Raleigh SnackAbility

7.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
9.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9.5
Education
8.5
Commute
8

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Raleigh, North Carolina Info Snack

Raleigh (/rli/; RAH-lee) is the capital of the state of North Carolina and the seat of Wake County in the United States. Raleigh is the second largest city in the state of North Carolina, behind only Charlotte. Raleigh is known as the "City of Oaks" for its many oak trees, which line the streets in the heart of the city. The city covers a land area of 142.8 square miles (370 km2). The U.S. Census Bureau estimated the city's population as 451,066 as of July 1, 2015. It is one of the fastest-growing cities in the country. The city of Raleigh is named after Sir Walter Raleigh, who established the lost Roanoke Colony in present-day Dare County.
Population
441,326
Unemployment
6.1%
Poverty
14.9%
Median Home
$218,200
Median Income
$58,641
Median Rent
$966

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Map Of Raleigh, NC

Population over time in Raleigh

Year Population % Change
2016 441,326 2.0%
2015 432,520 2.2%
2014 423,287 2.1%
2013 414,530 2.4%
2012 405,007 2.5%
2011 395,091 3.2%
2010 382,729 -

Race / Ethnicity in Raleigh

White
53.6% (236,721)
African American
28.4% (125,334)
American Indian
0.3% (1,233)
Asian
4.6% (20,193)
Hawaiian
0.1% (368)
Other
0.3% (1,323)
Two Or More
1.9% (8,431)
Hispanic
10.8% (47,723)
Race Raleigh NC USA
White 53.6% 64.0% 60.6%
African American 28.4% 21.2% 10.4%
American Indian 0.3% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 4.6% 2.5% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.1%
Other 0.3% 0.2% 3.9%
Two Or More 1.9% 2.0% 2.5%
Hispanic 10.8% 8.9% 17.3%

Household Income For Raleigh, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
5.3% (23,390)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.2% (18,535)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.7% (38,395)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.0% (44,132)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.2% (62,668)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.0% (83,851)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.6% (55,607)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.1% (62,226)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.5% (24,272)
$200,000 or more
6.5% (28,686)
Income Raleigh NC USA
Less than $10,000 5.3% 7.7% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.2% 6.1% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.7% 11.5% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.0% 11.4% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.2% 14.7% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.0% 18.0% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.6% 11.6% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.1% 11.1% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.5% 3.9% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 6.5% 3.9% 5.7%

Gender in Raleigh

Female
51.9% (228,960)
Male
48.1% (212,365)
Gender Raleigh NC USA
Female 51.9% 51.4% 50.8%
Male 48.1% 48.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Raleigh for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.1% (18,231)
9-12th Grade
4.6% (20,334)
High School / GED
15.9% (70,189)
Some College
18.4% (81,137)
Associate's Degree
7.8% (34,303)
Bachelor's Degree
32.0% (141,142)
Master's Degree
12.4% (54,874)
Professional Degree
2.7% (11,863)
Doctorate Degree
2.1% (9,249)
Education Raleigh NC USA
< 9th Grade 4.1% 5.2% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 4.6% 8.5% 7.4%
High School / GED 15.9% 26.4% 27.5%
Some College 18.4% 21.8% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.8% 9.1% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 32.0% 18.8% 18.8%
Master's Degree 12.4% 7.4% 8.2%
Professional Degree 2.7% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.1% 1.3% 1.3%

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