Raleigh, NC
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Raleigh, North Carolina Info Snack

Population
469,698
Unemployment
4.3%
Poverty
11.8%
Median Home
$266,900
Median Income
$69,720
Median Rent
$1,175

Raleigh SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
9.5
Safety
5
Amenities
9.5
Education
8.5
Commute
8

Raleigh, NC Cost Of Living

105
Raleigh's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Raleigh North Carolina National Average
Overall 105 95 100
Services 102 102 100
Groceries 90 100 100
Health 106 108 100
Housing 115 87 100
Transportation 92 96 100
Utilities 98 98 100

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Population over time in Raleigh

Year Population % Change
2020 469,698 2.7%
2019 457,159 1.7%
2018 449,477 1.8%
2017 441,326 2.0%
2016 432,520 2.2%
2015 423,287 2.1%
2014 414,530 2.4%
2013 405,007 2.5%
2012 395,091 3.2%
2011 382,729 -

Race / Ethnicity in Raleigh

White
53.0% (249,131)
African American
28.1% (131,853)
American Indian
0.2% (1,092)
Asian
4.8% (22,717)
Hawaiian
0.0% (168)
Other
0.2% (1,174)
Two Or More
2.6% (12,343)
Hispanic
10.9% (51,220)
Race Raleigh NC USA
White 53.0% 62.6% 60.1%
African American 28.1% 21.0% 12.2%
American Indian 0.2% 1.0% 0.6%
Asian 4.8% 2.9% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.6% 2.5% 2.8%
Hispanic 10.9% 9.5% 18.2%

Gender in Raleigh

Female
51.7% (242,704)
Male
48.3% (226,993)
Gender Raleigh NC USA
Female 51.7% 51.4% 50.8%
Male 48.3% 48.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Raleigh for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (14,090)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (18,787)
High School / GED
16.0% (75,151)
Some College
18.0% (84,545)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (37,575)
Bachelor's Degree
33.0% (155,000)
Master's Degree
13.0% (61,060)
Professional Degree
3.0% (14,090)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (9,393)
Education Raleigh NC USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 6.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 16.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 18.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 33.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 13.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Raleigh, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
3.9% (1,850,567)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.0% (1,432,511)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.9% (3,235,237)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.7% (4,069,345)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.0% (6,098,506)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.1% (8,481,350)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.4% (6,308,912)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.1% (7,570,344)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.6% (3,591,674)
$200,000 or more
9.2% (4,331,350)
Income Raleigh NC USA
Less than $10,000 3.9% 6.2% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.0% 4.8% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.9% 9.7% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.7% 10.0% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.0% 13.6% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.1% 18.0% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.4% 12.6% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.1% 13.7% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.6% 5.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 9.2% 6.0% 8.3%

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