Raleigh, North Carolina 

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Population

449,477

+17.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.5%

Median Income

$54,581

Median Home Price

$280,700

Best Places to Live in Raleigh, North Carolina

College town(s) Mid-sized-city complex - Northeast-central North Carolina, 40 miles south of Virginia border
Pros
-College-town amenities
-Attractive residential areas
-Strong economy
Cons
-Home prices
-Crime rates
-Hot, humid summers

Local Listings in Raleigh, NC
 $239,000 
3640 Water Mist Ln # 44
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 | 1647 SqFt
 $239,000 
3640 Water Mist Ln # 44
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 | 1647 SqFt
 $316,400 
4101 Cardinal Grove Blvd # 2I2
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 | 2037 SqFt
 $330,462 
4706 Sleepy Falls Run
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 | 2681 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Durham-Chapel Hill Metro Area

Previously, the so-called “Durham” metro area was part of the larger Research Triangle triumvirate of Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill metro area. Now Raleigh, and the large suburban enclave of Cary, have been split off into a metro area of that name, leaving the western half of the former metro area under the name Durham. The Durham area includes Chapel Hill, so on the surface, the two major cities in the area are both college towns – Durham is home to Duke University, while Chapel Hill is home to the University of North Carolina. But that’s where the similarities end. Durham is an old tobacco town, not too prosperous, not too interesting but livable. Some of the old tobacco processing plants in town add some historic interest.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: North Carolina
County: Wake County
Metro Area: Durham-Chapel Hill Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Raleigh
Zip Codes: 27610, 27603, 27616, 27604, 27606, 27613, 27615, 27612, 27614, 27609, 15 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 441 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Raleigh is 3.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Raleigh jobs have increased by 2.96%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Raleigh's cost of living is 11.00% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Raleigh's Cost of Living

VOTING
Wake county voted Democratic in the last three Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Raleigh's population is 449,477 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 17.44%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Raleigh is $280,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.75%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Raleigh

SCHOOLS
Raleigh public schools spend $8,256 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.6 students per teacher in Raleigh. More Education


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Housing Market in Raleigh

It's a good time to buy in Raleigh. Home Appreciation is up 6.0% in the last 12 months. Browse Raleigh Real Estate or Find top agents in Raleigh

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Reviews for Raleigh   222 Reviews
Why We Said No to Raleigh and Yes to Wilmington NC - 12/31/2018
Better weather, great eats, funky historic neighborhoods walking distance to downtown... an artsy vibe, brew pubs and dog parks. This was what we were hoping to find in... Read More

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Living & Working in Raleigh is For Me - 9/23/2018
Living in Raleigh has been wonderful for my family and my business. As a roofing contractor, we are able to help our community protect their most valuable asset, their... Read More

Worst experience ever - 6/17/2018
I have lived in 10+ different cities throughout my life (London, SF, NYC, Chicago etc) and move to Raleigh for a work opportunity. Worst decision I have ever made. First... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA
27610, 27603, 27616, 27604, 27606, 27613, 27615, 27612, 27614, 27609, 15 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN RALEIGH NC
$239,000
3640 Water Mist Ln # 44
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

$316,400
4101 Cardinal Grove Blvd # 2I2
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

$330,462
4706 Sleepy Falls Run
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

$321,500
4101 Cardinal Grove Blvd # QMG
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 |

$312,900
5308 Brinley Manor Dr # TNONYF
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

$325,990
315 Fenella Dr # E2WSVH
Bed 3 | Bath 2.5 |

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