Raleigh Metro Area, North Carolina 

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Population

1,273,985

+19.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.9%

Median Income

$62,794

Median Home Price

$216,066

United States / North Carolina / Raleigh Metro Area / Counties / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Raleigh Metro Area, North Carolina

Mid-sized-city complex - Northeast-central North Carolina, 40 miles south of Virginia border. May, September and October are the most pleasant months in the Raleigh metro area, while July and January are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Strong economy
Attractive residential areas
Educated population
Cons
Growth and sprawl
Long commutes
Hot, humid summers
 $1,125,000 
1528 Carr St
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 3355 SqFt
 $1,875,000 
1234 Canterbury Rd
Bed 5 | Bath 6 | 5094 SqFt
 $999,900 
1907 McCarthy St
Bed 5 | Bath 5 | 3827 SqFt

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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Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: North Carolina
County:
Metro Area: Raleigh Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Apex, Wake Forest, 27 total
Zip Codes: 27610, 27587, 27603, 27616, 27519, 27529, 27604, 27606, 27526, 27513, 47 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 363 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Raleigh Metro Area is 3.9% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Raleigh Metro Area jobs have increased by 3.0%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Raleigh Metro Area's cost of living is 6.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Raleigh Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, September and October are the most pleasant months in the Raleigh metro area, while July and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
The Raleigh metro area voted Democratic in the last three Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Raleigh Metro Area's population is 1,273,985 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 19.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Raleigh Metro Area is $216,066. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.9%. Check out the homes in the area

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. More Education



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ZIP CODES IN RALEIGH METRO AREA, NORTH CAROLINA
27610, 27587, 27603, 27616, 27519, 27529, 27604, 27606, 27526, 27513, 47 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN RALEIGH
$1,125,000
1528 Carr St
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$1,875,000
1234 Canterbury Rd
Bed 5 | Bath 6

$999,900
1907 McCarthy St
Bed 5 | Bath 5

$229,000
7504 Solumbra Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$305,000
2500 Sugar Maple Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$700,000
6504 Ravensby Ct
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$1,900
4007 Yadkin Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

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