North Carolina Cities

Cities With A High Livability Score
1.Apex
2.Cary
3.Matthews
4.Huntersville
5.Bermuda Run
6.Harrisburg
7.Cornelius
8.Wake Forest
9.Davidson
10.Jamestown
Cities With A Low Livability Score
1.Mayodan
2.Emerald Isle
3.Fairmont
4.Enfield
5.Atlantic Beach
6.Biscoe
7.Chadbourn
8.Taylorsville
9.Henderson
10.Rockingham

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North Carolina: A truly vibrant state

North Carolina is an interesting state because it features so many different things. On one side of the state, you have miles of beaches, including the famed Outer Banks, where many hotels are events take place. In addition to that, there is a major financial and banking center in the middle of the state with Charlotte. Relocation is a big deal right now in the Raleigh area, where people are flocking for new jobs in the research triangle. Likewise, travel is a big deal, with many of the best hotels and destinations in the country being found in the mountains of western North Carolina.

North Carolina is different than many of its southeastern neighbors in that the state is doing well financially. The economy is still vibrant, with more jobs being produced in the big cities like Charlotte and Raleigh. The weather provides almost a full four seasons, but the summers are quite hot. Spring and fall in North Carolina provide great temperatures and picturesque scenes across the state. Right now, crime is not a huge problem in most of the cities and the cost of living all over North Carolina is much lower than what you would find in a big market. This is why many folks find North Carolina to be a great place to relocate right now.

We help people figure out what they need to know about places like North Carolina. With our local business reviews, city / neighborhood reviews and the photos we provide, we prepare people for either moving or maybe vacationing in North Carolina.

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North Carolina Overview

State nicknameThe Tar Heel State
CapitalRaleigh, NC
Largest CityCharlotte, NC
Population (2013)9,848,060
Pop. density (per sq. mi.)181.05
Area (sq. mi.)53,865
Pct. water9.5%
Bordering statesVirginia
Tennessee
South Carolina
Georgia