Raleigh, NC has a population of 441,326 and is the 43rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,042 per sq mi which is 1580% higher than the North Carolina average and 3258% higher than the national average. The median age in Raleigh is 33 which is approximately 14% lower than the North Carolina average of 38. In Raleigh, 46% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 83% speak English and 10% speak Spanish. 47% of Raleigh residents were born in North Carolina, 39% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 13% were foreign born.