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Raleigh North Carolina Area

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Once known for its infamous lost Roanoke Colony, Raleigh is a resilient city that has managed to remain standing during the United States’ Revolutionary War, Civil War and Reconstruction Era, and it has thrived to become a hub for education, research and performing arts. Raleigh is home to North Carolina State University, and it is part of Research Triangle Park, along with Duke University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Whether you’re interested in academic research, the college sports scene or performing arts venues like the North Carolina Symphony, the Carolina Ballet and the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, Raleigh has something to offer everyone. If you’re planning on relocating to Raleigh, MoveWise can help connect you with the most reliable moving companies near Raleigh, NC with the simple click of a button.

Raleigh Demographics & Crime Rate

Raleigh has been one of the fastest growing cities in the United States during the 21st century, with an ever-expanding population of 432,520. Because of all of its educational opportunities, the residents of Raleigh are a very well-educated population. An impressive 31.6 percent of residents have obtained a bachelor’s degree, while 16.6 percent of the population possesses a graduate or professional degree. As such, the median household income as of 2015 is $55,398. When you’re ready to start your search for the best moving companies in Raleigh, MoveWise is here to help. Just use our “Request Your Free Moving Quote” tool to the right to start receiving quotes for up to six Raleigh moving companies right into your inbox at no cost to you.

City Population


Total US Pop 2016: 321,418,820



National Avg 2016: 8.3%

Median Income


National Avg 2015: $53,889

Violent Crime Rate


National Avg 2016: 3.83%


2016 Census Data


2016 Census Data


2016 Census Data

Raleigh Real Estate Pricing & Taxes

While Raleigh doesn’t have its own city sales tax, the North Carolina state sales tax is 4.75 percent. Real estate in the city is reasonable as well, with the median property value being $208,800 as of 2015, and a $926 median monthly rental value. If you think that relocating to the affordable and eclectic city of Raleigh is right for you, let us hook you up with Raleigh moving companies we know you’ll love. All you have to do is fill out the free moving request form on the right, and you’ll start receiving quotes for up to six moving companies near Raleigh, NC.

Home Price


National Avg 2015: $178,600

Apartment Rent


National Avg 2015: $928

Sales Tax "State-Local"


Ranked [#36]

State Property Tax


Ranked [#33]

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