holly Springs is home to a bustling shopping and dining scene. Osha Thai Kitchen and Sushi serves modern Thai cuisine, fresh sushi, and handcrafted cocktails. Osteria G is a local favorite for traditional Italian fare. This gorgeous restaurant features a menu based on handcrafted pasta and delicious wines. The dessert menu at this eatery, full of delectable Italian favorites, is legendary. Family-owned Acme Pizza Co is known for deep-dish, Chicago-style pizza. This friendly eatery also serves delicious salads, burgers, and pasta. 

Thanks a Latte is a charming coffee shop in the heart of Holly Springs. This local spot serves delicious coffee, tea, and baked goods. Known for its charming latte art and delectable scones, Thanks a Latte is a favorite for Holly Springs residents. Locally-owned Bless Your Heart Boutique is a charming Southern shop full of unique clothing and gifts. 
 

Things to Do

This community is teeming with parks, playgrounds, and athletic fields. Holly Springs is home to Ting Park, a massive multi-use athletic complex. This sports park is home to baseball fields, tennis courts, basketball courts, and pickleball courts. Picturesque Bass Lake Park boasts a large lake and plenty of walking trails. Holly Springs residents can visit this park for boating, fishing, and hiking. This park has ample open, natural space, making it a great spot to look for local North Carolina wildlife. 

Several local festivals and regular special events make Holly Springs a fun and vibrant place to call home. For instance, Holly Springs Farmers Market is open each Saturday throughout the year. This local market features vendors selling farm-fresh produce, local eggs, baked goods, and artisanal foods. 

Each fall, HollyFest brings the very best of Holly Springs together for a day of food and fun. Located at Sugg Farm at Bass Lake Park, HollyFest is a celebration of the places and people that make Holly Springs a great place to call home. This annual, family-friendly event features local artists, food vendors, children’s activities, and live entertainment. 
 

Schools

The Wake County Public School System serves Holly Springs. Excellent local schools of note include:

 
 

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Around Holly Springs, NC

There's plenty to do around Holly Springs, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

53
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
9
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including SupaBowlz Cafe, Five Star Coffee Roasters, and Pace Yourself Run Company.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.89 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.7 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 0.48 miles 20 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.86 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 0.52 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 1.65 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Holly Springs, NC

Holly Springs has 18,912 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Holly Springs do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 58,656 people call Holly Springs home. The population density is 787.5 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

58,656

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

36.5

Median Age

49.19 / 50.81%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
18,912

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$43,946.61

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Holly Springs, NC

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The following schools are within or nearby Holly Springs. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Pine Springs Preparatory Academy
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5

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