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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 Oakwood, College Park and Stonehenge East.

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Walk Score of Raleigh, NC

Raleigh is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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Pour House The

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Anthony's Touch of Italy

Most errands require a car in Raleigh.

Raleigh is the 46th most walkable large city in the US with a Walk Score of 30.

Raleigh Apartments for Rent

Raleigh Neighborhoods




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1 Oakwood 60 50 67 1,584
2 College Park 55 34 66 614
3 Stonehenge East 34 23 33 1,080
4 North Hills 31 23 40 1,982
5 King Charles 29 28 48 3,834
6 Brookhaven 25 25 29 1,692
7 Bedford at Falls River 25 0 42 4,207
8 North Ridge 24 22 35 2,382
9 Sunset Hills 21 26 50 1,149
10 Brier Creek Country Club 17 14 28 3,735
11 Hedingham 15 5 38 4,119

Eating & Drinking

There are about 1,321 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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Rum Runners

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The Pit

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Jay Dawkins
on Sitti

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 44 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 13 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

= Lowest Crime

Each year in Raleigh, 16 violent crimes and 49 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 crime maps or type an address to see the Crime Grade for that location.

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Pottersville Park

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Goodrich Green

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Renaissance Raleigh North Hills Hotel

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The Oxford Gastropub

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Underwood Elementary School

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

Jay Dawkins
on Raleigh City Farm

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The Q Shack

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Raleigh - Brownstone - University

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Flying Saucer Draught Emporium

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on Community Deli

Raleigh is Talking About...

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Tír na nÓg Irish Pub

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Starbucks - Main District

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