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Pros

-Strong economy
-Attractive residential areas
-Educated population

Cons

-Growth and sprawl
-Long commutes
-Hot, humid summers


What Bert Has To Say About Raleigh-Cary Metro Area


The Raleigh–Durham–Chapel Hill triad, sometimes referred to as the Research Triangle, is a multifaceted commercial center and capital city. Raleigh, and the rapidly growing suburban community of Cary just west, form the eastern corner of the triangle.


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Quick Facts About Raleigh


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Raleigh is 4.30 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Raleigh jobs have Increased by 3.71 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Raleigh's cost of living is 0.50% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Raleigh's population is 405,007 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 36.12 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Raleigh is $179,400. Home appreciation the last year has been 2.80 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Raleigh public schools spend $9,257 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 16 students per teacher in Raleigh.

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Raleigh Housing Market


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NC, it's a pretty state. Overall I would say it is pretty good. For example I would rather live in North Carolina than North Dakota. North Carolina sometimes can be a... (read more)
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I don't recommend moving to anywhere in NC. If you absolutely have to, Wilmington is probably the best place to do so. I have lived in "Fayettenam" all my life, native,... (read more)
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I guess I should not have read some of these responses because I am highly offended! I am a native of Raleigh NC and that is something that is rare in Raleigh now,... (read more)
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