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Houston, TX vs Raleigh, NC

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Highlights
- Raleigh is 0% more densely populated than Houston.
- People are 4.2% less likely to be married in Raleigh.
- The Median Age is 0.2 years older in Raleigh.


People
 Houston, TXRaleigh, NCUnited States
 2,267,336449,477321,004,407
 49.9%51.7%50.8%
 50.1%48.3%49.2%
 32.933.137.8
 space3
 2,068,026382,729308,745,538
 1,953,631276,093285,036,114
 1,630,553207,951251,960,433
 16.1%62.8%12.6%
 39.1%116.2%27.4%
 space4
 3,559.73,094.090.9
 637.0145.33,531,905.4
 29.41.1264,836.8
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 Est. Total Population By Age
 Houston, TXRaleigh, NCUnited States
 7.8%6.2%6.2%
 7.1%6.3%6.4%
 6.5%5.8%6.5%
 3.8%3.5%3.9%
 3.8%5.7%4.1%
 6.4%7.2%5.6%
 18.2%18.5%13.7%
 14.0%14.9%12.7%
 12.0%12.7%13.4%
 5.6%5.3%6.7%
 4.7%4.2%6.0%
 6.0%5.8%8.6%
 2.9%2.7%4.4%
 1.2%1.2%1.9%
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 Race
 Houston, TXRaleigh, NCUnited States
 24.9%53.5%61.5%
 22.4%28.3%12.3%
 6.6%4.5%5.3%
 0.1%0.3%0.7%
 0.0%0.1%0.2%
 0.2%0.3%0.2%
 1.2%2.1%2.3%
 44.5%11.0%17.6%
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 Marriage & Family
 Houston, TXRaleigh, NCUnited States
 44.8%42.9%50.2%
     41.6%40.3%48.2%
     3.2%2.6%2.0%
 55.2%57.1%49.8%
     40.5%42.7%33.1%
     10.0%10.6%10.9%
     4.7%3.8%5.8%
 space5
 2.662.432.63
 838,950176,870118,825,921
 510,53898,95578,298,703
     31.0%33.2%31.1%
     32.4%36.0%42.3%
 328,41277,91540,527,218
     22.9%20.7%16.3%
     13.7%10.1%10.3%

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Reviews for Houston    358 Reviews
The Most Amazing Place on Earth ??!!! - 9/9/2019
I was born and raised in the greatest country on the planet, Tex.., oh yeah, I forgot, I mean, I was born and raised in the greatest state in the United States of... Read More

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Houston -- Not What It Once Was - 8/16/2019
I've lived in Houston since the mid-'70s, apart from a five year stint in the early '80s and a four year stint in the 2010's. During those years Houston has changed... Read More

The best of both worlds - 7/1/2019
After living all around the U.S. I have not been able to find another city like Houston. The city retains a small town identity, despite being a large cosmopolitan city... Read More

Reviews for Raleigh    219 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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ZIPS IN HOUSTON, TEXAS
77449, 77084, 77429, 77379, 77036, 77433, 77095, 77072, 77077, 77088, 101 total
ZIPS IN RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA
27610, 27603, 27616, 27604, 27606, 27613, 27615, 27612, 27614, 27609, 15 total

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