As of 2013, the Town of Wendell population was approximately 6,000 persons according to the U.S. Census. Wendell is starting to experience increased growth and expansion due to the town’s close proximity to the City of Raleigh and Research Triangle Park via Highway US-64. The municipal property tax in Wendell is competitive with other Wake County communities at 49 cents / $100. There are a wide range of housing opportunities within Town, making Wendell the ideal location for families relocating to the region especially those seeking a more laid-back pace of life than found in and around downtown Raleigh. As Wendell continues to grow, the town’s elected officials and administration are committed to maintaining a high level of service with a focus on protecting the community’s small town feel.