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Living in Raleigh

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

Raleigh has some 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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31 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 31.

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Raleigh Neighborhoods




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1 Oakwood 68 65 84 1,584
2 College Park 60 47 85 614
3 Stonehenge East 42 31 31 1,080
4 North Hills 30 30 43 1,982
5 King Charles 29 38 44 3,834
6 Brookhaven 27 32 20 1,692
7 Sunset Hills 26 33 45 1,149
8 Bedford at Falls River 25 1 40 4,207
9 North Ridge 22 26 32 2,382
10 Brier Creek Country Club 21 21 28 3,735
11 Hedingham 6 8 40 4,119

Average Home Features

According to HomeAdvisor Data, these characteristics make up the average home in Raleigh

Average square footage 2400
Homeowners have 3.5 bedrooms
Homeowners have 2.6 bathrooms
Age of home 23 years
Average time living in home 14 years

Check out HomeAdvisor’s Raleigh Home Happiness Survey.

thumbnail for SittiReally cool historic building and solid menu of Greek and Lebanese food.

Jay Dawkins
on Sitti

29 Transit Score of Raleigh, NC

Raleigh has Some Transit

A few nearby public transportation options. Find Raleigh apartments for rent on Redfin.

Public Transit Routes

Raleigh has some public transportation and about 74 bus lines.

Transit Time

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

39 Bike Score of Raleigh, NC

Raleigh is Somewhat Bikeable

Minimal bike infrastructure.


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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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Renaissance Raleigh North Hills Hotel

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The Pit

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 Oxford Gastropub

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Underwood Elementary School

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The Q Shack

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Raleigh - Brownstone - University

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on Community Deli

Raleigh is Talking About...

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Flying Saucer Draught Emporium

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Starbucks - Main District

The 25-foot-wide tunnel allows crowds to go between Carter-Finley Stadium and the State Fairgrounds without having to cross Trinity Road.

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on Trinity Road Pedestrian Tunnel

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