Living in Raleigh, NC

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Raleigh, North Carolina Info Snack

Population
464,485
Unemployment
4.1%
Poverty
12.6%
Median Home
$248,300
Median Income
$67,266
Median Rent
$1,121

Raleigh SnackAbility

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

Raleigh, NC Cost Of Living

102
Raleigh's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Raleigh North Carolina National Average
Overall 102 95 100
Services 101 101 100
Groceries 94 98 100
Health 105 108 100
Housing 113 85 100
Transportation 82 94 100
Utilities 99 98 100

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Population over time in Raleigh

Year Population % Change
2019 464,485 1.6%
2018 457,159 1.7%
2017 449,477 1.8%
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
53.1% (246,703)
African American
28.2% (131,139)
American Indian
0.3% (1,240)
Asian
4.6% (21,293)
Hawaiian
0.0% (186)
Other
0.3% (1,185)
Two Or More
2.4% (10,926)
Hispanic
11.2% (51,813)
Race Raleigh NC USA
White 53.1% 63.1% 60.7%
African American 28.2% 21.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 4.6% 2.8% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.4% 2.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 11.2% 9.4% 18.0%

Gender in Raleigh

Female
51.8% (240,542)
Male
48.2% (223,942)
Gender Raleigh NC USA
Female 51.8% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 48.2% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Raleigh for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (13,934)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (23,224)
High School / GED
16.0% (74,317)
Some College
18.0% (83,607)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (37,158)
Bachelor's Degree
32.0% (148,635)
Master's Degree
13.0% (60,383)
Professional Degree
3.0% (13,934)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (9,289)
Education Raleigh NC USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 16.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 18.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 32.0% 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
4.2% (1,967,793)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.1% (1,417,764)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.3% (3,390,371)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.9% (4,119,268)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.2% (6,147,867)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.4% (8,535,214)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.5% (6,290,758)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.8% (7,360,415)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.2% (3,325,766)
$200,000 or more
8.4% (3,893,277)
Income Raleigh NC USA
Less than $10,000 4.2% 6.4% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.1% 5.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.3% 10.3% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.9% 10.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.2% 13.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.4% 18.0% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.5% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.8% 13.1% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.2% 5.1% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 8.4% 5.4% 7.7%

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