These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Raleigh

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 2.98x the national median and household incomes are 2.09x 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:

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

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $710,180. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank acount for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find wher your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Raleigh.
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How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In Raleigh

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 criteria:

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

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Glenwood $104,478
2 Five Points $87,930
3 Six Forks $77,205
4 Wade $76,474
5 North $75,916
6 Northwest $75,266
7 Falls Of Neuse $58,246
8 Mordecai $55,708
9 Northeast $52,483
10 West $46,474
11 Southeast $46,153
12 South $44,925
13 East Raleigh $43,639
14 Hillsborough $38,715
15 North Central $35,976
16 Southwest $33,990
17 Central $27,296
18 South Central $20,996

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