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We can’t get over how much home values have increased over the past five years.

Stacker compiled a list of cities with the most expensive homes in North Carolina using data from Zillow. Cities are ranked by the Zillow Home Values Index for all homes as of August 2022. The charts in this story were created automatically using Matplotlib. The most expensive city on the list has a typical home value of $1,560,795 which is 381% higher than the state average of $324,649.

Metros with the most cities in the top 30 in North Carolina
#1. Kill Devil Hills, NC: 7
#2. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC: 4
#2. Wilmington, NC: 4
#4. Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC: 3
#5. Durham-Chapel Hill, NC: 2
#5. Morehead City, NC: 2
#5. Raleigh-Cary, NC: 2
#8. Asheville, NC: 1
#8. Boone, NC: 1
#8. Cullowhee, NC: 1
#8. Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC: 1
#8. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC: 1

Read on to see which cities made the list.

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#30. Davidson

– Typical home value: $606,001
– 1-year price change: +23.5%
– 5-year price change: +70.7%
– Metro area: Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

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#29. Waxhaw

– Typical home value: $610,479
– 1-year price change: +25.1%
– 5-year price change: +79.8%
– Metro area: Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

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#28. Apex

– Typical home value: $624,359
– 1-year price change: +31.2%
– 5-year price change: +76.3%
– Metro area: Raleigh-Cary, NC

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#27. Chapel Hill

– Typical home value: $625,729
– 1-year price change: +30.1%
– 5-year price change: +68.0%
– Metro area: Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

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#26. Cary

– Typical home value: $626,346
– 1-year price change: +29.9%
– 5-year price change: +75.6%
– Metro area: Raleigh-Cary, NC

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#25. Kitty Hawk

– Typical home value: $644,153
– 1-year price change: +32.4%
– 5-year price change: +77.9%
– Metro area: Kill Devil Hills, NC

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#24. Blowing Rock

– Typical home value: $646,975
– 1-year price change: +23.6%
– 5-year price change: +82.4%
– Metro area: Boone, NC

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#23. Rodanthe

– Typical home value: $655,309
– 1-year price change: +40.3%
– 5-year price change: +77.0%
– Metro area: Kill Devil Hills, NC

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#22. Pine Knoll Shores

– Typical home value: $662,454
– 1-year price change: +29.1%
– 5-year price change: +81.6%
– Metro area: Morehead City, NC

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#21. Salvo

– Typical home value: $669,920
– 1-year price change: +35.6%
– 5-year price change: +67.9%
– Metro area: Kill Devil Hills, NC

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#20. Saint James

– Typical home value: $678,172
– 1-year price change: +31.2%
– 5-year price change: +62.9%
– Metro area: Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

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#19. New Hill

– Typical home value: $678,576
– 1-year price change: +32.2%
– 5-year price change: +84.0%
– Metro area: Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

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#18. Nags Head

– Typical home value: $684,161
– 1-year price change: +33.3%
– 5-year price change: +70.4%
– Metro area: Kill Devil Hills, NC

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#17. Surf City

– Typical home value: $689,052
– 1-year price change: nan%
– 5-year price change: +91.3%
– Metro area: Wilmington, NC

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#16. Emerald Isle

– Typical home value: $704,649
– 1-year price change: +26.7%
– 5-year price change: +79.1%
– Metro area: Morehead City, NC

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#15. Highlands

– Typical home value: $723,282
– 1-year price change: +32.5%
– 5-year price change: +82.3%
– Metro area: not in a metro area

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#14. Kure Beach

– Typical home value: $750,280
– 1-year price change: +33.5%
– 5-year price change: +92.2%
– Metro area: Wilmington, NC

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#13. Corolla

– Typical home value: $786,330
– 1-year price change: +3.7%
– 5-year price change: +25.4%
– Metro area: Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

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#12. Southern Shores

– Typical home value: $796,825
– 1-year price change: +31.5%
– 5-year price change: +84.6%
– Metro area: Kill Devil Hills, NC

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#11. Holden Beach

– Typical home value: $848,438
– 1-year price change: +37.5%
– 5-year price change: +89.9%
– Metro area: Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

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#10. Cashiers

– Typical home value: $851,120
– 1-year price change: +29.8%
– 5-year price change: +85.1%
– Metro area: Cullowhee, NC

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#9. Waves

– Typical home value: $876,128
– 1-year price change: +41.6%
– 5-year price change: +89.4%
– Metro area: Kill Devil Hills, NC

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#8. Weddington

– Typical home value: $916,295
– 1-year price change: +23.4%
– 5-year price change: +74.7%
– Metro area: Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

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#7. Terrell

– Typical home value: $932,969
– 1-year price change: +24.6%
– 5-year price change: +85.2%
– Metro area: Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

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#6. Duck

– Typical home value: $949,113
– 1-year price change: +34.6%
– 5-year price change: +88.8%
– Metro area: Kill Devil Hills, NC

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#5. Topsail Beach

– Typical home value: $994,004
– 1-year price change: +45.6%
– 5-year price change: +103.4%
– Metro area: Wilmington, NC

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#4. Marvin

– Typical home value: $1,062,927
– 1-year price change: +22.2%
– 5-year price change: +60.4%
– Metro area: Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

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#3. Bald Head Island

– Typical home value: $1,279,604
– 1-year price change: +38.0%
– 5-year price change: +69.2%
– Metro area: Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

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#2. Biltmore Forest

– Typical home value: $1,516,399
– 1-year price change: +15.4%
– 5-year price change: +53.6%
– Metro area: Asheville, NC

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#1. Wrightsville Beach

– Typical home value: $1,560,795
– 1-year price change: +32.7%
– 5-year price change: +79.0%
– Metro area: Wilmington, NC

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