Raeford, North Carolina 

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Population

4,956

+9.4% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.2%

Median Income

$26,392

Median Home Price

$180,600

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Best Places to Live in Raeford, North Carolina

Mid-sized city / Military town - South-central North Carolina, along Cape Fear River, 90 miles south of Raleigh-Durham. May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Raeford, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Raeford, NC Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Attractive downtown
Low home prices
Falling crime rates
Cons
Entertainment
Dependence on military
Hot, humid summers


What Bert Has To Say About Fayetteville Metro Area

Once an important inland port on the Cape Fear River, Fayetteville houses two large military installations, Fort Bragg and Pope Air Force Base. The two facilities provide the city’s main economic base. The clean, attractive and walkable downtown contains numerous historic buildings and favorably reflects the results of an extensive revitalization program.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: North Carolina
County: Hoke County
Metro Area: Fayetteville Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Raeford
Zip Codes: 28376
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 96 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Raeford is 6.2% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Raeford jobs have increased by 1.0%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Raeford's cost of living is 10.8% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Raeford's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Hoke county remained strongly Democratic, 54.5% to 43.7%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Raeford's population is 4,956 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 9.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Raeford is Real Estate: $180,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.0%.

SCHOOLS
Raeford public schools spend $8,136 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.8 students per teacher in Raeford. More Education



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Housing Market in Raeford

It's a good time to buy in Raeford. Home Appreciation is up 4.3% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Raeford is $180,600.

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Reviews for Raeford   7 Reviews
Crimminals in the court system - 12/30/2012
Crime is bad and false allegations are worse with corrupts public officials. Typical small town... Read More

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lucky to get out of town - 12/30/2012
Beware of this back wards town. If you get accused of anything and are an out of towner they will lynch you until you are broke. Beware of this backwards small NC town.... Read More

Living in the country - 8/4/2011
I like the small town feel. It's like living in the country, but just a few miles and your in the heart of Fayetteville. Plenty of restaurants, people must not do a... Read More


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