These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Raleigh, NC For 2018


We used science and data to determine which Raleigh neighborhoods have the richest people.

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Richest Neighborhoods In Raleigh

Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren’t made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Raleigh has to offer. Where houses go for over 3.01x the national median and household incomes are 2.0x the national median.

But where exactly in Raleigh do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Glenwood where the median income is a cool $130,959.

Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Raleigh out of 18 for 2018:

  1. Glenwood (Homes)
  2. Five Points (Homes)
  3. Six Forks (Homes)
  4. North (Homes)
  5. Northwest (Homes)
  6. Wade (Homes)
  7. Falls Of Neuse (Homes)
  8. Northeast (Homes)
  9. Mordecai (Homes)
  10. West (Homes)

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $725,933. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Raleigh.

For more Raleigh reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Raleigh and the worst neighborhoods in Raleigh.

Or, for living around Raleigh, out the best Raleigh suburbs and the worst Raleigh suburbs.

How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In Raleigh For 2018

Every city has it’s best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live.

And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criterion:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

We ranked every neighborhood in Raleigh by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Glenwood, was named the richest neighborhood in Raleigh.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be South Central.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Raleigh ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Raleigh For 2018

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Glenwood $110,201
2 Five Points $102,516
3 Six Forks $79,556
4 North $75,622
5 Northwest $74,703
6 Wade $71,357
7 Falls Of Neuse $60,989
8 Northeast $53,522
9 Mordecai $50,990
10 West $46,477
11 Southeast $44,506
12 South $43,236
13 East Raleigh $42,586
14 Hillsborough $39,115
15 North Central $38,072
16 Southwest $34,892
17 Central $29,608
18 South Central $26,093

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