Though small, Archer Lodge is one of the fastest growing communities in Johnston County. Incorporated as an official town in 2009, this dynamic area is known for its charming locals and beautiful new homes. Development is taking off in Archer Lodge, with new neighborhoods and new construction homes appearing every day.
Small Town Charm
In a town like Archer Lodge, it's easy to feel right at home. With a little over 4,000 residents, getting to know your neighbors has never been simpler in a town that emphasizes inclusivity and hospitality. As the population continues to grow, newer schools and businesses are coming to the area. Above all, the best part of living in Archer Lodge is the community of friends and neighbors.
- Population in 2017: 4,903
- Population change since 2010: +124.6%
- Population in 2010: 4,292
- Males (2013): 2,314 (50.4%)
- Females (2013): 2,280 (49.6%)
- Median Resident Age: 35.9 years
- North Carolina Median Age: 37.9 years
- Median Housing Value (2012-2016): $150,800
- Archer Lodge Zip Codes: 27591, 27527
- Median Household Income: $63,308
- Wake County: $66,006
- North Carolina: $44,906
Don't let the modest decor fool you, Simple Twist is a staple of Clayton cuisine, friendly servers, and delicious food. They offer gourmet burgers and a wide variety of local beers with a daily special.
Charles Barnes Store
A local favorite, the C.E. Barnes Store is a unique boutique in town. It's a grocery store and gas station that sells items made by locally owned businesses. In addition to tasty treats, like Chesire Pork Bacon and pasture-raised beef, they offer craft beer and wine and local apparel.
David Pace's Grocery
This old-time gas station and convenience store will transport you back in time. Come here for the friendly staff, quaint atmosphere, and wide selection of snacks, treats, and other modern conveniences.