Raleigh, North Carolina

Population 423,743

Raleigh is located in Wake County, NC. The population is 423,743, making Raleigh the largest city in Wake County and the 2nd largest city in the state of North Carolina.

There are 103 public schools in Raleigh with an average Homefacts rating of B+. , and there are 750 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Raleigh is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Raleigh property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Raleigh include Raleigh Township, House Creek Township and Meredith Township.

Raleigh Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 7.8%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 41.4%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 50.7%

Crime Rate

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Registered Offenders

8.28% Lower than national avg.
  • 750 offenders in Raleigh
  • 17.70 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

2,220 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 11
  • Registered Polluters: 24
  • Superfunds: 26
  • Tanks & Spills: 2,159


Moderate 3.2%
  • North Carolina unemployment average: 3.5%
  • National unemployment average: 3.6%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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103 Public Schools view public schools

There are 103 K-12 public schools in Raleigh, NC and 37 private schools. Homefacts rates Raleigh's schools as Very good, with an overall B+ rating.

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Crime view details

750 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$289,000 compared to December 2018
Median Sales Price
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Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

4,655 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Raleigh, NC issued 4,655 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 4,655 permits, 1318 were issued for single family homes and 3,337 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Raleigh, NC issued 3,800 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 3,800 permits, 1662 were issued for single family homes and 2,138 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Environmental Hazards

2220 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (1075/1154)
    Raleigh, NC has 93.15% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Raleigh, NC is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.62 Average
    Raleigh, NC is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 40.34°
  • February 44.82°
  • March 52.38°
  • April 61.62°
  • May 69.46°
  • June 78.21°
  • July 80.76°
  • August 80.33°
  • September 73.4°
  • October 61.8°
  • November 51.5°
  • December 44.28°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Raleigh, NC

Raleigh, NC has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Raleigh, NC has no risk of hurricanes.
Raleigh, NC has a high risk of hail storms.
Raleigh, NC has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Raleigh, NC: $64,456


Unemployment in Raleigh is 3.2%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.5% and 3.6% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 28.09%
White Collar - 71.91%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Pat McCrory
  • Sen. Richard Burr
  • Sen. Thom Tillis

City Representatives

  • Renee Ellmers
  • David Price
  • George Holding

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

83 FCC Towers view all