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Lakemont is a large neighborhood in Raleigh, North Carolina. The neighborhood is framed between Millbrook Road to the north, Six Forks Road to the west, Dartmouth Road to the south, and Quail Hollow Drive to the east; all of these constitute major roadways in the area.
Residents of the Lakemont area have a median family income of $57,000 per year. The average resident is 33-36 years old, with 60 percent of Lakemont households consisting of married couples. Homes in the area were built on average around 1960 and had a detached home value of $247,000 in 2000.
There are five schools located in the Lakemont neighborhood that provide education to area students. Green Elementary School is off of Six Forks Road to the north, Douglas Elementary School is off of Ortega Road, Carroll Middle School is off of Six Forks Road to the south, Sanderson High School is off of Lipscomb Court, and Brooks Elementary School is off of Northbrook Drive.
Recreation in the area can be found at the North Hills Club, off of Yadkin Drive. The club is highly popular for area residents, especially those that enjoy tennis. The club has 22 different tennis courts used for a wide variety of lessons and tournaments, as well as regular free play. Additionally, the club has three swimming pools used for water aerobics and swim lessons. There is a large fitness area as well.
To the west of Lakemont is Shelly Lake. This large lake provides a great deal of recreation to area boaters and fishermen. The park also has a large dock that is used by area residents looking to enjoy the scenery around the lake. Of course, many area anglers also use it for fishing. The park is a great place to pick up the Greenway Trail, which provides miles of paved trails for walkers, runners, and cyclists. The trail runs throughout the park and surrounding area.