Best Places To Live In Raleigh, NC

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  • Raleigh, NC
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 405,007
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score85
  • Apex, NC
  • 12.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 37,589
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  • Cary, NC
  • 8.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 136,627
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  • Wade, Raleigh, NC
  • 2.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 9,694
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  • Holly Springs, NC
  • 14.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 24,663
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  • Five Points, Raleigh, NC
  • 1.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,044
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  • Six Forks, Raleigh, NC
  • 3.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 10,604
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  • Glenwood, Raleigh, NC
  • 3.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 7,493
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  • Wake Forest, NC
  • 15.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 29,889
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  • Morrisville, NC
  • 10.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 18,566
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  • Mordecai, Raleigh, NC
  • 1.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,844
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  • Clayton, NC
  • 13.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 16,078
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  • Knightdale, NC
  • 8.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,567
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  • Fuquay-Varina, NC
  • 16.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 18,143
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  • Hillsborough, Raleigh, NC
  • 1.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 13,137
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  • Garner, NC
  • 4.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 25,784
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  • North, Raleigh, NC
  • 9.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 74,119
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  • Durham, NC
  • 20.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 229,963
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  • Falls Of Neuse, Raleigh, NC
  • 4.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 7,745
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  • North Central, Raleigh, NC
  • 0.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,994
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  • Rolesville, NC
  • 14.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,814
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  • Northwest, Raleigh, NC
  • 8.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 75,690
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  • Central, Raleigh, NC
  • 0.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,365
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  • West, Raleigh, NC
  • 4.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 33,923
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  • Southeast, Raleigh, NC
  • 4.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 24,664
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  • Northeast, Raleigh, NC
  • 6.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 79,916
Listed above are the best places to live in Raleigh, NC for 2016. The list is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Raleigh, NC, followed by the best places to live near Raleigh, NC, sorted by Livability Score. To customize the list of best places to live in and around Raleigh, NC, you are able to sort by what categories are most important to you from the dropdown. You can also choose to display cities only, neighborhoods only or both city and neighborhoods. The population dropdown will allow you to customize the size of the cities that you would like to appear in the list.