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Living in Raleigh

Raleigh is the 46th most walkable large city in the US with 403,892 residents.

Raleigh has minimal public transportation and does not have many bike lanes.

The most walkable Raleigh neighborhoods are Central, Hillsborough and North Central.

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Walk Score of Raleigh, NC

Raleigh is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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Nash Square

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Most errands require a car in Raleigh.

Raleigh is the 46th most walkable large city in the US with a Walk Score of 29.

Raleigh Neighborhoods




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1 Central 71 52 69 6,431
2 Hillsborough 61 55 68 12,562
3 North Central 56 46 62 4,993
4 Mordecai 53 44 62 3,111
5 Five Points 49 34 52 8,552
6 Wade 48 45 62 9,680
7 Falls of Neuse 42 28 39 9,303
8 South Central 39 42 61 7,383
9 East Raleigh 37 34 48 10,937
10 Six Forks 31 28 43 9,302
11 Southwest Raleigh 28 35 36 18,923
12 North Raleigh 27 18 36 77,971
13 West Raleigh 26 32 41 31,719
14 Northwest Raleigh 25 15 33 70,282
15 Northeast Raleigh 24 16 32 65,975
16 Glenwood 21 29 42 7,570
17 Southeast Raleigh 16 9 37 20,287
18 South Raleigh 14 20 31 15,374

Eating & Drinking

There are about 1,343 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Raleigh.

People in Raleigh can walk to an average of 0.4 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Pour House The

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Rum Runners

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Transit Score of Raleigh, NC

Raleigh has Minimal Transit

It is possible to get on a bus. Find Raleigh apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Raleigh has minimal public transportation and about 49 bus lines.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Raleigh on public transit.

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Raleigh has about 15 car shares from RelayRides and Zipcar.

Bike Score of Raleigh, NC

Raleigh is Somewhat Bikeable

Minimal bike infrastructure.


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Crime in Raleigh

Each year in Raleigh, 17 violent crimes and 53 property crimes occur per 1,000 people.

Use our crime maps to find an apartment for rent in a safe Raleigh neighborhood.

Pick a neighborhood to see detailed crime maps and compare locations in Raleigh.

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Raleigh City Farm

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Anthony's Touch of Italy

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Pottersville Park

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Goodrich Green

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The Pit

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The Oxford Gastropub

thumbnail for Raleigh City FarmThis urban farm supplies food to great local restaurants like Capital Club 16!

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on Raleigh City Farm

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Raleigh - Brownstone - University

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Flying Saucer Draught Emporium

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Bedford Clock Tower

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Raleigh is Talking About...

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Free Expression Tunnel

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Olds Elementary School

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Isabella Cannon Park

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