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Overview
Population:403,892
Pop. Change:42%
State: North Carolina
Metro Area: Raleigh-Cary Metro Area
County: Wake County
City:Raleigh
Zip Code:27610, 27603, ... 16 more
Real Estate:For Sale
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Raleigh's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Interesting Facts about Raleigh, North Carolina

As of 2012, Raleigh's population is 403,892 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 42.01 percent.

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The median home cost in Raleigh is $160,900. Home appreciation the last year has been -0.78 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Raleigh's cost of living is 1.70% Higher than the U.S. average.

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Raleigh public schools spend $4,421 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $5,691. There are about 16 students per teacher in Raleigh.

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The unemployment rate in Raleigh is 7.50 percent(U.S. avg. is 8.60%). Recent job growth is Positive. Raleigh jobs have Increased by 1.24 percent.


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Map Of Raleigh

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Average Commute time is 24 minutes. The National Average is 28 minutes.

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Raleigh's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes