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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 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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Highlights


  • Location: Northeast-central North Carolina, 40 miles south of Virginia border
  • Country: United States
  • State: North Carolina
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  • Metro Area: Raleigh Metro Area

Quick Facts About Raleigh


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Raleigh Metro Area is 4.40 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Raleigh Metro Area jobs have Increased by 3.50 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Raleigh Metro Area's cost of living is 3.70% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Raleigh Metro Area's population is 1,273,570 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 136.52 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Raleigh Metro Area is $214,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 20.24%.
    SCHOOLS
    Raleigh Metro Area public schools spend $8,420 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.3 students per teacher in Raleigh Metro Area.

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